Gross! Please just don't, talking about money is tacky! That's what a lot of people think when it comes to the dirty topic of money. It's not fun to talk about, especially for people in the wedding industry. However, as someone with insight I felt some responsibility to answer the question I get a lot.… Continue reading Why Are Weddings So Expensive?
Im so happy you are planning a wedding in Chattanooga! I was born and raised in the Chattanooga area and I love my city. I lived in Atlanta for 3 years, traveled around the world and I can honestly say I love living, loving, and working here. 90% of the weddings I have shot have… Continue reading Five Tips for Planning a Wedding in Chattanooga
I think a lot of planning for any event is weighing the pros and cons and thinking about what you might regret doing or not doing. Planning a wedding is no exception, especially since it is a once in a lifetime event with a ton of tradition and meaning. Recently I asked the married individuals… Continue reading Wedding Regrets
This might be the most common question I get as a photographer. It's a stressful thing to figure out what will look best in photographs so that you can feel confident in your appearance. I even devoted several pages in my bridal guide just to engagement prep and wardrobe. There are some general rules but… Continue reading Engagement Session Wardrobe Tips: What should I wear?
We had so much fun with our last session that we decided to get a few more models and do it again! The Ooltewah Bridal Market will be Sunday March 31 from 12pm-5pm. Come check out all the amazing selection of 50 wedding vendors! Also YOURS TRULY will be speaking on an expert panel about… Continue reading Ooltewah Bridal Market
What a fun day this was! I had the pleasure of spending a few hours with Kelsey Hood and her staff at Mrs. Bridal. I am so envious of their job in so many ways. They get to assist ladies in picking out the most important dress of their lives! I simply love this stylish… Continue reading Mrs. Bridal Fashion Preview: Ooltewah Bridal Market
Dont Worry! Relax! I'll guide you! Your photographer should tell you what to do and use their expertise to make sure you feel comfortable while looking great! But here are some tips! Ladies should shift their weight to the foot furtherest from the camera and shift their hips back. This makes you hips look smaller… Continue reading Pose Like a Pro on Your Wedding Day (Or any other time!)
You may have heard a lot of people talk about doing a first look on your wedding day. So what is a "First Look" exactly? It is arranging for the bride and groom to see each other prior to the ceremony. It is sort of a ceremony on it's own. They way I handle a… Continue reading To Do or Not To Do: The First Look
Every contract I sign has a guarantee. I promise my clients they will see all their photos within 30 days AND have the ability to download them. You might have noticed the average turnaround time for wedding photographers is 4- 8 weeks, sometimes longer. How do I do this so quickly? Am I a wizard?… Continue reading How to Edit Quickly and Deliver Wedding Galleries in 30 days
You have had a long and emotional day and now you are ready to PARTY! You want to celebrate your relationship and love with all your friends and family in a way that is amazing and true to who you are as a couple. I talked with Keenan Daniels, The MillionDollaMan and incredibly popular event… Continue reading How To Avoid A Boring & Confusing Wedding Reception