Are you looking to escape the stress and expense that comes with having a large-scale wedding? If so, you may consider having a Seattle courthouse wedding instead. This is a great option for couples who are looking to have a celebration that is much more intimate, while avoiding the headaches that come with planning […]
What I love about New York City is the plethora of fantastic areas to take photos at. Raymond & Jared’s NYC engagement photos in Brooklyn are a great example of that! The two had already had a wonderful engagement session in Central Park with Scratch Studios owner and my dear friend, Tyler Lyons. […]
I was recently invited as a guest on the Light & Dark Photography Podcast, with John Mansfield, to talk about letting your values guide your business decisions. John is the owner and lead photographer at All Heart Photography. Through his podcast, he strives to help other photographers and entrepreneurs successfully grow their communities, and their businesses. […]
It’s the last day of Pride month and I’m in literal tears reading my friend Natalie Franke‘s new book Built to Belong which is available pretty much everywhere books are sold. So what do Pride, my tears, and Natalie’s book have in common? The message that you are worth being celebrated, you are all valuable, […]
Hiring an engagement photographer is a must. The news is fresh off the press. You’ve already told family and friends. You’ve even posted your ring selfie to Instagram and Facebook (maybe even made a TikTok video if that’s your vibe). But what’s next? Finding an engagement photographer! I’m a firm believer that everyone should take […]
Growing up in a conservative Christian family in the Midwest, it wasn’t easy coming out. When I did, I’d never imagine the life I’d be living today.
Planning a wedding, while challenging, should not be a time fraught with the fear of rejection. Unfortunately, this is a sad truth for those planning LGBTQ weddings. Should you come out to vendors?
Let me be real with y’all. When I first started my business, I was a full blown imposter. I was as a gay wedding photographer and felt terrified to let people know who I truly was. You see, I began photographing weddings in 2011 – four years before the United States Supreme Court ruled, in Obergefell V. Hodges, that state laws banning same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.
One of my favorite things about being a New York City wedding photographer is the abundance of amazing vendors in the city. One of the first wedding vendors I reached out to when I moved to New York City was Catherine Schiff of Bayith, which is a boutique textiles company in Brooklyn that specializes in […]
Planning a wedding, while challenging, should not be a time fraught with the fear of rejection
Let me be real with y’all. When I first started my business, I was a full blown imposter
It’s the last day of Pride month and I’m in literal tears reading my friend Natalie Franke‘s new