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Wedding Reception Game & Dance Ideas

January 21, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

Wedding receptions are SO much fun! Let’s be honest, it’s what people are there for. Food, cake, and dancing, what could be better than that? Well, we LOVE wedding receptions and it’s always fun to get to party it up with our couples and see them smiling and laughing with their loved ones.  To help, […]

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



2021 Wedding Trends We Think We Will See

January 14, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

2021 is finally here! The calendar has flipped and 2020 is in the rearview mirror. While all of our problems aren’t over, it’s exciting to see a new year come. A time of fresh beginnings.  Every year when we sit down and plan out our business strategy and think about the year ahead, we also […]

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Newlyweds

December 16, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Christmas Gift Ideas Christmas is almost here! How crazy is that? We are just nine days away! COVID has made the whole year slow down and speed up all at once. For some reason, Christmas still snuck up on me. If you’re anything like me, your Christmas gift shopping might not be 100% done yet. […]

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



5 Winter Wedding Tips

December 2, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

As wedding photographers, we have a lot of friends asking us for advice or tips when they get engaged. One of those is “when is the best time of the year to get married?” Of course, there is no right or wrong answer to these questions – it’s all about what you and your fiance […]

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Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



5 Things EVERY Bride Needs to Do The Week Before The Wedding

November 19, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Eeek! Your wedding day is almost here! The countdown is almost down to zero days left before your big day!  Now, you might feel like your head is spinning and that you’re going to go crazy before your wedding day arrives, but that’s okay. Take a deep breath and slow down. You can never get […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Guest book Alternatives

November 12, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Guest books are such a small part of the wedding day, that a lot of couples don’t even think about it until the last minute. We have loved seeing some creative, new ideas for guest book alternatives. What’s the Purpose of a Guest Book at Your Wedding?  That’s a great question that we didn’t think […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



5 Best Columbia, SC Wedding Venues

November 4, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

After you’ve picked your wedding date, the next decision you should probably make is WHERE you’re going to get married. Now, that’s a big decision. You have to think about so many factors. The time of year, how many guests you’ll have, what kind of style you’re going for, if you’ll have a DJ or […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Wedding Planner Vs. Wedding Coordinator

October 7, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Wedding Planner vs.  Wedding Coordinator – Which Do You Need? I’m going to be honest, when I was planning my wedding (and even for a couple of years after), I didn’t know the difference between a wedding planner and a wedding coordinator, but there are quite a few differences between the two. While most people […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Planning A Backyard Wedding: How-To Guide

September 30, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Backyard weddings have become more popular in the last decade. Partly because of a global pandemic, partly because of the practical purposes. There are a lot of reasons people would consider ditching the traditional wedding for a more intimate backyard wedding. When we talk to brides and grooms who are planning a smaller backyard wedding, we […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



Tips For Reducing Wedding Day Stress

September 23, 2020

For Brides

For Brides

Okay, we know it’s not super fun to talk about the negative parts of a wedding day, but they can be a stressful experience if you aren’t prepared. Sure, they are magical and wonderful, but there is a lot going on and it can be a bit much. Our goal with this post isn’t to […]

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welcome

Hi, I'm Katie! My husband Mitchel and I have been married 4 years and live in our college town in sweet Anderson, SC. We offer a unique photography experience and are here to capture the most cherished moments of your life!



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