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Wedding Reception Planning Tips

June 6, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

When it comes to the wedding reception, the possibilities are endless! So many brides get more stressed about the reception than about the ceremony itself. You know what the end goal of the ceremony is – get married! But the reception is totally different. There are no guidelines for how long “cake cutting” should last […]

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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!



How to Hire a Live Wedding Band

April 10, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

What do most guests remember from a wedding? In fact, what do you usually remember from a wedding? The answer is usually the music. According to a survey from Wedding Wire, almost 50% of the people they surveyed said that the music was one of the most rememberable parts of the wedding. Of all the […]

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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!



7 Tips for Having a Stress-Free Wedding Rehearsal

March 11, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

As the wedding day gets closer, then you may start thinking about your wedding rehearsal. If you’ve never been in a wedding or it’s been a long time, you could have a lot of questions about wedding rehearsals. Do I need to have a wedding rehearsal? What happens at a wedding rehearsal? What should I […]

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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!



How to Plan a Wedding in Six Months or Less

March 4, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

Planning a wedding isn’t easy. We will not lie to you. There are so many pieces and choices to make. We’ve talked to so many young couples about planning a wedding and what advice we would give them. One of our regrets, when we got engaged, was our long engagement. We were engaged for over […]

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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!



How Many Hours of Wedding Photography Coverage Do You Need

February 22, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

Wedding Photography Packages This is the question everyone asks when they are starting to look at wedding photographers. The more photographers you talk to, the more confusing it gets. Every single photographer has different packages, different plans, and different opinions on coverage hours. It can be a tricky question to answer and probably something you […]

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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!



Tips for Getting the Best Possible Wedding Pictures

January 23, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

Wanting to have the best possible wedding pictures is completely normal. In fact, when we start talking to couples in the very beginning it’s something we hear from both brides and grooms. These will be the pictures that live on your walls, on your phone, and on your Instagram. When you’re choosing a wedding photographer […]

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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 Wedding Photography Myths that Are NOT True

January 17, 2022

For Brides

For Brides

We’ve been photographing for over 7 years now. That’s a LONG time when you stop to think about it. Our whole post-college experience has been influenced by wedding photography. We’ve heard a lot of different stories and opinions about wedding photography during those years. In fact, there are a lot of things we hear over […]

groom and bride walking down wedding aisle after ceremony

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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!



Making Your Wedding Day Timeline

December 29, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

Just in case you aren’t familiar with a wedding day timeline, let us explain. Your wedding day timeline is basically the master plan for the wedding day. This master document shows everything from the beginning of the day all the way until the exit. If you don’t have a wedding planner or coordinator who will […]

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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!



Why is Wedding Photography So Expensive?

December 21, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

Look, just about anyone who has planned a wedding or talked to a recent bride (or parent of a bride) has probably thought, “why in the world is wedding photography so expensive?” This is a question that a lot of people have actually asked us before. Sometimes it’s friends or family, or on occasion, it’s […]

just married couple touching noses in a green field in South Carolina

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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!



Should You Have Kids at Your Wedding?

December 5, 2021

For Brides

For Brides

Kids are the joy of life (we only say this with a little sarcasm). Look we don’t need to know why you’re thinking about not having children at your wedding – there could be a dozen different reasons. Maybe you won’t want anyone crying during the wedding, or you don’t want chicken fingers at the […]

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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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