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Ohhhhh the sparkler exit. It’s been glorified on every social media platform and by every wedding publication. Crazy effects, passionate kisses lit by just the light of a hundred sparklers… It all sounds so wonderful! And it can be… If you do a few simple things… 1.) Buy the long sparklers! The longer the better […]

A Guide to the Sparkler Exit

January 27, 2023

“Guys! Great news… We’re going to get ready in a dark church basement! It has these gorgeous low ceilings with flickering fluorescent lights and absolutely no windows which we LOVE. Enjoy sitting on folding chairs and oh yeah– we can’t drink.” Where you get ready matters for SO many reasons. From a photographer’s point of […]

Why Where You Get Ready Matters

July 2, 2021

In the ever-evolving world of wedding fashion, modern brides are redefining the traditional with a fresh and contemporary approach. From sleek silhouettes to bold designs, today’s wedding dress styles reflect the diverse tastes and individuality of brides. If you’re on the quest for the perfect modern wedding dress that seamlessly blends trendiness with timeless elegance, […]

Trend Alert: Embracing Modern Elegance – A Guide to Contemporary Wedding Dress Styles

February 25, 2024

Having been a Columbus, Ohio wedding photographer and a destination wedding photographer for over 12 years, I’ve encountered various weather scenarios, and the concern about rain is a common one among couples planning their special day. Here’s a comprehensive guide based on my extensive experience: Drawing on my extensive experience, this guide aims to empower […]

What to do when it rains on your wedding day

February 25, 2024