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Photo Crediting: The Uncommon Courtesy

It’s your one-year anniversary. You open Facebook to post a photo from your wedding day, and begin typing, “Holy cow, a year already?! We said our vows, honeymooned in Iceland, and adopted Puff Daddy, the fluffy white rescue pup. Cheers to many adventures ahead!” You think to yourself, “Perfect! I’ll tag my husband, then I’ll post it to Facebook. […]

Personal

A photographer’s greatest plea: Think before you filter.

Hey, you! I see you over there, applying a Ludwig filter to your next Instagram post. Can I bug you for a minute? Before we dig in, I have to tell you: This post has been sitting in my “drafts” folder for months. It’s a topic I’ve been dancing around, but it needed time to […]

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Hello, 28!

It’s undeniable; I’m now in my late twenties – woot, woot! To celebrate, I’ve curated 28 offbeat, little-known facts about the past 28 years. Prepare for travel mishaps, bizarre only-child symptoms, and my first memory (from the chapter entitled “When Petting Zoos Attack”). Do I have your attention? Here we go! 1. I started writing […]

Authenticity

Three Vignettes: Everest, Ice Cream & Spelling Bees

Vignette [vin-yet] 1. any small, pleasing picture or view. 2. a small, graceful literary sketch. 1.)    In 2010, I trekked to Everest Base Camp. Almost. During a six month backpacking odyssey, my now-husband & I decided to go trekking in Nepal. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t think about those mountains – my idea of heaven! We made it to nearly 17,000 feet […]

Authenticity

Why We Celebrate Two Wedding Anniversaries

Because I invest so much time in learning my couples’ unique stories, I thought it might be fun to share my own. Well, at least a small piece for today. As many of you know, my husband & I celebrated our one-year anniversary last month. On June 7, 2013, we said our vows & whooped […]

Authenticity

Brand Shoot with Photographs by Jenna Leigh

With the big launch coming fast, I needed some fresh images to help breathe this brand to life.  So last month, I ventured to a little town near Madison, WI for a shoot with Jenna Kutcher of Photographs by Jenna Leigh. In terms of style & aesthetic, Jenna is my soul sister. Not only is […]