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Styled Wedding Shoot at White Chimneys | Gap, PA

August 08, 2018  •  1 Comment
This past Memorial Day I had the opportunity to participate in my first styled shoot!!! It was a colorful/rainbow themed shoot at the beautiful White Chimneys Estate in Lancaster County, which is about an hour outside of Philly. Originally a one room house, White Chimneys dates back to the 18th century and has evolved through colonial and federal t...
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MARRIED | Judy + Minh | Snohomish, WA

October 20, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This August I was invited by Lauren Ryan Photography to join her on two weddings as her second shooter. The catch was these weddings were in Seattle. Being that they would be my very first two weddings as a budding photographer I had to take the opportunity! Lauren and I have been Facebook friends for years. She reached out to me long ago, because...
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MARRIED | Kristin & Craig | Glen Mills, PA

September 27, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Kristin and Craig tied the knot this past Saturday in a gorgeous garden ceremony! They couldn't have asked for a better day...there wasn't a cloud in the sky and the temperature was a warm 85 degrees. When I showed up to take photos of everyone getting ready, all the bridesmaids were in a relaxed frenzy of hair and makeup. Krisitn was calm as can b...
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Work and Pleasure in Seattle

August 29, 2017  •  2 Comments
Last week I spent four days in Seattle, WA! The purpose of my trip was to gain some wedding experience second shooting with Lauren Ryan Photography. I photographed a wedding that Saturday and another one on Sunday with Lauren. Lauren was so professional and collaborative throughout the weddings - I think the experience was awesome! Monday and Tues...
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ENGAGED | Erica + Henry | Society Hill Philadelphia

June 26, 2017  •  2 Comments
This session is special to me, because of how I met Erica. My hubby, Tyler and I were heading to New Orleans for our birthday trip and Erica was seated on the plane right next to me. We chatted about NoLa and since she had gone to school there was able to give me lots of great travel tips. I brought up my profession and she said she actually needed...
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