When Anna reached out to me to shoot her wedding at Riverwood Mansion in mid-March (the day after my birthday, even), I was so excited. Riverwood Mansion in one of my favorite venues in Nashville, and it made a gorgeous backdrop for their simple, classic wedding. The two lovebirds got married a couple weeks before […]

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Wedding at Riverwood Mansion | Anna + Steven

SESSION LENGTH Family and children sessions come in different lengths. If you want to capture immediate family only (mom, dad, and kiddos), I would recommend a full family session, which lasts an hour and a half. If you have one young child and would like to photograph the child only, a mini session (30 mins) […]

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What to expect from your family session

There was no text box for me to explain the entirety of my situation — that there was a suspicious password change request and a mysteriously opened email in my inbox at 11am that morning. In fact, because my account was disabled without warning, there was no way for me to even make a case to prove that I was not in control of my account when it was deleted.

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How a Facebook Hacker Started My Email List

I think I’ve mentioned before that newborn photo shoots are some of my favorites. They are usually so zen with white noise, space heaters, and lots of baby cuddles. Every now and then I get lucky enough to photography a new addition to MY family.

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Clara Anne | Nashville Newborn Photography

It was about a 45 minute hike each way, but gosh dang was it freaking worth it. The weather threatened rain, but it held off for us — either because I said so many prayers or the Lord just felt bad for us…

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Adventure Engagement Session in Roan Mountain, NC

One of my favorite things about shooting proposals is that I get to see how much time and thought goes into it, and it starts WAY before people get down on one knee. There is something so freaking sweet about a dude planning out every detail of a proposal until it is perfect. It’s an ultimate expression of how much they love their bride-to-be.

This proposal was no different…

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12 South Proposal in Nashville, TN

The questions I get asked most often (second maybe to questions about the amazing wedding experience I offer) is about what kind of gear I use.

Are you a Canon or Nikon user?

What lenses do you have?

Do you use flash?

Well today is your dang lucky day, my friend, because I’m going to be answering your questions — plus, sharing what I think is the single most important question you should be asking your photographer. Hold on to your freaking pants…

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My Essential Wedding Photography Gear List

The first newborn session of the year is always so special and refreshing. This year our opening act was little Ellison Rae. She was less than two weeks old and had the sweetest personality — and the most expressive face! Once we lulled this tiny girl to sleep, we captured some truly beautiful images.

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Ellison Rae | Nashville Newborn Photography



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