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Cassandra & Derrick: A Lakeland Engagement Session

It’s hard to put some things into words. How can I describe how special this engagement session was? I’d have to explain how I met Cassandra several years ago, how she quickly became one of my closest friends, and how I prayed and prayed that God would send her a great guy. I’d have to […]

September 20, 2017

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The Naomi Lynn Experience

IN THE BEGINNING… When I first decided to be a wedding photographer, there was one thing I was determined to do: make my clients feel LOVED. (Side note for all you business owners: the quickest way to LOSE your JOY is to make your business all about YOU!) As I matured into a full-fledged wedding photographer, […]

August 23, 2017

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Katie & JC’s Engagement Session

I LOVE engagement sessions. There is just NOTHING like hanging out with a guy and girl who are hopelessly in love and couldn’t hide it if they tried! They get to breathe in the evening air, snuggle up close, and allow their hearts to be captured on camera. (Side note: if you’re engaged like me, […]

August 16, 2017

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Melanie and Andrew in Dallas, Texas!

Once upon a time, I shot a wedding in Minnesota You may be thinking, “wait, I thought this blog was about Texas?!” No worries, friend! This Texas story starts a year ago in the beautiful, small town of Pierz, Minnesota. I had flown up in May to shoot Sam and Emily’s wedding, and when the […]

July 19, 2017

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The Best of 2017 Part One!

2017 is halfway over! This morning I sat down and pulled some of my favorite wedding-day images from this year so far. Each picture is a favorite of mine for a different reason, from quiet moments, to deep belly laughs and tears of joy. I can’t even BELIEVE how wonderful each and every couple has […]

July 5, 2017

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Laura and David in Gainesville, Florida!

I first met Laura over a meal of fish tacos. I had driven up to Gainesville to visit another friend/bride, and it just so happened to work out for the three of us to grab dinner! Laura and David had booked me several weeks before, and at long last I was able to put a […]

June 28, 2017

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Meg and Sam in Gainesville, Florida!

Last week, Meg and Sam got married at Creekside Church in Gainesville, Florida. It is hard to put my heart into words for a blog post like this! Meg is one of my dearest friends and I can still remember the college days when we dreamt together of getting married, though the men God had […]

May 31, 2017

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Ellie and Kyle in California!

When Ellie and Kyle met, they turned each other’s world upside down. Both were students at Biola University in California, where their fun personalities and mutual love for reading sparked a romance that would also be a rollercoaster ride! Time and time again one of them would make up their mind to be with the other, only to […]

May 25, 2017

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Ed and Karissa in Houston, Texas!

Last Friday I packed my bags and boarded a plane for Houston, Texas! I first met Ed a year ago while photographing Emily and Sam’s wedding in Minnesota. It wasn’t long after that Ed got engaged to the love of his life, Karissa! I remember FREAKING OUT when they contacted me to shoot their wedding! I knew […]

May 11, 2017

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Kirsty and Nick: Lakeland Meets Australia

Kirsty and Nick’s Lakeland wedding could not have come fast enough! The couple had immediately become my dear friends, even before their amazing engagement session! I was blown away by how warm and friendly these two beauties were. Not to mention they were willing to try all kinds of creative things for the sake of art! (See them […]

April 5, 2017

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