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This is my little corner of the web where I share my most recent weddings, engagement sessions, wedding tips for brides, tips and tricks for other photographers, as well as travel photography/experience. I'm so glad your here! I'm grateful every day to get to do what I love, and knowing that you're here to browse my work is humbling.  Please, grab a cup of coffee, or a glass of wine, and enjoy! XO

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Creating Your Own Traditions | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

When I got married, I was so young, totally in love, but super young nonetheless (hey, when you know you know 🙂 ). It was also right before I started my business, so those two facts combined meant that I didn’t know much about being married or planning a wedding, but as with most things […]

1/25/2017

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The KTP Couple | Tip Tuesday | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Planning a wedding is a flurry of excitement (as it should be!), but very little is said about the after part. Planning a wedding isn’t as much planning for one day as it’s planning for a lifetime with your best friend! There is a huge difference in booking weddings and booking the right kind of […]

1/17/2017

Behind The Lens, Business, Wedding Tips, Weddings

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KTP is Hiring! | 2017 Photography Intern Search | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

I have an amazing assistant, Lara, who is without a doubt my right hand lady.  She rocks at life in general.  As she grows in her craft and in this company, her place here has understandably gone from “intern” to “assistant”, which means the opportunity for intern here has opened!   I love being able […]

1/16/2017

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What To Wear To An Engagement Session | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

With the new wedding season ready to sneak up on us before we know it, spring & fall are the two most popular times of the year for couples’ wanting to schedule their engagement sessions! So often I’m asked by my couples what they should wear to their engagement session, and while it may seem a […]

1/10/2017

Engagements, Wedding Inspiration/Advice, Wedding Tips

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You’re engaged! Now what? | Tip Tuesday | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Now that the holidays are past us, our social media newsfeeds are filling up with diamond rings, happy couples, and insanely sweet stories about how the proposal happened.  It’s really the most wonderful time of the year 🙂 But you’re reading this and thinking, “Wait a second, that’s me! I got engaged!” to which I […]

1/03/2017

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Top Ten Wedding Mistakes | Tip Tuesday | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Almost 8 years in this business means I’ve seen a LOT of weddings.  Almost every situation you can think of…the good, the bad, and all the tiny little details in-between…I’ve seen it.  As one of the only vendors that couples spend the most time with, I get asked for advice a lot (that’s one of the […]

11/22/2016

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Wedding Day Lighting & Locations Part 2: Portraits | Tip Tuesday | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Last week, I wrote about lighting for the getting ready portion of the day, and this week, I’m touching on the portraits portion of the day! Lighting for this part of the day can be a tad tricky, but with the right plan, it can work out beautifully!   Most of the time, we as […]

11/01/2016

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Wedding Day Lighting & Locations Part 1: Getting Ready | Tip Tuesday | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Oh boy, I can’t tell you how often I get asked this question. One of the biggest concerns for a photographer is lighting. Our entire craft centers on lighting and knowing how to use it.  Sometimes, all of that knowledge is put to the test when we are presented with tough lighting situations. A good, […]

10/25/2016

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Tip Tuesday | Should You Do A First Look? | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Yesterday, I shared a recap of the first looks from the 2015 wedding season, and thought this would be a great tip to talk about for Tip Tuesday.  I get asked a lot of questions when meeting with a bride and groom for the first time.  A wedding, after all, is a big, big day […]

1/12/2016

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Tech Tuesday | What’s In My Bag | Cincinnati Wedding Photographer

Going into the new year, there will be some changes to the blog that I’m really excited about. It’s no secret that I don’t blog often. Not for lack of trying (seriously, it’s tough), but I never really put in the effort that I should have. That’s all about to change! The best way to […]

12/29/2015

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