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We arrived at Meadowview Weddings and Events in Morehead, Kentucky, on a hot sunny summer day so excited to celebrate Callie and RJ. We had thoughtfully planned for months to have the perfect wedding and perfect timeline for the best photos possible. These two have been together for ten years, and this day was obviously […]

How to grow a business is one of those questions that we all have and want a simple answer too, right? Like, please someone just give me the secret key to actually being profitable and being able to work for myself! There are so many pieces to help grow a business, so I am going […]

It is okay to take a break. Do you feel guilty if you take a day off because you are so busy trying to grow a business?  What if I told you it’s not just okay to take a break, but it is necessary? This year I had a major realization. I had always bragged […]

When we arrived at Crystalline Events tucked away in Fairmont, West Virginia, we knew it was going to be an amazing day. Storm clouds were rolling in, but the gorgeous indoor ceremony site would be perfect no matter what the weather was. Valerie and Cody have been so intentional in their relationship and the whole […]

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This is probably one of the most asked questions I get as a full-time photographer. Where do I even start? There are so many different ways I could answer this, but I am just going to start by giving you a list of the simple steps I took and recommend to start a photography business.  […]

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I would argue that creating an intentional client experience is the most crucial aspect of running a wedding photography business– or really any business!! Here are the reasons why, some things I love about creating an incredible client experience, and some tips for some changes you can make in your business today!! First of all, […]

Bryanna and Layne are the sweetest couple, and we looked forward to their Summit Bechtel Reserve wedding for months. Then the week before I started checking the forecast and realized they were predicting rain literally all day long. This venue is gorgeous and it is known for the incredible mountain view at the ceremony site, […]

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June 4th was the PERFECT day for a Gaines Estate wedding with Brooke and Nick. We already knew we loved these two after their engagement session, which started with them telling us they were awkward even though they look like models, and ending with them laughing in a canoe for some amazing magazine-worthy engagement photos. […]

Do y’all ever have big dreams that you just hide away because you are scared, or because they seem too overwhelming? I’m going to be honest with you… I do that a lot. If I don’t feel like I know how to do something well, I just don’t do it. When I started my photography […]

Should I do a first look with my dad? When wedding planning, there are SO many different things to plan. In this series, I’m going to answer frequently asked wedding questions, starting with this one! Should I do a first look with my dad? KWP’s answer: YES. Obviously, this won’t make or break your wedding. […]

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