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My brides and even grooms often tell me that they are stressed about the wedding or… more likely, the wedding is causing stress! The last month before the wedding, things do get stressful. You’re trying to get everything to come together and there’s all these little details you wind up worrying about. There are actually […]

Ways to Avoid Wedding Day Stress

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Kaiyah & her mom reached out to me to be her senior photographer for her high school graduation. I love takings senior photos in Bentonville AR!

Kaiyah’s Spontaneous Senior Session with Senior Photographer in Bentonville Arkansas | Class of 2022

Seniors/Graduates

A couple kissing on a grassy hill on their wedding day featuring a Carey's Flowers bouquet.

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Being in the wedding industry, I have worked with a lot of florists in Arkansas. There is a lot of talent and beauty in this state. And, I wanted to take this opportunity to shine some light on some truly awesome people who do amazing work! Here’s my favorite florists in Arkansas and some comments […]

Interviews with My Favorite Florists in Arkansas to Work with During Weddings

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Ashley and Jacob’s Lake Fayetteville engagement session was so much fun! I had a blast with these guys. Jacob is the brother of a past bride of mine, so when he reached out, I was really excited because I loved working with his sister. So, I knew they were going to have the same experience […]

Jacob and Ashley’s Lake Fayetteville Engagement Session

A man spinning his fiance around on top of a rock during their engagement session

Engagements

A couple standing at the altar with their groomsmen and bridesmaids on their wedding day

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I personally love it when my couples already have a wedding planner for their wedding! It allows things during the ceremony to go smoothly and allows me to focus on photography. That way, I don’t have to play both photographer and coordinator. Unfortunately, it often falls to the photographer to be the coordinator if there […]

4 Reasons Why You Need a Wedding Planner For Your Wedding

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Kourtnie and Joseph’s Mt Sequoyah wedding was so special! Everything was so relaxed and calm and flowed really well.  I absolutely loved Kourtnie’s personality! After talking and getting to know her, I could see she just really cares about her family and simple things. Her and Joseph decided on a small wedding with them and […]

Kourtnie and Joseph’s Wildflower Wedding | Mt Sequoyah Wedding

A bride and groom walking together in front of the cross on Mt. Sequoyah on their wedding day.

Weddings

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I often get asked about what someone should look for when picking a wedding venue. I’ve been around the block a few times and have quite a bit of advice here. But let’s get the first things out of the way! If you are hiring a wedding planner, make sure to hire one before you […]

7 Things to Look for When Booking a Wedding Venue 

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Anna and Taylor are absolutely amazing and I loved getting to capture their engagement session at Orchards Park in Bentonville, AR. This whole area is very special to them, so it made sense to start in one of the most beautiful places in the city!  I connected to this couple so easily! First, their engagement […]

Anna and Taylor’s Bentonville Engagement Session | Orchards Park Bentonville AR

Couple sitting on top of a parking garage in Bentonville, AK during their engagement session

Engagements

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Most of the time brides want their photographer to capture “getting ready” photos. And it’s not hard to see why! This can be an awesome time to get great images of just the bride and her closest friends/family. Getting ready photos are perfect to get these intimate and special moments with time with your bridesmaids, […]

Tips for Getting Perfect Getting Ready Photos at Your Wedding

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When the Houstman’s approached me to be the family photographer for their session at Tanyard Creek, I was so excited! I absolutely love this location! In June, everything is so green, and honestly, it’s one of my favorite spots to get wildflower shots.  The Houstman’s are such an awesome family! They’re so nice, and their […]

The Houstman Family session at Tanyard Creek | Family Photographer

A family of 5 standing on a path in a lush green field.

Families