You don’t have to be a professional photographer to want to take great images.  It being prom season and looking through all the images on Facebook it reminded me of one of my biggest pet peeves.  Everyone wants to take pictures in front of  water.  Stay with me – I’m not saying water is BAD […]

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I arrived at my first listing ten minutes early (YES!).  Getting out of the car I noticed a couple things – first the front door. The agent had asked for detail photos which was out of the norm.  I could see why she liked it, it was pretty,  a little tricky to shoot because of […]

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  As much as I would like every one who inquires to become part of the #mkbridetribe, the truth is there’s a lot to consider when choosing your wedding photographer. In my last post I talked about the ONE thing your wedding photographer MUST have!   So many times I get emails requesting pricing information – […]

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  It’s only been this past year that I’ve affectionately named my brides the #mkbridetribe – but in my heart that’s what they’ve always been.   When I sat down recently on a challenge from a colleague to write my brand story, I had no idea how much emotion would spill out on the page.  Then, […]

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I was laughing the other day reading an article on the 50 questions you should ask your wedding photographer.  Some made sense:  Are you available for my date? How much of a deposit do you require? How long after the wedding will we receive our images?   Some not so much: Why did you choose […]

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Is there anything more fun than watching a little one with cake and no limits?  It took Banks a few minutes to get warmed up to the idea that Mommy and Daddy were letting him play in cake then he was all in!  This little guy has been visiting me every 4 months since he […]

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Since the last week of December I’ve been TRYING my best to come up with my Top 10 images for the year.  I’d save some to a folder then go back and second guess myself, “Are they REALLY the best?  But what about this one?  Oooooh, or THAT one!”  Then I’d spend forty five minutes […]

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  I’m excited to introduce today’s guest blogger, Eric Cunningham, to the #mkbridetribe.   Eric is not only the best of the best, he’s also a personal friend of mine and just an all around great guy.  If I show up at a wedding and Eric is in charge I know two things, it’s going to […]

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  Happy New Year!   To celebrate the new year and to help kick start wedding planning season I reached out to some of my favorite RVA wedding vendors to get their BEST advice on everything from your vows to the honeymoon! My sweet friend Debbie of Sunshine Events by Debbie probably gave me what […]

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  When I mention the idea of boudoir photography to women, I get a couple reactions.  Some are just too modest to think about it.  (And that’s okay.)  Some are curious.  (How naked do I have to be?)  And some are excited about the idea but scared to death.  Most fall into this category.   Cause […]

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