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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Everyone knows my favorite part of being a photographer isn’t necessarily the pretty pictures, but the stories behind the pictures and the relationships I get to build.  I met Alonzo at the end of 2016 for the first time at his engagement session.  I’d known Ansa for a while, and being that she is absolutely […]

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One of the FAVORITE parts of my job is getting to work with and build relationships with other vendors!  Recently I was able to visit Mankin Mansion for a venue tour and interview Katie Hoer from their planning team!   I think you’ll love it just as much as I did! Q: When I look at […]

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When I first met “little” Judy about eight or nine years ago she was a Jr. Bridesmaid in friend’s wedding.  I remember her following directions well and being very sweet and quiet.  She called me a couple years later for her senior portraits and I remember her, like most of us that age, being a […]

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How to Make Your Wedding Day Look Last All Day I’m excited to introduce to you local beauty pro, Michelle Walters, founder of g.l.o.w. cosmetics by Island Glow,   Michelle specializes in both makeup and airbrush body contourist and is known for creating flawless bridal looks, making the eyes pop and adding a glow that keeps […]

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It takes a small army to pull together a Styled Shoot.  And truth be told, it really stretches me as an artist.  After almost eighteen years in this business I know the technical side of photography and can light and pose a bride and groom all day long, BUT – I am at my BEST […]

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                                    I’ve learned a lot over the past 17 years in wedding photography – and here is your first tip – Relax and enjoy!  The adventure is just beginning!   If I were planning a wedding this is […]

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I don’t cry pretty. Truth be told, I don’t cry much at all, and almost NEVER in front of anyone. But there are certain images that will reduce me to tears. Not the trickle down your cheek kind – but the ugly run to the bathroom and hide kind. As a little girl I dreamt […]

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