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Goodness, I LOVE engagement sessions! My favorite part of photographing engagement sessions is the fact that this time with my couples allows me to take a relaxed approach with my camera while getting to know two amazing people… It truly doesn’t get much better than that! Engagement sessions are the perfect opportunity to get to […]

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December 20, 2017

Recapping Kara’s 2017 Engagement Sessions | Wedding Wednesday

Ultra Violet — The Pantone Color of the Year 2018 What do you think of the recently announced 2018 Pantone of the Year? Honestly, I’m kinda digging this color because it’s fresh, new, and quite different from what we’ve been seeing in the past few (wedding) seasons! In the past few years, I’ve only photographed a small handful of weddings […]

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December 13, 2017

The New 2018 Pantone Color of the Year | Wedding Wednesday

Last year, I shared a seven-part blog series titled “You’re Engaged… Now what’s next?” before engagement season started. Throughout the weeks, I focused on sharing tips about what to do when you first get engaged, start planning, and more. This year, I’m excited to follow-up on that series as engagement season is in full swing! To recap, […]

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December 6, 2017

You’re Engaged, Now What’s Next? | Wedding Wednesday

There is something so incredibly special about your first heirlooms as a married couple… And wedding albums are just that! I absolutely agree that having digital images is AMAZING and there are so many advantages to this, but it is also incredibly special and meaningful to have a printed heirloom that tells the story of […]

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November 29, 2017

Your First Heirloom… The Wedding Album | Wedding Wednesday

Earlier this year, I photographed one of my favorite first looks to date on Katie and Jordan’s wedding day! These two shared a beautiful moment full of emotion, and Jordan’s reaction to his bride was so incredibly sweet! While I know sharing a first look is considered to be more “non-traditional” when it comes to […]

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November 22, 2017

Just a Little First Look Love | Wedding Wednesday

Happy Wedding Wednesday to you! It’s true, and I’m just going to say it… Weddings can be very expensive, and there are undoubtedly many expenses to budget for when it comes to wedding planning! As the planning process begins, a budget is usually put into place and couples start making decisions as to what they […]

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November 15, 2017

Investing in Your Bridal Bouquet | Wedding Wednesday

Today I’m sharing gift ideas for the bride! Like I mentioned previously, many of the weddings I photograph include some sort of gift exchange between the couple – whether the gifts be big or small. I’ve seen so many sweet exchanges like this at the start of wedding days, and they truly melt my heart! […]

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November 8, 2017

Gift Ideas for the Bride | Wedding Wednesday

Today’s Wedding Wednesday post is all gifts for the groom! Not all, but many, of the wedding days that I photograph include some sort of gift exchange between the couple. So, I thought what better reason for a blog post to be dedicated to this very topic! Here are some gifts for the groom (given […]

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November 1, 2017

Gifts for the Groom | Wedding Wednesday

Yep, I’m busted and it’s true… My name is Kara, and I LOVE CAKE! So, of course, wedding cake is something I pay a lot of attention to photographing (and enjoying) when the day slows down, and the reception begins. And you know what? I’m a firm believer in just enjoying a piece of cake […]

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October 25, 2017

For the Love of Wedding Cake | Wedding Wednesday

I LOVE celebrating our wedding anniversary each June with my hubby. It’s such an amazing time to reflect on our past year of marriage together, dream big for our future, and to honor one another and our marriage on such a meaningful day. Part of my love language is gift giving, so my hubby and […]

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October 18, 2017

Celebrating Your Wedding Anniversary | Wedding Wednesday