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More fall wedding goodness coming your way today! Lakyn and James are one of the kindest couples, and I’m so excited to share more about their love story and wedding day with you. These two met through their Illinois College connections but not while they were attending Illinois College… It wasn’t until post-graduation that they […]

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Today’s blog post is going to be short and sweet, and all about wedding veils! Have you ever taken a moment to think about how many different options – color, length, fabric, hair placement, etc. – that are available when it comes to choosing a wedding veil? Well, of course, I have as a wedding photographer […]

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Wedding Veil Inspiration | 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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Gift Ideas for the Bride | Wedding Wednesday

Eeeek… I cannot even begin to tell you how much I am IN LOVE with romantic sunset photos on wedding days. Goodness, these photos are my some of my most favorites on wedding days! Wedding days are full. They are full of love and emotion, but they are also full of photos, fun, and celebration. […]

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Romantic Sunset Photos on Your Wedding Day | 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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Gifts for the Groom | Wedding Wednesday

I’ll be honest, it truly wasn’t until I became a wedding photographer that I realized the importance of a day-of coordinator on wedding days. Just think about it for a moment… You spend months (sometimes years) planning your wedding – setting a budget, gathering inspiration for your wedding day style, researching + booking vendors, dress […]

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The Importance of a Day-Of Coordinator on Your Wedding Day | 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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For the Love of Wedding Cake | Wedding Wednesday

As a photographer (and even a bridesmaid over the past few years), I think every wedding day needs an emergency wedding day kit. No, I don’t WANT anything bad to happen but preparing for unexpected events can never hurt! My car has a fully stocked kit of everything under the sun for this exact reason. […]

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Preparing Your Emergency Wedding Day Kit | Wedding Wednesday

When it comes to your engagement session, planning is KEY! I LOVE to work with my couples to plan for their sessions – from location to wardrobe to accessories. You name it, I love to help! And, it’s a fun process that helps our relationship grow even more! Here are my four tips for your […]

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Four Tips for Your Engagement Session Outfits | 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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Celebrating Your Wedding Anniversary | Wedding Wednesday

Friends, I completely understand that it can be a little intimidating for some to be photographed at their engagement session, but I’m here to reassure you that taking a little time to prep for your session will make all of the difference in the world! Here are a few tips on preparing for your engagement […]

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Preparing for Your Engagement Session | Wedding Wednesday