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Consistency is important! Don’t agree with me? Have you ever eaten a bowl of runny scrambled eggs? Or poured yourself a nice tall glass of lumpy milk? Gross! Ok…we’re not talking about the consistency or mouthfeel of food (which most definitely matters!). Instead, we’re talking about why it’s important for a photographer who outsources photo […]

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There are some couples who you just KNOW are going to be great. Troy and Laura are one of those couples. “This has been a decade in the making.” “Finally.” “It’s about time.” “We all saw it coming.” “She insisted he was ‘just a friend.’” All of these were comments from friends and family on […]

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I think we all could have overflowed the banks of the pond at Fern Hill with the happy tears that flowed freely on Mandy and Kevin’s wedding day. Mandy’s mom’s eyes welled up when she took in the sight of her little girl ready to meet her groom, dressed in her lace wedding gown and […]

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A few raindrops fell lightly as Kutty and Chelsey smiled their way back down the aisle after a beautiful ceremony. Phew! They made it, and the skies only held well-wishes for the newlyweds.  The morning had been full of deep breaths, some sweet tears, and ever so many smiles. The clouds threatened but never came […]

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They met in Little Rock, Arkansas–a new city for both of them. Nick had just begun his C-130 pilot training, and Jules had just moved there for her first nursing job. No friends (minus their new co-workers), no family. No connections. How do you even start meeting people? Both decided to give online dating a […]

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Imagine this. You wake up without an alarm. You take your time with breakfast, and brew a cup of coffee during your morning devotional or while reading your favorite book. Then, instead of bundling up or going out in the rain, you take your coffee into your home office, sit down, and open your laptop. […]

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Yes, I just quoted a line from a poem written by J.R.R. Tolkien. In my opinion, “The Lord of the Rings” is the best the fantasy genre has to offer.  I haven’t read tons of fantasy books, but I’ve read enough, as it’s my favorite fictional genre to read.  Interestingly enough, Tolkien’s epic adventure through […]

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My wife has a client who refers to her as the editing fairy—she sends her catalogs to be edited and POOF! they come back ready for the gallery! I’m not an editing fairy…if I was a photo editing fairy, I would probably find another job.  Too much spandex and too much glitter.  Instead, I’m a […]

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I know it’s only about 12 years ago, but I remember quite well what I wrote in my senior bio for our yearbook in high school.  I had some witty things in there (if you know me you’d expect that), but for my ambitions, I was completely serious: “Graduate from Penn State, settle down with […]

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This family. Wow. The Bartons and the Greenbergs are some of the most wonderful people I have ever met. Every time I’ve gotten together with the Bartons for a family session, I feel like I am part of the family. It’s no wonder Josh and Katie are so perfect together and their wedding day was […]

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