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Thanks for stopping by!  I'm Katie, a Kentucky wedding photographer.  You've stumbled across my blog!  Here you will find wedding day highlights, romantic engagement sessions, helpful information for brides, and the occasional personal update, too.

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Hello everyone!  Last weekend I actually did a poll over on my facebook page asking you guys what you would like to read about in this week’s blog post.  The majority of you voted for tips on nailing the wedding day timeline!  I remember when I was planning my wedding back in 2014.  I was clueless!!  So, tonight I am sharing a blog post about nailing the wedding day timeline!

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10 Tips to Help you Nail the Wedding Day Timeline

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Before Ryan and I said our vows, I remember how eager I was to ask newlyweds what marriage was like.  I loved picking their brains, and trying to prepare for our first year of marriage.  Looking back, there are certain things I’m glad we did before the big day.  Today, I want to share some concrete ways you can prepare for your first year of marriage and beyond. 

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Preparing for Marriage

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I am so excited to announce my first ever giveaway!!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I want to do something special.  I am so thankful for the people who support my business, and I simply could not do it without you!  With that being said, I want to give back.

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Couples Session Giveaway!

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How perfect is the timing of this blog?  It rained for three days straight this week in Williamsburg, Virginia! 

I love rainy days.  Something about the rain makes everything feel cozier.  It gives me the perfect excuse to take things slow, or take a nap.  Even my dog Summer is sleepier when it rains.  Is there anything like the sound of rain on the roof while you crack open a good book (or Netflix series)?  

But, there is one day I prayed, hoped, and wished for clear skies: my wedding day! 

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5 Rainy Wedding Day Tips EVERY Bride Should Know

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Wedding planning can be stressful!  For some, it can become all-consuming.  Most brides have never planned such a large event.  The to-do list can seem impossible to conquer.  As the wedding gets closer and closer, you get more wrapped up in making sure every box has been checked, and triple-checking you haven’t forgotten something! Your […]

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Tips on Taking a Day Off from Wedding Planning

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Nearly every bride and groom I sit down with want to know my opinion on whether or not they should do a First Look.  It can feel like a daunting decision.  It’s a personal decision that the bride and groom get to make together, and as a photographer, I am completely supportive of whatever the […]

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The First Look: Pros and Cons

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I hope everyone is having a great week!  Last week I was on vacation (YAY!) and my family visited me in Virginia for the first time!  We did all of the touristy Williamsburg things, and we also went to DC! This is an awesome month, with a lot of consultations just around the corner.  I […]

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Update + Pinterest Inspiration

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Engagement sessions are magical!  I LOVE shooting them!  There is something so exciting about taking photos of the bride and groom to-be.  With the right planning, an engagement session can produce photos that will last a lifetime, and reflect the unique personality of the couple.

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How To Prepare for an Engagement Session

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I have created a short list of simple ways to reduce stress on your wedding day.  I hope you are able to incorporate some of them on your special day.

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4 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress on Your Wedding Day