I am a hype cheerleader, your biggest fan, and really the one who will shed tears as I say goodbye for the evening. I really want you to be 100% stoked on the experience I can bring to your engagement session, the wedding planning process and all the images from your wedding day. While the photographer is one of the main vendors who works closely with you ALL day, I want to make sure we are a fit. Hint * If you like animals and snacks - we will be a perfect fit.
During the engagement session - we will talk a lot - and I will be a bit louder than on the wedding day. Just imagine your best friend came to the session and was your ultimate hype person. I want to get to know you, your love language, how your first date was and what you have envisioned for your wedding day. I also want you to feel AMAZING - because GOSH you are. All those moments of your love story matter. It is apart of the whole journey and I want to understand it.
I pay a great deal of attention towards details and everything that goes into the wedding that you have worked so hard to plan, and all the little moments that happen in between. Preserving all those tender hugs, soft touches, hand squeezes, and all the love shown that day. So you can look back on those photos and generations to come.
We work together from the consult, to the engagement session all the way through to your delivery of your gallery. I will be there for you, and I will probably cry with you! I get misty not going to lie - because after all this - I want to remain friends with you!
because i know I am not the photographer for everyone
Danielle wears many hats for her brides: scheduler, time keeper, hair fixer, family-wrangler, veil carrier, and so much more. We got so many compliments about how well she worked with our family and how well she interacted with our guests.We were blown away by her as a person, and her photographs. We will 100% use her for any photo needs in the future, and could not recommend her more highly to brides looking for a photographer.
"I knew this was the photographer for us."
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"we can't imagine anyone more perfect"
We all gravitate towards certain people because of just who they are. It's like something in our body just already loves them. I strive to connect and gravitate towards my clients. I think this sets a really comfortable environment for us. I love it when clients aren't afraid of a little rain on their big day. I LOVE the rain, and feel it can add a certain feel/mood to photos. I love couples that aren't afraid to be intimate and not afraid to let me in - even for a little bit. Don't be afraid to shed tears in front of me, don't be afraid to ask me for things or to help out with a situation, don't be afraid to tell me your insecurities - I will work with them - promise. Don't be afraid of me as your hype woman. I think so many people really don't know how stinking beautiful they are.
I want you to connect with me and my work, if you feel that we can create just magic- YES - LETS!
We're here as a resource beyond photography—whether you're looking for engagement session outfit recommendations, timeline advice, or vendor referrals.
Even if you're working with a wedding planner or you're planning a simple wedding, there are likely still a lot of moving pieces left leading up to your big day. We've photographed more than 150 weddings in the past few years and we're happy to share everything we've learned along the way!
We’re big fans of engagement sessions for a few reasons. Not only do they allow you to get comfortable in front of the camera, they also give you the opportunity to showcase your personalities in a more casual setting that is significant to the two of you.
Engagement sessions can take place anywhere from immediately following a proposal to just a few days before the wedding. We’ve found that there isn’t a “good” or “bad” time to take your photos. We normally plan sessions based on a particular “look” a couple has in mind, spring flowers for example, or based on schedules.
We check-in about two months before the wedding to start chatting about timeline specifics, special details, family formal shot lists, special traditions and anything else we should know about your big day.
While we normally don't send this questionnaire until closer to the wedding, please don't hesitate to let us know if you have questions during the planning process!
It's finally here! The day the two of you say "I Do" and dance the night away surrounded by your family and friends.
Just know we're excited to celebrate and capture your wedding day. It's going to be awesome.
You can expect your photos to be delivered via an online gallery within about three weeks of your wedding. At that time, we'll also send over details about preserving your images through prints and albums.
We hope the relationship doesn't end after we deliver your photographs. We want to hear about the adventures of married life. And if you decide to have kids, we'd love to document your growing family.
things I strive for -
Photographs are really the only thing we have that is a preserved memory. As time goes on, we look back at photos in history books to reflect, or to remember a time that "happened when". I look back at my parents photos, and even given the time, those photos are still timeless. Even my dad's baby blue suit.....
For some, those moments in photos we look back on bring on a field of emotions. I want my clients to open their galleries and feel that days emotions all over again. Your wedding day is going to be one of the MOST monumental days in your life, and those feelings of that first looks tears, or first drunken kiss, or Mom's hand squeeze when that last dress button is done - is going to be what you cherish the most.
I live for that.