It's my BIG day!!! How do I know when to schedule what when?!?!?!?!

Ok, everyone.. I'm trying to sneak this list one in with Joe in town and hopefully I won't get attacked with duct tape!!  Are you ready??  Because this one is a long one!!!!! And it's FULL of USEFUL information!!! 

Joe and I get asked all the time when we are at weddings, "When should we do the first dance?". Or Even when a bride comes and books a wedding they ask "When should you come to start shooting?" Well, hopefully I can shed some light to some with this blog. MOST IMPORTANT thing to remember about timelines on your wedding day is it's a GUIDELINE!! It is NOT the END of the world if something goes awry and gets off schedule!! Second important thing to do is ALWAYS ADD wiggle room one way or the other for special circumstances so you don't have to worry about the small stuff that pops up! It's going to happen.. and its your day.. you don't need to worry about it. That's the job of your Wedding Planner or your Bridesmaids. I will say this... some reason I have yet to figure out, the majority of weddings tend to have a natural six hour cycle for wedding to the end of reception. So for the timeline, we will use that six hour figure. Now on to the timeline... YAY!!! 

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Tipping your Wedding Vendors..What?? You're supposed to do that??!?!?!

The brides are probably looking at the title of the blog saying the same thing it says. There are NO HARD and rules of etiquette when it comes to tipping wedding vendors. It really comes down to good of a job that vendor does and how you feel that they did. The other thing is that for some of the vendors it does NOT have to be a CASH tip!!! 

Usually the question I hear is do you have to tip your Wedding Vendors? . Followed immediately by "Who?" "How much?" and then  "Do I really have to?"

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Tanner, my first Senior Guy that will be graduating 2016!!

So you saw Tanner's girlfriend yesterday, Alicia, and a sneak of his photos with them as a couple. Tanner's photos turned out just as awesome as Alicia's! Tanner is more understated and quite at times than some teens. Then again, he has a right to be, he's got his path thought out in front of him. He's already signed up and going forward soon after he graduates. 

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Adventures with Brandii & Cory an Engagement Shoot..

Joe and I went on an adventure with Brandii and Cory to shoot their engagement session. Our guide was Cindy Shade.  Cindy helped guide us to to a secluded GORGEOUS ROMANTIC location that is super secret!

Brandii and Cory are so much fun! They are all smiles, laughs, and ever so much in love!  It was so easy to do their session! 

Well, that is until the inevitable happens.. a PHOTOBOMBING kitten.. in this case it was two kittens, a puppy, and a rattlesnake!!  YES, you read that correctly!!

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Train track photos.. Why don't you do them?

Joe's out of town and here's a list for everyone!!! HAHAHAHA!! Although it is a short list, it's a bit on the serious side and I've been giving a lot of thought about this one because it kind of hit close to home because of the seriousness of it. Read on please!! 

A lot of clients wonder why I don't do those photos on train tracks. Well, there's a few yet very important reasons.

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