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Our blog is the perfect spot to see our most recent photoshoots, learn wedding planning tips, and find out more fun random things about us like our favorite pizza, board games, and photos of our adorable cats!

HUSTLE & HEARTH PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP | for photographers I am so, so, SO beyond excited to finally be sharing with y’all something that has been in the works for about nearly two years. Some of you may have heard whispering that we are going to be launching something new for photographers…. well, the rumors are […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN IN-HOME LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION We’re so thrilled to have a guest blogger with us today sharing their advice and tips on how to have an at home lifestyle photography session – which are some of our absolute favorite photoshoots! Capturing your family in a unique setting, such as your own […]

OUR 5 FAVORITE PIECES OF GEAR | for photographers There are a lot of pieces of photography gear that we use on a regular basis and can’t imagine not having with us for a photoshoot, and definitely are must haves for a wedding day! Today I’m not going to go over all of our camera […]

BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE WEDDING SUMMIT 2018 Hosted by The Wedding Market, the Wedding Summit 2018 was held at the absolutely breathtaking Estate at Cherokee Dock in Lebanon, TN. This is a gorgeous new Nashville wedding venue that has a special history, as it is the former home of country music star Reba McEntire! […]

BEHIND THE SCENES AT WPPI 2018 This was our first year attending WPPI, although we have been wanting to for several years now. For those of you who haven’t previously heard of WPPI it is a huge annual photography & videography conference in Las Vegas. The Wedding & Portrait Photography International (WPPI) conference is held […]