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There are so many beautiful Cape Cod wedding venues that it can be hard to narrow it down! Cape Cod is renowned for its sandy beaches, cotton candy sunsets, and idyllic scenes of sea grasses and dunes along the water. Preppy and nautical inspiration abound with hydrangea, saltbox homes, and fresh seafood at your fingertips. […]

February 27, 2024

5 Best Cape Cod Wedding Venues | Cape Cod Wedding Photographer

Wychmere beach club cocktail hour

Laura and Scott’s tented Catskills wedding weekend was joyful, elegant, and simply stunning! When Laura & Scott contacted me about being their Catskills wedding photographer at the Onteora Club, I was super excited. I knew the scenery would be breathtaking because the Club is nestled in the mountain range and the mountains and lake make […]

April 17, 2023

Tented Catskills Wedding at Onteora Club

tented catskills wedding at onteora club

Toasts are such a special tradition on the wedding day. They often lead to amazing candid moments of laughter and tears as stories are shared about how wonderful the couple is. But toasts can also get cringe-worthy. Just read through a few of the real-life horror stories shared in this Glamour article to see what […]

March 2, 2023

10 Tips For A Great Wedding Toast

10 tips to a great wedding toast

As you plan your wedding, one element that is often overlooked and really shouldn’t be, is rehearsal dinner photography. Your wedding day is the main focus while planning, but your wedding weekend starts the day before as loved ones stream into town. Whether you hold an intimate rehearsal dinner for immediate family and your wedding […]

April 1, 2022

Why You Should Consider Rehearsal Dinner Photography

Harnessing the power of no one else moments in your business will lead to happier clients and stronger referrals. Client experience is something we all think about as service-based professionals in the wedding industry. But as often as we create beautiful memories and gorgeous events, we can fall short of crafting truly impactful moments that […]

November 4, 2021

Client Experience: The Power of No One Else Moments with Brandee Gaar

the power of no one else moments on the she who dares podcast

1. Clear Inspiration and Aesthetic When setting out to plan a successful styled shoot, you need to start with a creative vision or idea. Start with descriptive words and a color palette. Then put together an inspiration board on Pinterest or a mood board collage to help all of the vendors understand the inspiration. As […]

August 20, 2021

4 Tips To Plan A Successful Styled Shoot

four tips to plan a styled shoot wedding editorial

Lauren & Sam’s Elegant Micro Wedding In late May I photographed my first intimate ceremony of 2020. Lauren and Sam postponed their large celebration to next year, but wanted to be married on their original wedding date. So, they embraced the idea of holding a small celebration, or micro wedding, with their parents as their […]

June 30, 2020

How To Have A Micro Wedding That’s Big On Love

couples micro wedding was still big on love and elegance

I’m excited to share something a little different with you today. Instead of my typical posts full of wedding planning tips or highlighting beautiful wedding and engagement photos, I’m sharing eight screenless date night ideas to up the romance in quarantine. Maybe you can relate to our new normal – we’re now both home all […]

May 1, 2020

Eight Screenless Date Night Ideas For Quarantine

eight date night ideas for quarantine

With the breathtaking backdrop of the New England Aquarium’s waterfront venue, we envisioned elevated, preppy, seaside wedding inspiration. The New England Aquarium offers a beautiful tented reception space and a patio overlooking the water for your ceremony and cocktail hour. It’s a seaside wedding oasis in the heart of downtown Boston complete with views of […]

April 24, 2020

New England Aquarium Wedding Inspiration

New England Aquarium Wedding Inspiration in Boston MA

On a crisp fall day I headed out to Lenox, MA to capture gorgeous wedding inspiration at The Mount, the beautiful estate where author Edith Wharton used to live. I love Edith Wharton’s books and she was a pretty awesome too, so being on her estate was really fun. Add to that the fact that […]

March 24, 2020

Wedding Inspiration at The Mount – Lenox, MA

wedding inspiration at The Mount in Lenox MA