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Posted in: For Photographers, Personal Post

January 7, 2023

My New Camera Bag | Kamrette Camera Backpack Review

I recently purchased a new camera bag that a lot of photographers seem to like. It’s the Kamrette Lyra Camera Backpack. The last time I upgraded my bad was early 2017 when my now husband bought me an amazing leather shoulder bag from Kelley Moore. (Seriously sealed the deal that this boy meant business! ;)) […]

September 7, 2022

Posted in: Client Education, For Photographers, Personal Post

Top 7 Best Boutiques in Greenville, SC | Engagement Session Outfits

Planning an upcoming engagement or photo session? Need an outfit or two to feel beautiful in? Look no further than these local shops which are, in my opinion, the best boutiques in Greenville, SC. I recently had a photoshoot of my own. (RARE!) And I was on the hunt for several outfits that match my […]

Posted in: Personal Post, Travels

August 28, 2022

A Week in Rosemary Beach, FL | 30A Travel Guide

We recently spent a week in 30A on vacation, and it was everything I imagined and more! If you’ve never heard of this place, allow me to enlighten you with this Rosemary Beach travel guide. The area known as 30A is a string of little beach towns along highway 30-A between Destin and Panama City […]

October 7, 2021

Posted in: For Photographers, Personal Post, Travels

Top 10 Fall Activities in Greenville, SC

While writing this blog post, it struck me. Fall is really the only season that is truly bucket list worthy. Sure, there are activities for every other season like hot cocoa and decorating the Christmas tree in the Winter. Or lake days and beach trips in the Summer. But Fall…now, that is a season where […]

Posted in: Client Education, Personal Post, Travels

May 19, 2021

The Ultimate Nashville Bachelorette Weekend Itinerary 2021

Thinking about taking a trip to Music City with the ladies?! Look no further for all the best things to eat, see, and do in Nashville. With limited time, we’ve rounded up all the must-tries for one weekend. Read on to see what you should pack in so you know what to skip! Friday Morning […]

April 19, 2021

Posted in: Client Education, Personal Post

The Top Amazon Wedding Must-Haves of 2021

Reception Decor One of the biggest visions I had for our wedding was having wisteria hanging above the dancefloor area. Think the wedding scene in Twilight but less woodsy. This 24-pack of silk wisteria comes in multiple colors and is perfect for my vision! Super high quality too. Adding to the dreamy aesthetic, I want […]

Posted in: Personal Post

March 17, 2021

Our Lakeside Engagement Session | Lake Jocassee, SC

Back in November, my boyfriend asked me to marry him, and I got promoted to fiance! It was the most amazing night, and I was so shocked. If you want to hear our proposal story listen to this episode of my podcast, The Smart Girl’s Guide. Ever since then, we have hit the ground running […]

March 5, 2021

Posted in: Personal Post

The 10 Best Wedding Movies of all Time

Here I am, three months away from our wedding, and I have only just watched a wedding movie! That will soon change because I have compiled my favorite wedding movies I plan to watch over the course of the next 99 days. Want to join me? Read my top picks below! Father of the Bride. […]

Posted in: Amazon Picks, Personal Post

December 14, 2020

Holiday Gifts for your Girlfriend or Boyfriend | Ultimate Gift Guide 2020

Giving gifts is one of my absolute favorite things. In fact, each year, I start Christmas shopping super early (we’re talking September/October at the latest). I love getting things done in the shopping department, and wrapping early. If you’re looking for just the right thing for your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, or family member, look no […]

September 29, 2020

Posted in: Amazon Picks, For Photographers, Personal Post

Amazon Essentials for Wedding Photographers 2020

Have a photographer in your life? Or are you a photographer yourself? I’ve put together my current list of Amazon favorites for photographers. Some of these are things that help make my job easier, others are items that I use to make my life better after working. Almost all of these are items I’ve personally […]

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