Have you ever wondered why people do a ceremonial cake cutting or toss the garter to the bachelors?  Here are where these traditions originate from and may help you decide if they are right for your big day! 1.Cake Cutting It used to be just the bride who cut the cake, but over time it […]

First Look, Wedding Tips

August 6, 2018

Top 5 Wedding Traditions and Where They Originate From


I love winter weddings. The snow, cozy blankets, and pure white makes it all feel like a fairy tale. Here are some reasons you should consider getting married in the winter.   Change from the typical wedding fare Want soup at your wedding? That wouldn’t be weird in the winter!  Who wouldn’t love a hot […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips, Winter Wedding

July 30, 2018

5 Reasons to Have a Winter Wedding


Did you know I also shoot in Idaho (well really I will come anywhere!)  Here are some popular venues I have shot at in Idaho that I would highly suggest!  Do you have any to add? 1.Moose Creek Ranch I have had a number of couples get married here, and I can see why! This […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips

July 26, 2018

Where to Get Married in Idaho


Obviously your wedding day isn’t about your guests, however it is always nice to hear that your friends and family who you love a whole lot (and possibly traveled a great distance) had a good time.  Here are some ways to ensure they have a fun day with you! 1.Hire a band or an awesome […]

Wedding photography, Wedding Tips

July 24, 2018

7 Ways to Give your Wedding Guests a Great Experience


Wyoming is a stunning place. It is almost possible to choose any random spot and have a great backdrop for your wedding, but you miss out on a lot of amenities that may be important to you. Here is a breakdown of some of the top wedding destinations where I shoot, and why I think […]

Elopement, Wedding photography, Wedding Tips

July 23, 2018

Top 8 Wedding Venues in Wyoming


Most brides choose an outdoor summer wedding if they want to get married in the Tetons.  I am frequently asked about a schedule for the day, so what I suggest is to work backwards from the sunset. Many brides swoon over those “golden hour” photos, so we always make them a must in the schedule […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips

July 18, 2018

What time should you start your ceremony in the Tetons?