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Our Tips on How to be the Best Bridesmaid & Groomsman

Jun 18, 2019

Our Tips on How to be the Best Bridesmaid & Groomsman Our perspective on weddings thus far has been only as wedding photographers. Meaning, we had never even been in a wedding and learned all about weddings through the lens (no pun intended) as wedding photographers. And then, once we got engaged last May, we […]

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What is AJ’s role as a Second Shooter at HMP?

Jun 3, 2019

AJ’s Role as a Second Shooter at HMP So, chances are that you’ve seen this random guy around the HMP (Holly Marie Photography!) realm. You probably know he’s my high school sweetheart, and now we’re engaged. And you might know he’s my second shooter, too! But what exactly does he do around here? Because he […]

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    All the Small Things: 8 Wedding Day Details You Don’t Want to Forget

    May 21, 2019

    So what are “details” and why are they such a big deal? I have talked before about the details and my love for them! And there’s a reason why we kick off a wedding day with these little details. I truly believe that detail photos start the day off by telling your wedding day story […]

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    The 3 Secrets to Pinterest-Worthy Getting Ready Photos

    May 13, 2019

    The 3 Secrets to Pinterest-Worthy Getting Ready Photos Just like last week – I’m going to let you in on another little secret… Most of the adorable “getting ready” shots you see on Pinterest are not as candid as you think! While we love the candid stuff (and about 50% of our days are totally […]

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    Maximizing Your Wedding Photography Coverage

    May 10, 2019

      Welcome back to our series on Timeline Tips and scheduling your wedding photography coverage! If you missed the first few you can check them out here: Previous Timeline Series Posts: 01. Getting Ready to Get Ready 02. 5 Ways The First Look Can Change your Day 03. How to Ace Your Family Formals 04. Reception […]

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    Scheduling your Reception + Sunset Photos

    May 1, 2019

    Timeline Tips: Scheduling your Reception + Sunset Photos Welcome back to our series on Timeline Tips and scheduling your wedding photography coverage! Today we’re diving right into your reception coverage. If you missed the first few you can check them out here: Previous Timeline Series Posts: 01. Getting Ready to Get Ready 02. 5 Ways […]

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    Our Engagement Session: What We Wore and Why

    Apr 30, 2019

    Our Engagement Session: What We Wore and Why Our engagement session is one of those things that I think back on two weeks later and think…did that really happen?? The trip to DC was such a blast – and short and sweet! So sometimes I forget we even had an engagement session at all! If […]

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    Timeline Tips: How to Ace your Family Formals

    Apr 24, 2019

    Previous Timeline Series Posts: 01. Getting Ready to Get Ready 02. 5 Ways The First Look Can Change your Day As my girl Kacey Musgraves says, “You might look just like ‘em, that don’t mean you like ‘em, but you love ‘em!” Your family formals are probably the most ubiquitous photos from a whole wedding […]

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