Bridal Portraits

To First Look or Not…

By Amanda Baity To first look or not to first look, THAT is the question. “First look” is a term that has developed in the modern age of wedding photography to  their ceremony. Whether or not to have a first look is a decision that many couples struggle with. In the past, the groom waited to see his bride on the wedding day until she walked down the aisle. This tradition originated with arranged marriages. When a couple was chosen for one another they were not allowed to see each other until the ceremony so that they wouldn’t have the chance to back out once they saw what each other looked like. Eek! Not the most romantic origin! Even though couples marry for love today, some still like to uphold this tradition. But more and more couples are deciding to …

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Historic Bride and Groom Session | Bridal Portraits

Tina and Eric's wedding was a perfect fall day filled with so much love and happiness. Eric decided to join Tina's post-wedding bridal portrait session and, to top it all off, they even got to bring their adorable pup, Murphy, along! The session was photographed at the stunning Historic Carnton Plantation in Franklin, Tennessee, which was the perfect backdrop for the photos.

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Sunset Bridal Session | Styled Shoot

Miranda looked like a beautiful, bold, red-head with a soft look in her photos. The shoot took place at "End of the World" in Edmonton, and the sun was slowly setting, leaving the bride with beautiful, warm light, which is super unusual for the winter months. Her champagne-colored skirt was glowing and flowing in the wind, while her bold make-up completed the vintage chic look.

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