Should the Groom See the Bride Before the Ceremony?

The latest trend for wedding photography is the “private moment” for the bride and groom before the ceremony. The tradition of not seeing each other before the ceremony is traced back to the days of arranged weddings when the bride and groom had never seen each other! The only way the father of the bride […] Read More > 25 Oct img

9 Questions to Ask Your Birmingham Wedding Vendors

HOW DO YOU PICK THE WEDDING VENDORS WHO ARE RIGHT FOR YOU? First of all, STYLE, PERSONALITY, and PROFESSIONALISM are the biggest things to look for. You want to hire vendors who your guests will feel comfortable with…because the more comfortable your guests are the more FUN they will have. Each vendor should also match […] Read More > 23 Oct img

Birmingham Alabama Pet Photography

Did you know we offer pet photography? Meet Tippie Toes, the much loved cat belonging to one of our brides. Tippie Toes came into the studio a couple of weeks ago where she lounged on a mink coat, wore “fine” jewelry, and basically behaved herself in a most ladylike manner. (Pets photographed in the studio […] Read More > 22 Oct img

Chef Bob in Birmingham Alabama

We are so very fortunate to have our very own personal chef who is concerned about all facets of eating: nutrition, calorie count, flavor, presentation, and flavor. (Did I miss anything? If I did, I can assure you, Chef Bob does not leave out anything!) My husband and I have been on a personal journey […] Read More > 13 Oct img

Rustic Wedding in Helena (Birmingham area) Alabama

Joe and Jackie were married 25-years ago to the day when they re-married after many years apart. They shared some of the details of their separate lives and how they became reunited, but I won’t give away those details here. Suffice it to say that if things are meant to be, they will be. Jackie […] Read More > 12 Oct img

Santa is Coming to Town!

The studio will have a holiday set for the week of November 5-10 so you can choose to have your child or family photo without Santa. Santa will be in the studio on Saturday, November 10 only. Please call TODAY to schedule your appointment. Read More > 8 Oct img

Birmingham Photographer and Handtinting Portraits

In 2001, I started taking handtinting courses from Ron Bowen and UAB and continued with the courses after Samford began “Samford After Sundown” which replaced UAB’s photography courses. After over 100 hours of handtinting classes, I started my business in my home. Last month the parents of their third child came into the studio for […] Read More > 3 Oct img

9 Must Ask Questions for your Wedding Vendors

Hiring the right team is critical to planning your dream wedding…and it can also be quite stressful. How do you find the right match for you? How do you know whom to trust? Where do you go for advice? This is not an easy task, and it’s totally normal for couples to feel overwhelmed, frustrated […] Read More > 2 Oct img

Birmingham, Alabama, Chef’s Bob Fit2Eat Program

Chef Bob’s Fit2Eat program is amazing! The food is delicious and healthy. The portions are designed to be around 500 calories per meal. I’ve put together a “calendar” of our weekday meals from this past week. Read More > 29 Sep img

Ray and Brooke’s Sonnet House Wedding

Can’t believe I didn’t blog about this wedding earlier than today! Ray and Brooke are absolutely adorable together! We had a blast with them at the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham last November for their engagement session and their wedding on May 19, 2012, at the Sonnet House in Leeds, Alabama. At the gardens, we were […] Read More > 26 Sep img
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