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  • I'm Shalese, and I'm a wedding photographer for old souls & hopeless romantics. I prefer vinyl records over iTunes, prints over JPEGs and snail mail over email. I believe that art happens in little moments, and I can't wait to tell your story.

Category Archives: Wedding Tips

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Wedding Tip: Why You Should Book Your Wedding Photographer NOW

Nothing breaks my heart more than having to tell a bride that I’m not available for their

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Wedding Tips: How to Choose an Engagement Session Location

My clients ask me all the time, “Where should we do our engagement session?”  It seems

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Wedding Tips: Clean the Ring!

On wedding days, one of my favorite things to do it shoot the RINGS!  Shooting the bling is quite

Wedding Tip: Love Letters for Your Wedding Day

You may have noticed that I’m a big fan of letters.  I love writing them, reading them and

5 Things You Should Be Doing Right Now to Plan Your Wedding

It’s that time of yearrrrrr!  After so many exciting engagements happened over the holidays

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Wedding Tip: Engagement Session Outfits

Over the past few years of shooting engagement sessions, I’ve learned that the outfits and

Introducing Madison at the Mill, an Orange, VA Wedding and Event Venue

Today’s blog is a little something different!  If you’re following along on Instagram

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Tips for Photographers: Shooting in the Rain

You guys all saw Savannah & Andrew’s engagement session that we shot entirely in POURING

Weekly Wedding Tips: Shoes Darling, Shoes

This can be a post for brides AND photographers!  If there’s one thing I’ve

Weekly Wedding Tip: How to be an Extra Awesome Wedding Guest

After being a guest at a couple of weddings recently, I learned a few things about what I was doing

Being a Guest

For wedding photographers, it’s a rare and beautiful thing to be able to be a guest at a

Weekly Wedding Tip: Bug Be Gone!

I’ll tell you one thing — there are so many benefits to having friends in the wedding