You’ve got all your plans in place: vendors are booked, dress is altered, hair and makeup styles are chosen, and those loose ends are tying themselves up quite nicely. You’ve thought about where you want photos of you and your hubby-to-be on the wedding day and how pretty the bouquets will look against the bridesmaids […]

Is your getting ready location important?

March 12, 2018

So you said yes, you’ve booked your date and now you’re onto one of the most important tasks of your wedding: choosing your wedding photographer. I don’t mean this lightly when I say choosing your photographer is one of the most important decisions you will make for your wedding. Why do I say that? Out […]

5 tips for choosing your wedding photographer

March 7, 2018

I’ve had so much fun writing about engagement sessions this month for all my blog readers. The hardest thing about engagement sessions — and what I get asked about the MOST from my clients — is deciding what to wear. These are photos you will have for the rest of your life; they’ll live on […]

What to wear for your engagement session

what to wear for your engagement session

January 23, 2018

Ohh Pinterest. I have such a love-hate relationship with you. I love how inspiring you can be but I hate how time-wasting you are and how you can set our expectations way too high. Am I alone in this?? OK, I’m being a bit dramatic but I really do love Pinterest for planning your wedding […]

How to use Pinterest to plan your engagement session

how to use pinterest to plan your engagement session

January 16, 2018

Tis the season for holiday engagements! If you’re one of those lucky gals, congrats! I bet you’re on Cloud 9, elated to be marrying the love of your life, and a slightly distracted driver — How can you not be staring at your left hand on the steering wheel every chance you get?! I remember […]

What to do when you first get engaged

what to do when you first get engaged

December 12, 2017

I recently had a client ask me how I ensure authenticity in my work and it was actually something I’ve never been asked before — certainly nothing I really put concrete words to! A few weeks ago, I asked my Instagram tribe to give me three words they thought best described my photography and authenticity […]

5 ways to ensure authenticity in your photos

August 8, 2017

Engagement sessions seem to be the first thing people want to cut from their wedding photography budget. They wonder what on earth they’ll do with all those photos of them when the true photo-sharing event is on the horizon: their wedding. Or they have a a friend with a nice camera and think they’ll just […]

4 reasons to do an engagement shoot

July 18, 2017

We all know there is a wealth (er, overabundance) of wedding-planning information out there for brides on sites like The Knot, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Wire, Martha Stewart, Brides … the list goes on and on. If you’ve been a bride for more than five minutes, you know how overwhelming it can be to sift […]

5 questions to ask your wedding photographer

July 12, 2017

Photo by Becca Lea Photography Before I got married, people would often talk about how easy it was to become like roommates with your spouse rather than partners, passing each other like ships in the night. On an intellectual level, I believed them but since I wasn’t married yet, I had no idea how easy […]

How to work on your marriage every day

June 12, 2017

It’s hard for me to believe that four years ago at this time, I was planning my own wedding. The experience was not exactly what I pictured or what wedding magazines make it out to be. Can we be honest for a second? Planning a wedding is hard. Most people I’ve talked to have not had […]

The truth about wedding planning

May 2, 2017

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