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Celebrating the Everyday
Life of a Wedding Photographer – Behind The Scenes 2015 | 12.23.2015

2015 is definitely a year for the record books! Not only have we interviewed and photographed close to 100 couples for Amazing Life Together on the Amazing Marriage Adventure, but…

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Stories Documented
Longwood Gardens Anniversary Session – Jen and Kevin | 12.21.2015

For the past 6 years, we have had the honor of photographing these two and their AMAZING love! It started when Jen was a bridesmaid in Allison and Tom’s wedding!…

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Happy New Year!!!! Here’s to an AMAZING 2016! | 01.01.2016

Ohh happy day! It is 2016! How crazy is that?!?! ;) So exciting to start a New Year with new beginnings! For all of you who recently got engaged… CONGRATULATIONS!!!!…

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A lesson in hiring professionals | Charleston Stems | 05.15.2014

As Lesley was getting her hair and makeup done for the wedding, Kelsey, one of her beautiful bridesmaids, shared the news that the wedding flowers had arrived! Lesley was so…

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Wedding Reflection – Amanda and Jeff | 02.08.2016

Amanda and Jeff were married on July 18, 2015 at St. John the Baptist Church in Westport, MA with a beautiful reception at Carolyn Sakonnet Vineyards in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Here…

So often we go through life doing everything that we are suppose to do…. or everything that society tells us we are to do. We wear the clothes that we wear because they are what the fads tell us to wear. We say the things that we say because that is what “everyone” else says. We go to college because the overwhelming majority tells us that is what we have to do to get the corporate job that everyone sees as successful. We go to school to be a doctor, or a lawyer, or teacher because that is what we know and have aspired to be since we were kids.

We are all unique. We all have different DNA. Our family background and dynamics are different. Yet, we grow up trying to fit into a mold that society tells us to fit into. We often try to be like other people and do what makes them successful.

We are here today to say “Take delight in who you are and what makes you unique.” Take the path of the road less traveled. Think about what makes you unique and celebrate that! You are never going to be successful if you are constantly trying to be someone else.

In our business, it is so easy to look around at what everyone else is doing and think we should be doing the same thing! When we started our business we did just that. We built our website and our brand around what we thought everyone else would think was elegant and professional looking. We constantly made decisions based on what everyone else was doing. When we rebranded earlier this year… we focused on what made us unique. We no longer look at other photographers and think, “ohh man, everyone else is doing that so we should too.” We have learned to be confident in ourselves and take delight in who we are… not what others think we should be.

Take some time this week to think about what it is that makes you who you are. What fires you up? What makes you tick? What does fun look like to you? Don’t think about how you “should” answer those questions… think about them honestly and then celebrate that! Be unique and forget about what everyone else thinks!

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  1. Katie

    you guys are wonderful. thanks for always inspiring us!

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