unplugged ceremony tips

How To Have an Unplugged Wedding

When a couple books me for their wedding day, I like to send them a bunch of helpful tips distilled in a softcover magazine form, detailing things like when it's best to schedule an engagement session and what sorts of family groupings I recommend for formal shots. Among my [Read More...]
Palm Door event space // Elissa R Photography

An Easy Way to Make Your Reception Photos Prettier

A simple item (that is probably wadded up in a box in your garage) could make your wedding reception photos look fantastic. A string of twinkle lights. Well, the more, the better. Your wedding venue (be it a backyard, or a rustic barn, or a warehouse, or a [Read More...]

On Pinterest, Photography, and Usefulness

It's funny; when I first got an invitation to Pinterest, probably a year or so ago, I had no idea what I was supposed to do with it. It can look kind of like a mosaic of color and things if you're poking around on the "popular" or "everything" [Read More...]