Your wedding day is more than photographs. Yes, I am a wedding photographer, and I don’t think your wedding day should be all about photos. Your wedding day would still happen whether someone was there to document it or not. In the world of Pinterest and Instagram, there is an immense pressure to have a wedding day that lives up to what the social media world deems “picture perfect”. Long gone are the days where you would develop film photographs and share with friends and family at the next get together. Instead, we live in a world of sharing golden hour portraits in epic locations just hours after they're taken. We live in a world that plans weddings for likes and follows instead of intentionality and purpose. Your wedding day is so much more than photographs; it’s the time, maybe the only time all of your friends and family members are gathered in the same place at the same time to celebrate your union. It’s a day to celebrate all of the people who helped you get to where you are now. It’s a day to honor all of the stories and memories of those who have passed. It’s a day where 100’s of first looks happen throughout the day. Dad’s see their baby girl’s all grown up, Mom’s see their son’s begin families of their own, grandparents watch as their family tree branches out, and childhood friends banter as if they’re 10 years old again. So many moments and stories are being told on a wedding day. I want to be there to document those stories for generations to come. I believe it’s a disservice for couples to fabricate moments for the sake of photographs. Whatever is happening on your wedding is beautiful just as it unfolds, no need to retie your tie a hundred times for a photo. Every moment on your wedding day is picture-perfect because - it’s your wedding day. I’m here to tell the stories that you don’t even see happening on your wedding day. I’m here to capture the stories you will share with you future grandchildren. I am not here to build my portfolio or take you away from your friends and family for more photos. I am here to document you two, with your people in your place.