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The Essential Wedding Day Kit

March 22, 2016


Tips For Photographers The Wedding Day Essential Kit

You never know what is going to happen at a wedding so you should create an Essential Wedding Day Kit. This kit has helped the bride out numerous times and even saved me a few too! Today, I’ll show you the Part 1 of the kit that is geared towards the bride and next week will be Part 2: For Photographers.  We may be photographers but our job should go much further than just taking pictures. We need to serve the bride in anyway possible so that her day is stress free and full of joy. So what should you have in this kit? You guessed it. EVERYTHING.

Tips For Photographers Essential Wedding Day Kit For Brides

Tide Pen – For those pesky stains.

Safety Pins – You never know when something won’t fit properly.

Bobby Pins – Hair that just won’t stay up!

Tips For Photographers The Wedding Day Essential Kit

Aleve – Theres a lot of emotion on a wedding day and sometimes headaches happen, help a sista out.

Baby Powder- Lets be real- it gets super hot on a wedding day. We all sweat. This helps with skin irritation on those close knit spots!

Kleenex – Emotions are going crazy on wedding days.

Lint Roller – Everybody needs a little tidying up!

Static Guard – Got get rid of static!

Bug Spray – If a wedding is outside this is essential.

Sunblock – No need to a get sunburn on the wedding day.

Water Bottles – HYDRATE your bride! She has a long day ahead of her.

Hair Spray – For those fly – aways that just won’t stay down.

Tums – Emotions will totally upset a stomach.

Dry Shampoo – For the gal who didn’t have time to wash her hair. Admit it, we all do it sometimes 😉

Superglue – Things break and boy is this a quick fix!

Sewing Kit – You never know what is going to come undone!

Deodorant – Gotta smell fresh and clean!

Tips for Photographers, The Wedding Day Essential Kit For Brides

My kit is continuously growing ! A good friend reminded me to add these goodies too! Great idea!!

Nail Clippers / File – Nails break sometimes.

Hook – To quickly button her dress.

Clear Nail Polish – For those pantyhose tears.

Just remember, the bride is the star of the show! 🙂 You are not only there to do a job, but to love on this sweet woman in any way possible. Your kit will save the day and put a smile on her face!




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I see the beauty in imperfect things. As a Christ-follower, faith is central to my life, work, and connections. I am fueled by joy, known for my bubbly and sunny disposition, and always with a warm hug. Imperfect beauty inspires my love for all things vintage, abstract art, and real love stories. I love moments full of grit and emotion; life off the beaten path; stunning views along the shore; and the juxtaposition of New York grunge and laid back Cali-vibe. 

As a mother of two, I am very familiar with how quickly life’s most important moments fly by too quickly. I will calmly and seamlessly guide you through frames that will endure. I strive to capture your memories with one-of-a-kind images full of meaning. I cannot wait to connect with you! 

I bring all of these elements to my time with my couples. With over a decade of experience in the industry, I know how to gently guide you through poses that are natural and beautiful. The transition into this sentence doesn’t make sense. Throughout your day, you will feel the love from those there to celebrate
 you two. 
When I’m not photographing weddings, I enjoy long walks in the neighborhood with my husband, my kiddos Tuxie and Sunny, and my labradoodle Hokie.. Also, I am a huge dog-lover! I’m pretty sure heaven is full of dogs. I can’t wait to connect with you, and yes, your pup is always welcome here! 


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The Essential Wedding Day Kit

The Essential Wedding Day Kit

The Essential Wedding Day Kit

The Essential Wedding Day Kit

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