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Top 10 Tips for the Engaged Couple

Top 10 tips for the engaged couple: Are you newly engaged? It is an exciting and fun time, but it also can be really overwhelming! You want to celebrate and tell the world about your love, but the reality of it all can be stressful! What do you do first? Who do you call? Do...

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    My Top 5 Tips for an Engagement Session

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    I know when Daniel and I were figuring out our engagement session we had a ton of questions! Where should we go for our engagement shoot? At what time? And what do we wear???? We eventually figured it out, but these tips would have been SO helpful at the time! Here are my Top 5...

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      Ask Anything-Why hire a professional photographer?

      We have been asked numerous times over the years…why should people even hire a professional wedding photographer? And we have heard time and time again…well, I can just get my friend or family member to just take the pictures. As a bride, mother, and a wedding photographer, I cringe to hear these questions and that...

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        Wedding Albums | Ask Anything

        Should I order a wedding album? Or is a wedding album worth it? Questions that are on every bride’s mind. As a bride, photographer, and a mom my answer is YES!!! You want an album that is going to stay the test of time. A quality album that you can show your kids and grandkids....

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          Saddest Part of a Wedding Day | Ask Anything

          As a wedding photographer I capture so many joyful and tearful moments. From putting on the dress to the last dance, tears of joy and happiness are usually shed. Moms, sisters, even dads cry on a wedding day and I am there to freeze time and create forever memories. Sometimes these moments even have me...

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            Why I started a Business? | Ask Anything

            When I started my business I made a Facebook page and a blog. I originally set up a WordPress account for my blog’s platform, but I found Blogger at little bit easier to use. I used my blogger account for years and eventually it was synced to my current website. I just left my WordPress...

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              Wedding Day Timeline-Part 4

              Get excited! Today’s blog is going to help you with planning time for your reception. If you have been following along with this series, the first blog post helped you plan the amount of time needed for your ceremony and family portraits. The second blog post helped you plan the amount of time for portraits....

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                The “Why” Behind My Business | Ask Anything

                I feel like it is extremely important to know the mission and the inspiration behind your favorite businesses. Today, I am sharing the “why” behind my business. I haven’t always been a wedding photographer, but I have always loved taking pictures. I have folders and folders on my computer with of family photos and albums...

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                  How I had 90% of my work published in my first few years of business | Ask Anything

                  I have been in business for about 2 1/2 years now, and 90% of my sessions have been featured. I learned very quickly that getting your work published is a lot of hard work, but I have made a list of 10 easy steps. Follow these 10 simple steps and you will be on your...

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                  • Kari RiderCouldn’t agree more! Doing your research is definitely key so you can hopefully find the perfect match on the first try!

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                  • EmilyI especially liked tip #2 about choosing your images wisely. All too often I see blog posts with so many pictures I stop looking after one scroll. I just want to see the best few images, not every single photo you took!

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                  • Paulina Johnsonthank you for these!!! i totally forgot to mention colors! i will be submitting a ton of work in the next few weeks, here’s hoping!! =)

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                  • Cinnamon Wolfegreat tips, thanks for sharing!

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                  • Sonja JobsonGreat tips! I’m not even a photographer (I’m a writer), but this advice still applies in many ways 🙂

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                  The photographer and mom of 2

                  Hi! I'm Diana, a premier family portrait photographer serving the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and beyond.

                  I love being outside, kayaking, and hanging out with my husband and kids and drinking coffee out of cute mugs. Grab your favorite mug and enjoy the blog!

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