9 Tips for Sticking to Your Wedding Budget

As a Financial Peace University Graduate & Professor I am passionate about helping my couples start their life together in financial harmony. Planning and funding a wedding can be stressful, but there are ways to make and stick to a budget so that you can keep your relationship and future financial security first! PRIORITIZE - [...]

7 Reasons Why a Second Photographer is Worth Every Penny

Whether or not to include a second photographer in your wedding photography package is usually a budget concern. As a huge Dave Ramsey fan, I absolutely respect the importance of sticking to your budget and starting off your marriage in financial harmony. However, wedding budgets have some fluidity - if capturing and preserving the moments [...]

Planning your wedding? Here’s where to start!

Planning your wedding can be stressful and overwhelming...but it can also be fun and exciting! Even if you plan on hiring a professional, there are details of your wedding you are going to have to work out on your own. Whether you're heading down the DIY path, or the road to a coordinator, here's where [...]

What to Wear for Family Photos: Dressing for Your Body Type | Ann Arbor Family Photographer | Captured by Kelsey Photography

I want you to feel and look your best during your session - not only because it will make our time together more enjoyable for you, but also because I want you to love looking at your photos on your wall or in your albums for years to come. Considering everyone's body type when putting [...]

What to Wear for Family Portraits – 3 General Dos | Ann Arbor Family Photographer | Captured by Kelsey Photography

Coordinating Colors It might sound daunting, but it's easier than you think! Neutral colors are an easy go to; navy, blue, tan, or white seamlessly create a classic look. Is your family a little more bold? Picking colors like dark red, especially if your shoot is in the fall, creates a dramatic contrast to the [...]

What to Wear for Family Portraits – 3 Don’ts & Their Solutions | Ann Arbor Family Photographer | Captured by Kelsey Photography

If you have a favorite pattern, there are ways to incorporate it without it overwhelming the eyes (like this beautiful family did!) Wrinkled Clothes The easiest way to avoid this is by doing a little planning ahead. Once you know what everyone is going to wear, lay it out the night before. This way, if [...]