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What do I wear? Colors, patterns, coordination, oh my! The great dilemma. After years of research (and trial and error with our own family sessions) I bring you good news! Here are 3 super simple and actionable tips you can use to make sure your next photo session is better than the Joneses. ( Did […]

For the Family, Photography Tips, Portraits

August 12, 2019

What to Wear to Your Photo Session | Tips for Her

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Have you ever heard of equilibrium? And no, I’m not talking about the movie with Christian Bale. Equilibrium can refer to two things.   A state of physical balance A calm mind   I’m going to tell you how both of these things can help you take better photos!   You know the the icky […]

Photography Tips

July 15, 2019

Use This ONE Thing to Take Your Photos to the Next Level

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You  might have heard a photographer talk about Natural light before. We kinda sorta live for it. But what exactly is natural light and why does it matter? Technical definition? Natural light refers to any light from the sun and it’s reflections.   But let me talk to you about natural light how I see […]

Photography Tips

July 1, 2019

What is Natural Light and How to Use It

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Alter- Image is an on site Wedding Hair & Makeup Company serving Charleston, SC and the Lowcountry. I’ve had the pleasure of working (and road tripping) with Jasmine, the owner, and am so happy to introduce you to her! She specializes in providing guidance and knowledgeable tips, tricks and hacks to Brides leading up to their […]

For the Bride

February 13, 2019

Brides | The One Thing Your Hair and Makeup Artist Wants You To Know

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These 5 simple things will make a huge difference in the first few hours of your wedding! Not only will they make the day more comfortable, they will drastically improve your photos! Be sure to talk with your planner and your photographer about having these 5 things in your bridal suite!   Natural LightI can […]

For the Bride, Weddings

February 7, 2019

5 Things Every Bride Needs In Her Bridal Suite

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To learn photography is like learning another language. Throw in some math and a bit of science and it can be pretty confusing. Do words like aperture, shutter speed, and white balance make your head spin? Well breathe easy my friend. I am going to break down a few concepts to get your camera off the […]

For Photographers, Photography Tips

February 4, 2019

What is ISO?

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We’ve heard that it’s all in the details but who knew there could be so much to photographing them? For the longest time I had a love hate relationship with Flatlays. And by that I mean, I loved everyone elses and hated mine. No matter what tweaks I made I just couldn’t seem to get […]

For Photographers

January 31, 2019

3 Tips For Better Flatlays Right Now

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When I first started GPP it was definitely with the intentions of having a side hustle. Something that I could do on the weekends but still be full time mom during the week. I’d edit at night after the kids went to sleep and Tyler is a rockstar Dad so he had no problems with […]

For Photographers, Life With Grace

January 29, 2019

What To Do When Your Dreams Aren’t Your Reality

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You are engaged! Woohoo! My biggest congrats and virtual hugs to you, dear friend! If you’re here it means you are working on putting together all the deets to plan your wedding. (SO much fun, by the way) And you’ve found a photographer so it’s time for your engagement session. Happy dance! But with all […]

Engagements, For the Bride

January 28, 2019

Shop For Your Engagement Session Without Breaking The Bank

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This one is for everyone, but especially my creative friends. Want to know how to break down the walls of fear and comparison? Get on your Instagram or Facebook and encourage the poo out of everyone on your feed. Double tap like your thumb is going to fall off. Find anything you love about an […]

For Photographers

January 18, 2019

How to Break Down Fear and Comparison

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