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Breaking Down an EIN

Dec 27, 2023

Is 2024 the year that you take your photography from a hobby to a legit business? If so, in this weeks episode I am sharing with you one of the first three things you should do for your business. Setting up your business’s EIN. Honestly, your business is not official until you have this. I […]

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engaged couple holding hands and walking down ramp by silo library at manheim township park

Winter Overlook Park Engagement Session

Dec 13, 2023

When I got home I checked my phone and saw a message from one of my brides. I had just gotten home from one of the coldest engagement sessions I have done in my career. The couple absolutely crushed it and didn’t let the cold affect them one bit. Even though inside I am sure […]

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Paying Tax on Retainers

Dec 12, 2023

Retainers are a common piece to a photography contract. Whether it is a family session, senior session, or wedding, most contracts require a client to pay a retainer to officially lock in their date with you and block off your calendar from any other inquiries. But what happens if the retainer is paid during a […]

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engaged couple almost kissing as girl leans back against guy and gently touches his right cheek with her right hand in delaware park

Whimsical Valley Garden Park Engagement Session

Sep 8, 2023

Have you ever watched Anne of Green Gables? I have not, but when Julia reached out about that being the inspiration for her engagement session, I instantly got an image in my mind for how it would look. So crazy how our brains work. Julia and Nathan executed this session beautifully. From the perfectly coordinated […]

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couple holding hands by large stone national memorial arch monument at valley forge national park with sun setting behind them

Elegant Valley Forge Engagement Session

Jul 20, 2023

From my very reliable knowledge of being a doctor after binge-watching Grey’s Anatomy, I can at least say that doctor life is not for the faint of heart. Long shifts. Constantly changing hours. Never-ending knowledge to remember. Just thinking about it makes me tired! Now put two doctor’s together in a relationship and tell me […]

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guy hugging girl from behind as she looks up and smiles at him on brick patio in wrightsville pennsylvania

Floral Historic Ashland Engagement Session

Apr 27, 2023

From chicken tenders at F&M to only months away from their wedding, Erin and Kyle continually find ways to have fun in everything they do. Their floral Historic Ashland engagement session was no different. Megan, with the HMP Team, had a blast with these two and caught herself cracking up with them several times throughout […]

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girl wearing gray and black shirt and white jeans and guy wearing gray shirt and khaki pants sitting atop white cliffs of conoy in lancaster pennsylvania

White Cliffs of Conoy Fall Engagement Session

Oct 19, 2022

Sometimes an unexpected rain day leads to an even better rescheduled day! Triana and Manny’s White Cliffs of Conoy fall engagement session could not have gone better! In every way possible! Perfect fall weather. Just a little chilly but definitely not too cold. Beautiful sunshine, with a little haze to cut back on the harsh […]

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black and white photo of guy laying back on picnic blanket as girl lays on his chest at overlook park

Lititz, PA Nature Filled Engagement Session

Jul 28, 2022

“I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me…everyday.” “If you’re a bird. I’m a bird” Stepping into Danielle and Donnie’s Lititz, PA nature filled engagement session was like stepping into a scene from The Notebook. We started the session in downtown Lititz at Lititz Springs Park. A location very close to Donnie’s childhood. […]

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guy hugs girl wearing flowy floral dress she's flaring out atop the king and queen's seat

King and Queen Seat Engagement Session

Apr 22, 2021

To say their King and Queen Seat Engagement Session was adventurous would be an understatement! Rachel and Mitch absolutely love hiking. Really anything outdoors is what they prefer to do together whenever they can. Hikes. Watching sunsets. Walking around Philadelphia. These are just a few of their favorite things to do together. Almost every time, […]

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