here you will find stories of couples who are head-over-heels in love, joyful families, editorial wedding inspiration, and everything in between... told through photographs shot on film.  

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“You can be soft and successful, a traditionalist and a rebel, a lover and a fighter, vulnerable and invincible.” – Lisa Messenger 

Ciara | Montana Bridal Boudoir

When Kaylie contacted me about doing her and Brayden’s engagement photos, we decided that it’d be fun to meet up in Island Park, Idaho while they were on a trip to Yellowstone National Park together. I got REALLY excited when they also said they’d be willing to get up before the sun came up and catch that gorgeous morning light!

Sunrise Engagement Session | Kaylie + Brayden

We live in a world of constant change, short attention spans, and information overload. How am I supposed to stick out of the crowd and catch people’s attention when I can’t even hardly find the inspiration to post a photo on Instagram, let alone write a blog post?

Getting Back Up | Montana Wedding Photography

There’s so much that goes into the wedding planning process, and it all starts the moment that ring slips on your finger. An Engagement Session has become a “must-have” on that big old list, and for good reason I think! So before you run off and get your engagement photos done in a hurry to check it off your list, take these tips into consideration so that your session is one that you LOVE.

5 Tips for Engagement Photos You’ll Love