He makes life easy and we balance each other out. He's my biggest fan and supporter. We live in a cute apartment where we enjoy cooking and making fun cocktails together. Currently awaiting a cute cockapoo pup to join us there (yay, summer 2020!) and planning our own wedding!
I loved travel before I loved photography, and find it so interesting that the merge of the two is what initially launched this brand. I travel far and as often as I'm able. Europe is a favorite, but I've also been as far as Asia (x2), South Africa, and the South Pacific! We try to take a US based trip each year, too.
I'm of the philosophy that if you're going to do something at all, you must do it right. When we dine out, you know I'm going to the new spot everyone is raving about or relying on a fave go-to; Sarma, Barcelona, Alden & Harlow, Pammy's, to name a few . . . The same goes for travel plans, accommodations, apparel, pretty much everything in my life. I value the experience and don't waste my time or money on low quality.
I know that your portrait time is one of the only times that you have alone together on your wedding day. Who wants to spend that time in stiff poses that don't even feel like you? Instead, we treat that time like a glam date — you're all dressed up, I give directives, and you move together naturally as I capture it. The result: photos that actually look and feel like you.
My marketing career taught me a thing or two about this! Simply put, I'm the medium used to capture your vision of the day. I have a well-developed system for learning, understanding and executing this — so that I'm never substituting my own vision for yours. Instead, I'll take all of the ideas running through your head to create photos that are truly representative of your day.
It's my job to be your eyes on your wedding day. I want you to be present, have fun, and never worry about the photography. I will guide you to the best window light, before mom fastens the back of your dress. I'll advise on the best lighting and locations for your portraits. I'll use comfortable prompts that guide you into natural poses, offering slight adjustments to make you look your best. These details are my job and they are the key to an effortless photography experience for you.
Yes, photos are a big part of any wedding day, but hear me out . . . I work swiftly (and efficiently) through that formal photo list; I anticipate those natural "in between" moments so that we aren't wasting time trying to create something inauthentic; and all so that when we're all said and done — I give you a photo experience that is both efficient and comprehensive, with all the time you want to go enjoy the party.
A quick squeeze from mom, after putting on the veil. Your dad's face when he sees you for the first time. The beaming smile of your grandmother, during your first dance. These moments are fleeting, but really make your heart sing. I stay on my toes and anticipate them, so that you can relive them again and again.
You don't need a photographer that consistently creates beautiful imagery in natural outdoor light — you need a photographer that can do that in any room, in any situation. I’ve worked in 100 different venues, and I can make magic in any space. If it rains or we lose daylight, don’t worry - I've studied and encountered all different types of light, and have all the equipment we'll need.
When it comes to her professionalism, her ability to capture moments while creating a comfortable and natural environment is what my family appreciated most, she was a joy for all to work with. Wedding planning can be overwhelming but if you work with Halie, I promise you, you'll not only walk away with stunning wedding photos, but you'll have an incredible experience with someone who genuinely cares about making your day as special and enjoyable as it possibly can be.
WOW is truly the first word that comes to mind when thinking about the service and photos we received from Halie. I am an event planner by trade and communication is key for me...Halie communicated EVERY.LAST.DETAIL you will ever think of, and some you would never have even thought of.
Words do not even begin to describe the attention to detail, direction, and time she put into our day. She went above and beyond. The day would not have been made possible without Halie, and I have never felt so taken care of. She truly is the best around and I wouldn’t recommend anyone else.
Halie went above and beyond to ensure that she knew exactly what we wanted. I am especially thankful for how she made my husband and I feel while in her presence. We’re so happy we chose her because of her professionalism, her personality, and her diligence in providing us with top of the line wedding photography.
Halie was a dream to work with! She captured the most amazing photos, yet I never noticed her actually taking them. While she is insanely talented, the best part about Halie is her personality. She’s genuine, organized, and laid-back while remaining on top of everything. We didn’t meet Halie until the day of our wedding but I never once worried. I will look at my wedding photos and smile forever.
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