Mindset Changes and Practical Tips For Managing Stress While Wedding Planning Let’s talk about how to manage stress while wedding planning. This is one of the most beautiful seasons of life. You have found the one your soul loves, and you can’t wait to begin your life together. But along the way, so many couples […]

How to Manage Stress While Wedding Planning

How to Honor Relationships with Parents While Wedding Planning What does it look like to honor your parents while wedding planning? Perhaps you just got engaged and cannot wait to begin the wedding planning journey, but you’re nervous about how this will affect your relationship with your mom who tends to overdo it. Or maybe […]

How to Honor Parents While Wedding Planning

4 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship While Wedding Planning It’s supposed to be a joyful time, but so many couples seem to find themselves in a slump. Some say that wedding planning makes them not even want to get married. Others just can’t wait for the wedding day to be over. Maybe you are wondering […]

How to Strengthen Your Relationship While Wedding Planning

How to Not Lose Sight of What Matters Most While Wedding Planning Sometimes, in the midst of wedding planning, we can lose the forest for the trees and get so bogged down in little decisions that we get overwhelmed. It is important to stop every once in a while and ask, “What really matters most […]

What Matters Most While Wedding Planning

Bridal party laughing and huddling around bride and groom at Veritas Vineyards wedding

How to Choose Joy Over Stress While Wedding Planning It’s the most wonderful day of your life – the day you get to say your vows with the one you love the most in the world. The one that you want to spend the rest of your life with. And all the people you love […]

How to Have Joy While Wedding Planning

bride smiling as groom holds her at wedding in Charlottesville VA

Why Boutique Wedding Photographers Can Offer You an Elevated Experience As a boutique wedding photographer based in the beautiful city of Charlottesville, VA, I am passionate about capturing the your love story in a unique and personalized way. Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event filled with beautiful moments and emotions. One of the most […]

What is Boutique Wedding Photography?

A Wedding Photographer and Former Bride’s Perspective on First Looks It’s a common question couples wrestle through. As a Charlottesville VA photographer and past bride myself, I once sat in your shoes, trying to decide whether to do a first look. Spoiler alert: I didn’t do one. And I hugely regret it. I’m Lucy Jalin, […]

Why First Looks Make Your Wedding Day Better

Capturing Candids: Your Guide to Authentic Wedding Day Images Why is it that more and more couples are asking for candid wedding photos these days? I think it’s because there is something so timeless and alluring about those real moments of connection and raw emotion on your wedding day. These unscripted moments are what make […]

How to Have Candid Wedding Photos