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Filed in : Personal, Wedding

Navigating the Holidays as a Newlywed William and I got married last October, and it was quite the conversation in our household how we would split our time among families for the holidays. Do we keep with our old family traditions? Do we start new ones? Is it okay to dress the dogs in sweaters? […]

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Navigating the Holidays as a Newlywed | Marriage Cheerleader

November 20, 2018

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William and I had 1 car between us for almost 18 months! When we moved from Florida to Alabama, we decided to carpool. And, for the most part it worked. Recently, we had started to do research on what type of SUV we might want to get next year. Today, I’m sharing our experience with […]

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5 Reasons We Loved Our Lexus Experience | Lexus of Huntsville

October 25, 2018

Filed in : Personal, Wedding

We’ve been making A LOT of changes over here at Ais Portraits and we are so excited to share some big news with you! The first big announcement is that William will be joining me at most weddings and portrait sessions as my assistant! We’ve been doing a trial run of this for the past […]

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Big Changes Coming for Ais Portraits 2019 Clients!

October 23, 2018

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Today I am reviewing one of my favorite business tools that I use. Dubsado! If you have worked with me in the past year, you know how awesome Dubsado is. During the summer of 2017, I went to the Creative at Heart Conference with my sweet friend Cami Monet(an amazing calligrapher). Cami told me all […]

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Why Dubsado Is The Best Client Management System Out There

January 10, 2018

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This past year has been a rollercoaster; I suppose transition years are like that. I’ve lived in 2 apartments, 3 cities, got married 2,300 miles across the country, attended my grandfather’s funeral, spent 8 weeks living out of a suitcase, and shot over a dozen weddings. It was a whirlwind, and I can’t believe it’s […]

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2017 Behind the Scenes | Huntsville Wedding Photographer

December 5, 2017

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Fall 2017 wedding season is officially in the books! And I’m officially a married lady! This season of my life has come with some of my highest highs to some of my lowest lows and it was a reminder of what being human really feels like. I started out the season unexpectedly having to come […]

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7 Weddings and a Funeral | Fall Wedding Season | Huntsville Wedding Photographer

November 13, 2017

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This Friday, I leave for an incredible conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Photographers, website builders, calligraphers, and so many more creative will be gathering for the Creative at Heart Conference. My heart is so full and I am so excited to be a part of this group of creatives who are yearning to grow.    […]

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How to Prepare for a Conference | Tips for a Successful Creative Industry Conference Experience

August 9, 2017

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So we’ve covered the day trips we took on our Irish adventure. Let’s cover the things we did in the city of Dublin! Where we stayed: Because there were three of us, we actually found it difficult to find a hotel room that had accommodations for three. Either it was a huge extra fee or […]

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Ireland Part II | What to Do in Dublin

March 14, 2017

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As many of you know, I went on a week long adventure in Ireland with my sister and mom. I’m excited to share the highlights of my trip and give you some tips on what to do for your next Ireland adventure. This first post will about the day trips we took while we were […]

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Ireland Trip 2017 | Part I | Day Trips

February 27, 2017

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Why I can’t charge $1200 Recently I saw a post on a Facebook group I am a part of that made me shake my head. Someone was asking the group to help them find a wedding photographer; they wanted a “professional photographer”, a wedding album, prints, and full day coverage. Here’s the catch: they didn’t […]

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Why Do Wedding Photographers Cost So Much?

September 21, 2016