Hey there, I am SO happy you are here! If you are new, I’m Hayley ⏤ a Fort Wayne wedding + portrait photographer. I simply love documenting love stories. Here you can find sessions, weddings, planning tips, and a few personal posts! So please, stay awhile and enjoy!




  Ever thought of including yellow for your wedding color palette? Probably not! But goodness, it’s a gorgeous option to consider! A beautiful all white venue to host your big day, from the gorgeous fireplace, various floor plan options, and plenty of outdoor space for guests to mingle ⏤ this venue is one of my […]

A Feminine Fine Art Editorial Shoot at Crimson Lane

For Brides, Weddings


If you know me well, you know I am obsessed with pups! I try to encourage all of my couples to include their little friend because they are part of their story…and they make the cutest photos! Today I’m sharing a guide on how to include your pup in your engagement session. 1. LETTING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER KNOW […]

Including Your Furry Friend In Engagement Photos

For Brides

Let’s talk about one of my favorite things, wedding gowns! All of the excitement of scheduling consultations, trying on a handful of dresses, sayin “YES”, and then picking it up ⏤ it’s all so fun! But something I’ve learned quickly is that brides sometimes don’t try on their dress after they pick it up from […]

An Impactful Wedding Planning Task, DRESS PRACTICE!

For Brides


Looking for a classic yet romantic wedding inspiration? This Ritz Charles Spring styled shoot is beyond perfection. The bride wearing a dreamy aline gown paired with a natural glam look and the groom rocking the classic black tux with a pop of color in his boutonniere. For the ceremony, french chairs for your guests with a floral […]

A Classy Ritz Charles Springtime Styled Shoot

For Brides, Weddings


Wedding planning can feel chaotic…especially when everything is everywhere. Piles of notes on your desk, receipts in your phone and in drawers, inspiration over on Pinterest and in your phone. Thinking of that scenario alone stresses me out but I’m here to help you get organized to keep your planning experience stress-free. Being an enneagram 1, […]

5 Wedding Planning Organization Tips

For Brides


Imagine that it’s finally your big day! You’ve been counting down the days for this big moment…to walk down the aisle and to say “I do”! You’ve invested in a wedding photographer who you adore to do the job, to capture all of your special moments. The sweet ceremony full of you walking down the aisle, exchanging vows and […]

The Benefits Of An Unplugged Ceremony

For Brides


Planning a wedding can feel like a ton of work…now imagine trying to coordinate one on top of that! I do believe wedding planners can help a lot but in this post, I want to go over the benefits of hiring a wedding coordinator. First things first, what’s the difference between a planner and coordinator? […]

Benefits Of Hiring A Wedding Coordinator

For Brides


So you’ve found your dream venue! Whether you are saying “I Do” at a tropical destination resort or just somewhere soooo dreamy, there is a photographer out there who is passionate for your love story. The next step is finding a wedding photographer ⏤ please don’t skimp on this vendor! When searching for a wedding […]

The Benefits Of Hiring A Destination Wedding Photographer

For Brides



If you’ve been searching for a photographer who believes every love story is special, that client connection and commitment is key, and takes every single wedding to heart, you’ve found your photographer! Hey, I’m Hayley!


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