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We decided to fly to the desert…. right before the biggest conference of the year. NBD. But hey! “People over pictures” right?! Always.
We are SO excited to spend some time with our sweet friends Jordan, Amy, Anna and Caroline! We’re LOVING the desert weather since at home, there is a pile of SNOW! Again! We’re loving the sunshine and sweet hospitality. Today is “supposed” to be a work day… and we’re working on that (pun intended). Halfway through the morning we realized that Rangefinder’s new digital issue was out!!! AH!

We knew that we were going to have a little feature in this recent issue …. and the awesome thing is Amy and Jordan were featured in the SAME ARTICLE!!! We squealed and quickly flipped through the spreads searching for our page! Annamarie snapped a few pictures of us freaking out!!! We were featured in Rangefinder’s Educators “10 to Watch” article and we’re all thrilled!! What an honor!!! This is such a fun thing to celebrate right before WPPI!!!!! And what makes it even better is that we get to celebrate with FRIENDS in PERSON!!!!!!! VIEW IT HERE! 

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Freaking out over Jordan and Amy’s AMAZING spread!!!rangefinder ones to watch feature wedding photographer_8986rangefinder ones to watch feature wedding photographer_8989ALSO!! We were featured in the January issue as well in this WPPI AD! Julia, you are gorgeous!!!

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It still feels surreal to tell people about what we do for a living. We photograph weddings and we teach other people how to photograph weddings. It’s quite literally a dream job for a creative like myself who loves people! Every month when we do these Student Spotlights, I’m reminded all over again how much of a privilege it is to be a part of these photographer’s lives and play a small role in their stories.

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