grit & grace
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Hi there, everyone! It is a Friday around here and looking to be an absolutely gorgeous one. Fridays are a special day of the week for me. I love Fridays because they are one of two days each week that I set aside to not schedule any type of photography session (with the exception of
Hey Hey, Wedding Peeps! Tuesday brings me to my Tuesday Tip! I love answering your questions. And, if you’re planning a wedding I would love to help answer anything you may be curious of. This Week:: What is the Sequence of a Traditional Wedding Ceremony? No Two Weddings are Identical Whoohooo! So, that’s great news.
Heeelllooo, Friends and Happy Tuesday! My Family Portraits Tuesday’s Tip for this Week:: Keep the Use of Props Minimal and Realistic Minimal and Realistic Keeping the use of props as minimal and realistic as possible helps keep the focus of the images on the connection between people. And, connection is what every good image is
Sneak Peak into Kassidy and Trevor’s Asheville Engagement Session | Asheville Wedding Photographer Sarah Keenan
“It’s You Babe. It will Always Be You.”
Hello there, you! And, Happy First Official Day of Summer ☀️ We have officially hit one of my favorite times of the year! Heat waves, lazy mornings, swimming pools, margaritas, and sunshine!! ☀️ So, Cheers to Summer and Sunny Images! Have a fabulous weekend, friends! With Grit & Grace, Sarah Keenan, Photographer Westland Farms Studio
Hello friends! And, Happy Friday! It has been exactly one month today since I made my last blog post. It was not an intentional hiatus from blogging and social media. In fact, it came on overnight and was, at first, a subconscious decision. For so many reasons I have been grappling with what to say
Hiiya, there! Today’s Wedding Planning Tip is a SUPER easy one…But, SUPER important! Create a Contact List Whether you’re planning a local Knoxville or Asheville wedding or traveling for your dream destination wedding in the Outer Banks of NC, creating and printing 2-3 copies of your entire vendor list with wedding day contact numbers is
“I swear I could not love you more than I do today, yet I know I will tomorrow” Morgan and Walt’s journey began a little over 6 years ago. They met playing in the same Knoxville soccer league and over a short 4 years their mutual love for cooking, fur babies, opera, and travel strung
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Heelllooo, Friends! Have I ever mentioned that I LOVE mini sessions? They are not always a perfect fit. But, with little ones and spring flowers- they are almost always the perfect portrait sessions. Spring Portraits from this year were extra special. Having been under COVID quarantine for sometime, everyone was busting at the seams to
Hi friends! And, welcome to my little heart project! 20 years and over 900 portraits session has taught me SO much! One of which is that “What should we wear?” is a recurring question that nearly every single client asks. And, it is a really important question! To help in the sorting process I have
Oh Happy Weekend, Friends! I hope everyone’s weekend is running smooth with a little relaxation in place ☺️ One of the most disappointing changes for me professionally when Covid set into our communities was not being allowed in the hospital with my beautiful Maternity and Newborn Photography Families. There was absolutely no argument from me
The last many months have made a huge impact on all of us. Not the least, is our kiddos. But, I am telling you guys…Young people have amazed me over and over again at their ability to stay fluid and find the positives. When Brian’s mom, Yulia, reached out to me I was super excited.