Fridays with Emerald Stone [Wk.8] The Dream Team

Happy Friday friends! I hope you all are staying nice and cozy inside on this cold rainy day!! I have a super busy day ahead, so today’s blog will be short and sweet. Today I want to share with you a list of AMAZING vendors that I love working with. If you are still in need of the perfect vendor for your wedding day – look no further! I have created the Dream Team just for you, below! 🙂

Working with vendors who know each other and work well together can be a dream for your wedding!! Emerald Stone Photography loves working with the following venues and vendors, and has created The Dream Team to make your planning process a breeze!


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Fridays with Emerald Stone [Wk. 7] Behind-the-Scenes!

Happy Friday friends! Today I want to share some behind-the-scenes images of myself and my assistant/shooter Ashlie! You know how often I say I have the best job in the world? I truly mean that, and I hope it shows through our images! WE LOVE WHAT WE DO! <3 I often hear that people want to see the face behind the camera, want an “unfiltered view.” Below are several images from weddings last year that Ashlie and I captured together. Let me first say how much I love Ashlie!!! She is an AMAZING photography assistant!!! She helps with our wedding day timeline, organization, attention to detail, gathering guests for photos, lighting, heavy-lifting (aka. photography equipment!), second shooting, and literally everything else either I or the bride/groom need. As I was going through our behind-the-scenes photos for the year, I found photos I didn’t even know she took, but am so glad were captured!


Ashlie (L)    |    Erica (R)


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Fridays with Emerald Stone [Wk.6] The Importance of Editing

Happy Friday!! Today I am going to explain some of the work flow that goes into editing engagement and/or wedding photographs, and why this process is SO important in the quality of the final images that I deliver!

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In-Camera RAW File   VS   Final Edited Image

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Fridays with Emerald Stone [Wk.2] Planning Your Engagement Shoot Outfits

Happy Friday! So excited for Week 2 Fridays with Emerald Stone! With several engagement shoots around the corner, I thought it be a great topic to touch on. Planning outfits can be challenging and time consuming! I hope this helps 🙂


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Fridays with Emerald Stone [Wk.1]

Happy Friday everyone! At the beginning of the year I decided to commit to a weekly blog –  and it’s starting TODAY! I will be blogging every Friday about business, wedding, engagements and photography. I’m inviting all of you to post in the comments anything you’d like me to blog about under those categories. This blog is for YOU! My amazing followers, clients & friends. I can’t wait to hear from you all!

Today I just want to say THANK YOU!! Thank you for your support, sharing, referrals, and continued business. This week has truly been amazing. I’ve had several entries in my Engagement Giveaway (if you haven’t entered yet there’s still time! You won’t want to miss out!), and booked THREE weddings this week – 2 for 2017 and 1 for 2018! I am seriously feeling so blessed to have such amazing clients! I can’t say it enough how much I love what I do.

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