Emily and Stevie’s Engagement Session

There’s nothing more beautiful than when the entire family is included in a wedding photo shoot, and Emily and Stevie’s engagement session at North Point State Park is no exception. Their adorable daughter, Penny, also posed for her parents’ engagement photos, and we pretty much can’t get enough of this adorable trio!

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4 Ways to Find the Perfect Wedding Photographer

Photography is one of the most important investments you will make when it comes to your wedding day. These snapshots in time will be cherished for the rest of your life, and you want quality, professional photos of your big day that reflect this joyous occasion where your love began. Naturally, you want to choose the right wedding photographer who will be taking these shots very carefully.

So how do you go about narrowing down photographers? Emerald Stone has just a few suggestions of things to keep in mind while interviewing potential photographers, things we like to discuss with our brides every day.

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Why I Love Wedding Photography

Choosing a wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you will make.
The reason I fell in love with wedding photography was simply because I really genuinely love working with people, and couples that are in love are just the best thing ever. There is something very pure about it, but also the chance to really photograph a couple in a special way, to capture their love story and make something extraordinary for each couple.

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Ashley + Justin’s Wedding

Saturday was the perfect day!!! Ashley and Justin tied the knot at the gorgeous Boulder Ridge at Ski Liberty. After watching the weather all week, it turned out to be the perfect day!! A bright blue sky with big puffy white clouds. Ashley looked stunning walking down the aisle in her beautiful Alfred Angelo gown. The best part was looking back at Justin and capturing his expression while seeing Ashley make her way towards him and Jaxson <3

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The Benefits of Shopping Local for your Wedding

Shopping at one of your local bridal boutiques benefits you as the bride and your community as a whole. As a bride, you will be able to go to your local bridal boutique and experience your vision morph to reality and have a positive economic impact on your community.

Before we jump into where spending your dollar matters to your community; let’s talk about how this exchange works in your favor. After all, finding the perfect wedding gown is a fundamental element to your special day.

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Prints Matter


Having digital copies of your photos is important, but so are prints. It is an ordinary day, you are coming home from work, putting that last load of laundry in, and preparing a nice meal for your family when you pass one of your framed wedding photos in the hallway. You stop and recall that exact moment in time. You smile and for a second you are reliving one of the best days of your life. This occurrence is the magic of photography and high quality prints.

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Why Wedding Photography is So Important on your Special Day

JENA &amp; FRED WEDDING-98(1)(1)Weddings are grand occasions where two people come together, in front of their loved ones, to promise always to choose each other. Everyone has their own journey in life. On that voyage, we meet the amazing people we call friends and family. As time goes on, gathering everyone we love in one place is often a difficult task, but this phenomenon occurs on our wedding day. What a beautiful moment in time to capture. These are the types of moments to invest in.

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Meet Kaylena, Writer/Blogger for Emerald Stone Photography

I am very excited to announce that we have a new addition to our team! Meet Kaylena, Writer/Blogger for Emerald Stone Photography!
Kaylena will be creating weekly blog posts that you definitely don’t want to miss! Feel free to comment below on any subjects regarding wedding or lifestyle photography that you’d love to hear her thoughts on!

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