First timers! Prepare yourself for some serious cuteness as you start scrolling through!
We teamed up with Shore Thing Event Services, Sign Me Pretty, and Wild Crafted Floral to create a romantic space filled with love and beautiful roses everywhere! Not only did we capture couples but tons of pictures of your littles too! Our minis took place at Cold Spring Village in Cape May. Sessions were 15-20 minutes long and came with all edited images back to an online gallery.
The clients truly rocked their sessions! Everyone dressed the part. The set up was obviously themed for Valentines day and the colors were bright such as, red, pinks, white to match the vibe. Some dressed super casual and others dressed in gowns. I loved that some clients used fun props and accessories such as heart shaped sunglasses or tulle tutu skirts. Every little detail came to life!
Shore Thing Event Services: https://www.shorethingeventservices.com/
Crystal from, Shore Thing Event Services is always so easy to work with. Crystal and I work together often on stylized mini sessions around various holidays. If you haven't had a chance to check out her offerings, visit her online website or give her a follow on instagram. Her inventory is quite large and can be VERY helpful if you are planning a special occasion as small as a beach proposal or as large as a 300+ person wedding. Whatever you may need, Crystal will be there to listen to your wants and needs and happily assist in the planning process. Thank you, Crystal and also to her hubby, Jason for coming out in the cold to help set up. We loved the Mobile Cart and the beautiful vintage blue luggage for our Valentines Day set up!
Amanda from Wild Crafted Floral is a new contact of mine. I connected with Amanda after a small elopement I shot in Cape May, over this past winter. I hadn't heard of her business before and I was blown away by her beautiful floral designs. I knew when planning my Valentines Day Mini set up that I wanted fresh florals and what better way to hand off the baton to Amanda to get creative with the inspo and vibe I was going for. She hit the nail on the head. What a great feeling it was to partner with Amanda, as a young female run business leader in our community- just starting off! I look forward to working with her more in the future. I tried stealing her for our Easter set up in April but she is expecting a little one on the way at the end of March! Congrats to her and her hubby on their new bundle of joy! I will be sure to send her lots of referrals when she's back from maternity leave and YOU should too! (wink)
Kissing Booth Sign: https://signmepretty.shop/
DANG, WHAT can I say about Sign me Pretty, Mike & Ember. I don't think they knew exactly what they were getting into when Chelsea, my event stylist partner called them less than 48 hours before this scheduled mini session. I was on the run and on the hunt for the perfect sign for the set up. I searched hours and hours at Hobby Lobby, TJ Maxx, Ross, Michaels from Cape May all the way up to Lehigh Valley, PA and everywhere in between. I could NOT catch a break and I could NOT find what I was looking for. Chelsea works with Mike & Ember on many projects throughout the year so thanks to Chelsea and Sign Me Pretty for working their magic last minute. SMP completed the sign with 2 days notice and even HAND DELIVERED it to Chelsea the night before the Valentines Day sessions. Let's just say the sign, exceeded my expectations. Please give them a follow on Instagram and take a look at their website. They do more than signs, tons of talent... just head on over and see for yourself!
Location, Cold Spring Village: https://hcsv.org/
Cold Spring Village always comes in clutch for photography sessions. Whether I need to shoot a quick engagement session, or need shade for an afternoon family session, Cold Spring is at the top of my list for session location recommendations to my clients. I have shot multiple holiday sessions there and it's great in the summer since The Grange restaurant and Cold Spring Brewery sits right on the property. It's a great spot to start your afternoon with a photoshoot and stay for the activities on property, The Grange restaurant and Cold Spring Brewery. Check out their website and event calendar for upcoming events.
(*Photo permit required, I secure an annual pass with the village each year*)