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There are so many details that go into planning a wedding, and every bride puts value on different things. For me (other than getting some amazing wedding photos – of course), I wanted the dance floor to be outside and to dance the night away with a great DJ. I wanted amazing wedding party photos […]

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Earlier in the year I polled Instagram to see what they were interested in, and one of the topics that got the most votes was behind the scenes. So in the spirit of showing you some behind the scenes stuff, today I want to tell you all about preparing for a session and wedding, and […]

Brand photos behind laptop - prepping for a session and wedding


I love, love, love sparkler exit or reception exit photos! They are so much fun and such a great way to end your wedding gallery and album. So, without further ado, here are 7 tips to keep in mind when planning your big exit!  7 tips to nail your big exit on your wedding day […]



You’ve invested in and now have your gorgeous heirloom wedding album, but how do we make sure it will last for all those years and generations we’ve talked about? I want to give you some simple and easy to implement tips to make sure everything is being taken care of so that album can be […]

Wild Boho Wedding Inspiration at White Iron Ridge | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #whiteironridge #bohowedding #kcboho #kcweddings #kcweddingphotography


For something to be heirloom quality, it must be made of such superior merit that it can withstand being handed down from generation to generation. And for something to be of heirloom quality it is going to be an investment, but one that is so worth it.   Think of it like buying a cheap trendy […]

Heirloom quality albums and why their caliber matters | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #kcwedding #kcweddingphotographer #weddingalbum #printyourphotos


I am all for printing photos all the time. But do you want to know the importance of your wedding album, and why it’s such a big deal? Your wedding album is so much more than just getting your photos off of a hard drive and into your hands. Receiving your wedding gallery might be […]

Importance of your Wedding Album | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #printyourphotos #weddingalbum #weddingphotos #heirloomweddingalbum


A photography friendly wedding timeline can be a crucial part of getting the photos you want and keeping your day on track. I know this may sound pretty standard, but I am going to tell you why I really want to be the one to suggest a timeline for you. And I’m aware this may […]


I love to have an engagement session with couples prior to their wedding. It gives us a chance to get to know each other, which is so important for their big day. Engagement sessions give my couples an idea of how I work – posing, changing lenses, terrible Laffy Taffy/dad jokes – so that their […]

Planning your engagement session | Kelsey Alumbaugh Photography | #kcwedding #weddingphotographer #engagementphotos #engagementphototips


I’m here to walk you through how to use Style and Select – the site that is going to make planning outfits for your session a breeze! Style and Select is the amazing company that was created by two photographers who were looking for a better way to give their clients guidance for their sessions. […]

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The getting ready room for the bride needs a good amount of window lighting, and I’m going to tell you why. It may not seem like that big of a deal, but if you want those beautiful, soft-lit getting ready photos, a window can make all the difference! These are great bridal suite ideas to […]

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