Coming from an art background, I think of photography as a tool to communicate. My clients are complex beings with a variety of interests, and my aim is to document the beauty and depth of this experience. I never go to a shoot thinking I know what to expect, because each story is different, and it's my job to find out what that is. I shy away from clich├ęs and don't want to make wedding photographs look like an advertisement. My goal is to capture genuine, honest images that celebrate the couple and the group of loved ones who came together for the occasion.

I'm a huge fan of the creative process and watching ideas evolve through play. What does this mean with regards to your wedding photos? I believe the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy the moment. People have told me my warm attitude puts them at ease. I'm ready to just keep on shooting until you forget I'm there, and your radiant selves emerge in the viewfinder. I'm always curious and excited to see what will happen, and I have complete faith in the process. Somehow, it never lets us down.

If you book with me, I definitely recommend taking advantage of the $100 engagement shoot so we can get to know each other better. A no-commitment engagement shoot is $300, and if you decide to book your wedding with me, I'll apply $200 of that to your deposit.

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How I cater to Offbeat Brides

I love to move with the music while photographing on the dance floor, and I get great shots interacting with guests that way. I cherish the portrait where someone is making a goofy face just as much as the one where they look gorgeous and beaming. I love humans in all their idiosyncrasies, and while I don't think these should be considered strange sentiments, it does seem that I am well suited to work with offbeat couples.

I offer targeted coverage that could be as simple as just me for one hour of shooting time, or as complete as the whole shebang up to ten hours with a second photographer. Fill out the contact form on my website for a customized quote that best suits your needs.

"Andrea is absolutely wonderful! She helped everyone feel so relaxed and truly has an eye for what will create a stunning picture. I was really worried that my wedding pictures were going to end up being prom-y because I'm the most awkward person ever and get weird in pictures and this wasn't the case at all – they look relaxed, happy, and full of love. We love every single shot and cannot speak highly enough Andrea and her amazing skills!" – Lauren Bessler

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