Why It’s So Important to Have an Engagement Session

Why It’s So Important to Have an Engagement Session

Engagement sessions are typically taken within shortly after your engagement. They’re meant to help remember this moment in your life, before you are married and when your formal relationship is fresh. On top of that, they also help with a number of other things. Here are four reasons that help explain why it is so Continue Reading



The Why Behind Portrait Photography

December 20th, 2018 |

Occasionally, I’ll take a step back and think about the why behind my career. Why do I do what I do? As an Annapolis portrait photographer, I could list off a million reasons why I love my job. But beyond the art, the human interaction, the business side of things, there’s a much deeper reason Continue Reading

Andrew and Briana’s Fall Engagement Session in Annapolis

December 18th, 2018 |

Since at least half of my weddings take place in the Annapolis area, I am so lucky to be able to meet up with my clients ahead of time for Annapolis engagement sessions. So many of them choose to be photographed in downtown Annapolis since it makes an absolutely darling backdrop for couples in love. Continue Reading

How to Pose Your Clients

December 12th, 2018 |

After working as a Charleston wedding photographer for years, I have seen a trend or two in my clients. One of the biggest things I’ve noticed is how nervous people are to be photographed! Sure, I’ll occasionally have clients who are used to being photographed and completely comfortable. But there is typically some expression of Continue Reading

Sweet Anniversary Session in Baltimore for Natalie and Sam

December 6th, 2018 |

One of the best parts of the off-season as an Annapolis wedding photographer is the opportunity to go back through old shoots and do some fun throwback posts! Things get so busy during wedding season, so I have to focus on current wedding posts, but I am looking forward to sharing some older work with Continue Reading

Five FAQs for your Wedding Photographer

December 4th, 2018 |

For most people, planning a wedding is a unique experience in life. There are so many elements of wedding planning that can seem overwhelming and stressful, and even with an amazing wedding planner on board, it can be hard to navigate the process. As a Charleston wedding photographer, I talk to all potential clients to Continue Reading

2018 Vendor Shout Outs

November 29th, 2018 |

It’s that time of year again! I’ve wrapped up another incredible wedding season—a year of beautiful events from Charleston to Annapolis. I have loved sharing each of my couples’ gorgeous weddings on my blog throughout the year, and I love expressing gratitude to my clients for bringing me along as their Charleston or Annapolis wedding Continue Reading

Owens Family Photos

November 27th, 2018 |

Despite working many weekends of the month as an Annapolis wedding photographer, it’s a welcomed break for me to slow things down and photograph Annapolis family portrait sessions on occasion. It is such an honor to be able to reunite with past wedding clients and connect with new families by spending an afternoon or evening Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving from HannahLane Photography

November 22nd, 2018 |

I have officially completed my final wedding for the year, begun my maternity leave for baby boy, and busted out my snuggly, fall sweaters, (at least the ones that fit right now) so that can only mean one thing. It’s the holiday season! Today I’m wishing you a warm, happy Thanksgiving from Hannah Lane Photography! Continue Reading

Creative Alternatives to Traditional Floral Centerpieces

November 19th, 2018 |

One of the most exciting parts of a wedding day for most couples is the grand reveal of their reception space. After months of tedious planning and hard work, it’s amazing to be able to see their dream come together in the most “real” way. And as an Annapolis wedding photographer, I love the chance Continue Reading

Baby Giddings Corner Nursery

November 14th, 2018 |

Today I am officially 37 weeks and Baby Boy is allowed to come anytime he wants!! We are so excited and can not wait so I figured it would be the perfect time to show off his corner nursery. Daniel and I live in downtown Annapolis, Maryland in a one bedroom apartment. It’s the apartment Continue Reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Print Your Photos

November 9th, 2018 |

In this digital age, it’s so easy to take photographs and forget about them. We all do it—fill up our cell phones with photos and videos and pull them out to show friends but don’t ever do anything tangible with them. As a Charleston wedding photographer, I obviously have a thing for photos, and I’m Continue Reading

Colorado Family Portraits | McIntire Family Photos

November 6th, 2018 |

If you have been following my work for a while, you’d know that I have a thing for Colorado. Although I’m primarily an Annapolis and Charleston-based photographer, I have some roots back West and have loved the time I spend there, as well! We have a lot of close friends who reside in the Springs, Continue Reading

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