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Caiti & Mike//Historic Hopkins Farm//Rebecca Hicks Photography

June 11, 2020

This maternity session at Historic Hopkins Farm in Simpsonville, South Carolina was so special to photograph. Wilson and I have known Caiti and Mike for years now- since they booked their wedding with us in 2017! We have had the honor to photograph these two through engagement, wedding, and now parenthood! It has been a […]

June 3, 2020

This gorgeous sunset maternity session near Greenville, South Carolina left my heart melting! I met Roxy and her family at Hotel Domestique. This venue is truly like no other! It looks like a slice was taken out of Europe. And when Roxy texted me pictures of her dresses, I about died! I always tell my […]

Roxy & Jason//Hotel Domestique//Rebecca Hicks Photography

Jun. 21//Photog Thursday//Two Reasons Why Blogging is Important for Photographers

June 21, 2018

If you are a photographer in today’s ever-changing market, you have probably heard that you should be blogging on a weekly, maybe even daily basis. However, do you, as a photographer, know why your blog is critical to business success? Photography is a very personal service; I mean, photographers are being invited into the most […]

May 31, 2018

After teaching other photographers this past spring during my mentorships, I shudder at the thought when some of them tell me that they do not have a working contract. No matter if you are a hobbyist or a full-time wedding photographer, every photographer needs a legal contract. Today, on the blog, I am sharing four […]

May 31//Photog Thursday//Four Reasons Why You Need A Legit Contract

May 30//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//10 Wedding Costs Brides Overlook

May 30, 2018

Sticking to your budget is probably the hardest thing about planning a wedding. Many brides know that their dress will have to be altered and the catering bill might be higher than previously thought; but, some overlook these hidden wedding costs that should be included in the overall budget. 1) Beauty Treatments Yes, you have […]

May 16, 2018

There is nothing as dreamy as walking into a bridal boutique for the first time. Each store is enchanting; but, before you head out with your family and best of friends, there are some important things to consider. Brush up on these tips before making an appointment.  1) Keep Your Shopping Team Small You have […]

May 16//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//4 Things Every Bride Should Know…Before Wedding Dress Shopping

May 10//Photog Thursday//Canon vs. Nikon (For Beginners)

May 10, 2018

Coke or pepsi? Nikon or Canon? This is the great debate of photographers. Even though deciding between Nikon or Canon might be easy for experienced photographers, beginning photographers often have trouble, and, just buy the one that is on sale at Best Buy. I think it is really important to know the difference, because, the […]

May 9, 2018

At the beginning of the wedding planning process, choosing your wedding party is a big deal for all brides and grooms. Not only will these honorary attendants help the bride and groom get ready for the biggest day of their lives, but, they will help set the tone for the day, also. Therefore, in order […]

May 9//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Choosing Your Wedding Party

May 2//Lander Graduation Session//Rebecca Hicks Photography

May 2, 2018

I was so excited when Jessica, a former bride that I shot back in March, called me to take her senior graduation photos at Lander University, along with two of her closest friends. All four of us wondered around Lander last Wednesday evening, before Wilson and I went down to Charleston, celebrating their graduation with photographs. […]

May 2, 2018

One of the most exciting parts of wedding planning is choosing your bridal party. Last week, I blogged about the role of the maid of honor, bridesmaids, and flower girl; and, this week we will turn to the groom’s side of the bridal party that he is responsible for choosing. 1) Best Man Like the […]

May 2//For Brides: Wedding Wednesday//Bridal Party Duties (Groomsmen Edition)