When it comes to your big day, there really is no right or wrong way to go about it. As a wedding photographer, one of my favorite things is getting a front-row seat to see each couple’s personality shine through their choice of wedding decor, dress, and even the traditions they hold dear to them. […]

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The room is silent as she makes her way up the aisle. His back is turned, but he knows she’s coming. Her dress gets fluffed out, the veil lays perfectly, the lighting is magical, but we all know that he won’t see any of that. He’s going to see her face. Her beauty. Love reflecting […]

The ease in which Morgan and Zach interact with each other is truly something special. They met with me at Wilson Park in Fayetteville for their engagement session and it was immediately obvious to me how comfortable they are together. When you find that person you can be fully yourself with, it is only natural […]

The ease in which Morgan and Zach interact with each other is truly something special. They met with me at Wilson Park in Fayetteville for their engagement session and it was immediately obvious to me how comfortable they are together. When you find that person you can be fully yourself with, it is only natural […]

Imagine this: you’re speed walking through Epcot trying to get in line to meet Aurora before the rest of the crowds line up when you pass by familiar faces. Like stop you in your tracks, can’t believe I just ran into you here, Disney magic is REAL. Ok, ok, it’s not quite THAT dramatic since […]

Is it weird to say that people can have things in common with buildings? Because between knowing just a small snippet of Danielle & Elliott’s story and reading the history of Cooper Memorial Chapel – they are both testaments of great faith. I cannot image a more appropriate place for the Kelley’s to begin their […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Maternity - Bentonville - Edwards

If you had asked me 7 years ago when I first bought a camera if I wanted to photograph families, maternity, and newborn, I would have told you absolutely not. But so much has changed in that 7 years. Moving past the “newlywed” stage and into the family-of-my-own stage has given me the confidence and […]

If you had asked me 7 years ago when I first bought a camera if I wanted to photograph families, maternity, and newborn, I would have told you absolutely not. But so much has changed in that 7 years. Moving past the “newlywed” stage and into the family-of-my-own stage has given me the confidence and […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Maternity - Bentonville - Edwards

Katie and Michael’s engagement session in Downtown Bentonville exactly portrays why no two engagements sessions will ever look alike. No matter if the setting is the same, the “poses” are the same, heck even the outfits could be the same. As long as the couple is different, the photos will be undeniably different. My biggest […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Engagement - Bentonville - Abou-Zeid

I’ve said it before, and I’ll shout it from the rooftops every chance I get – the most important aspect of a wedding is the couple and their love. I knew from the moment I met Emily that her and Derrick’s Sassafras Springs Vineyard wedding would be exactly the embodiment of this motto. Emily was […]

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Shipman Photography - NWA Wedding - Ballroom At I Street - Hartmeier

The first time I met Caitlin and Jacob was at Heroes Coffee as we discussed what it would be like if they hired Shipman Photography for their Ballroom At I Street wedding in Bentonville, AR. I remember being so excited about their dreams for the day, but even more so about the ease of simply […]

The first time I met Caitlin and Jacob was at Heroes Coffee as we discussed what it would be like if they hired Shipman Photography for their Ballroom At I Street wedding in Bentonville, AR. I remember being so excited about their dreams for the day, but even more so about the ease of simply […]

Shipman Photography - NWA Wedding - Ballroom At I Street - Hartmeier