welcome to

my online journal

Grab a glass of wine and be prepared to get lost in the Sweet Williams love stories

welcome to

my online journal

Grab a glass of wine and be prepared to get lost in the Sweet Williams love stories

behind the lens

brides

engagements

wedding

food

photographers

Journal Topics

Hilton Head Island

Our Family Vacation Hilton Head Island, South Carolina We had such a wonderful family vacation in Hilton Head, South Carolina! Our families were planning this trip for a little over a year! Both my family and Musa’s parents came down for a week of relaxation, good company, and of course delicious food! It’s so nice […]

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Behind The Lens

Start With Why

My Summer Reading List I picked up Start With Why by Simon Sinek at a very pivotal point in my business. I knew what I did and how I am different in my industry but I didn’t know how to articulate my why. Why, is the thing that inspires us and inspires those around us. Yes, there’s something so […]

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Behind The Lens

#WVS: Hair and Makeup Artist

Le Rêve Makeup & Hair LLC Professional Hair & Makeup Artist Hello beautiful, my name is Hanna and I am the owner and founder of Le Rêve Makeup & Hair LLC. I am a crazy cat lady, chocolate loving, perfectionist with big dreams. My team and I have a passion for all things wedding and […]

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Brides

How To Travel With Your Gear

  A Destination Photographer’s Travel Plan The first time I flew on an airplane with my camera equipment I was SO nervous. What if something went wrong? What if my gear were to get damaged? What if flying ruined my film? But the good news is, it’s not as difficult as you’d think as long […]

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Photographers

What’s For Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake

A Food Lover’s Series Strawberry Shortcake is one of our favorite summertime desserts! It’s so light and delicious! I make this recipe “semi-homemade” which allows me to serve it up last minute! One neat trick is you can use almost any fruit for this recipe! Some of my favorites are mixed berries, peaches, and even […]

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Food

#WVS: Wedding Planner

Perfectly Planned Weddings Wedding & Event Planner Hello Brides-to-be, I’m Courtney, your wedding planner and magic maker over at Perfectly Planned Weddings!  I’m SO excited to make your wedding vision come to life! I love everything about your wedding day. From planning your wedding day timeline to the first time you see your venue, I’d love to be there […]

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Brides

Tips For Ring Shots

 Capturing The Perfect Wedding Detail One of my favorite parts of a wedding day is capturing the wedding day details! And my all-time favorite detail, the wedding rings! It’s more than just the sparkle, it’s about the start of a love story, the start of a marriage! From hearing how you met to how he proposed, […]

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Photographers

Photo Mechanic

How I Cull My Photos Photographers, I am SO excited to share with you something that has completely changed my business and editing time. Photo Mechanic has given me hours of my life back efficiently culling photos! When I first heard about Photo Mechanic, I was hesitant to try it. It sounded like one extra […]

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Photographers

What’s For Dessert: Sipping Chocolate

A Food Lover’s Series As a little girl in Paris, we went to this little bakery called Angelina’s. They are famous for their hot chocolate. You see, their hot chocolate is as thick as chocolate pudding and seriously the BEST sipping chocolate you will ever have! When Musa and I returned to Paris on our honeymoon, […]

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Food

My Backup System

How I Backup My Business Photographers, this one is for you! I am married to a Network Engineer who thinks our “intra-web world” is always out to get us. But, he’s right. It’s SO important to have a backup system in place for your business and images! I can’t wait to share with you my […]

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Photographers

Meet The Team

Behind The Lens Of Sweet Williams “Behind every successful woman is a tribe of other successful women who have her back.” And this couldn’t be truer! I’m SO excited to introduce to you the team behind the 2018 wedding season for Sweet Williams Photography! I am so blessed to have these amazing ladies in my life! We […]

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Behind The Lens

What’s A Mother To Wear?

From One Mother To Another “We are getting married!” Becca gushed as she and Musa barged into the house. She was waving her hand in the air displaying her beautiful Tiffany diamond. Little did she know that Musa included us in the top-secret engagement plan!  My husband and I, along with her sister, were anxiously […]

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Brides