mollie tobias


Rustic Editorial North Carolina Wedding Photographer

July 26, 2016

The Legend album is one of my favorite wedding albums. I love the leather wrap cover that looks like an artist’s journal. I love the fine art watercolor pages and the way that they make the images look so deep and rich. And, I absolutely love this new honey colored leather! (You can check out […]

March 29, 2016

One of the more common questions that I get is from friends who are torn about whether or not they should hire me to photograph their wedding. They love my work, they love me, but because I’m a friend they also want me to be a part of the wedding and enjoy myself (which I […]

March 22, 2016

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now, what should you wear for your Spring Engagement Session? The general rule of thumb for engagement photography wardrobe is that you want to wear something that is comfortable and that looks like you. Comfort is important. If you are wearing a top that you have to tug at before every picture […]

March 4, 2016

It might not seem like it (what, with the snow and all) but Spring engagement session season is about to be in full swing!  Don’t panic.  I have everything that you need to plan your Spring engagement session right here. FIRST, DECIDE THE VIBE YOU WANT. Knowing whether you want your engagement session to be […]

February 25, 2016

*The images used to demonstrate different wedding photography styles have been screen captured from the respective photographers websites.  Links are listed below the images.  My images were captured while second shooting for Candice Adelle Photography* Traditional Wedding Photography Traditional wedding photography is heavily influenced by classical art.  Lighting is very important to traditional wedding photographers […]

February 15, 2016

Trying to describe what it is that I do as an upscale Virginia rustic wedding photographer can be hard. The short answer – I take pictures. Congratulations, me and half a hundred other people in a 10 mile radius am I right? So, what makes me different from all of those other photographers? The slightly […]

January 12, 2016

Trying to choose a wedding photographer for your rustic wedding can be a daunting task.  Here are 8 easy-peasy steps to choosing the wedding photographer that’s right for you. KNOW YOUR STYLE Figuring out what you like and don’t like can be the most fun part of the process, but it can also be the most […]

November 11, 2015

One of my girlfriends got engaged and the first thing she said after the obligatory “OMG, we’re engaged!!!” selfie had been posted was, “I need to get on Pinterest and start planning the wedding!”  My friend is definitely not alone. Pinterest has been both a blessing and a curse for modern day brides. The site […]

November 11, 2015

In his 2004 book Barry Schwartz introduced to the world the theory of the Paradox of Choice.  The theory states that even though we believe we will be happier with more choices, the opposite is actually true.  This theory also applies to wedding planning. Here are the five wedding details that have the biggest impact […]

July 22, 2015

There are some things about living in Northern Virginia that aren’t the best – like the unbelievable, never ceasing traffic (Even on weekends! Even during the middle of the day!).  I don’t know that I will ever learn to love that. But, something that Virgnia does have going for it is that Virginia has so […]

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