Anna & Chris

Chris & Anna are kind, genuine people, and that’s not just a platitude. They make you feel seen and understood, and as stated in their ceremony, “they care about the right things.” The love they share is so thoughtful and pure, and it was truly an honor to be a part of their wedding day […]

May 14, 2018

Wedding

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Posing Couples

Okay I have to admit that this could be a whole book, but I’ll do the best I can to share my most important tips in this blog post. In my opinion, posing couples is one of the more difficult jobs of a photographer, and here’s why: you’re not merely posing a couple. At the […]

March 8, 2018

For Photographers

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The Wedding Veil Debate

I feel qualified to write on this subject because I have first hand experience with the wedding veil debate. In my case, my mom really encouraged me to wear a veil as she believes it is part of the bridal experience. I, on the other hand, wasn’t as convinced and had dreams of wearing a […]

March 6, 2018

For Brides

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Nora Jane Neff

About a month ago I had the privilege of photographing a maternity/family session for the sweet Neff family, and this week it was so sweet to return to their beautiful Indianapolis home for a newborn session! Just ten days earlier they welcomed baby Nora Jane Neff into the world, and she is sweet as can […]

February 9, 2018

Family

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Dream Wedding Venues

As I set goals in this new year and dream about the future of Christa Hitchcock Photography, I began considering some of my bucket list venues. Over the years I’ve been noticing and remembering a few venues that have stuck out to me, and I decided to compile them here. Partly because you don’t get […]

January 24, 2018

For Brides

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Autumn Inspired Wedding Editorial

With little competition, my favorite season is fall. Yes, I love the heat of summer and the still, quiet snow of winter, but every year I get most excited when the air gets crisp and the leaves begin to change. I believe it’s when the world is at its most magical- full of color, life, […]

January 22, 2018

Wedding

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Indianapolis Barn At Bay Horse Inn Wedding | Lauren & Kraig

Last October I had the pleasure of second shooting for sweet Sami of Sami Renee Photography. With a busy summer schedule it’s not often that I get to second shoot for another photographer, but I always love the opportunity to 1) spend time with a great friend and 2) learn from another person’s shooting style! […]

January 18, 2018

Wedding

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Neff Family Photos

I have to admit, maternity sessions are quickly becoming a new love of mine. Although I’ve never been pregnant myself, I love watching friends walk through this season, sharing in their anticipation and joy. If you know the Neff family, then you know they make it easy to cheer them on. They are kind and […]

December 20, 2017

Family

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Unique Wedding Details

I recently asked some of my followers what topics they wanted to hear about on the blog, and I was so encouraged by the response. One of the ideas that a current bride mentioned was how to take her wedding from good to great as she’s in the thick of her planning. I love this […]

December 13, 2017

For Brides

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Apoorva & Shrey

I always love the opportunity to photograph the traditions of other cultures, and this is no exception. For the first half of Apoorva & Shrey’s engagement session at Holcomb Gardens, Apoorva wore this stunning saree gifted to her from her mother. I couldn’t get enough of the vibrant colors, intricate details, and flowy fabric-I can […]

November 13, 2017

Engagement

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