This Prospect Park Boathouse Wedding is nothing short of a dream. For the Ride or Die retreats last fall I was honored enough to lead shoot this Prospect Park Boathouse wedding – a pink and purple queer dream in the heart of Brooklyn. I am DYING to shoot a wedding here at the Boathouse so […]


June 7, 2024

Prospect Park Boathouse Wedding

Kiira and Vince’s wedding at Cuffey’s Cove Ranch was one for the books. It’s one of those weddings where every hour while shooting, and every few photos while editing, I found myself thinking how grateful I was to have been the one to capture it. They spent the morning getting ready around the property with […]


June 5, 2024

Cuffey’s Cove Ranch Wedding

New Beginnings in the Windy City Hey there, bestie! I’m thrilled to share some exciting news with you: I’m making the big move from NYC to Chicago! As a dedicated queer Chicago elopement photographer and owner of Eden Strader + Co, a lesbian-owned business, I’m beyond excited to bring my passion for capturing authentic love […]


May 30, 2024

Queer Chicago Elopement Photographer

Hey besties! Today, I’m sharing a three-part series on how to kickstart your photography blog. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting out, this guide will help you create, engage, and grow your blog. Let’s dive in! Part 1: The Foundation of Blogging First things first, let’s talk about why blogging is essential for […]


May 28, 2024

How to Build a Photography Blog

Hey bestie! If you’re a self-employed photographer looking to legitimize and protect your business, forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) might be the perfect move for you. Let’s break down what an LLC is, the roles of a registered agent and an executor, and how all this applies to photographers ready to take their business […]


May 24, 2024

Understanding LLCs: A Photographer’s Guide

We’ve got some exciting news to share with all our wonderful couples and future clients! After years of capturing love stories in the heart of New York City, Eden Strader + Co is relocating to the Windy City—Chicago! We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring our passion for authentic and timeless wedding photography to this […]


May 22, 2024

Chicago Wedding Photographer

In wedding photography, lighting plays a pivotal role in capturing the essence of the celebration. Proper use of multiple flash setups can significantly enhance the quality of photos, especially in challenging lighting conditions. This guide aims to equip wedding photographers with the necessary skills to effectively utilize multiple flashes to create stunning and memorable imagery. […]


May 21, 2024

The Guide to Multiple Flash Setups for Weddings

IT WAS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE TRAVELING TO JACKSON WYOMING TO PHOTOGRAPH SAVANNAH AND CADEN’S WEDDING AT DIAMOND CROSS RANCH. We first met a few months ago for their engagements at the Bonneville Salt Flats and it’s been so fun getting to know them + their story. While the wildfires of the summer left a haze throughout […]


May 18, 2024

Diamond Cross Ranch Wedding

Josh and Emily’s wedding in San Francisco will be a forever favorite. I was so honored to photograph Emily + Josh’s wedding in San Francisco, CA. I absolutely love it when I get the chance to work with couples who have put together such a unique and fun wedding style — especially when their wedding […]


May 15, 2024

San Francisco Wedding Photographer