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This rustic wedding venue in northern California is such a hidden gem!! Jenny and Jason got married at PT Ranch in Ione, CA!! It’s about an hour drive from Sacramento, and nestled in the most gorgeous country area! They have the most incredible spaces for getting ready, having the ceremony, and dancing the night away […]

If you’re looking for Save the Date tips including when to send them, where to print them, and what information to include on them, you’re in the right place!!! When to send Save the Dates  For local weddings (or weddings that are local to most of the guests) I recommend sending out the save-the-dates about […]

Dreaming of a Santa Cruz redwoods wedding?!! Look no further than this incredible bridal elopement session!! Joanna and Henry actually got married the month before in Hawaii, but ended up wanting additional photos in their wedding outfits. They were a bit underwhelmed with their own photos, and were looking for more intimate photos of the […]

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If you’re a beginner to intermediate wedding photographer and wondering what to outsource as a wedding photographer, this is the blog post for YOU!!! When to outsource So your first question is probably “but how do I know I’m ready to outsource?!” First of all, just know that it’s never too early to start, nor […]

Wondering when to book a wedding photographer?! This is going to break down the timeline from when to book your photographer to sending out your save-the-dates!! So first of all, CONGRATULATIONS on getting engaged!!! That’s so dang exciting. If you’re anything like me, wedding photos are your top priority!! They are the only tangible memories […]

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Wondering how to come up with the list of wedding family photos and looking for wedding family photo ideas? As a wedding photographer, I’ve seen all sorts of different combinations. From only having immediate family members in formal family portraits to extensive extended family combinations!! So what’s right for you? Every family is different so […]

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This is for anyone looking for how to give a toast at a wedding!! I’m no expert, however, I’m a wedding photographer who has listened to tons of wedding speeches over the years! There are several things that amazing toasts have in common and I want to share that with you here!! Length of the […]

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Guide to Photographing a Wedding Day Here are 7 wedding photography tips for beginners in preparation of their first wedding day!! What gear to pack that morning!!! Bring three cameras with you!!! Always have two pro level cameras and the third one can be a consumer level as a backup! Make sure each of the […]