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A Bride & Groom’s Guide to Leading Your Wedding Party

Filed in : LG Tips

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog called How to be an Amazing Bridesmaid or Groomsman. It guides wedding party members on how to act, what’s expected of them, and why they’re super important to the whole wedding. Now it’s time to turn the tables and give brides & grooms tools to lead their […]

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FAQ: Does it matter if our photographer has been to our venue before?

Filed in : LG Tips

You’re reading the very first blog in a new FAQ themed series of blogs!! Y’all may laugh about my enthusiasm for answering wedding related questions, but it’s actually a passion of mine 💁🏼‍♀️ Seriously. I love providing brides with tons of information up front. If I can answer your questions before you even have them, […]

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Wedding Planning During Coronavirus Quarantine: 3 Steps to Take

Filed in : LG Tips, Wedding

What a crazy couple of weeks, right?? I never thought I’d write tips for wedding planning during a pandemic, but this is our reality, and your wedding planning should not be put on hold! Actually, all of your new free time is a good opportunity to tackle more meaningful, productive, and fun wedding planning than […]

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How to be an Amazing Bridesmaid or Groomsman

Filed in : LG Tips

Oh hey future bridesmaid/groomsman! Whether you’d done this job before or it’s your first time in a wedding party, this guide is for YOU! 😊 Or maybe you’re a bride or groom, and you don’t really know what to expect from your wedding party and don’t know which tasks to delegate. Keep reading to find […]

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How to make your reception fun and not boring!

Filed in : LG Tips

I’ve been to a lot of weddings. I’ve been in the middle of many dance circles, photographed a lot of toasts, eaten a ton of cake 😋 (not literally a ton, but close), and I’ve been to some incredibly fun receptions. I want ALL of my couples to have bomb receptions, so I’ve written down […]

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Best Places to Propose in Austin, Texas

Filed in : LG Tips, Proposal

I’ve planned and photographed A LOT of proposals in Austin (more than 200 🤯). It’s kinda my thing. So I created a list of my favorite proposal locations in and around Austin to help the couples I’m working with and anyone else who finds this post! Are you looking for a quirky downtown location? Or […]

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8 Tips for Bringing Your Dog to Your Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, LG Tips

So many of my couples ask to include their dog in their engagement photos, and my response is always “YES”! 🐶There are so many benefits to bringing your dog along: They’ll instantly make you feel comfortable and feel like yourselves. Your dog will lighten the mood and take the pressure off! Remember that your engagement […]

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3 Mindset Shifts to Make Before Your Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, LG Tips

Getting your photo taken by a professional is rare for most people… even for me! So when preparing for your engagement photo session, it’s normal to feel nervous. You might feel pressure to look your best, but if your goal is to take natural looking photos that really show who you are, being self-conscious and […]

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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Proposal

6 Reasons to Hire a Proposal Photographer + 2 Questions Answered

Filed in : LG Tips, Proposal

If you’re planning to propose, you’ve probably Googled a million things about rings, timing, locations… all the things. There’s a lot to figure out. The good news is that you’re not alone in this! Hiring a professional photographer to help you plan and photograph your proposal is super important, and not just for the obvious reasons. […]

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How to Handle Bad Weather on Your Wedding Day

Filed in : LG Tips

Weather is the one thing that no bride & groom can control about their wedding. Unfortunately, there’s a lot that can go wrong, from rain and hail, to freezing temperatures and snow, to strong winds, dust and extreme heat. On most days of the year, the weather isn’t perfect, and that fact doesn’t change just […]

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