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Why Intimate Backyard Weddings are AMAZING

Filed in : LG Tips, Wedding

Whether you’ve always dreamed of having an intimate wedding or if Covid-19 has given you no other option, having a backyard wedding can be surprisingly amazing! And if you’re looking at your backyard and thinking “Uhhh no way”… don’t stop reading! It doesn’t have to be your backyard. It doesn’t need to be a backyard […]

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How to Prepare Your Partner for Engagement Photos

Filed in : Engagement, LG Tips

Let’s talk about engagement photos! You’ll get dressed up for a fun date, run around a pretty place, and there will happen to be a photographer there! Oftentimes, one partner is really excited and CAN NOT WAIT for their engagement photo session, and the other partner is super super nervous. 😬 Some people fear needing […]

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A Letter to Newly Engaged Couples: Wedding Planning During Covid-19

Filed in : LG Tips

You’re engaged!! (I’m doing a little happy dance for you 🥳) I photograph A LOT of proposals, and I know how exciting this time is. As you get used to the ring on your finger, you’ll probably start thinking about your wedding. Beginning this process is always a bit overwhelming, but we’re also in the […]

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Planning an Elopement or Small Wedding During Covid-19

Filed in : LG Tips, Wedding

In March, after the world shut down, I wrote a blog post about the 3 Wedding Planning Steps to Take During Covid-19 Quarantine. That was a scary time, with lots of unknowns. This, understandably, caused stress for Spring and Summer brides & grooms. My goal was to give advice and encouragement to help couples stay […]

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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

This is my list of the best places to propose in Austin, Texas! I’ve planned and photographed A LOT of proposals (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 […]

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