As a wedding photographer, I have witnessed both ends of the spectrum when it comes to the topic of bridesmaids. Let me tell you, your bridesmaids can make or break your big day. Whether you’ve been best friends since diapers, or she’s your groom’s cousin you met at a dinner party last year, an open ... Read More about HOW TO HELP YOUR BRIDESMAIDS HELP YOU!
Our friend and fellow photographer is turning 30 next month. She is super light-hearted and super silly, but for this shoot, we amped up the classiness and added a cake smash in the mix. Shot in our studio, (AKA our house) this isn't the first time we've done a cake smash. Last year another good ... Read More about WHO SAYS 30 IS OLD? ADULT CAKE SMASH – TEMECULA CALIFORNIA
A February Lakehouse San Marcos Wedding We arrived on a windy rainy Saturday. I have to tell you that Carly was the calmest bride I have ever met on a wedding day. Let alone a bride that has pouring rain in her forecast on her wedding day. The original plan was to have an outdoor ceremony on ... Read More about CARLY & KEVIN LAKEHOUSE RESORT SAN MARCOS WEDDING
When one of my photographer besties called me and asked if I wanted to take a road trip to Lake Tahoe for a winter wonderland shoot in Lake Tahoe, I was all for it. I needed a break from this neck of the woods for a few days. We had planned out this trip well in advance, so I had plenty of time to ... Read More about OUR FIRST SNOW PHOTOSHOOT AND A ROAD TRIP TO LAKE TAHOE
I want it to rain on my wedding day! Said no bride, EVER. Unfortunately, there are just some things we cannot control. I guess you could say I am a bit spoiled when it comes to weather. I grew up in the desert most of my life, and I have spent the past nine years in sunny Southern California. I take ... Read More about SOCAL RAIN AND HOW TO SURVIVE A RAINY WEDDING DAY
When we first book our brides, the number one comment we hear is; I don't know how to pose! I get it, standing in front of the camera with a total stranger nuzzling up to your man typically isn't the most natural thing for most couples! My answer is always the same! "WE GOT YOUR BACK." So for anyone ... Read More about HOW NOT TO FEEL AWKWARD DURING YOUR ENGAGEMENT SESSION
A GUIDE TO ADDING RENTALS TO YOUR WEDDING DAY DETAILS RENTING UNIQUE FINDS When I first started photographing weddings, there wasn't a whole lot of options for having lots of pretty details strewn about your wedding venue. It seems like in the past few years the vintage rental ... Read More about ADD VINTAGE FURNITURE RENTALS TO YOUR WEDDING DAY
A TUTORIAL FOR FOR GROOMS, GROOMSMEN, AND WEDDING ATTENDEES POCKET SQUARE BASICS Whether you're a bride to be, a groom who wants to show off his style on his wedding day or someone who is attending a wedding this year, you can benefit from these simple pocket square tips. How do I choose the ... Read More about HOW TO ROCK A POCKET SQUARE AT YOUR WEDDING