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You have probably heard the term “mini sessions” going around, especially around the holidays, but what exactly is a mini session? How does it differ from a full session? I created this post to help you better understand the difference and help guide you when deciding which session is fitting. Mini Session You know those […]

groom waiting for his bride for a first look.

Now that busy wedding season is upon us, a big question I get asked is, ” Should we do a first look? “ In a heartbeat, my answer will always be, “Yes!” But here is the thing. Not only is it my professional opinion as a photographer, but I was also a bride a few […]

Photo booth for your next party

A few year back I had the pleasure of meeting this awesome gal at a workshop. Since then, we have remained friends and have even worked together! When I found out about her new photo booth business I just had to interview her for you to meet. She’s got an amazing sense of humor and […]

6 Tips for a Better Engagement Pictures 5

If you and your fiance are feeling a little nervous about your engagement pictures, I am here to tell you that you’re not alone. I shoot people (with a camera) for a living, and I still get awkward and nervous in front of a camera! It’s totally normal to feel the nerves kicking in, but […]

Bride holding a blush bouquet of flowers in front of a pink wall.

I’m so excited to share Kristi and Chris’s gorgeous Tanque Verde Ranch wedding day with you! Let’s backtrack a little bit. Kristi and Chris had known each other for almost 9 years before they started dating. Everyone surrounding them knew that they were meant for one another, but due to life and circumstances they never […]

Unique Save the Dates 6

One of the first things you get to main out as an engaged couple is a save the date. You know, the postcards with a cute picture of you announcing the date? What if you could create unique save the dates without breaking the bank? Or a save the date so unique that your guests […]

5 Wedding DIY Don't 7

Everyone wants to save a bit of money on their wedding, and DIY projects are a great way to do that. However, there are certain things that you should leave to the professionals. 1. Pictures Far too many couples have hired a cousin or friend to take some casual photos at their wedding to save […]

3 Things That Could Affect Your Wedding Budget 8

Your budget is one of the first things you and your partner will discuss when planning your wedding. It can also cause the most stress! Below are three things that can affect your wedding budget. Location Your wedding location will play a significant role in the creation of your budget. Venues that are in popular […]

Dove Mountain | Anniversary Session 9

Nirjary, from KIS(cubed) Events, celebrated their anniversary by taking a vacation and staying at The Ritz- Carlton, Dove Mountain. It was a windy day, but I mean, look at her hair, dress, and posing! They are such a romantic yet fun couple. The sunset even decided to show off for them towards the end of […]

How to Entertain Kids at Weddings 10

Should we invite kids to our wedding? This is one question that every bride and groom will ask themselves as they plan their wedding and create their guest list.  Most couples already have friends and family members who have children, so this can be a tough decision. Children tend to get bored and fussy quickly. […]