WEDDING TIPS | Archive | Ruby Sandoval Photography

When I'm not out taking photos, you can find me with my hair half back, drinking a Dirty Chai Latte, and trying to keep my kids entertained and sane during this pandemic. If you're looking for wedding advice or trying to decide on what to wear for a family session, you've come to the right place. There's so much you can find here! Now, grab yourself a cup of tea, get cozy, and make yourself at home!

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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 […]

5 Wedding DIY Don’t

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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 […]

3 Things That Could Affect Your Wedding Budget

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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. […]

How to Entertain Kids at Weddings

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Wedding Tips

Trust is a big factor in any relationship. This also applies to your relationship with your wedding photographer! There’s a reason you chose them specifically to capture your big day! While you may have a vision of how you want some of your images to turn out, for the most part, you are going to […]

5 Things To Trust Your Wedding Photographer With

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Finding the perfect wedding venue can a lot of time and research! It can sometimes be one of the hardest parts of planning a wedding. You have this vision on your mind and on your Pinterest board, and finding THE perfect venue can be tricky. How do you pick a wedding venue? Although it might […]

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue

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Wedding Tips

Your wedding day is easily one of the best days of your life. It consists of all of the little (and big) things that represent you as a couple, a day for all of your friends and loved ones to enjoy, and one that you’ll remember forever. However, there are so many things you need […]

5 Reasons Why You Need A Wedding Planner

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Finding a dress for your engagement pictures or even an anniversary or family session can be such a hassle. Especially when you have no idea what style you want or what photographs best. As I mentioned before in the Spring and Summer edition, the most flattering dresses for photographs are the flowy dresses or cute […]

Engagement & Family Dresses for Fall & Winter

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Wedding Tips

Finding a dress for your engagement pictures can be a tricky task. Especially when you have no idea what style it is you want. I remember when we got our engagement pictures taken, I had no idea what I was supposed to wear and ended up in shorts and a white top. Oops! Luckily I […]

ENGAGEMENT DRESSES FOR SPRING AND SUMMER

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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 […]

6 TIPS FOR EVEN BETTER ENGAGEMENT PICTURES

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You’re engaged! Cue the confetti! At this point, you have probably picked out a date, narrowed down a venue, and very likely a photographer. If you haven’t, click here because guess what? You found her! One of the questions I get asked most is, “do we even need engagement pictures? How do we prepare for […]

HOW TO PREPARE FOR ENGAGEMENT PICTURES

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One of the biggest questions you are going to get is, “Have you picked out a date?” With good reason! Without a wedding date, you can’t move forward with the planning. Will it be a spring wedding? Fall wedding? Winter? New years? You get the idea. I do want to talk about a few wedding […]

3 WEDDING DATES TO AVOID

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Wedding Tips

When it comes to finding a bridesmaids gift, you can either go big or keep it simple. I prefer something small yet meaningful, but we’re all different. Some brides create a box with tons of cool nick-nacks that might never end up being used, where others gift a bottle of wine, and it’s the best […]

GIFTS YOUR BRIDESMAIDS WILL LOVE

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As you start checking items off your wedding to-do list, you’ll eventually find yourself searching for a photographer. If you’re not sure when you should start, click here to find out! You are probably already following some amazing photographers you love on Instagram, but you should still ask some questions before you seal the deal. […]

8 QUESTIONS TO ASK WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS

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Wedding Tips

How much do you value Wedding Photography? Unless you plan on displaying your shoes and centerpieces at home, the only real memoir you will have is what your wedding photographer captures. As you might already know, there is a lot that goes into planning a wedding—finding the perfect venue, deciding on a date, what style […]

WHEN TO BOOK YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Do you remember the pure bliss of marriage following your wedding day? All the love, opening presents, smiling and enjoying the beginning of a new journey was at it’s highest. Fast forward a few years or even months and the feeling is not as potent anymore. You’re both busy with work, kids might be in the picture, and you’re too tired to even talk with one another at the end of the day. It doesn’t mean you are no longer in love, but you might miss the person you were dating before you got married.

THE BOOK THAT STRENGTHENED OUR MARRIAGE

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Ruby is a Tucson wedding photographer specializing in candid wedding photography, and natural-looking posed wedding photography. As an Arizona wedding photographer, she is very familiar with Tucson wedding venues and Phoenix wedding venues.

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