WEDDING TIPS | Archive | Ruby Sandoval Photography

I'm so glad you're here! Here's where you can find past weddings, engagement and family sessions, updates of my little family, and a bit of everything in between. So grab a drink, get cozy, and stay awhile!  

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Unique Save the Dates 1

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 2

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 3

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 […]

How to Entertain Kids at Weddings 4

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. […]

5 Things To Trust Your Wedding Photographer With 5

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 […]

How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Venue 6

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 […]

5 Reasons Why You Need A Wedding Planner 7

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 […]

Engagement & Family Dresses for Fall & Winter 8

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]