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Resources for black brides

Top Wedding Planning Resources for African American Brides

As a black bride, it’s hard to ignore the lack of resources available to you that showcase the wedding traditions and looks that are important to your family. To help alleviate some of the stress of finding them on your own, we have compiled a list of resources that have proven helpful for black brides all around the country.

Top Wedding Hashtags

Edgewood Wedding | Stateline, NV | Carolyn + Robert

In a strange turn of events, Carolyn and Robert ended up moving their Edgewood wedding to a completely different weekend after they booked me, which meant that I had not one but two back to back amazing Edgewood weddings on the same weekend.  I couldn’t believe my luck to end up with such fun awesome […]

Sutter Creek Engagement Session | Morgan + Vittawat

Morgan and Vittawat met in high school.  Yes.  That still happens.  Flash forward ten years and they are both in advanced academia, living apart and engaged.  This summer, Morgan was working and studying in Sacramento while Vittawat was still in their hometown in Reno.  When we started talking about possibilities for portrait locations, I was […]

Top Wedding Hashtags

Top Wedding #Hashtags and Why You Should Have One

Although you don’t need that pound sign in front of a catchy tagline just to be a part of the “in” crowd, but there are tons of reasons to have a wedding hashtag. Here are some top wedding hashtags from my own clients, with ideas of how to create your own.

Edgewood Lake Tahoe Wedding | Julia + Mark

When Julia first hired me, I wasn’t totally sure why. She is the opposite of most of my couples: super type A, extremely hands on, incredibly attentive to minute details of everything. I can only imagine what her wedding binder looked like. She would write me essays of emails and I’d be incredibly confused.

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Creative Ways to Keep Your Open Bar Reception Classy

In Honor of National Tequila Day Last Week, Let’s Take a Look At a Very Important Piece of Your Wedding Planning– The open bar. A moment of honesty here. Initially this post was going to be about the pros and cons of having an open bar at your wedding, but who are we kidding? An […]

YMCA of the Rockies Wedding

YMCA of the Rockies Wedding | Estes Park, CO | Jamie + Kristen

I first met Jamie and Kristen because they were searching for a Tahoe based photographer on Thumbtack that would be willing to photograph an unconventional engagement session in which a yeti attacked them in the woods and their dog rescued them and thus, they all lived happily ever after. I was the perfect fit.  Duh. […]

Lucie Sterns Wedding

9 Creative Ways to Add Intimacy to a Large Wedding

Large weddings can seem overwhelming and impersonal, unless you make specific efforts to combat those impressions. From staffing up to help ease crowding to enlisting the help of attendants recognizable in their bridesmaid dresses, here are nine creative ways to add intimacy to a large wedding.