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ALEXANDRA & MARK english garden wedding

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It’s still surreal to think that buying a used camera for $300 has taken me to travel to places like Napa to shoot weddings. It was an honor to shoot this Napa California Winery Wedding. We LOVE when our couples take us to new destinations! Lauren and John chose to read their vows right after […]

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To all my photographers, do you wonder what it takes to get published? Or maybe you are tired of being rejected and hearing NOs from editors. Today I want to talk about the 3 common mistakes photographers make when submitting their work to blogs and magazines. Read on to find out how to get published. […]

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Jahi and Tubi had the most beautiful (and fun!) tropical Ethiopian Andrew Mellon Auditorium wedding. Their day was filled with joyful moments. In choosing a design, since they both love the beach, they had a tropical vision for their wedding day. And since palm leaves are common in Ethiopian weddings, it was a win win! […]

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Most of us love the look for natural light. It makes our job way easier, right?!? We try and fit all the portraits during sunlight since it is the best and most flattering light. Find out how to get bright and airy images with off camera flash. BUT when it comes to night receptions or […]

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Nick and Pilar had the most beautiful 3 Day Destination Wedding in Cartagena, Colombia. It started with a welcome rooftop happy hour, followed by island hopping the next day, and a rehearsal dinner at a historic house the day before the wedding. It was one of the first times I’m like, “GOSH I wish I […]

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We absolutely LOVE when our couples bring us to a new location. We were beyond excited when Emma and Robin brought us out to Malibu! I mean, the East Coast CANNOT beat these views. Check out their gorgeous Malibu engagement session. We do encourage our couples to have two outfits, one casual and one formal. […]

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Dear brides, I get it, the venue comes with a venue coordinator, so what’s the point of hiring a wedding planner?  Speaking as a photographer, when there is no planner the timeline is left to us, which really takes us away from capturing your moments. Read on to find out the difference between a wedding […]

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Damion and Samantha had the most perfect District Winery Wedding! There were so many emotion filled moments in their day, which we LOVE! Also, I have tried to recreate Sam’s hair style on myself, and it was a total flop! Totally obsessed with her hair. Check out their wedding on both Washingtonian Weddings BLOG and […]

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If you feel like you have seen Abby before, that is because you have. I like to count this wedding as my first celebrity wedding! Abby happens to be a White House correspondent, so she’s always traveling to the coolest spots. You can see a glimpse of her life here. Abby and Marcus had the […]

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Brides I get it. Maybe you want to be traditional and wait until the walk down the aisle for your groom to see you for the first time. That’s completely fine. This is YOUR wedding day and the final decision comes down to you two. BUT there are so many benefits to having a first […]

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A lot of moving pieces go into planning a wedding day timeline and we know it's easy to feel like a hot mess! Make sure you do not make these mistakes. 

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