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As a wedding photographer, you start to understand the significance of capturing milestone moments that go beyond the big day itself. Family photo sessions are a wonderful opportunity to freeze these cherished moments in time, whether you’re photographing newborns, growing children, or even beloved family pets! Here are my top 5 essential tips to ensure […]

Capturing Milestones: Top 5 Tips for Successful Family Photo Sessions

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Deciding whether or not to have a first look at a wedding is one of those deeply personal choices that can shape the whole experience of your big day. The first look, where the couple sees each other before the ceremony, comes with its own set of pros and cons. Come along as I break […]

Pros and Cons of Doing a First Look at a Wedding

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Today, we are going to deep dive into the world of wedding day details. Those extra-special touches that turn your already magical day into an unforgettable celebration of your love! While we often focus on the bride, we cannot forget about the groom! From personalized gifts to meaningful momentos, here are some wedding accessories for […]

Meaningful Wedding Accessories for Men

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In the hustle and bustle of wedding planning, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all. From choosing the perfect venue, your dream dress and the best floral arrangements. Yet, among all the decisions, theres one investment that often gets overlooked: an heirloom wedding album! As a seasoned photographer capturing love […]

Why an Heirloom Wedding Album is Important and Worth the Investment

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When it comes to scheduling your photographer, having your wedding timelines planned out is extremely important! To make sure you get the absolute most out of your wedding day and your wedding photo experience, its key to understand the time each segment requires. I’m going to cover a basic template that you can follow to […]

The Importance of Understanding Wedding Timelines for your Photos

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Justin and Marie had an amazing and unique proposal in Santa Barbara and I was so lucky to be able to capture all of it! They came for their 5th anniversary from Chicago. Justin had everything planned out so beautifully! He had a picnic set up for them and hired me before hand to capture […]

A Step By Step Guide For Setting Up a Unique Proposal in Santa Barbara

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Congratulations, lovebirds! As a wedding photographer, I have been fortunate enough to witness countless beautiful moments of couples embarking on their journey to forever. Today, I want to share some heartfelt advice on how to plan mentally for your big day and offer insights on what it might feel like to return to normal life […]

Embracing the Journey: Mental Preparation for Your Wedding in Santa Barbara

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When it comes to creating a memorable experience with your wedding, a grand exit can be the ultimate showstopper. With a wedding grand exit, you and your guests can cap off your day with a bang, creating an unforgettable story that you can look back on for years to come. To help you get inspired […]

Why It’s a Good Idea to Capture your Wedding Grand Exit

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Congrats on your engagement! Now that the big day is coming, you’ll want to capture the special moment with a beautiful engagement session. These photos can be used for your save the dates, invitations, or just as a keepsake for the two of you. To ensure your photos turn out perfect and reflect your unique […]

Tips To Prepping For An Engagement Session

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As someone who owns a photography business, you know how important it is to stay ahead of the competition. Automation is quickly becoming the key to success in the photography industry, helping photographers save time and resources while streamlining their business processes. In this blog post, you will discover why automating tasks within your photography […]

Why Automating Your Photography Business is Vital to Excelling

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