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Hiya Gemstones! I want to share with you an intimate wedding with Sonia and Jorge. It was one of the first few weddings I had ever photographed, and their wedding date fell on my 33rd Birthday (August 19, 2016)! Sonia and Jorge’s wedding was the first wedding I ever booked, but not the first one I […]

Hi, there! You’re here because you’ve reached the point in your relationship where you know you’ve found “The One.” Congratulations! These are exciting times, and the butterflies in your stomach feel like they are beating each other up! I get it! You’re about to begin a new chapter that will change the rest of your […]

You’re probably planning on doing the traditional reveal at your wedding ceremony. You want to see your future spouse’s reaction when they see you at the head of the aisle in your wedding attire. You are also probably on the verge of being sick to your stomach with excitement and anxiety as your wedding day […]

Before you know it, you are how many anniversaries in, and there’s not much to show for it, save for a few selfies and Instagram posts. Your union deserves so much more than that. Here are a few reasons why you should do an anniversary portrait session.

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Exciting times are ahead! Wedding planning and all things leading up to your big day can be stressful. But there are some enjoyable aspects of the process! Like your engagement photos, for example! I  know that you want everything to be perfect for your wedding, especially getting those natural, effortless photos of […]

“We’re Too Awkward To Pose For Couples Shots” About 3 Summers ago, a sweet couple named Giselle and André needed their engagement photos taken for their save-the-dates. And one of the things they mentioned being reluctant about was posing in front of the camera. They stated that they didn’t want to look or seem awkward, […]

If you’re thinking about skipping the engagement portraits, don’t! Use this time to get to know your photographer and get comfortable in front of the camera. Secondly, don’t miss the opportunity to build fond memories with your life partner. Lastly, turn your love story, your memories into a BIG DEAL!

We live in an era where social media is a prominent factor in our daily lives. Digital images are the easiest way to share our memories and excitement! Before we know it, there are over a thousand pictures on our phones or our laptops. After a while, what happens to those pictures?

Attention, Maids and Matrons of Honor! If you’re looking to ace your MOH assignment, look no further! Today, I am serving up some images of a Boho Bridal Shower Theme for décor inspiration!

Here’s what I learned from my experience and how you can avoid the same mistake.

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