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Lynsey and Ben’s wedding day was nothing short of magical. From the getting ready room all the way through to the reception! I have never seen a calmer bride and groom. Even knowing she had to make the drive from where she was getting ready all the way to El Conquistador couldn’t shake Lynsey’s overall […]

Wedding

Lynsey and Ben El Conquistador Wedding

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Engagement Session Checklist Set date, time and location with your Photographer Review Style Tips Schedule hair and makeup appointments Choose your outfits Get your nails done Clean your ring Pack a bag with: Flats or flip-flops for walking between photo spots Outfit two (including shoes and accessories) Touch-up makeup Water bottle (for warmer sessions) Coat […]

Couples, Featured, For Brides

Engagement Session Checklist

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What to Wear for your Engagement Session: For Him   As Long as He’s Got That Suit & Tie From James Bond to Don Draper, men look most striking in a well-tailored suit. If he doesn’t have one, now’s the perfect time to invest in something he’ll wear for the rest of his life! The […]

Couples, For Brides

What to Wear for your Engagement Session: For Him | Engagement Session Tips Part 9

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What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Hair & Makeup Professional hair and makeup is on the top of most of my brides’ checklists because it looks amazing and removes the stress of getting ready on your own. Whether it’s lash extensions or blown-out hair, professional hair and makeup will give you an extra boost […]

Couples, For Brides

What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Hair and Makeup | | Engagement Session Tips Part 8

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What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Flattering Your Features   In my experience, every woman, regardless of her shape has an area of her body that she’s self-conscious about, so recognizing what that is in advance is key. Choosing flattering silhouettes and colors that compliment your natural features is the best way to ensure […]

Couples, For Brides

What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Flattering Your Features | Engagement Session Tips Part 7

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What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Choosing Colors and Coordinating Looks   Choosing Colors When choosing colors for your outfits, I recommend selecting lighter tones and more muted shades. By avoiding ultra-bright, bold colors, it will help bring all the attention to your faces and let the eye focus on the way you feel […]

Couples, For Brides

Choosing Colors and Coordinating Looks | Engagement Session Tips Part 6

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What to Wear for your Engagement Session: Say Yes to The Dress   Have you thought about rocking a sequined gown, tulle skirt or flower crown but just never had an occasion for it? Your engagement photos is your chance to do it up! Remember: There is no such thing as “too dressed up” when […]

Couples, For Brides

Say Yes to The Dress | Engagement Session Tips Part 5

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Styling Your Engagement Session When planning your engagement session there is a lot to think about! I know first hand from planning my engagement session at Disneyland! And there are lots of little tricks for styling your engagement session which will elevate your engagement images even more! If you want your engagement images to look […]

Couples, For Brides

Styling Your Engagement Session | Engagement Session Tips Part 4

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How To Plan Destination Engagement Pictures Some of my couples have taken engagement photos in truly spectacular places! I’ve photographed some really cool places. My favorites are Europe, Sedona, and of course Disneyland! Every time I post about those sessions I get asked how to plan destination engagement pictures. For me it’s easy! I love […]

Couples, For Brides

How To Plan Destination Engagement Pictures | Engagement Session Tips Part 3

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Let’s chat about Valentine’s Day! More specifically, let’s chat about what is the best Valentine’s Day Gift that you should buy for your partner (and yourself)! I’m not writing a list of top ten gifts for her and for him because you can find those anywhere. I am sharing a personal experience about a product […]

Couples, For Brides, Personal

Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas