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How do y’all feel about men wearing engagement rings? It’s one of my favorite trends that I’m seeing more and more of. This year alone I’ve had several engagement sessions where the groom has been wearing an engagement ring. And I am here for it!    What’s interesting to me is that without fail each […]

Fettle and Fire Ring Dishes

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How do you feel about engagement rings and ring dishes? As a wedding photographer I see a ton of rings. Like 50 or so every year! It’s seriously one of my favorite parts of my job! Each ring has so much personality and charm, it really feels like you can tell a bit about each […]

House and Honey Ring Dishes

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Styling Your Engagement Session | Engagement Session Tips Part 4