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    5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

    5 Reasons Why Every Bride Needs a Wedding Planner Your wedding day is naturally one of the best days of your life. It consists of all of the little (and big) things that represent you as a couple, a day for all of your friends and loved ones to enjoy and one that you’ll remember forever. There are so many aspects that you need to focus on in order to bring it all together though, which is why this can be such a stressful period for couples too. Hiring a wedding planner can make this joyful time a little easier on your nerves. Here are a few reasons why you…

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    Robert & Molly 9-5-2020

    Molly and Robert had planned to get married at the White Ranch in Chico, CA. We all know how this year has gone for everyone and the wedding industry was no different. Unfortunately they had to make other arrangements due to so many restrictions. They decided to have a smaller wedding at a family member’s house. Molly’s family spent countless weekends redoing her aunt’s backyard to host a beautiful country wedding. The barn was freshened up and a platform added to hold the ceremony. The backyard was gorgeous! The love for these two showed the entire day. They went through quite a few obstacles to have their special day, including…

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    6 Tips to Improve Your Photography Skills in Quarantine

    Who is going stir crazy?! Anyone? Everyone? I know we are in my house.  Things are very different and we are all trying to navigate these weird times. I am trying to stay sane while working from home full time with both my kids. My husband is still working as an “essential” employee since he is in the agricultural field. Weekdays are hard. I can’t stress that enough. Weekdays are HARD. We are making it through as best we can. I am extremely lucky to have such a flexible job that allows me to work from home and adjust my schedule to what works for my life currently.   Outside of…

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    Brendan & Myrna ❤️️ 9-14-19

    Where to even begin with this couple? They are fun, silly in the best ways, and adventurous. I first met them in person at their engagement session. They were prepared with a bag of supplies and props for their photos; champagne with flutes, a plaque. Their session was at Chico State at their request and it was obvious it held a lot of memories for them. Jump to the wedding day: I met Myrna at her bridal suite where she was staying and getting ready with her bridesmaids. It was a rental and recently remodeled with amazing lighting and gave the perfect bright and airy feel for getting ready. I…

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    “We should buy a bar!”

    My weekend was spent editing photos, doing a photo session in Upper Park, and hanging out with my mom and kids while my husband was away. Shout out to my mom who keeps my kids entertained so I can get stuff done! Thanks to her I was able to finish editing the wedding I shot on September 7th for Phil and Jessica. While you scroll through to see photos from the day, read on to learn a little something about my staff. Let me introduce you to Drew, my husband/second shooter/assistant/bartender extraordinaire. He was a guest at this particular wedding while I was the photographer, but being that he’s also…

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    Excuses, Excuses

    I have been going back and forth with writing a new blog post due to various reasons on my end, but finally felt a need. What the hell, right? So this may cause me more work later, I’ll explain that in a bit. My thought for this post was all about how hard life can be sometimes. I was going to come on and write about how my brain doesn’t work and I have so many things that I’m juggling and sometimes I feel like I am drowning in it all. Then I watched a training video about overcoming fear in your business (shoutout to Cole’s Classroom) and the trainer…