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Tips For Your Sand Dunes Engagement Photo Shoot

SAND DUNES ENGAGEMENT TIPS Choosing the glamorous and ethereal sand dunes as your engagement photoshoot backdrop? Here are a few tips to take with you! PLAN YOUR SHOOT DURING COOLER MONTHS The best time to have your engagement session in the desert is when the temperature is between 65-80 degrees so that you can enjoy […]

Engagements, Featured, Wedding Tips

Best Places to Elope in California

It could feel daunting to choose an elopement spot with so many dope locations throughout California’s diverse geography and epic architectural backdrops. Here are some guiding points that might help you choose a spot and my best California elopement locations! Consider the Seasons + Climate While California is known for being sunny year-round, we still […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips

5 Main Differences Between a Micro-Wedding and an Elopement

If your ideal wedding celebration includes the words “intimate” and laid-back, you’re normally leaning towards an elopement or a micro-wedding. While these terms get tossed together a ton, they’re two very different ways of celebrating your love. Here are a few key differences between a micro wedding and an elopement! GUEST LIST Elopements are between […]

Elopement, Wedding Tips, Weddings

Wedding Back-Up Plans for #CovidCouples

To postpone or start thinking of wedding back-up plans? That’s the question. If you’re planning your 2020 wedding right now, you might be feeling like those plans are in limbo. Rightfully so! I can empathize with all the difficult decisions that were added to your endless wedding planning list. It F*in Sucks. You’ve navigated guest […]

Wedding Tips

Resources To Help You Postpone Your Wedding!

As the days pass by and more of you are needing to postpone your wedding due to Covid-19, I wanted to start collecting resources that might help you navigate the weird world between “I’ve already planned my wedding” and “the whole world is on pause.” I’ll be updating this as I find more resources for […]

Wedding Tips

5 Steps on How to Postpone Your Wedding Due to Coronavirus

Hey friends — first off, let’s PAUSE. Let’s take a few deep breaths, together. This week has been wild, to say the least, and not in the adventurous trendy wedding kind of way. What you’re going through with wedding planning and Coronavirus is especially difficult; your pain is FELT, your fears are SEEN. I can’t WAIT […]

Wedding Tips

Bachelorette Party: Get #BachShitCrazy and Hire A Photographer

PALM SPRINGS BACHELORETTE PARTY My first ever “styled” photoshoot was a Coachella Inspiration Bachelorette Party. Ever since, ladies have been hiring me to photograph their bachelorettes and it’s something I love love love. Palm Springs bachelorette photographer to the rescue. Now I’m here to tell ya all the good reasons you should consider getting a […]

Wedding Tips

Should I Hire a Wedding Planner?

Why hiring a wedding planner is SO important!  How you experience your wedding day is one of the most important things to consider. Working with a professional wedding planner is going to pave the path for your experience to be stress-free and the most incredible party of your life. Wedding planners are at the top […]

Wedding Tips, Weddings

Advice from a Luxury Hair and Makeup Artist – Sandra Michelle Artistry Interview

If you’re freaking out over hiring your wedding hair and makeup team, read what one super talented Southern California Luxury Hair and Makeup Artist has to say! One huge hurdle when planning my wedding was figuring out the hair and makeup situation. You could say that I had never had a *great* experience with hair […]

Wedding Tips

How to Rock Your Engagement Session: A Venice, California Engagement Session [Allison + Zak]

Venice, California is a vibrant little beach town that holds a special place in Allison and Zak’s hearts. Since moving to California from Chicago and New Jersey, Allison and Zak met through a mutual friend (Zak’s college roommate/Allison’s co-worker). Eventually, they all became  roommates and partners in crime. They lived blocks from the beach, past […]

Engagements, Wedding Tips

Blank Slate Venues: How to Incorporate Tropical Design Into Your Wedding Day

BLANK SLATE VENUES So… you’ve been going on wedding venue tours and walking into a multitude of spaces. Some might have a set aesthetic to their space, while others might be huge industrial spaces that serve as a blank slate for your wedding celebration. I’ve always wondered how wedding planners have been able to turn […]

Wedding Tips

5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Wedding Photos

HERE ARE 5 TIPS TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WEDDING PHOTOS Dear engaged couple tackling wedding planning, I gotchuuu. I want to make this process as easy as eating your fave dessert, so I’m serving up some good stuff in the next few months to help you through it.  Did you know there are […]

Wedding Tips

client love

"I can say with 100% confidence, you will be doing yourself a huge favor by hiring Alex for your big day! I cannot thank her enough for the unbelievably gorgeous photos, the ease of the entire day, the process leading up to it, and for her wonderful and fun personality."

- danielle & chris, 2019 wedding

client love

"Let's talk about the actual wedding day. She HANDLED. She was the director of the whole shebang, making sure everything went smoothly, gracefully guiding everyone into place, and putting on music so we could feel ourselves. She helped make us feel easy, breezy, and sexy/sweet/romantic as hell!"

- natasha & conner, 2019 wedding

client love

"She captures the real, candid moments on your wedding day that you will cherish forever while you are casually going about your wedding day and soaking up every moment. She will capture photographs that will make you sob like a baby and smile so much it hurts. She will be one of your BFFs on your wedding day... your confidence will be up and she will encourage you to make out with your significant other with no reservations. "

- Katey & Tim, 2019 wedding

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