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If you want your wedding to really stand out from the crowd you must think of a theme that’s a little more non traditional. EvanLee and Brad have always been huge fans of Halloween so when October 31st was going to be on a Saturday they had to take the opportunity to have a Halloween […]

Halloween Wedding in Lawrence Kansas

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Living in the middle of the midwest we are lucky to have a wide variety of location options when it comes time for photos. Whether you want a natural area or more of an urban feel to your photos there is always a place that will fit what you’re looking for. Chelsea and Thao wanted […]

Fall Couples Photos at James A Reed Memorial Wildlife Area

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Every year the holidays sneak up on us and before you know it, it’s time to send out holiday cards AGAIN. In this post I’ll share with you the best time to take your holiday card photos and how to make the process stress free. The best time to take your yearly photos is in […]

The Best Time To Take Your Holiday Card Photos

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Planning a wedding throughout this past year has been so difficult for many couples. With the future of the pandemic still unknown it’s likely that most couples are having to choose between having a smaller wedding, postponing, or cancelling their wedding all together. I’ll share with you my best tips on how to downsize your […]

How to Downsize Your Wedding

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Once you begin planning your dream wedding you’ll start reaching out to various vendors. The vendor most couples are looking forward to hiring the most is their photographer. You want to make sure your day is documented from start to finish and captured authentically. These images will be your looking glass back to your wedding […]

How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer

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This year I asked my past brides to share their advice for future brides. All of the lovely ladies planning their weddings can take tips from brides that recently planned their own weddings. They all learned what is most important when it comes to wedding planning and making sure you enjoy your day of. Whether […]

6 Past Brides Share Their Advice for New Brides

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We all know the importance of continuing to “date” your partner, no matter how long you’ve been together. It helps keep the spark alive and strengthen your bond as a couple. 2020 has been one hell of a year and the need for connection is even greater now. Now that it is getting colder outside […]

Winter Date Ideas (At Home or Socially Distanced)

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Scheduling an engagement session is one of the best ways to personally get to know your wedding photographer before your big day. Many of my wedding packages include a complimentary engagement session simple to give us a chance to meet, get you both comfortable in front of the camera, and of course give you guys […]

Shawnee Mission Park Fall Engagement Photos

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Choosing to elope instead of having a big wedding is completely a personal preference. Once you and your partner have decided an elopement is the perfect fit for your relationship, how do you even go about planning one? In this post I’m going to share advice from one of my real couples, Loren and Dimitri, […]

How to Elope in Kansas City -Advice from a Real Couple

Please Save the Date - Basic Invite

For all my newly engaged love birds out there I have some helpful advice on ways to ease your way into planning without having to stress…. yet. First things first ask all your guests to please save the date by sending them personalized cards in the mail! Basic Invite offers over 900 different wedding invitation […]

Please Save the Date – with Basic Invites Amazing Cards!