Spring

We have a beautiful, multicultural wedding for you today. Blending African and European traditions, this vibrant, visual treat comes to us by way of Evermore Photography . Married in a magnificent Roman Catholic church in Perth, Australia, Christine and Daryl combined their cultures to form a perfect union of love and tradition. From the bridesmaid dresses to the guys ties, their spirited color...Read more
Hello gorgeous! Yes, I'm talking to you, engagement session. I love your Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan, and the way Julie and Travis are so artfully silhouetted against the expansive blue sky and water. You're beautiful and impressive and you know it! And, here something else that's impressive--how intentional photographer Tuan H. Bui, Photographer was in getting to know Julie and Travis' style...Read more
Sarai and Jon's vintage-country engagement sesh is well, pretty awesome. Let's see, we've got a hot couple, a hot car, and wide open spaces. The perfect trio. This cool, classic car belongs to Sarai's father and has been in the family for quite some time. Sarai knew they wanted to incorporate it into their shoot, so they hopped around the open, grassy areas in Nashville, TN til they found the...Read more
DIY Southern Vintage Wedding There is so much lovely to Travis and Mandy's DIY southern vintage wedding, we're taking two days to unpack the loveliness. Today is a behind the scenes tour--from attire to the DIY décor. Tomorrow ... their full wedding feature. Travis and Mandy were married at the Historic Jasmine Plantation near Richmond, VA. Their wedding colors were mostly dark purple and...Read more
No downtown Chicago photo session for these two! That's what photographer Emily Alt had to say about Christine and Forest ... "a dynamic couple with loud laughs, dry wit and fabulous style!" Christine and Forest know who they are as a couple and what they wanted for their engagement session. Since they're getting married this summer on a semi-rustic farm, Christine wanted something in line with a...Read more
Today marks our third and final in a series of couples using props in their engagement photos . We're fans! From story telling to hobby sharing, using props gives your session focus, offers a sweet respite from awkward posing and simply adds visual interest to the photo shoot. Here are 5 reasons in favor of using props . Head over Heels in Love. Today's military-themed engagement shoot was...Read more
Using props in engagement photos is such a great idea { need 5 reasons? } and here's our second case in point ... Meet Sharmila and Harold --an Oregonian couple who love each other, reading and city life. That said, today's sweet inspiration comes from by Anne Nunn Photographers --who did a fabulous job of capturing not only Sharmila and Harold's love of all things literary--but also the...Read more
When Dianne and John first arrived in our nation's capital for their scheduled shoot, they were a little disappointed to find that due to chilly spring weather, most of the cherry trees weren't in full bloom. But photographer, Eric Llanes and his staff did not let this little deterrence inhibit their vision in any way. Dianne and John's Washington DC shoot is sweet, fun and interesting--and the...Read more
We love engagement sessions with an urban spin. That said, Stephanie and John had their fun photo shoot in and around the historic Meatpacking District of Manhattan in New York City. It's easy to see how much fun they had and much in love they are! Much thanks to Misty Enright Photography for sharing this fabulous session. If you're looking for a save the date to match your urban e-session, check...Read more
Happy Earth Day! In honor of celebrating environmental stewardship and "restoring the canopy" today's Color Monday features wedding invitations with trees as the main design element! Although originally designed for those gorgeous fall colors, let's see how they look for the spring and summer seasons. Taking the strong fall colors out of Tender Tree Wedding Invitation design softens the look and...Read more