3 Things Your Makeup Artist Wish You Knew

Today’s post of three things your makeup artist wish you knew comes to you from Stefanie Weinapple of Makeup By Stefanie located in San Ramon, CA. Below she shares her tips and tricks for getting the most out of your wedding makeup services. Enjoy! Hey! I’m Stefanie and I’m a freelance makeup artist specializing in […]

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3 Things Your Wedding Photographer Wish You Knew

I’m kicking off a month-long series of 3 things your wedding vendors with you knew! I hope these tips and tricks of the posts to come give you a little insight and help further educate you on how to have the best wedding possible. First up is 3 things your wedding photographer wish you knew. […]

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Should You Book a Second Shooter?

Should You Book A Second Shooter? One of the most common questions I receive from my wedding couples is “Should I book a second shooter?”. And while it might not be in the budget for everyone, it’s definitely an option I recommend. Below are three reasons why booking a second shooter is a great idea! […]

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Must Have Detail Photos on Your Wedding Day

The big day has finally arrived and you’ve spent an incredible amount of time, energy, and money on picking out all the beautiful things to make your wedding feel like you. Those beautiful details deserved to be photographed and preserved to be remembered forever! Before your photographer arrives on your wedding day, below is a […]

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6 Reasons You Need More Wedding Photo Coverage Than You Think

Just how many hours do you need your photographer at your wedding for? Many traditional weddings will need about eight hours of photo coverage. This allows your photographer to capture the sweet details and getting ready fun in the morning, all the way to those silly reception dancing shots that night. While there are many […]

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5 Reasons You Should Have a First Look

The First Look is an amazing part of your wedding day! If you aren’t sure about this tradition, these tips will help explain why it would be a romantic addition to your wedding day that not only adds to the experience but also reduces stress. Here are some reasons most of my couples do this […]

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5 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently at My Own Wedding

Don’t get me wrong, I adored my wedding day at Paradise Falls. Having all my loved ones under one roof was an experience of a life time. I still fantasize about having all my loved ones together again to party the night away. However, there were a few key changes I wish I would’ve made […]

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5 Stunning San Francisco Engagement Session Locations

We are so lucky to be surrounded by so many beautiful locations here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The options of places to take your engagement photos is so limitless! I tell my couples that a good way to narrow down your locations is to: A. Pick a location with meaning to you. This […]

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