The Neon Museum | Venue Spotlight


Happy Wednesday, love birds! I'm so excited to be sharing a bit about one of our favorite venues today.  The Neon Museum is such a cool place, especially for those who want a real Vegas retro vibe for their wedding day.  They have several spaces to choose from, with the North Gallery being the most popular!  The North Gallery is a private space where you're surrounded by dozens of vintage neon signs.  You can also reserve the Main Gallery, once the museum is closed to the public for additional photos and/or to host your evening reception.  

 Hair + Makeup by:  Smooth Brides  | Florals:  A Garden Floral

Hair + Makeup by: Smooth Brides | Florals: A Garden Floral

 Hair + Makeup:  Amelia C. & Co.  | Florals:  Miss Daisy Flowers

Hair + Makeup: Amelia C. & Co. | Florals: Miss Daisy Flowers

The space can be reserved for your ceremony for 30 minutes and you can also add an additional 30 minutes for photos afterwards or you can just reserve the space for 30minutes to an hour for your pre or post-wedding photos!  

Most of our couples who choose to either have their ceremony at the Neon Museum or their wedding photos, choose it because they want something completely unique! They've already chosen Vegas as their destination wedding or elopement and the Neon Museum really embraces that Vegas Vibe for a lot of people! It's retro, fun, and a little edgy.  

Plus, you can also book the Neon Museum for your anniversary session, bachelorette photos, engagement session, vow renewals, or just to commemorate an epic trip with your love and your best friends! You can't go wrong with this as your backdrop!! 

One of our favorite things about booking a photo session at the Neon Museum is that it is completely private! We have the entire space just for us! We'll let you walk around and check out the signs and pick out some of your favorites.  We'll take you to our favorites too and together we'll make some amazing pictures for you to share with your friends and family back home! Plus, having the space all to ourselves means no crowds or spectators and you'll be able to relax and share some intimate moments with your love! 

So, if you're considering Vegas for your destination wedding or elopement and really want to capture the Vegas retro vibe in your portraits, we highly recommend you check out the Neon Museum and then have us take the photos for you! I promise, we'll'll have a fabulous time and you'll love your photos! XO 

 Hair + Makeup:  Makeup in the 702  | Florals:  Flowers of the Field

Hair + Makeup: Makeup in the 702 | Florals: Flowers of the Field

International Women's Day 2018 Bridesmaids Edition

I decided to use International Women's Day to give a shout out to all the bridesmaids out there standing by their friend on her wedding day.  Being a bridesmaid is such an honor, right? You get to be there for one of your best friends as she marries the man of her dreams.  You get to help her in the planning process, help her into her dress, and you gladly wait on her hand and foot that day! You apply lipstick and put her shoes on.  You make sure her champagne glass is always full.  You check for any hair out of place.  Heck, you may even help her as she goes to the bathroom because, whoever has tried to pee in a wedding dress knows, you're gonna need some help!

Las Vegas Surprise Proposal Charles + Elyssa


Proposals are quickly becoming one of my favorite moments to document!  The excitement and planning leading up to it, the gush of emotions that follow, the pure joy and happiness at that moment.  These are all the things that I love and live for. 

So, gentlemen, when you're planning to propose to the woman of your dreams, you really need to work with a photographer, preferable me (wink, wink!), to help bring your ideas to life with suggestions on locations, time of day, logistics, and so on! Believe me, it will be so worth having that moment documented professionally! I pinky promise!!

Charles contacted me just a few days before he was planning to propose to Elyssa.  They were coming to Vegas from Canada for vacation and he wanted to get it right! This was Charles' first trip to Vegas, so he needed some ideas, which I was more than happy to provide! We settled on the location and then Charles had to work hard to convince Elyssa to get ready for their night out a little earlier than planned. Luckily, he made it work and pulled off an epic surprise proposal! Just look at these images!!! 

Once I introduced myself and Charles explained how he'd been planning this for a bit, we took a walk around the strip to get some more epic images of the newly-engaged love birds! I just love how Elyssa was so excited to share the news with her mom, she had to FaceTime her right then and there! It was my 2nd favorite moment of the evening!!! 

We hadn't planned on walking by the Bellagio fountains as they were about to start, but it worked out perfectly! Maybe it was a sign of how wonderful the day had turned out to be! 

We ended with a few nighttime images that showed off all the lights of the strip and lots more kisses!! Congratulations, Elyssa and Charles!  XO - Jessie