las vegas anniversary portrait session

A Las Vegas Vow Renewal | Ann-Marie + Milo

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Ten years + 2 little ones later, Ann-Marie + Milo came back to where it all began to renew their vows to each other and their family! Anne-Marie and Milo own the successful International Wedding Institute in Paris, France, which specializes in vocational training in wedding planning, wedding design, wedding officiating, as well as workshops and optional master classes. We had met years ago when they were here in Vegas, learning about the destination wedding industry here and had kept in touch throughout the years. I was so excited when she contacted us about their trip and plans for their vow renewal.

Ann-Marie had an ambitious plan to capture her family in her favorite Las Vegas locations and ending their day in the same location they got married at 10 years ago. We discussed her ideas, the logistics, came up with a plan that would work well for everyone, and then we totally rocked it!

Our first stop was the Neon Museum! This is one of our favorite locations for an iconic Vegas vibe! It took some time for their baby boy to feel comfortable with us, but by our second stop, he was all smiles! Our second stop was the Bellagio Hotel and Casino, for another iconic Las Vegas destination! At this point, we took a break! It was time for everyone to freshen up and change to their vow renewal ceremony outfits and it also gave the kiddos some down time to relax!

We met up with Norma from Peachy Keen Unions for their desert vow renewal and it was super sweet and intimate. Having their kiddos be present to witness their recommitment to each other was so special and truly a gift. We’re so happy we got to be there to document the moment and capture some fun memories for them to cherish for many, many more years to come!

Seven Magic Mountains Anniversary Session | Jessica + Andy

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Jessica and Andy were visiting Las Vegas from Scottsdale, AZ recently.  Jessica runs a blog about ethical, sustainable, and colorful fashion called Sustainable Rainbow and she just knew she wanted to get some photos at the colorful Seven Magic Mountains art installation!  This awesome outdoor art exhibit is by Ugo Rondinone and will be on display for free to the public at least until the end of this year, so I'd suggest checking it out soon if you can! Check out the website for all the details HERE

We met at sunrise and had a great time! Jessica's dress matched perfectly with the colorful sculptures and was so much fun to photograph.  Check out a few of my favorites! 

PS. Congrats Jessica + Andy on your pregnancy and upcoming arrival of your baby girl! XX 

Las Vegas Anniversary Portrait Session | Lettie + German

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It's always such a pleasure to hear from past couples and see how they're doing! I was so excited to hear from Lettie last month! We photographed their Las Vegas destination engagement and wedding 6 years ago!! They live in Southern California but were flying into Vegas to celebrate German's birthday and an early anniversary trip and decided it was time for some updated photos.  I couldn't agree more!  A lot of couples only have photos done for their engagement and wedding and then again when they start a family, they do family photos or just photos of the kids.  But, I think it's important for couples to get professional photos together after the wedding day.  Not only do they serve as reminders of where you are now in your life and relationship, but the experience of being together without distractions of everyday life and focusing on each other is so good for you! It's an opportunity to flirt (yes, married couples should totally flirt with each other!!!) and rekindle some of that romance! I highly recommend planning an anniversary session to our couples a few years into their marriage and periodically after that for milestone years.  I promise you won't regret it.  Just check out a few of my favorites from Lettie + German's session.  They totally rocked it out in the desert! XO