las vegas wedding

Las Vegas Destination Wedding | Emily + Pete

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Having family all over the country and having recently moved across the country themselves, Emily and Pete decided Las Vegas was the perfect spot to celebrate their wedding and we couldn’t agree more! These two are super laid back, chill, and so much fun to be around.

We met up at the Elara Hotel where Emily was getting ready and dolled up by the lovely ladies of Makeup in the 702. Then, Jason met up with Pete, so these two love birds could have their first look before starting their amazing day!

They had about 50 friends and family members travel out to Vegas for their wedding and they knew they wanted to have a day that not only represented who they are as a couple, but also represented a bit of Vegas, so they tied the knot at the Chapel of the Flowers. (Side note: most chapels do not allow outside photographers, so ask before booking if they do or not. The ones that do will always charge an outside vendor fee of several hundred dollars to allow you to bring your own photographer.) After the ceremony, we went around and explored the downtown Fremont St. area with the newlyweds, while their guests were transported via private shuttle buses to the Wynn for their reception dinner.

Emily and Pete are a no-fuss kinda couple, so they weren’t too interested in having a traditional reception, with a first dance and the other traditional elements associated with wedding receptions. So, they opted instead to host a private dinner party at Le Cave Wine and Food Hideaway at the upscale and luxurious Wynn Resort and Casino. This ensured they could sit and mingle with all their guests, while enjoying gorgeous views of the strip, delicious food, and heart-felt toasts! With so many moving parts and logistics, they also had Faith of Faithfully Yours Weddings and Events help plan and coordinate their day! Ultimately, their wedding day turned out to be truly epic and completely their own, just as it should be. XO


Vendor Team Love

Photographers: The Emerics

Hair and Makeup: Makeup in the 702

Sola Wood Bouquet: The Paisley Moon

Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka

Bridal Top: Alice + Olivia

Bridal Skirt: BHLDN

Boutonnieres and Corsages: Rooted Willow

Reception Venue: La Cave Wine and Food Hideout

Wedding Coordinator: Faithfully Yours Wedding and Event Planning


Las Vegas Dry Lake Bed Wedding | Joanna + Billy

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Joanna and Billy were planning a quick and easy elopement on their trip to Las Vegas and surprise everyone back home in Maryland! But, when Joanna just couldn’t keep the secret from their parents and I’m sure you can guess what happened once they told them, right?

If you guessed that both sets of parents hopped on the next plane to Vegas to witness their children tie the knot, then you guessed correctly! They were not going to miss this and it turned out to be such a sweet day and one they will all cherish forever.

Caesars Palace Las Vegas Wedding | Chloe + Derek

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We met Chloe + Derek last summer when Chloe contacted us for engagement photos at the Valley of Fire. You can check out their cute Cars movie themed engagement session HERE. At the time, they still didn’t have a wedding date or venue picked out, but when they did, Chloe contacted me again and asked us to photograph their big day. We were so excited to get to hang out with them again and be there to document their wedding day this time!

They chose to have an intimate ceremony with their closest friends and family at the Juno Gardens in Caesars Palace. For those of you considering a wedding ceremony at Caesars, keep in mind that you can opt out of their in-house photographer for an additional fee and have your own photographers capture your wedding ceremony! This is a great option because not only do all your photos have the same style and look throughout your entire day, you also get to have your own photographers whom you already know and have a personal relationship with! There’s also no pushy sales pitch from us afterwards to get you to purchase additional prints or digital images. We always include your fully edited high resolution images for you!

Ok, enough of our PSA and let’s get back to Chloe + Derek’s wedding day!!

We met up with the couple in their hotel rooms for some getting ready shots and to get to know the rest of the wedding party! Chloe and the girls were getting hair and makeup done by Beauty Studio Inc. in their gorgeous suite at the Nobu Hotel inside Caesars Palace. Once everyone was ready, Chloe + Derek had their first look before the ceremony. After the ceremony and family group shots, we headed out for some photos of the wedding party and bride and groom! It was a great ending to a great day!