Family Friday | Summer Bucket List 2019

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It’s been a year since I shared a “Family Friday” post and that’s not cool!! I love sharing all the beautiful weddings and elopements we photograph and sharing tips here and there on destination weddings. But, I plan to share a bit more about our life and who we are here as well. After all, don’t you want to get to know us better, the people who will photograph your wedding and be with you, documenting the best day of your life? Yea, I thought so! Here goes!

Every year, our family gets together and comes up with fun things to do during summer! We then make a list and display it somewhere in our home so we can see it frequently. This helps us have a fun and intentionally summer. We don’t always get to everything on the list, but we do our best. The point is to have activities to look forward to and spending some quality time together. This year we’re really excited about the fun trips we have planned! Here’s a snapshot taken on my iphone of our posted list!

We already checked on thing off our list! We visited Yosemite National Park this past week and it was such an amazingly beautiful place! We had such a great time and after a busy spring wedding season, it was very refreshing! Just the perfect place to enjoy nature and reconnect!

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What fun stuff do you have planned for your summer? I hope it’s amazing! XO

Las Vegas Elopement | Jacqueline + Miro

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I swear Jacqueline + Miro could be models! I mean, just look how gorgeous they are! Not only that but, they’re also two of the nicest and relaxed people ever! We had so much fun with them! They came from Australia earlier this year to be married in Las Vegas. They booked with one of the many chapels in Vegas and unfortunately, they do not allow couples to use their own photographers for the ceremony. If you’re looking to book your ceremony with any of the chapels or casinos, I would highly recommend you confirm their photography policy prior to booking. I am also always available to make recommendations on venues who do not have such strict photo policies ; )

Since we couldn’t photograph the ceremony, they decided to go outside the box, literally, and get away from the city for their wedding portraits! We met Jacqueline and Miro at Nelson, which is about a 45 minute drive from the strip and got some fun photos there among their old cars, barns, and cactus! It’s really a neat place for phots! After our time there, we drove to the dry lake bed, which is another favorite spot of ours. This is close by, so the two locations work really well together. We got there just as the sun was setting behind the mountains and gave us the best lighting! Also, really loved how we ended the session with a sweet first dance in the middle of the desert! Totally epic and totally them. Just how they wanted it to be!