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Salisbury House & Gardens is one of my absolute favorite venues in Des Moines, Iowa! If you love gardens, and historic homes you will love just as much. The weddings you can host here can range from bright and colorful, to “Clue” moody vibes! I mean, it does have that.. “It girl” factor when you […]

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When it comes to getting married in Iowa, the average barn vision comes to mind. Have no fear though, I have worked at and mingled with some of the BEST Iowa wedding venues. Only the best Iowa venues for my humans! The list is in no particular order, so just dive in and find the […]

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These are 3 of my favorite high end wedding venues in Hawaii that I would love to photograph you and your boo at for your day!! Seriously can you imagine the vibes?! Let’s dive into these venues shall we?! I can’t wait to go back to this high end wedding venue: Male’ana Gardens If you’re […]

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WOOOO HOOO!!! YOU ARE FRICKEN ENGAGED!! I love this journey, I remember it all too well, even though I’ve been married for almost 5 years now. When I look back on my time being engaged though, I wish I had a simple to the point check list that I could use to help check off […]

Male'ana Gardens outdoor dinner at a wedding

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Male’ana Gardens is one of my favorite wedding venues in Oahu, Hawaii! It has a gorgeous backyard vibe, with the beach nearby, and perfect little spots around for soaking in time with your closest humans. Ready to dive into what a wedding day looks like there? I thought so! Outside Spaces of Male’ana Gardens Male’ana […]

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Looking for unique wedding venues that are also high end for your Minnesota wedding to truly wow your guests? This post has you covered! I went and did all your leg work and found some truly unique spaces that you need to consider (and then hire me to photograph you in it) for your wedding […]


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