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I'm a DFW based wedding photographer, specializing in vibrant and authentic storytelling. Browse the blog for wedding planning tips, venue features, local portrait locations and/or beautiful weddings and engagements around the DFW metroplex and beyond!




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Tattooed bride and groom in navy suit smiling while holding signed marriage license at table in Stoney Ridge Villa wedding venue

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Ah, the adventure of changing your last name after saying “I do” – it’s a journey many brides embark on with a mix of excitement and, let’s be honest, a tad bit of apprehension. I had already had experience going through the name change process in Texas when my stepdad adopted me as an adult […]

Square halo diamond engagement ring and bezel wedding ring set on glittery gold

Wedding Tips

How To Choose A Diamond Ring

Have you been wondering how to choose a diamond ring – and where to start? If you’re embarking on the exciting journey of selecting a diamond for an engagement ring – and are not quite sure where to start – you’ve come to the right place! I remember when my husband and I first started […]

Bride laughing in bridal suite at Knotting Hill Place captured by Stefani Ciotti Photography

Wedding Tips

Your Ultimate Week-Of Wedding Checklist

Can you believe it? Your big day is almost here! After all the Pinterest boards, dress fittings, and cake tastings, it’s finally the home stretch. This week is your moment, the final countdown to your beautiful wedding. Now, I know it can feel like there’s a mountain of tasks left to conquer, but let’s take […]

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Questions to ask your Wedding Photographer

The Ultimate Wedding Photography Timeline

What is a First Look?
And should you consider one?


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The Ultimate Guide to
Dallas Photoshoot Locations

Searching for the perfect location for your next portrait session? 
Let me help!  I've compiled 50 of my favorite portrait locations in North Texas into a free guide for you.  Download it below!

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Wedding Planning Tool

Searching for a free and versatile digital wedding planning tool?  One that offers a roadmap from engagement through after the wedding?  One that can be completely customized to you, is accessible from anywhere, by anyone you want, via website or desktop/mobile app? Then this is for you!  Download this free resource below!  (Download also includes an instructional video to walk you through the basics of Trello + how to best use your new wedding planning board!  All free!)