Welcome to my Blog!

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!




Wedding Tips

Wedding Venues

Portrait Locations


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

latest post:

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 […]

Bride, groom and family celebrating after wedding ceremony at wedding venue in Azle TX

Wedding Tips

How To Navigate Family Dynamics While Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding is a journey filled with joy, love, and yes, likely a touch of family drama. It’s like blending different shades of color on a canvas, hoping each one complements the other beautifully. (Can you tell I’ve taken up painting recently? Ha!) When it comes to how to navigate family dynamics and blending […]

The Orchard Event Venue & Retreat - Wedding Venue

Wedding Venues

The Orchard Wedding Venue in Azle, TX

If you haven’t heard of The Orchard wedding venue yet, you’re in for a real treat! This 100+ acre property, tucked away in Azle, TX, is a tranquil oasis. Surrounded by 100-year-old pecan trees, this lush pecan orchard is a breath of fresh air and a sight to behold. Before we dive into all the […]

Featured Posts

Questions to ask your Wedding Photographer

The Ultimate Wedding Photography Timeline

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


Snag this!

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!

And this too!

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!)