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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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The Orchard Event Venue & Retreat - Wedding Venue

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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 […]

Wedding Tips

6 Reasons to Consider A Destination Wedding

Welcome to another heart-to-heart about weddings! Today, let’s talk about something extra close to my heart – the infamous destination wedding. I know, it might seem like a big leap, but trust me, there are some very compelling reasons to consider saying “I do” in a faraway place. Before we dive in, let’s start by […]

engaged man smiling at bride in red dress at mandalay canal in las colinas texas during engagement session with Stefani Ciotti Photography

Wedding Tips

The Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist | My Secret to Staying Organized

I remember the whirlwind of emotions when I first got engaged. The excitement, the joy, and, let’s be honest, a touch of overwhelmed nerves as I faced the daunting task of planning what was bound to be one of the most important days of my life. (The pressure mounts pretty quickly, doesn’t it?) But after […]

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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!)