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Let's start with some background: "When I was 15 years old, I shot, developed and processed my first roll of 35mm black & white film. Immediately, I fell in love with the magic of photography and making people look and feel good through my art. This is what I was meant to do. My devotion to the art got serious during my final year at Agoura High School; four of my...

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Today we are meeting with sought after Make-up Artist Tara Dowburd, the owner of Make-Up Therapy.  Tara and her Beauty Team specialize in Make-up application and hairstyling for celebrity and high-end weddings, the red carpet, TV appearances, special events and photo-shoots. They are known for creating styles that are both effortless, chic and trendsetting elegance, however natural or glamourous. We are very honored to present our latest interview with...

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Don't try telling us you haven't had a Pinterest board full of wedding dresses since you signed up for the addicting app. No shame, we have several! It's not all Pinterest boards and games though, wedding dress shopping can cause some serious stress. While Say Yes to the Dress is at the top of our list for guilty pleasure television, it's not always realistic. Fear not, we're here to give...

10 Boho Bride Essentials

In the fashion world, the word "bohemian" refers to a romantic, unique, or free-spirited feel. Boho style is gaining in popularity quicker than you can say "I'll have flower crowns with that", and for good reason. Weddings have become more and more individualized and bohemian style caters to couples who are free-spirited and value uniqueness. That said, if you're a #bohobride, do you! However, we do have a few essentials...

When Wedding Photos Go Viral — Alaskan Glacier Bride

Josh Martinez, a thrill seeking photographer with a love for indigenous Alaska, first had the idea of photographing a bride in a glacier pool while piloting a helicopter over Knik Glacier. Eventually, a courageous couple came looking for a photographer who would produce out-of-this-world wedding photos. Alas, the viral sensation "Glacier Bride" was born. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyN-VrnWX8c Martinez, who has shot all over North America, says nothing compares to Alaska. After seeing the Glacier Bride photos, we have to...

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Floriography - the language of flowers - is an art that flourished in the Victorian Era under a mix of writers, poets, and publishers.  The language quickly gained favor in the 1800’s and became a favorite of royalty.  In addition to being a wonderful way to communicate one’s feelings for a lover without one’s royal court knowing their business.  It was also a discrete way for a lover to...

An Elegant Elopement — Eight Factors to Consider

In a world where couples are breaking wedding traditions and won't settle for anything less than unique, it's no surprise elopements are on the rise. That said, elopements today may look much different from that of your grandmother's. We've seen simple and sweet elopements, quick and quirky elopements, large and lavish elopements and everything in between. Whichever direction you go, there may be more to planning an elopement than you think. Keep reading so...

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These elegantly seated brides invite us to view a moment of captured thoughtfulness, seduction, poise, and playfulness.  The three elements that create this iconic photograph are the solo bride, the unique choice of chair, and the way in which the bride is sitting.  With a simple mix of the trio of components, an entirely new environment is created.  We have found the following collection of brides to have mastered...

14 Gift Ideas That Your Bridal Party Won’t Re-Gift

What better way to show your appreciation for your bridal party than with a well thought-out gift? Obviously you want to give them something they will cherish forever. But it can be a daunting task to choose something timeless. Fret not. Here is a selection of gifts that your bridal party guests will be thrilled to receive.  Cuyana Leather iPad Sleeve Image via Cuyana How gorgeous are these Cuyana leather iPad...

 

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