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Rachael Ellen Events’ Guide to Wedding Planning During the Time of Corvid-19

In times of change, we look towards the experts of our world for guidance. Covid-19 has and will continue to impact the wedding industry in a myriad of ways – and no one knows that better than couples getting married in 2020. Even in the best of times I always recommend hiring a wedding planner, […]

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The 16 Best Luxury Destination Wedding Venues in the World

If you are newly engaged and decided to have a destination wedding (I shared our reasons for making this choice here), congratulations! I know you have a busy road ahead of you, but trust me when I say that all of the time and effort you put into planning your destination wedding will be so very […]

Best Destination Wedding Venues | Molly Carr Photography | Luxury Destination Wedding | Paris Film Photographer | France Wedding Photography | Musee Rodin

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Why Film? | My Favorite Medium for Capturing Timeless Memories | Film vs. Digital

Long before the invention of the digital camera and the smartphone, photographers have been documenting beauty and timeless memories on film. You may (or may not) remember a time before the digital camera, where you would buy rolls of film for your 35mm camera, gently roll it in the camera back, and carefully compose each frame, […]

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The Best Destination Wedding Locations | Fine Art Destination Wedding Photographer

If you have decided to have a destination wedding (I shared our reasons for making this choice here), congratulations! I know you might have a busy road ahead of you, but trust me when I say that all of the time and effort you put into planning your destination wedding will be so very worth […]

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How to Pick a Destination Wedding Location | Fine Art Destination Wedding Photographer

You’ve made the decision to have a destination wedding (see the reasons why I had a destination wedding here), you have researched your favorite destination wedding venues and locations (or if you haven’t you can see my guide here), now what? Choosing a destination wedding location can be an incredibly difficult decision as deciding to […]

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How to Prepare for Wedding Day Details Photography | Fine Art Wedding Photography

As a photographer, one of my absolute favorite elements of the wedding day to capture are the details. I understand the time and effort that couples put into perfectly curating their wedding day, and those thoughtful details allow me to add even more depth and dimension to their wedding story. However, I have found that […]

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Why I Had a Destination Wedding | Fine Art Destination Wedding Photographer

Looking back at our wedding, Ryan and I can both confidently say that having a destination wedding was one of the best decisions that we have ever made. Don’t get me wrong, it had its moments (planning a wedding across the country is a challenge to say the least), but the six days we spent in […]

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Destination Wedding Planning Tip | How to Book A Destination Wedding Photographer

Whether you are getting married on a beach in St. Bart’s or in a historic chateau in France’s Loire Valley, the process of planning a destination wedding presents a whole unique set of decisions – but it is also incredibly rewarding! And the fact that you can turn site visits and vendor meetings into a […]

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