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Style Me Pretty Feature | Nicole & Christopher’s Santorini Elopement

Eloping at sunset on Santorini – can you imagine anything more romantic? That is exactly what Nicole and Christopher did and today I’m thrilled to share that their dreamy two-day Greek elopement has been featured on the front page of Style Me Pretty! Scroll down for the full story and, to see more of their […]

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Magnolia Rouge Feature | Sandy & Sean’s Paris Anniversary Session

Today, I’m proud to share that Magnolia Rouge has published this beautiful Paris anniversary session today on their blog! Nearly a year after their destination wedding on the Côte d’Azur, I spent the morning with California-based couple Sandy and Sean capturing their love story in Paris. As a Paris fine art photographer, I could not […]

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Venice, Italy | A Luxury Destination Travel Guide for the Honeymooner

This past winter we spent a glorious week soaking in the pastel majesty, the delicate elegance, and the rich history of Venice, and I’m not sure I will ever fully recover from the heartbreaking beauty of this city. As a Venice wedding photographer, I spent a lot of time in the floating city during the […]

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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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Springtime in Paris on Medium Format Film | France Travel Journal

Springtime in Paris is truly a sight to behold. After a long and bleak winter, the city seems to come alive overnight with a wash of color. The elegant, Haussmannian buildings of Saint-Germain-des-Prés are framed with vibrant pink blooms. The formidable Hôtel de Ville, a Grand Dame along the Right Bank, feels soft and feminine […]

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The 10 Best Luxury Destination Wedding Venues in France

If you are newly engaged and decided to have a destination wedding in France, 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 worth it in the end. First […]

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Martha Stewart Weddings Feature | Clarissa & Daniel’s Villa Cetinale Wedding Pt. II

On night two of Clarissa and Daniel’s wedding celebrations, they hosted a rehearsal dinner for their sixty guests who had traveled from across the world to celebrate their love. The autumnal evening felt absolute enchanted and was the perfect precursor to their elegant Villa Cetinale wedding. Scroll down for all of them magic and the […]

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Martha Stewart Weddings Feature | Clarissa & Daniel’s Villa Cetinale Wedding Pt. I

This past October I spent a nearly week in Tuscany documenting Clarissa & Daniel’s dream destination wedding, and today I am thrilled to share that their love story has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings! High school sweethearts, this incredible couple traveled across the world with sixty of their nearest and dearest to celebrate their […]

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Magnolia Rouge Feature | A European Destination Wedding Planning Guide

Dreaming of planning your destination wedding in Europe but unsure where to start? Today, I am sharing my very best tips and recommendations with Magnolia Rouge in my Europe Destination Wedding Guide. Scroll down and visit Magnolia Rouge for the full story! Planning your destination wedding in Europe? Be sure to check out my Europe […]

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A French Culinary Experience at The Cook’s Atelier in Burgundy

Nestled deep in the heart of France’s Burgundian wine country lies the charming town of Beaune. This past autumn, I was in Burgundy for a photoshoot at the the nearby Château de Varennes and decided to extend my visit to allow me a few days to explore the region’s famed vineyards, villages, and fine dining […]

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