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  I started realizing that by 9pm, most of the guests would start packing up to get ready to go.  When you do a sparkler exit, the more sparklers, the better lighting you’ll have and you want a big celebration moment with all of your guests. So I came up with three tips to help […]

Picture Perfect Sparkler Exits

March 18, 2018


Can I be honest for a second?  When a bride writes to me, I can immediately tell if we are meant to work with each other or not.  From the inquiry, I can pick up personality and I get really excited when I just know we are going to make amazing pictures and have a […]

Sunset at the Boathouse Engagement Session : Kassidy & Jacob

March 12, 2018


Sometimes, you meet someone and your heart just knows that is who you will end up with.  You might not realize it at first but once you’re married, you’ll have an a-ha moment that takes you back to that time that you locked eyes with each other and your body sent you a different feeling […]

Wichita Wedding Photographer : Mt Vernon UMC and Abode : Reese & Kelly

March 6, 2018


Yesterday, we drove in the gorgeous spring time weather for a little over three hours to shoot the launch party of EA Bride magazine.  Their amazing editor and owner are the sweetest girls I’ve met and it was so fun getting to know them a bit!  You know, there are just some people you know […]

EA Bride Magazine Launch Party : Kansas City, Missouri

February 28, 2018


Tip of the Week: Ceremony tips for outdoor weddings. You guys know outdoor weddings are my fave!  One of the most common mistakes venues make with outdoor ceremonies is holding them in the heat of the day. This is especially true for June-September weddings. To prevent your makeup from sweating off and your guests from […]

3 Tips for Outdoor Ceremonies

February 16, 2018


Nothing makes a relaxing night in more fun than having your bridesmaids over for some much needed girl time.  It’s easy to forget about friendship and love during all of the wedding planning so sit back, relax and make sure to try out this delicious Sangria Swirl Frozen Margarita recipe before you start the movie.  […]

10 Movies to Watch with your Bride Tribe

February 15, 2018


 Nothing is more fun than finally getting to the wedding day and seeing it all work out beautifully, having the time of your life and having the memories documented for you to look back on for the rest of your lives. Unfortunately, sometimes we have to make sacrifices to have the wedding of our dreams.  […]

5 Tips to Help You Be Able to Hire Your Dream Vendors

February 7, 2018


Wedding season is nearly here! If you are getting married this year, you are probably getting more and more excited as your day nears. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to help you have the Best Day Ever and some fun while you prepare for it. Yours Truly, Sara Do: Make sure to have […]

Wedding Do’s & Don’ts : A fun list to help you prepare for the best day ever!

February 5, 2018


After speaking with one of my 2018 brides in December of 2016, I had a vision. She was looking for the perfect venue for her wedding and said she really wanted to find an upscale setting in the outdoors here in Wichita.  After we conversed for quite some time on the phone and spent countless […]

Featured: Kansas Weddings Magazine

January 26, 2018


Tyler & Mindy have known each other for over 13 years.  Meeting during college , it took a little bit of time for them to find their way from just friends to be mine forever.  The first time that Tyler made it known that he liked Mindy more than just a friend was via snapchat […]

Winter Engagement Session in KCMO: Kansas City Wedding Photographer : Mindy & Tyler

January 25, 2018