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When two people go so perfectly together, it’s hard not to smile.  The first wedding of the year is quickly becoming one of my all time favorites and I’m sure it will capture your heart too.  Keep reading to see their wedding day story.  🙂 A handkerchief from her grandmother added warmth and love. The […]

An Elegant Vogue Wedding at The National Cowboy Museum : Cody & Eden

January 24, 2018


Before I start diving into my 2018 wedding season (2 more days, people!  🙂  Eeeek! )  I wanted to share all of these incredible black & white images that were my absolute faves of the year.  I had the honor of capturing 37 love stories in 2017.  I truly love what I do and the […]

Best of 2017 Black & White : Classic Wichita Wedding Photographer

January 18, 2018


There is nothing quite as beautiful as a day filled with simplicity and love.  These two eloped in the desert and chose a palette that complimented the dusty pastels and colors of the Arizona sunrise that we shot in. Even her ring shared a pastel color of desert rose romance. Their love for one another […]

Phoenix, Arizona Wedding Photographer: Desert Elopement

January 16, 2018


Hello Gorgeous! When choosing where you’re going to get ready at, there are a few things you’ll need to make sure the room has to provide the best light, best photo opportunities and enough room for everyone to get ready.  Sometimes, I may even ask you to take pics outside of your prep room if […]

5 Tips to Creating the Picture Perfect Prep Room

January 12, 2018


If you’re recently engaged, it can seem almost overwhelming with the options you have.  Who should you book for your venue, your photographer, your DJ?  How far out should you book them?  What all does it entail to book a vendor? I recently received an inquiry from a bride for the month of October, this […]

How far in advance should I book my vendors?

January 4, 2018


The Couple of the Year is a nomination for being the face of the Sara Rieth Brand for the upcoming year.  Future blog posts will use your images, your photos will be used in magazine ads, online ads and even promotional materials for myself. The couple gets a special feature in the magazine, Happily Ever […]

2017 Couple of the Year!

January 2, 2018


I am so happy for you!  There’s something about a smile on a bride to be’s face that just makes everyone else around them smile too. The holidays are filled with love, laughter and a lot of beginnings to happily, ever afters.  You’ve said, “Yes!” but what do you do now?  Here are a few […]

I’m Engaged! Now what?

December 29, 2017


  Lexi is a nurse in Kansas City and David plays professional baseball for the Miami Marlins Organization.  Long distance can be hard on a relationship but these two seem to have a love for each other that makes the long distance seem like a home run away. I woke up to an email from […]

Downtown Wichita Engagement Session : Lexi & David

December 22, 2017


  There’s honestly nothing more magical than a wedding during the Christmas season.  The air is a little more crisp, the lights start twinkling all around and it just makes the couple’s love shine brighter.Joseph & Kelly both met in college and, ironically, were both studying to become lawyers.  The way they represent their clients […]

Christmastime Wedding at 28 Event Space : Kansas City Wedding Photographer : Joseph & Kelly

December 8, 2017


Välkommen to Lindsborg!  A small Kansas full of Swedish traditions. Dala horses on the homes and miniature pony sized ones up and down Main Street.  It was quaint and beautiful.   Kristen & Joel excitedly got ready to see each other.  The two women closest to them (his mom and her mom) helped in every way […]

Classic Fall Wedding: Lindsborg Wedding Photographer : Joel & Kristen

November 28, 2017