Lake capture: engagement tip

Hi everyone,This weekend we are all about lakes.

I am loving this cold weather.  Although most of the time San Diego is 70 and sunny, sometimes it's nice to have a cold weather feel.  So grab your cutest sweaters and head on over to Julian.  You can usually count on the weather being cold enough to sport some winter fashion.

Consider having your engagement be a little bit of an adventure.

Best, Becky

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Wedding Wackiness

Hi everyone, when all the copious planning and emotional vows are over, weddings should be about sharing in the fun and joy of celebrating the bride and groom. Enjoy this collection of wedding wackiness from Shewanders' archives.  I hope they are as much fun to look at as they were to shoot! :)Best, Becky

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Vows Exchanged

Hi everyone, today we revisit Zoe and Karim from when they exchanged vows. Their vows were so emotional and touching, I love that Suzanne and Mike were there to capture these special moments for the couple to reflect back on. From Karim's first look at Zoe walking down the aisle, I could tell that this wedding was going to be one to remember. I love the emotions and sentiment flowing at this wedding, and I hope you enjoy the images as well!Best, Becky

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Hair: Wedding Tip

Hi everyone, don't let bad hair get in your way on your special day.  My next tip from the Shewanders Archives highlights two hairstyles that brides may consider to top off their stunning presence on their special day.Their look was created by the fab stylist and makeup artist Audra Rene.  So much talent!

Best, Becky

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Bon appetit: Wedding Tip Plate details - Put a bird on it

Hi everyone, add some cohesion on your wedding day with making the whole day an event to remember after the "I Dos."  After the walk down the altar and before the dance floor, your guest will appreciate some personal touches as part of the meal.  These golden flowers and a white bird as part of the place setting, had this couple's lovely day soaring to new heights.The team at Luxe were just fab to assemble everything together.

Best, Becky

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Wedding Tip: Bike Theme

Hi everyone, bike riding is not just for kids anymore.  Kristen and Trevor's wedding theme was so lively and fun it had Suzanne and Kaleb cycling all over the place taking cool and zany shots.  We are featuring some shots of the wedding party, decorations, and details these two used on their special day.  Consider having a theme that is personally meaningful for the bride and groom so that your wedding is as fun as it is special.  Thanks to Root75 and Creative Affairs for the sweetest day.Best, Becky

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Mad Men Capture: engagement tip

Hi everyone, for those inspired by the 1960s this tip may inspire you to go back in time to find your muse for a Mad Men 60s themed engagement.The 60s prove to never go out of style as Chloe and Grant celebrated their happy moment with class.

Shooting all over the place with these two was much fun with these two as Suzanne and Mike navigated The Pearl and Starlite for the ideal Mad Men vibe.

Best, Becky

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Cute Shoes

Hi everyone, Christine and Matt personalized their wedding attire from head to toe literally.  With some customized his and hers footwear, their wedding day was not only beach front casual but cute too.His and hers sneakers and sandals are not only unique and fun but they make exhaustion they last thing the bride and groom has to think about as they are ready to hit the dance floor after the "I dos."

Best, Becky

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Hi everyone, make your love sparkle from aisle to table.  The table design team at Sitting in a Tree coupled with the fab paper design team at Brightly Design made the meal experience spark with elegance as guests had customized name cards and intimate candle pieces to warm their hearts. Consider having pieces such as these on your special day to add something marvelous to the table as your loved ones dine on.Best, Becky

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Cake: wedding tip Fall theme

Hi everyone, my next tip is to theme all the special touches of your big day from the dresses to the cake.Capturing Kaci and her bridesmaids was amazing against the cool fall backdrop and gorgeous ocean view.  They capitalized on the fall date of their wedding date with a fall season inspired cake.

Best, Becky

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mans best friend

Hi everyone, pets make a great way to bring some extra joy to your wedding day.  Whether being a seat saver for some guests, providing companionship for the bride and groom, or stealing the show in a snazzy tux, show some love for your pets and invite them to the celebration :)

Best, Becky

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