Natural Light Wedding Photography By Amy Maddox

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Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Location: The Oak Atelier
A true artist of natural light wedding photography (along with gorgeous, dramatic indoor wedding reception and ceremony photography), Amy Maddox documents that special “wedding glow” that’s unique to life’s most meaningful milestone celebration.

But she and second photographer Steven (aka Amy’s adorable husband!) do much more than that. By changing an angle ever so slightly, by stepping back…or focusing in…by bringing in a pop of color or setting a wedding detail against a visually intriguing backdrop, Amy and Steven capture the textural richness, intimate romance and intricate detail of the weddings they photograph.

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Classic Wedding Photography From Kate Elizabeth

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Photo: Kate Elizabeth Photography
No matter how obsessed you are with Snapchat filters, Instagram selfies or blink-and-you’ll-miss-em stories, trust us on this one: For your big day you want classic wedding photography that will stand the test of time. And that’s just what you’ll get when you hire Kate Elizabeth Photography to document your wedding celebration.

Sure, the sweet and super-talented Kate is well-versed in all of the latest image apps, filters and effects. And, as a stylish young Houston gal and wife herself (she met hubby Derek when the two were just 10 years old!), she loves sharing fun photos as much as you do! But when it comes to her wedding couples, this top Houston photographer keeps it classic and exceptionally elegant. Click here to read the rest of this post »

The I Do! Soiree Exhibitors + How To Enjoy

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Venue: Corinthian Houston | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Flowers: Plants N’ Petals | Photo: Civic Photos

Houston’s legendary luxury wedding event is less than one week away, and our Soiree exhibitors are getting ready to wow you!! Our amazing wedding fantasyscape, planning showcase and all-VIP cocktail bash is the ultimate antidote to big-box, convention-style bridal shows. So prepare to be indulged, inspired and catered to from the minute you walk through the doors of the I Do! Wedding Soiree at the Corinthian Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25. A very limited number of $30 pre-sale tickets are still available, so if you haven’t snagged yours yet, now’s your chance (tickets will be $40 at door, pending availability)! In the meanwhile, take a moment to check out our Soiree exhibitors, along with our top tips for making the most of your I Do! experience:

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Classic Houston Engagement Photography By Stephania Campos

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All Photos: Stephania Campos Photography | Location: The Astorian

Valentine’s Day is for lovers…and this Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating with the classic Houston engagement shoot of lovers Hannah and Brooks! This gorgeous Houston couple was savvy enough to tap top Houston wedding photographer Stephania Campos to capture their romance in images. Since the couple is getting married at The Astorian in November, Stephania shot their timeless Houston engagement photos at and around the beloved industrial-chic wedding venue. We’re in love with this couple, in love with these Houston engagement photos, and in love with, well…love!! So join us as we enjoy these luminous, love-filled photos of Hannah and Brooks in celebration of Valentine’s Day, courtesy of the one of our favorite Houston photographers. And be sure to get your tickets now to the Feb. 25 I Do! Wedding Soiree, where you’ll meet Stephania in person, along with a hand-picked selection of Houston’s finest wedding vendors, as you enjoy an evening of pure indulgence!

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Nottoway Plantation Wedding By Blanca Duran

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Photo: Blanca Duran Photography

Melissa and Stuart’s Nottoway Plantation wedding provides a wonderful example of a great wedding photographer at her very best. For this gorgeous Southern wedding, with its sparkling geode accents (the bride has an abiding passion for metaphysics and the healing power of crystals), Blanca Duran captures not just beautiful portraits against the Louisiana antebellum mansion’s stunning backdrop, but tons of exquisite details, from the elaborate place settings to the geode wedding cake to the tarot reader, twinkling chandeliers and irrepressible delight of the wedding’s youngest guests. We’re grateful to Melissa and Stuart–whose love for one another prompted the bride’s move from the Canadian Arctic to the Gulf Coast–for sharing their very special occasion with us. Scroll down to see more from this glamorous and intriguing Nottoway Plantation wedding. And click here to see more from Blanca Duran Photography, one of our favorites for wedding photography that tells your unique love story in images to cherish for a lifetime. Click here to read the rest of this post »