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Dreamy Fall Wedding Shoot By Stephania Campos

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We’re so excited to welcome fashion photographer turned wedding photographer Stephania Campos BACK to the blog with a breathtaking fall wedding shoot! If you loved Stephania’s clean, romantic, bold style in our “Winter Romance” shoot, you’ll swoon over this dreamy “Autumn Enchantment” shoot, featuring an exquisite gown and floral headpiece from Joan Pillow Bridal Salon. Using natural light, Stephania effortlessly captures the ivory A-line gown with its strapless semi-sweetheart neckline, floral lace bodice and elegant tulle skirt. The boho bridal look is paired with a stylish floral headpiece embellished with pearl accents, and a lush bouquet in fall wedding colors. With an eye for details, Stephania intertwines the gown’s elements with the theme of the shoot, from the minimalistic floral print of the stationery and invitations to the rustic-chic farm table and modern ghost chairs. But don’t just read about it, sit back, relax and scroll down to immerse yourself fully in this fall wedding shoot! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Wedding Photographer Eri Reyna Documents Your Story

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Houston wedding photographer Eri Reyna understands that a great wedding photographer captures all the important moments while making you feel totally at ease. Reyna will document the story of your engagement and the excitement and emotion of your wedding day through playful, candid photos and beautiful portraits.

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Winter Romance Shoot By Stephania Campos

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Listen up, loves, because you’re in for a real treat today…we are absolutely THRILLED to bring you our first ever wedding shoot from rising star Stephania Campos!! The transition from fashion photography to bridal and wedding photography has been a natural one for Stephania, who makes it her life’s work to capture women at their most beautiful, as their bridal joy radiates outward. She’s equally adept at capturing the many exquisite details of the wedding day (in this case, huckleberry foliage and magnolia blooms, gray silk ribbons and gilded frames…) as she demonstrates in this beautiful “Winter Romance” shoot, featuring gowns from Stephen Grace Atelier. We are so delighted to work with Stephania, and we look forward to sharing more of her fantastic wedding photography with you in 2019! In the meantime, let yourself be drawn into this ethereal winter wedding fantasy…then get real, and get in touch with Stephania to see more of her awesome artistry! Scroll to end for a full list of shoot vendors. Enjoy! Click here to read the rest of this post »

Enchanted Forest-Inspired Wedding at Chateau Cocomar by Civic Photos

Jessica met Oscar at the Aerodome ice skating rink when she was 9 years old and he was 15. “Our families introduced us to each other, but he was too cool to hang out with me. Sparks didn’t fly until ten years later,” tells Jessica. Lo and behold Oscar wasn’t too cool for Jessica anymore, they hit it off and he was ready to make her his wife.

When it came time to propose, Oscar found the perfect moment during their trip to Disney World to get down on one knee in front of Cinderella’s castle. Jessica said, “Yes,” to her Prince Charming, and they began planning their enchanted wedding—inspired by their Disney World proposal—at Chateau Cocomar.

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Photos: Civic Photos | Venue: Chateau Cocomar | Catering: Cafe Natalie | Flowers, Decor & Rentals: AJ’s Urban Petals | Dessert Table & Favors: Wink by Erica | Lighting, Music & Entertainment: LG Entertainment

Blush, Black & Gold Wedding at Crystal Ballroom at The Rice by Ama Photography & Cinema

Houston couple Marina and Frank were partying like it was 1999 (literally) when they first met at a nightclub their senior year of high school. Marina tells us, “Frank was dancing with my friend (who happened to be one of my bridesmaids) to get closer to me. He eventually made his way to me, and we exchanged numbers at the end of the night.” They kept in touch and went on a couple dates, but parted ways when Marina started college and Frank left town for boot camp—but that didn’t stop them from keeping in touch. After she graduated college and Frank came back from the military, they were inseparable.

Marina and Frank planned a trip to visit their friends in New York City…but little did she know this trip had something special in store for her. “Frank mentioned that he had never done any of the typical touristy things in the city, so I planned an entire day out of it. We went through Ellis Island Museum and walked around to take an imprint of Frank’s grandfather’s name—whose name is on The Wall of Honor—but Mark insisted that we should take a look at the skyline first. As we were walking over, his started breathing heavily and got down on one knee,” recounts Marina. She was so surprised that she couldn’t even remember most of what he said, but she does remember him saying, “My grandfather started his new life on Ellis Island, and I want us to start our new life together here.” Awwpass the tissues, please!

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Exactly one year later the pair tied the knot at the Crystal Ballroom at The Rice with their nearest and dearest to witness. “We wanted to go with something elegant, classic and timeless with pops of bold elements,” says Marina.

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One of their favorite moments? When LG Entertainment played the last song, and all of the guests joined the bride and groom on the dance floor!

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Congrats and best wishes to the newlyweds!

Wedding-Reception-Exit Photos: Ama Photography & Cinema | Rehearsal Dinner Location: Lawless Kitchen & Spirits | Reception Venue: Crystal Ballroom at The Rice | Catering: Sambuca Catering | Music, Lighting & Entertainment: LG Entertainment