If you're channeling all the fairytale romantic vibes on your big day, you might want to take a peek at this beautiful Grand Island Mansion affair. 

Nicole   Dylan

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Have you ever been at a wedding, caught a little glimpse of the wedding cake, then literally salivated? No…just me? Let’s be honest, if you love cake (like me), then you have probably seen some amazing cakes! So, you’re at a wedding. You’ve done a little dancing and had a little champagne and that yummy […]


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My 1960’s mom would be proud of me, and my 2020 mom would be mad at me….and here is why. My 1960’s mom was a house cleaner. She caught multiple buses to attend college classes at a time when overt racism was alive and thriving. She grew up in Oakland, California, where she sang in […]


Shiree and Jason came to me over four years ago as a referral. When I tell you that referrals have meant the world to my small business, it really has! I am so grateful for the continued support from my previous clients who continue to come to me for their photos. When Shiree and Jason […]


Ty Pentecost in a black jumpsuit from Torrid - what to wear to photograph weddings

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What an honor it is to be selected as a photographer for the biggest event you will ever plan: your wedding! There’s so much planning that goes into weddings on my end…timelines, equipment, locations, shot lists, and even what to wear to photograph weddings! Yes, what I wear to weddings is something I put a […]


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Friend! Trust me…it hasn’t been all popcorn and movies. When the shelter-in-place came rolling through the country, us small businesses really didn’t know up from down. For many of us wedding photographers, we were just starting to ramp up for our wedding seasons only to have things come to a screeching halt. I have to […]


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Thank you for checking out my blog, where you will see snippets of my life, my amazing clients, and from time-to-time, my crazy dogs, Samson and Rico!

My husband, Craig, and I love raising our son, Todd, in beautiful Idaho, but you can often find us traveling all over the west coast to visit family and attend football camps. I have been blessed to photograph weddings all across the United States and am excited to expand internationally. I am a lover of film and timeless romance and I love telling my couples' stories here on the blog.

So, sit back, relax with a snack or a bevvie, and scroll through the beautiful photos I've been blessed to create, the adventures I've been blessed to take, and the experiences I've been blessed to share with you all.

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