For Brides

Unplugged ceremonies are becoming more and more common. As a photographer, bride, and wedding guest I love them. They help guests focus on what is actually happening rather than getting the best photo or video of your ceremony. This is the moment you are actually getting married after all. It is the reason everyone is […]

November 19, 2020

How to Have an Unplugged Ceremony

For Brides

I have decided to start a little series of venue tours on the blog! Each one will feature one of my favorite wedding venues in the area. My hope is that future Marie Medina Couples will be able to see some of the top places to get married. First up is our wedding venue: Cameron […]

September 29, 2020

Venue Tour: Cameron Estate Inn

For Brides

It can seem daunting to pick where you will have your portrait session, but it really doesn’t have to be! I know that you may be worried because you don’t know what will ‘look the best,’ but it’s my job to worry about that. It’s your job to have fun, relax, and feel like the […]

June 23, 2020

How to Select Your Session Location

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

Happy April! March was full of twists and turns, so I am hoping that April brings a little normalcy into all our lives. My April is full of engagement sessions, like usual, so I wanted to take this month to help all the brides out there as they prepare! For all my #MarieMedinaCouples, I give […]

April 1, 2020

Inspiration for Your Engagement Session Outfit

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

If you’ve read any of my Instagram captions or checked out my website, you know that I care more about marriages than weddings. Yes, I love weddings. I love photographing them, dancing during the reception, eating cake, and celebrating with people I care about as they commit to forever! I was planning on posting this […]

March 18, 2020

4 Books for A Healthier Marriage

For Brides

YAYY!!! You just got engaged! The excitement is swirling around you, you’ve told friends and family…and they are all asking the same question: Have you set a date yet?? There is a lot of pressure on picking your wedding date. I mean, this day will be celebrated every year for the rest of your life. […]

January 30, 2020

What to Consider When Setting a Wedding Date

For Brides

It’s a new month, which means it’s time for another “For Brides” wedding planning post for y’all! And I definitely owe you a good one because the craziness of September got the best of me and I skipped it last month. Sorry! 5 weddings in 4 weeks was enough to keep me busy apparently. But […]

October 4, 2019

Unique But Elegant Ideas to Liven Up Your Wedding

For Brides

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I asked you all if you wanted a post about some key questions and things to be thinking about when you are looking at vendors for your wedding. In fact, you probably were one of the people who unanimously voted “YES BLOG ABOUT IT!” Well…it’s here! […]

August 28, 2019

Tips for Booking Wedding Vendors

For Brides

You know what’s so awesome about #MarieMedinaCouples? EVERYTHING. But especially how much they care about making my job easier on their wedding day! I mean seriously…how sweet is it that they always ask me “what can we do to help you?” on THEIR big day. Gosh, I’m girl crushing so hard on all these couples. […]

July 15, 2019

5 Ways to Help Your Photographer on Your Wedding Day

For Brides

The May installment of the For Brides series is coming right down to the wire, but I made it! And this month, I’m talking about the wedding party. So many of my brides ask me where they would get their wedding party’s attire and what colors will look good. So I am breaking down my […]

May 30, 2019

Outfitting Your Wedding Party

For Brides