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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

Well, the ‘work from home full time’ team has gotten quite a few new members in the last week or so! With most of the country self quarantining and practicing social distancing, a lot of people are finding themselves working from home for the next couple weeks! For some, this is exciting. For others, this […]

March 19, 2020

Tips for Working From Home

Education, The Medinas, Tips & Tricks

It’s that time of year! Everyone is thinking about gifts for their family and friends (and themselves if we are being honest :P), but there are always a few people who are hard to get ideas for. I know I am struggling with a few people on my list! So I wanted to do three […]

December 5, 2019

A Gift Guide For Creatives

Tips & Tricks

We are all moved into our new house!! We are nowhere near close to being all unpacked, but everything we own is in our house so I’m calling that a win. And I realized that I need to rejoin society as a working adult, so I’m back on my blogging game! A few people have […]

May 20, 2019

What’s in My Camera Bag: Wedding Day Breakdown

Education, Tips & Tricks

Now you may be thinking “but Marie, you don’t have medium or tan skin…” and you would be correct! So I called in an expert! My friend, Sharon, is a beauty guru and is especially talented when it comes to makeup. I asked her to help me and guest write a blog post for you […]

March 15, 2019

My Favorite Makeup Products for Medium/Tan Skin Tones

Tips & Tricks

Spring is getting closer and closer each day! That means my busy wedding and portrait season is just around the corner. For me, preparing for this means cleaning my gear, formatting my cards, sending emails, location scouting, and lots of other little things. Buuuttt for all you this means planning your outfits, preparing your families, […]

March 8, 2019

Style Tips for Your Portrait Session

Portraits, Tips & Tricks

With the spring starting soon, that means engagement photos season is coming! Everyone wants to look their best when they are in front of the camera and it can be overwhelming trying to plan your outfits, hair, makeup, and make sure everything coordinates.  As a self-proclaimed MUA, I wanted to pop on here to give […]

February 20, 2019

7 MakeUp Tips for Photos

For Brides, Tips & Tricks

You asked, I’m answering!! As a lot of you know, Daniel and I recently visited my brother in London for a week and we each packed in just one carry on bag and a backpack. I’ve had a bunch of you guys reach out to me on social media and in person asking about how […]

February 12, 2019

How to Pack in a Carry On for a Winter Trip to Europe

Tips & Tricks