Kuleto Estate Proposal | Saint Helena, California

He told her there was a strict dress code (there wasn’t). When they arrived and she saw other people in casual dress, she KNEW something was up. Meanwhile, I was about 1/4 mile up the road, setting up rose petals in the shape of a heart, and taking in the gorgeous view looking over the […]

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Proposal at Bella Winery & Wine Caves| Dry Creek Valley, Healdsburg |Stephanie Hopkins Photography

So, funny story… (Don’t you love it when stories start like that?) I was driving to this proposal at Bella Winery & Wine Caves, and I used the GPS since it was a location I hadn’t been to before. I would have normally taken one road that was more well known to me, but the […]

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Best Custom Bridesmaid Dresses | Wedding Planning

When I have a consult with a bride, one of the biggest pain points I hear about is bridesmaids dresses, and I totally get it! I got married 6 years ago and I remember being so excited to have my girls with me, but then almost immediately overwhelmed about picking a dress that would fit […]

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How To Plan a Proposal- 4 Easy Steps

Well, Happy 2019!! This time of year is always an interesting one for me, because usually the month of December is filled to the brim with holiday activities, along with a crazy amount of shoots! Among those shoots are proposals! I used to think that there was a specific season for these, but I am […]

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Wedding at Rustic Grace Estate | Van Alstyne, Texas

We bonded over our shared love of the show Friends and Fixer Upper, and I can’t say enough about how welcoming and fun Texans are! I had been chatting with Jessica and her Mom since last February, and I may have squealed when I got her text saying I was hired! It’s been on my […]

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Surprise Proposal at Macrostie Winery | Healdsburg, California

Although most proposals end the same- one person down on one knee, the other crying/in shock/happy (I say most because I photographed a proposal in a hot air balloon once, and there was no room for the guy to get down on one knee! lol) it’s the different plans and ideas to get to that […]

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