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Whether you’re from the Lou (and proud) and needing some fresh content for your IG or coming to visit and want to show off on the ‘gram, you’re going to need the perfect spots for those Insta-worthy photos or even some engagement or wedding photos. Here are 7 of the most Instagrammable spots in Saint […]

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January 24, 2022

The 7 Most Instagrammable Spots in St. Louis, Missouri

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January 18, 2022

Protected: Tawny Ballard Photography Wedding Planning Guide for Clients

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What is a first look? A first look is when a couple sees each other for the first time on their wedding day before their wedding ceremony. A first look allows the couple to privately see one another before the wedding ceremony. Traditionally, couples see each other for the first time on a wedding day […]

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January 11, 2022

Four Benefits of a First Look on Your Wedding Day

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We’ve all seen it. The photos of the first kiss where there are six iPhones, an iPad, and a camera right in the aisle, or worse, someone who stands up directly in front of the photographer right before that important moment. Yikes. On your wedding day, you want your wedding photographer to be able to […]

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January 11, 2022

Why You Should Consider an Unplugged Wedding Ceremony

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St. Louis Bach Party Ideas A fun-filled bach party is a must in the midst of wedding planning! There are endless possibilities for what to do for your bach party, whether you’re hoping to hit the clubs and bars or have a more laid-back experience. Note: I use “Bach Party” as an inclusive, gender-neutral term […]

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January 11, 2022

St. Louis Bach Party Ideas

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One of the questions I get asked the most by my couples deciding on a wedding package is this — “Do I need a second photographer for my wedding day?” In short — Maybe. What is a second photographer? A second photographer is a photographer who assists the lead photographer (the one you hired for […]

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January 11, 2022

5 Reasons You May Want a Second Photographer on Your Wedding Day

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Best Places to Elope in Missouri | Missouri Elopement Photographer There are so many gorgeous places to elope in Missouri! Whether you crave the cityscape, the Missouri River, or the gorgeous countryside as the backdrop to marrying the love of your life, Missouri is a surprisingly gorgeous and diverse place to elope. I’ve compiled a […]

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January 11, 2022

Best Places to Elope in Missouri | Missouri Elopement Photographer

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How many hours do I really need a wedding photographer? Figuring out how many hours you need a wedding photographer for your wedding day is an important step in deciding which package to choose from your wedding photographer. Not sure how many is right for you? Keep reading as I give you the inside knowledge […]

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January 11, 2022

How Many Hours You Really Need a Wedding Photographer

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Here’s What to Do the Week Before Your Wedding You’ve spent months, maybe even years counting down to the big day – and now you only have one week until you say your I Do’s! Before your wedding day comes, there are a few things you need to do so that nothing slips through the […]

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January 11, 2022

Here’s What to Do the Week Before Your Wedding

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Wedding Photographer Approved Tips for the Ultimate Getting Ready Experience and Photos You said “yes!” to the love of your life, and now it’s time to start wedding planning! As you’re making your list of must-haves, you are thinking about the flowers, the perfect wedding attire, the cake, the invitations, and more. However, one detail […]

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January 11, 2022

Wedding Photographer Approved Tips for the Ultimate Getting Ready Experience

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