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“Planning a wedding is a BIG job and you’ll spread out any potential stress over time if you simply spread it out.” You won’t be able to plan your wedding in one day… so break it up into bite-sized portions. This wil not only decrease stress but allow you time to search your ideal vendors […]

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Sydney Jai Photography - How to plan a wedding, wedding planning 101, wedding details, wedding photographer

“Planning a wedding is a BIG job and you’ll spread out any potential stress over time if you simply spread it out.” You won’t be able to plan your wedding in one day… so break it up into bite-sized portions. This wil not only decrease stress but allow you time to search your ideal vendors […]

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9/21/2022

Sydney Jai Photography - Winery wedding, wedding ceremony, wedding vs elopement

Some know exactly what they want right away, but for others, it can be a bit more of a tricky decision to make! The overall experience, cost, and expectations from loved ones can all be big factors when it comes to deciding which experience is a better option for you and your partner to say […]

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8/04/2022

Sydney Jai Photography - Engagement photos, what to wear to engagement photos, engagement photo outfits, engagement photo tips

My couples ask me all the time what they should wear to their engagement session, so here are a few things I like to tell them! HOW MANY OUTFITS: Most often, my couples like to have one casual, everyday outfit (think: date night) and then one outfit that is dressier! This will give your shoot […]

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7/07/2022

Sydney Jai Photography - Donner Lake engagement photos, engaged couple, forest engagement photos

If you’re looking for Donner Lake engagement session inspiration, look no further!! Mandi and Glenn’s lake engagement photos turned out incredible! They were so fun to work with and just the most adorable couple! Donner Lake was the perfect pack drop for their session and I highly recommend this location if you’re wanted a good […]

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6/15/2022

I’ve seen quite a few wedding venues and here are a few tips from a photographer’s perspective for how to choose your wedding venue!! When picking your wedding venue there a few questions you should not only keep in mind but ask about the wedding venue when you tour! Top 3 Wedding Venue Questions What […]

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4/29/2022

Bianca and Brian had such a fun casual San Francisco elopement!! My friend Gem and I shot their elopement and the four of us seriously had a blast! We took pictures around the city to really capture that hustle and bustle vibe!! This couple has the coolest style and I really think you can see […]

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4/28/2022

Julie and Justin had the most intimate detail-oriented Petaluma fall wedding. From the ceremony to the reception these two had adorable details hidden everywhere!! We started with getting ready photos! Brian had a super casual groom look with leather suspenders engraved with his initials, a red bow tie, topped with a fall colored boutonniere!! Julie […]

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4/28/2022

Cailtin and Tyler’s autumn winery wedding is all the fall wedding inspo you could need with beautiful fall colored florals and pumpkin decor!! They choose to do a first look after they had both gotten ready, which is always so fun!! Caitlin was wearing a lace wedding dress with an off the shoulder tulle sleeve […]

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4/28/2022

I love wedding planners and let me just tell you, the number one way to not be stressed on your day is to have someone there to ensure everything runs smoothly and on time!!! Planners and coordinators can do anything and everything from helping you plan your entire wedding from start to finish to just […]

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12/18/2021

As a wedding photographer, I’ve been to a few weddings 😉 because of that, I’ve also picked up a few tricks for your wedding day!! Here are some of my favorite tips for your timeline!! – know what time sunset is, this is essential if you’re wanting those gorgeous golden hour photos. Nothing would be […]

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12/14/2021

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