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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 - Petaluma wedding, wedding ceremony, first kiss

Gina and Lucas were the coolest bride and groom with the best vibe! Their gorgeous Petaluma wedding was such an intimate day of them being surrounded by family and friends! Bride and Groom Style Gina’s bridal look was stunning, with a classic strapless wedding gown and a half up half down hairstyle, and pearl jewelry! […]

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8/29/2022

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 Wedding Photographer - Bride and groom photos, Berkeley California wedding, golden hour wedding photos

I am beyond thrilled I was able to capture Rachel and Evan’s Berkeley California rustic garden wedding at the Brazilian Room! They are the sweetest couple with the cutest pandemic love story (silver linings, am I right?!?!) Rachel wore a GORGEOUS jeweled top a-line ball gown style wedding dress and Evan sported a dark gray […]

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7/29/2022

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 - Sonoma County wedding photography, bride and groom photos

Sarah and Robert had the sweetest most detail-filled Sonoma County garden wedding! With gorgeous spring flowers and intimate details, their day was truly a perfect spring garden wedding!! Sarah’s wedding dress was sleeveless with a stunning train and jeweled belt! Robert sported a navy blue suit with brown leather shoes! Their ceremony was absolutely adorable […]

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6/22/2022

Sydney Jai Photography - wedding detail photos, wedding details, how to get the best wedding detail photos, tips for wedding detail photos

Detail photos are some of my absolute favorites!! Here are a few tips I’ve found to help make sure you’re prepared for your wedding detail photos! – Make a list of the items you are wanting to include in your detail shots and the important “stuff” for the big day (Ex: veil, shoes, all 3 […]

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5/23/2022

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

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