Short Check-List on Wedding Planning you Can’t Forget About

If you’re just engaged, congrats! You’re probably already doing your own research, browsing products and services, and more. Yes! The lists you’ve been making are now scattered everywhere. So, I just want to remind you of a few points you cannot miss. Draw up a budget You need to know what you’re working with. Stick…

Top Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists in Dallas / Fort Worth

Dallas / Fort Worth Wedding Hair and Makeup Artists I absolutely love having my hair and makeup done! You can usually find me on Youtube searching for How to videos. As a wedding photographer, having the right professional is extremely crucial for amazing pictures. Along my journey as a wedding professional, I have met some…

Knotting Hill – Dallas Wedding Venue

As a wedding photographer, the getting ready photos are my absolute favorite. It allows me to tell the love story from the very beginning. This is usually a more intimate time that allows me to get to know my couples a little more. The Knotting Hill venue is new to Texas and it is more…

Quick Tips on Choosing the Perfect Wedding Dress:

Hey! Misha here. Today I’d like to discuss a few quick tips on choosing the perfect wedding dress. This is one of the most important, if not “the” most important part of your planning. You probably have a ton of references on your phone, saved photos, Pinterest boards, yeah. You got it covered. But when…

How Instagram Tagging Has Built My Brand

Tags Over Everything: How Instagram Tagging Has Built My Brand   If you need a little help getting those numbers and visibility up on Instagram, I’m your girl. I experienced a great amount of growth when I realized that tagging on Instagram is actually a great strategy to earn followers, engagement, and credibility!   I’m…

Quick Ideas that Save you Money for your Wedding

You don’t have to tell me twice that planning a wedding can feel bittersweet. Thinking twice about expenses is rather stressful depending on the budget you’re working with. And honestly, saving a couple bucks on certain things is welcome. Especially for that amazing honeymoon you got coming up. Here are a couple of ideas on…

Perfectionism as an Entrepreneur: How it helps until it hurts

If you have kids, you know that in your eyes, they’re just perfect. If you’re an entrepreneur, it very much feels like you birthed your business, just like your kids.   Thing is, you hold your creations so close to your heart, that perfection is a must in every aspect of the way.   But…

4 Tips on Choosing a Wedding Photographer

Choosing a Wedding Photographer is one of the most important decisions you will make for your wedding. Personally, I would love for you to choose Lavishly Lux Studio, but every couple is unique and this decision is an important one! So let’s dive in: Tip #1: Ask to see Galleries When searching for the right…

How to Date When You Work Every Weekend

I’m a single mother turning 40 this year. Don’t get me wrong, I love myself, my family and my job. However, as an entrepreneur, I’m basically married to my ideas, my projects, and my lovely clients.   If you’re an entrepreneur yourself, you know that you’re in a very-much committed relationship with your business, and…

Wedding Planning 101 : Why you should Hire a Wedding Planner

Today, I want to talk a little bit about why it’s actually a great idea to hire a wedding planner. Some may consider this to be expensive but don’t freak out, (if you haven’t already), a wedding planner can really save your dollars and stress levels. 1.  Girl, you’re on a schedule: If you’re a mom,…

Keep Calm and Wedding Plan. But how?

  Misha here, and I’d just like to tell you to first: Breathe. I know planning can get overwhelming. Try and remember why you’re doing this. It’s your wedding day! The moments created will last a lifetime. Even if you’re just wishing for the day to get here take a moment to chill, and (try…

Curls Product Photography

This summer I was contacted by a Dallas natural hair stylist about doing a local photo shoot for the natural hair brand Curls. Their new Cashmere & Caviar line of products strenghtens and restructures damaged hair. Ingredients include cashmere, caviar and champagne fruit extracts, these are definitely quality products.

THANK YOU GIFTS| Personalized Thank You Gifts for Business

Building a brand is a difficult thing to do and B2B collaborations and networking are a great place to start!  Wedding photography is a competitive business and word of mouth and referrers can take you from best-kept secret to wedding warrior and we want to share one of our secrets to take you to the…

Michael & Ashley – Walnut Hill UMC – Empire Room

Michael and Ashley were married at Walnut Hill United Methodist Church. The highlight of their very traditional ceremony were the huge stained glass windows in the Walnut Hill sanctuary. The reception was held in the Empire Room. The Empire Room is a blank slate and Michael & Ashley made it come to life. We weren’t…

Chuck & Natasha – Stonebridge Ranch Country Club

  The cheers and laughs are captured on Chuck and Natasha’s faces in these photos that are nurtured and cultivated in love and happiness. I first met Natasha while in college at Prairie View A&M University. When I first heard the news that Natasha was engaged I immediately contacted her to congratulate her and offer my…

Tony & Leydy- Uptown Dallas Engagement Session

Tony & Leydys engagement session was so fun and romantic. The Uptown Dallas engagement session was just perfect for their personalities. Incorporating the reds, greens and yellows of the landscape really added a dramatic and romantic feel. As as wedding photographer, I often scout locations that would fit the couples personality. Tony & Leydy were…

Trent & Crystal – Uptown Dallas Winter Wonderland Engagement Session

    Trent & Crystal entered one of our giveaways and won a mini engagement session. I used the Harwood District as a backdrop. The Harwood tower sits next to the popular Saint Ann restaurant. During the holidays the tower is decorated with the most beautiful Christmas trees. I figured the trees with the reflection…

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