Madison and Arthur’s wedding at the Lindley-Scott House was a beautiful mix of navy blue, maroon, and mauve tones with a hint of gold. It was such an amazing time getting to capture their wedding day because these two were just glowing. Madison had the most infectious smile and laughter and seeing both Madison and Arthur together made our hearts so happy!

Back in early 2017, we actually had the honor of photographing Madison’s brother’s wedding at Callaway Winery in Temecula, CA. Shortly after that, we had the honor of getting to photograph her cousin’s wedding at Sacred Mountain in Julian, CA where Madison was actually the maid of honor! Fast forward to a year later, Madison had reached out to us to have her shoot her wedding and we were SO excited to see her family again. It was particularly special for us to get to see their family grow and see these familiar happy faces again.

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Hi everyone! It has been a while since we’ve featured a wedding on our blog, but we are so happy to be back. We are BEYOND excited to show everyone Adriana and Henrik’s beautiful wedding at the Ponte Winery in Temecula, CA. Safe to say that we are OBSESSED with these two.

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Happy Saturday everyone! We hope everyone had a good week so far! In honor of the Kentucky Derby being today we are sharing this beautiful Derby inspired styled shoot we did with San Diego Style Weddings and Galway Downs last September!

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This was such a fun styled shoot to photograph because there were so many gorgeous details! From the vibrant dress colors to the Southern tradition mint julep bar to even having our very own race horse for photos!! Okay so maybe not an actual race horse but let’s pretend for the sake of this post 😂

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While we don’t consider ourselves wedding planners by any means (we’ll leave that up to the professionals) we do have a timeline and things we need to get done to make sure the entire day runs according to plan. Here at Leah Marie Photography we do our very best to give tips, advice and worksheets so that you feel good about the day and that we have all the information we need. So today we are sharing some tips we give our brides on how to ensure the day goes smoothly!

 

Hair & Make-up:  You’re #1

Time and time again…we see our brides running HOURS late because their hair and make-up artist did them last.  You might be thinking “But won’t my makeup not look as good/fresh if I’m first?” The answer is not at all! If you hired a pro then he or she will be able to use products that will last all day and night long, through tears, laughs, drinks, cake, dancing and more!

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Have your hair and make-up artist do you first so that you are ready at least two hours before our start time.  Then you can sit back, relax, and enjoy yourself (aka sipping on some champagne)  while everyone else is getting done.  If time runs out, we can always start with pictures of you while missing a bridesmaid or two.

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While we won’t be attending Coachella this year seeing Queen Bey, wearing flower crowns and channeling our inner Instagram influencer we are excited to be sharing this beautiful styled shoot we did at the La Quina Resort in Palm Springs! If you follow us on Instagram (@leahmariephotography and if you don’t you totally should!) then you might have seen on our Story that it was featured in Exquisite Weddings Magazine website! Today we’re going to be sharing more photos of the shoot and the stunning models!

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