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Here you’ll find recent sessions, educational resources, and the latest updates from TLC Photography. Enjoy!

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As you’ve begun to plan your wedding, you may have heard the term “unplugged weddings” come up a lot.  What are unplugged weddings?  According to BRIDES, an unplugged wedding is when a “couple requests that guests put away cell phones, cameras, and any other devices in order for them to be present in the moment.”  […]

Unplugged Weddings: 3 Ways They Ensure Better Photos

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Should I have an unplugged wedding

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What time you should start your wedding ceremony is probably one of the topmost Googled questions by engaged couples — right after how much it costs to have a wedding.  And yet, you’d be amazed how many weddings start too late or too early, creating an environment for less than ideal photos. If you start […]

What Time You Should Start Your Wedding Ceremony

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what time should you have your wedding ceremony

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Raise your hand if you have a hard time sticking to your wedding budget. I know I’m not alone.  It’s even harder when you’re planning a wedding and literally every vendor is screaming at you that their services are the MOST important. Oh, and you should’ve booked them yesterday for your wedding. Before you know […]

How to Stick to Your Wedding Budget

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How to stick to your wedding budget

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For the past two weeks, we’ve focused on the average wedding cost in Central Texas. This week, we’re exploring how to create a realistic wedding budget. Sure, you now know that an average wedding costs at least $30K in Austin, Texas. But that doesn’t mean anything if you don’t know how you’re going to get […]

How to Create a Realistic Wedding Budget

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How to create a realistic wedding budget

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This week we continue to explore budgeting and the average wedding cost with interviews with three of the best wedding planners in the Austin area. I reached out to some of my favorite wedding planners — the ones who consistently show up for their clients and share my value of education online — to find out how […]

3 Austin Wedding Planners Talk Budgeting

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Austin Wedding Planners Share Average Wedding Cost

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Overwhelmingly, I’ve heard that couples struggle with creating a wedding budget — and sticking with it. So, in February we’re talking about budgeting for #WeddingTipWednesday.

How to Create a Wedding Budget in Central Texas

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How to create a wedding budget

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It’s the beginning of a new year, which means it’s time for a flurry of new years resolutions, fresh starts, and engagement season. Yes, that’s right: Thousands of couples across the country got engaged over the holidays and have begun to plan their weddings.

Guide to Engagement Photos in Central Texas

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Engagement photo at Mount Bonnell

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Have the words “2nd shooter” popped in your wedding planning research? If you’re shopping for a wedding photographer, you’ve probably noticed that some of the more expensive packages include a second photographer. Maybe you’ve found yourself asking, “Do I need TWO photographers? Isn’t one enough??” Fair question. But sometimes capturing every detail of your big […]

Should You Hire A 2nd Wedding Photographer?

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why you should hire a 2nd shooter

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Picking your wedding photographer is a big deal. Not only is it one of the most expensive vendors you’ll book, but they’re also in charge of capturing and curating your memories.

Ask A Wedding Photographer These 10 Questions

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10 questions to ask a wedding photographer

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From knowing how many hours to purchase to whether or not you need to have a second shooter, there’s a lot to consider before choosing your wedding photographer. I’ve simplified things for you by compiling everything you need to know about booking a wedding photographer into one blog post.

Your Wedding Photography Questions Answered

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You will find no bigger advocate having your dog in your wedding than me, I’m sure!  When Bry and I got married in 2019, it was a given that our golden retriever Martha would play a role in our big day. She was one of my bridesmaids! So many of the photos from our wedding […]

Tips for Having Your Dog in Your Wedding

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Tips to have your dog in your wedding

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Y’all, there are so many talented Black wedding vendors in Austin that you need to hire. The murder of George Floyd has forced millions of Americans to wake up and reckon with systemic racism in the United States. As someone who first became an advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement after the murder of […]

Black Wedding Vendors in Austin, TX You Should Hire ASAP

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