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Montana wedding in the mountains

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Wedding

This Montana wedding had precisely the Montana weather you would expect for spring near the mountains, but Jenna and Tucker didn’t let the icy wind dampen their spirits as they were married in front of their very close family and friends. I met Jenna and Tucker through Jenna’s sister Claire, who got married last fall […]

How to build a photography business as a side-hustle

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Personal

A couple of days ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Matoli Keely Photography on Clubhouse all about juggling two careers – one in science and one in photography. Both of us have built our wedding photography businesses while scientists, so it was wonderful to be able to chat about how we did it […]

How to build your wedding photography business serving multiple locations

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Education

Whether you’re a destination wedding photographer or you’re about to move to a new city, getting your business up and running can be a slow building process especially when you have the added challenge of not living where you want to work. Last week, I had the pleasure of chatting with Molly Lichten over on […]

Classic white micro-wedding inspiration at Rainier Chapter House

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Editorial

Set at Rainier Chapter House, this classic and elegant white winter wedding was the perfect inspiration for those who love classic nostalgia. Our bride started her morning in champagne silk pajamas reading the love letter from her soon to be husband. After dressing in the flowing off-the-shoulder Lela gown by Louvienne from Lovely Bride, our […]

How to elevate your brand with portfolio building photoshoots

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Education

Last Friday I had a chat with Lucy Munoz Photography on Clubhouse about how to plan your own wedding styled shoot to elevate your brand and attract your dream clients. It was such an amazing conversation full of tactical tips and insight into our process for planning shoots, what we find important, and how to […]

Ethereal spring wedding at Chateau de Carsix

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In the heart of Normandy sits a beautiful chateau called Chateau de Carsix. Surrounded by dreamy fields, every morning one can hear the church bell ringing in town. Our bride rises to meet the grey clouds as winter turns into a beautiful spring day. The reception table is set for her intimate wedding in France […]

Introducing Jacqueline Benét

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Personal

Wow, I cannot tell you how good it feels to finally be introducing my new brand and business name Jacqueline Benét Photography! My mission is to honor and empower women to preserve their legacy through all of life’s most meaningful moments. I capture kind-hearted women who are cultivating a beautiful life full of love and […]

Covid Couldn’t Stop Love – Montage Laguna Beach Micro-Wedding

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A Holman Ranch wedding turned intimate celebration at Montage Laguna Beach could not have been a more wonderful outcome for Claire and Tyler’s wedding day. Like so many 2020 couples, these two were faced with the difficult decision to postpone their larger celebration to ensure the safety of their family and friends. At the beginning […]

Intimate Lakeside Washington Wedding – Seattle Film Photographer

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Abby and Zach opted for an intimate lakeside Washington wedding when they had to abruptly change course after the global pandemic hit. They had been planning a beautiful wedding celebration at Semiahmoo Resort in June of 2020, but in March they quickly realized things may not go as planned, as lockdowns were going into effect […]

Whiskers and Willow Workshop 2019 – Part 1 – Bridal Boudoir at Sunstone Villa

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Editorial

Reminiscing today on my last workshop at Sunstone Villa in Santa Ynez, California. It was such a joy and pleasure to teach budding fine art film photographers the art of female portraiture captured on medium format film. I can’t tell you how much teaching this workshop fueled me, as mentorship has always been a passion […]

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