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Josie + Andy Refuge Wedding Lake Havasu Az

Posted on October 21st, by admin in blog, weddings. No Comments

Like all Refuge weddings this one was indeed gorgeous and being that Andy and Josie’s wedding took place on national Hula Hoop day we had to throw in some hoop shots!

Gorgeous weather and fabulous moments made for some truly gorgeous pics and video! Our whole team was out capturing all their beautiful details of the day. Here are some of our favorites from their photos, be sure to check back as their video will be here soon!

Amber + Jeff

Amazing Vendors: Venue – The Refuge Golf and Country Club Videography – The Big Pictures
Floral – Interior Gardens

Kim + Angie – Sedona Wedding at Merry Go Round Rock

Posted on October 19th, by admin in blog, weddings. No Comments

So we love all the unique and amazing weddings we get the opportunity to be a part of, and Kim and Angie’s wedding was no exception!  These two found a spot that was beautiful and moving and chose to have their closest friends and family by there side while the exchanged vows.  Super small, and sweet, oh and the most amazing backdrop you’ve ever seen.

This portrait session couldn’t have turned out any more beautiful than it did and we are so excited to share some of our favorites.  Now since every view is breath taking we couldn’t help but share a lot of their pics!  Enjoy and yes this scenery is real 🙂


Amazing Venue: Merry Go Round Rock Sedona AZ

Carlos and Audra – Green Gables Wedding

Posted on September 13th, by admin in blog, weddings. No Comments

Everyone meet Carlos and Audra these are the two that popped the “Will you be our photographers” question over Skype!  Right away we knew we’d click with these two and get some truly gorgeous images together!  They had such a sweet wedding with tons of family and friends and some pretty great wedding speeches!

As always shooting at Green Gables Wedding Estates is a dream, their grounds are fantastic and supply an endless array of locations to grab breathtaking photos.  Take a look at some of our favorite pics from Carlos and Audra’s Wedding Day!

Amazing Vendors: Venue: Green Gables Wedding Estates Minister: Vows From The Heart Floral: 800 Rose Big Cake: Becky Nutter All Occasion Cakes & Candies DJ: Greg Gomez/Partime DJs Photobooth: Pixster Dress: The Dresser Tux: ZILA


meanwhile……somewhere in a fountain 🙂

super fun bridal party!


really loved that they wanted pics in the bridal suite….so sweet!



Let the Season Determine Your Wedding’s Color Palette

Posted on September 9th, by admin in blog, helpful articles. No Comments

Your wedding vibe will be set by the color palette you choose. When deciding, ask yourself which tones you have always been drawn to. Which colors evoke feelings of joy and love when you look at them? To identify your vision and offer yourself some clarity, start planning by making a mood/vision board. Gather clippings from magazines or fabrics you love from craft stores and arrange them on a piece of corkboard, so you can see how they look together. Vary the shades and textures of materials. You can add pops of other colors, and you may come up with a combination you never thought of. Or, you might find out you’ve unconsciously known your wedding colors since you were three.

When choosing wedding colors, try to keep it to three: dominant, support and accent. Consult the season, your favorite bloom, your idea of bridesmaid dresses or colors of the venue (if you’ve already chosen it) for inspiration.


April showers bring May flowers, and your spring wedding is seeing green. When choosing a color palette for your spring wedding, you might look to pastels and earthy colors. As flowers bloom and grass grows, springtime offers new life, symbolic of your wedding day. Bring … Read More »

Angela and Daniel – Arizona Snowbowl Wedding Flagstaff

Posted on September 5th, by admin in blog, weddings. 1 Comment

talk about a gorgeous setting, these two really picked maybe on of my favorite spots I’ve seen to have their wedding take place.    I’ve never really been much of a beach girl and the mountains and their vast views where extremely breath taking.  Brandon and I plenty of creative inspiration for all of their portraits.  Actually we had an over load!

To date Angela and Daniels first look photos are my favorite. Such an amazing open view for such a sweet moment!  Take a moment to view all of our favorites from Angela and Daniels gorgeous Arizona Snowbowl Wedding in Flagstaff Arizona.


Amazing Vendors: Venue: Arizona Snowbowl

Gina and Ryan – Wedding Coronado California

Posted on September 4th, by admin in blog, weddings. No Comments

The feel and vibe throughout every wedding is always unique.  From each couples guest list to incredibly well thought out decor.  Gina and Ryan’s wedding photos tell their wedding day’s story exactly how it felt as we where there that day.  So many candid moments capturing special relationships and memories!  We visited so many gorgeous locations in Coronado on that little island that really put together some great wedding photos.  Starting at the Lowe’s hotel with their breath taking views, and then onto the ceremony at a little spot on Coronado Bay and to finish their night at the Yacht Club in Coronado.

Here are some of our favorite moments caught from our crew of their sweet and classic wedding day!

Amber + Jeff

Amazing Vendors

Accommodations: Lowe’s Hotel Floral: Interior Gardens Reception Location: Coronado Bay Yacht Club

Maurice and Pascale – Wedding Film The Clayton Scottsdale Az

Posted on June 17th, by admin in blog, wedding films, weddings. No Comments

We are so excited to share Maurice and Pascale’s Cinematic wedding highlight video!  Please watch and pay attention because there where so many amazing details at this wedding if you blink you just may miss something!

Mallory + Andrew – SoCal Country Club Wedding

Posted on June 16th, by admin in blog, Uncategorized, weddings. No Comments

Like many weddings Jeff and I have a tough time picking through our favorites, well this one was no acception to that rule.  We had so much fun with this group and all of their friends and family, which is what makes the photos so great!  A bridal party that was up for anything (even intense heat) and tons of amazing details and great moments that make all the photos so full of love and fun!

We really felt in and a part of Mallory and Andrews group!  They got married at a gorgeous Country Club in Corona, Ca on a super hot day!  I kept threatening to jump in the pool, but it never happened 🙂

They did a wonderful job of putting together an outstanding group of vendors helping everything to be the absolute best!  So if you’re a couple looking for great Southern California wedding vendors check these guys out!

Amber + Jeff

Amazing Vendor List: Venue – Champions at the Retreat (Erin and Cassie) DJ – Jon Crane at JC Entertainment Cake – Ontario Bakery Dress – David’s Bridal (Allie) Decor – Samantha Dapper Hair and Makeup – Amber Wood Floral – Dalynda Larsen

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Julie and Anthony – Green Gables Estates Wedding

Posted on June 11th, by admin in blog, Uncategorized, weddings. 1 Comment

We never got to meet these two face to face until their wedding day, however we did all have a great time saying hello over Skype!  Julie and Anthony are from Chicago and did a destination wedding to Green Gables Estates In San Marcos.  With such a lush beautiful venue and a simply gorgeous couple with amazing details how could we get bad pics?!

Julie and Anthony thank you so much for picking the Janke’s!  We had a blast at your amazing wedding and hope you love the photos as much as we do!  Now here are quite a few of our favorites!

Amber + Jeff

Absolutely Outstanding Vendors Include – Venue: Green Gables Estates – Florals: Jennifer Cole – DJ: Mark Huntzinger

Maurice + Pascale – Scottsdale Wedding at The Clayton

Posted on June 6th, by admin in blog, weddings. No Comments

If you’ve browsed through our blog then you’ve seen these two.  It seems like a lifelong friendship leading up to their wedding day.  Thats maybe the BEST part about what we do.  We get to know our couples on such a level that it’s actually bitter sweet once the big day is over.   Maurice and Pascale we’ll never forget meeting you two after emailing back and forth, the phone calls, texts etc.

Pascale deserves an award for the amount of thought and detail she put into her wedding and the little pieces that made it so unique.  Not to mention looking absolutely stunning on her wedding day!  And Maurice you deserve and award for your help and role as a groom to be!  You Maurice have to be on record the coolest easy going groom ever!  As you both know you totally rocked each and every photo-shoot we’ve ever done together and working with you both has been nothing but a truly fabulous experience!

The vendors that all took part in their big day did and outstanding job and if you’re a bride looking for a special vendor that goes above and beyond then check into some of these greatly talented people and what they … Read More »