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Hey everybody! Anna and Thomas’ wedding in McGehee showed me the biggest transformation I’ve ever seen.  Shawna at Young Designs created a masterpiece for the reception, and pulled off a last minute location switch to save a rainy situation. I’d argue that the new ceremony spot was so perfect and intimate. I love Anna and…

Hey everybody! Did you ever know something 100% in your heart, but you almost screw it up?  So goes the story of my proposal to Tyler. First off, there was some work that went into this before we ever hopped on the plane… not only in designing the ring, but also discussing my plan with…

Hey everybody! Before we hopped on a flight, I did a lot of research about where to shoot engagement pictures in Alaska.  With the help of the bride, and a dear friend of mine (hey Sidra!), we narrowed down a few options for the engagement portraits: Beluga Point, Hatcher Pass, and a couple others. After…

Hey everybody! I’ve photographed weddings far and wide, from California to NYC to Italy, but don’t think you need to go to one of those places to have a jawdropping wedding.  Bentonville, and Northwest Arkansas, has a number of incredible wedding venues ranging from rustic to classic to elegant.  One of my favorite current elegant…

Hey everybody! Here we go with this dream Italian wedding in Florence at Villa Le Piazzole – Just a warning, it’s a mega post.  There are just so many incredible moments and beautiful sites (like the most insane long table I’ve ever seen)… I just want to share it ALL with y’all! First up, if…

Hey everybody! One of my favorite couples is engaged, and we’re honored they chose us to photograph their engagement portraits and wedding! Amy Duggar and Dillon King are the absolute sweetest couple. They are so in love, which is totally adorable. He’s hilarious and candid, she’s beautiful and excitable. Together, they make a gorgeous couple,…

Hey everybody! Everybody knows how crazy I am about my baby girl, Cece. I’ve written about her so many times on this blog (from this post the day she was born), and for those of you who have been faithful and loyal Benny Blog followers, you have watched her grow… from birth to present. You’ve…

Hey everybody! How about this brilliant little workaround when it comes to keeping the dress cleaning during wedding portraits.  A quick trip to Hancock Fabrics and $50 later, we were able to get one of my favorite poses (and portraits from this wedding season) of Ashley and Matt. I love how he is looking at…

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