November 11, 2019

NWA Wedding Venues: Sassafras Springs Vineyard Lodge

Girls pizza night at the Lodge at Sassafras Springs Vineyard

NWA Wedding Venues have a new listing I’ve photographed at pretty much all the NWA wedding venues. So when I discover a new location, I try to photograph it asap so I can share it with y’all. One new place I’m really excited about is the Lodge at the Winery. Sassafras Springs Vineyard is already […]


April 13, 2018

Palm Springs Fashion Shoot for Impressions Boutique

Hey everybody! Shooting fashion photography has it’s challenges.  Balancing a quick turnaround with great quality is a tight-rope walk.  However, over the past few years, this has been the fastest growing area of my business, thanks to shooting some really rad bloggers and for my relationship with Shop Impressions Online Boutique.  A couple months ago […]


November 20, 2017

Vineyard Fashion Session at Sassafras Springs

Hey everybody! I mean Y’ALL. Can it get any better than a vineyard session? Sassafras Springs hit it out of the park. I had tons of fun with these ladies from Impressions, the venue was gorgeous and so are they! There’s nothing to “wine” about here! Always love working with Reagan (follow her blog here). […]


September 27, 2016

LA Headshots for Nicki

Hey everybody! I’ve got another headshot/model shoot for your today. It started as a headshot shoot, but Nicki was such a great model we just went with it! Hahaha! Like the other one I did recently, I asked her a few questions so you could get to know her a little bit. So fun! 1. […]


September 10, 2016

L.A. Fashion Photography: Cinnamon Candyfloss

Hey everybody! My Los Angeles (via Scotland) friend Mercedes is celebrating her birthday today!  I’ve done a couple shoots with her during her time in L.A. and she’s quite the model! And quite the person! I thought I’d do a little interview with her so you can get to know her better. Feel free to […]


February 20, 2016

Sloane + Zach Hocker: Reception at Chancellor Hotel

Hey everybody! Yesterday I left off with the helicopter sendoff from Sassafras Springs Vineyard to the Chancellor Hotel.  Here we are mid-flight and you can see Chancellor and Fayetteville from up in the sky.  So freaking cool! As they got out we they shared a windy kiss. By the way, can I just say that […]


February 19, 2016

Sloane + Zach Hocker: Wedding at Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Hey everybody! Sloane and Zach Hocker’s wedding at Sassafras Springs Vineyard was nothing short of a dream wedding. She had beautiful details (which I’ve grouped together below) a stunning dress, killer Louboutin shoes, and her Miss Arkansas ring for her something blue.  Perfect? Yeah. Some other fun things… as a gift she received silicone rings […]


November 9, 2015

Eureka Springs Wedding of Kayla and Alex at Thorncrown

Hey everybody! JLK Weddings has done it again! Jessica and her team are great at elevating weddings and making sure every detail is flawless and photo worthy. Kayla and Alex are a deserving couple of such a wondrous and beautiful ceremony at Thorncrown and reception at the Crescent Hotel. I hope these images do it […]


November 8, 2015

Eureeka Springs Wedding Portraits of Alex and Kayla

Hey everybody! It’s the most wonderful time of the year (for pictures!) – but seriously, I love shooting weddings in the fall! Something about the amazing color palette with leaves makes it so romantic. These portraits are romantic! Kayla and Alex had the most wonderful fall wedding in Eureka Springs, and then the sunset outside […]


October 19, 2015

Sassafras Springs Vineyard Wedding: the Finale

Hey everybody! It’s been so fun sharing this styled wedding with y’all. I love the vision of Kate & Co. on the design and execution of the shoot, and Sassafras Springs has always been an incredible wedding venue location. A huge thanks to Reagan and her real-life beau for being our models, and thanks to […]


April 18, 2015

Evan and Bryan’s Eureka Springs Wedding Reception

Hey everybody! Party party!  Such a fun time was had by the gang (and me) at the Crescent Hotel for Evan and Bryan’s wedding. Groove Productions (the DJs who did MY wedding reception) brought a huge party with them (great lighting, perfect song choices) that kept the crowd on the dance floor – literally the […]


April 17, 2015

Evan and Bryan’s Eureka Springs Wedding Story

Hey everybody! I wouldn’t say Evan and Bryan’s wedding was Old Fashioned, they have a great modern yet classic style. What I WOULD say is that Bryan SERVED Old Fashioneds as his signature drink and totally made my night! Haha! I actually love that drink and to do it on a large scale is difficult, […]


April 16, 2015

Evan and Bryan’s Eureka Springs Wedding Portraits

Hey everybody! I’m so lucky to be able to spend my weekends with such great couples! Saturday was a beautiful day; I spent it at one of Arkansas’ most beautiful chapels, Thorncrown for the wedding, and the Crescent Hotel for the reception, with one of the coolest couples. I’m going to be sharing Evan and […]

Senior Portraits

January 8, 2014

More Senior Portraits in Eureka Springs of Caroline!

Hey everybody! One day is NOT enough for this beauty! Bentonville senior Caroline is on the blog again today! I’m not sure exactly how many times she’s been on the blog (probably half a dozen from Riffraff shoots!), but I’d run her on here every dang day if it were possible! She’s so easy to […]


April 29, 2013

Crescent Hotel Bridal Portraits of Ashley Smith Milliren

Hey everybody! My oh my… my heart is racing… I FINALLY get to share these beautiful bridal portraits with you! Ashley wanted a unique and couture feel to her bridal portrait session and chose a great location: the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs! I brought my lighting equipment for some extra drama (brides… I do […]


April 8, 2013

Crescent Hotel Wedding Story of Caitlin and Matt

Hey everybody! Today I get to share the lovely details and story of Caitlin and Matt’s Eureka Springs wedding at the Crescent Hotel. Caitlin had some very sentimental pieces of jewelry she wore as she said her vows, and her color palate was gorgeous grays and yellows (which I love!). So gorgeous! I love this […]


December 16, 2012

Laura and Jason’s Eureka Springs Wedding

Hey everybody, Laura and Jason are such a sweet couple! They had me come out to the most beautiful resort in Arkansas to photograph their wedding, and I’m excited to share some of it with you! You’ll notice that Laura has the best smile… well, that’s just her! I didn’t even have to tell her […]


April 21, 2012

Spring Photo Tips – Featured on MpixPro

Hey everybody! I’ve got a fun tip on the MpixPro blog, along with some superstars in the industry, Bree Schaap (owner of dropitMODERN and fab photog) and Laura Winslow (fantastic photographer). Read our tips by clicking the pic below! Talk to you soon,Dale


April 3, 2012

More Siloam Springs Engagement Portraits of Maura and Mark

Hey everybody! I told you I had more! Maura and Mark met up with us in Siloam Springs for their engagement portraits, brought fabulous clothes and fun things to shoot with, and we had a ball!! Also… did you notice… not a single image (yesterday or today) have the couple kissing. Did you notice? Did […]


September 22, 2009

Arkansas Wedding Photographer: Garvan Gardens: Leslie and Taylor tie the knot

Hey everybody! My superstar Orange County wedding photographer buddy Becker flew in to Little Rock last week for his workshop, which I wrote about here. However, his main reason for coming to this “fly-over state” was to photograph a wedding at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. Since I’ve shot at Garvan Gardens a few […]