FOR THE LOVE OF THE OUTDOORS | A REAL WEDDING

If you’re anything like us, you fall in love over and over again with the New Mexican landscape and the beauty that it offers. The Wedding Collective gals never get tired of seeing the galleries filled with little hints of our state and the stunning Sandias as the backdrop! That is why, when we received […]

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Desert Elopement on White Mesa {Styled Shoot}

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At this point, you’d be hard pressed to find a local engaged couple that hasn’t yet been inspired by one of Maura Jane Photography‘s styled shoots or wedding photos. For 9 years, Maura has been capturing weddings in New Mexico and beyond, adding her signature touch of radiance to every shoot. Her sweet demeanor and […]

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Whimsical Wedding from Lauren Cherie Photography’s Instagram Takeover

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Did you know social media has actually been around for 40 years!? Whew, I didn’t. It seems like Facebook and Instagram just came out of nowhere and took the world by storm, like, a decade ago! Growing so fast, now it’s hard to imagine a life and even a world without social media. And we’re […]

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Wedding Spotlight: Alena and Jeffrey Bard

What spectacular details do real wedding planners create for themselves when it is their turn to walk down the aisle? Now we know. Albuquerque Wedding and Event Planner and Coordinator Alena Swanson got married in August and we are featuring her wedding in our Wedding Spotlight for our Winter Issue of The Perfect Wedding Guide! Here are the details […]

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Outdoor Wedding Tips

Many couples dream of getting married in a church, synagogue or mosque, but plenty of others are interested in a slightly more natural wedding venue: the outdoors. Whether you’re looking at a beach, a park or a landmark, choosing to have your special day under the sun can be exciting, but it’s also nerve-wracking to […]

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