Author: Ian Cook

Behind the Lens with Emma Paul Photography

Many words have been used to describe Lake Tahoe Photographer Emma Paul. An amazing person to be around, warm, professional, and born to photograph couples are some words that come to mind. And we can totally see why she’s so loved by everyone who crosses

Bride and groom sitting on boulders at their wedding in Lake Tahoe

Best of 2021: Wedding Video

Hiring a wedding videographer has become the perfect way to relive the memories of your special day and be privy to all the details you might have missed. Like, who doesn’t want to see their bridesmaids walk down the aisle and their cousin’s insane dance

Best of 2021: Micro Weddings

Micro weddings are known for having all the elements of traditional weddings, just on a smaller scale. Think less stress, more bang for your buck, and more meaningful moments. No wonder micro weddings have skyrocketed in popularity over the last couple of years. So if

Best of 2021: Best Ceremonies

Many couples steered away from traditional wedding ceremonies this past year. Instead, we’ve seen them being more intentional regarding guest count and wedding decor. Luckily, Tahoe brides have an advantage when it comes to using nature as decor. Like, have you seen how many picture-perfect

Best of 2021: Wedding Dresses

One of the most anticipated wedding moments is the bride’s walk down the aisle in her wedding dress. And rightfully so! Not only is it the culmination of months of planning, but this is also where the bride’s unique personality shines through. Luckily, 2021 delivered

Best of 2021: Four-Legged Friends

Dogs at weddings? Yes, please! We love it when your furry companion joins in the festivities, whether they’re walking you down the aisle or only join for a few snaps, as long as they dress for the occasion. And the good news is it’s never

Best of 2021: Bridal Bouquet

With everything being more intentional in 2021, it was no surprise that the sentiment also applied to wedding flowers. A lot of thought went into the type of flowers, hues, and the shape of the bridal bouquet. That resulted in a ton of personality shown

Best of 2021: Reception

This year has seen a lot of great wedding reception ideas. Think outdoor and tented affairs, hanging installations, and steering away from traditional wedding tabletop decor. While all Tahoe receptions are beautiful and noteworthy, there are a few that we can’t stop thinking about. So

Best of 2021: Elopement

The popularity of elopements has been on the rise the last couple of years, and we totally get it! Where elopements previously meant getting married without telling your nearest and dearest, it now means flexibility, authenticity, and less drama! And did we mention more bang

Best of 2021: Kiss

One of our fave categories of the Best of Series is definitely the first kiss. Why you might ask? Because nothing says “hey, we’re married” more than that first lip-lock. From dramatic dip kisses to windswept smooches, here are a few swoon-worthy first kisses that