Texture & Light: A Styled Shoot with Carissa + Ben Photography

Dreamy black and white photographs always evoke a nostalgia that is beyond compare. A photograph does so much more than just capture a moment in time, but also preserves the feeling of the moment to be experienced again and again. Here at Perfect Wedding Guide, we see so many awe-inspiring shoots by so many talented … Continue reading “Texture & Light: A Styled Shoot with Carissa + Ben Photography”

Desert Vibes: A Styled Shoot with Briana Nicole Photography

The southwest is as diverse as it comes between the melting pot of cultures and geography, but that only means that you can use our gorgeous desert landscape to set the stage for your bright and vibrant color palette.  It is officially time to say “hasta la vista” to the warm New Mexico weather, and … Continue reading “Desert Vibes: A Styled Shoot with Briana Nicole Photography”

Exquisite Details: Local Styled Shoot Spotlight

How blessed are we to live in a city with such an abundance of wedding expertise? Getting married in New Mexico means you have a huge array of choices for the wedding professionals you decide to hire. Which then means, of course, you get to choose to work with people on your special day who … Continue reading “Exquisite Details: Local Styled Shoot Spotlight”

Desert Elopement on White Mesa {Styled Shoot}

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 … Continue reading “Desert Elopement on White Mesa {Styled Shoot}”

Styled Shoot: Romantic Mountain Elopement

Styled photo shoots are one of the best ways to get unique ideas and inspiration for your wedding. And I don’t know about you, but I get lost in the details of each photo and I can’t help but feel a tug on my own heart strings to get creative and plan my wedding all … Continue reading “Styled Shoot: Romantic Mountain Elopement”

Timeless Romance with Coryn Kiefer Photography

“Life without love, is no life at all.” – Leonardo da Vinci With springtime so gracefully happening all around us, vibrant colors and incredible new beginnings steal the show. It is no wonder local couples choose this time of year to have their jaw-dropping New Mexico weddings. Since we’re now learning to live with these … Continue reading “Timeless Romance with Coryn Kiefer Photography”

A ‘Breaking Bad’ Inspired Wedding Shoot

“The universe is random. It’s not inevitable. It’s simple chaos.” – Walter White Talk about chemistry, right? If you’ve been keeping up with us here at Wedding Collective, you know that we live for styled shoots and anything that showcases our home state. This Breaking Bad inspired shoot took things to a whole new level. … Continue reading “A ‘Breaking Bad’ Inspired Wedding Shoot”

The Big Fake Wedding

It’s no secret that when small businesses in New Mexico come together magic happens. We, your dutiful Perfect Wedding Guide team, have seen it with our own eyes time and time again. From local styled shoots straight from heaven, to real weddings that make large-scale celebrations seem effortless, to the all-out fantastical displays resurrected from … Continue reading “The Big Fake Wedding”

Pizza in Santa Fe AKA The Best Engagement Session Ever

In September of this year, Meghan and Ryan will be married at the Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe. There will be llamas. Llamas, people! Quite frankly, these facts and the photos from their engagement session below are all you really need to know in order to make you fall in love with Meghan and … Continue reading “Pizza in Santa Fe AKA The Best Engagement Session Ever”

8 Local Wedding Businesses Run by Husband + Wife Teams

We can’t lie. As New Mexico’s Perfect Wedding Guide team, we get to be on the forefront of a whole lot of magic coming from our community. From whimsical winter weddings, to sensational spring styled shoots, to first-time collaborations between wedding professionals, to proposal stories that would make anyone tear up — it’s almost too … Continue reading “8 Local Wedding Businesses Run by Husband + Wife Teams”