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Looking through the history of art and design, it seems as though each movement embodied a striving to understand life and the purpose of being human, rather than operating in the power of being a human and the divine gift of creativity God has given us. We’re inspired by legends like Duchamp and Picasso, but […]

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Art rooted in insecurity rather than identity

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Everything comes back to the ethereal world I see in my mind. I believe my purpose is to construct the world discovered within me through imagery and words. It is not enough to simply dream. I desire to see with my own eyes what has been so clearly shown to me in my spirit. I […]

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The Heart Behind Amanda Lane Photography

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I’m learning how the original purpose for most pure things are quickly perverted the opposite direction in this world. Love—at it’s root—is intended to always be given. If everyone always gave, then everyone would receive. However, the process has been reversed. There are not many people willing to give so there are a lot of […]

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Where does love come from?

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This is my dear friend, Sarah. She grew up surrounded by girls and design, so it is no surprise she ended up a wedding planner! This girl can make apple pie from scratch, without a recipe or measuring a single ingredient! She was the first in her family to move out of state from California […]

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Vendor of Light | Sarah with Sistered States Event Styling

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A brief guide to discovering and booking the photographer for you. When is the best time to start looking/book a photographer? Around a year in advance is a great time to book your photographer. Most don’t book much further than that ahead! Plus, this gives brides plenty of time to do engagements and send out […]

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How to Find Your Wedding Photographer

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Proverbs 24:3-4 says, “By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.” When you step through the doors of The Nest at Ruth Farms I believe you step into God’s presence in a special way – his arms outstretched and […]

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Venue Review | The Nest at Ruth Farms

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In the hour I got to spend with Maegan, I grew to know her as a soft-spoken, silly, giggly, confident, and outrageously gorgeous young lady who’s eager to follow God’s will for her life. She wants to live in the freedom and opportunities God has given her, to explore the world and it’s wonders. I […]

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Maegan Stowe

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I have a little hometown girl pride in this sweet little venue, Firefly Gardens. I grew up in Midlothian and my childhood home is actually only 10 minutes from this beautiful venue! It’s kind of hard to believe a town with pastures full of cows and horses and a fairly large, and maybe not so […]

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Venue Review | Firefly Gardens

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As a photographer, you’re responsible for so many things that make up an image. The composition, the lighting, the color balance, focus, non-distracting background, clean foreground, is the subject posed in a flattering way, how is their expression, is the angle going to distort them in some way, are they comfortable in front of the […]

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