In a world filled with uncertainty when it comes to planning weddings, we are seeing more and more couples plan alternatives to a big wedding ceremony. We’ve discussed elopements and micro-weddings, but this week we wanted to bring you something new: A wedding after session. What is an After Session? An after session, or often […]
For many couples, Napa Valley is the dream destination wedding location. Napa Valley is home to hundreds of wineries and some of the most incredible wedding venues Northern California has to offer. If you’re looking for magical Napa Valley Wedding Venues, we’ve compiled some of our favorites that we’ve had to honor of photographing in […]
Dee and Kris Photography are Lake Tahoe and Truckee photographers who travel throughout Northern California to photograph beautiful weddings. They often photograph weddings on the West Shore and South Shore.
For most women, the wedding dress is one of the most important details for her wedding. After working with hundreds of brides, we have seen some beautiful wedding dresses of all styles to fit any bride’s personality. Since we are all still working from home, due to shelter in place orders, we wanted to take […]
For many couples, sparklers are high on the list of things they want to celebrate their grand exit. We’ve all seen those beautiful pictures of guests holding a sparkling glow of light, but here in California, sparklers pose a real danger. Today we are talking about grand exit ideas that still have that WOW factor! […]
For most young women, Senior Prom is one of the important events in your life. You spent your entire Senior year dreaming of getting all dolled up, slipping on the prettiest dress you’ve ever seen, and dancing the night away. The social distancing order in the state of California has put a strain on huge […]
Let’s get real, the most delicious part of your wedding day are those sweet sweet bites of dessert after becoming Mr. and Mrs. The traditional concept of a large white wedding cake will always be a classic but more and more we are seeing brides and grooms opt for a smaller wedding cake and more […]
You’ve been planning your wedding for a year (or even longer), and there is no possible way to predict an emergency. From California wildfires to pandemics, canceling a wedding or event is not an easy decision, especially since you’ve put so much time and money into this one day. There are two things that can […]
Why should you ask your photographer for your wedding timeline? You don’t get married every weekend… we do!
6 Ways to Incorporate Pantone’s Color of the Year Into Your Wedding By Kim Hess Pantone calls it “calm, confidence, and connection.” The 2020 Pantone Color of the Year — Classic Blue — is the color institute’s choice to set the trend for the new decade. You can begin married life as a trendsetter by […]
Scribner Bend Vineyards 9051 River Rd, Sacramento, CA 95832 Follow the river 12 miles down the Sacramento River and you’ll stumble upon this little gem of a wedding venue. Scribner Bend Vineyard is one of the leading winery wedding venues in Sacramento. With a guest capacity of 250, this garden venue is perfect for an […]
Luxury Wedding Venues Sacramento has some of the best wedding venues in Northern California but today we want to take a virtual walk through of some of our favorite luxury wedding venues! These all-inclusive venues might be some of the more expensive venues in Sacramento, but each one offers value and extravagance that can’t be […]
Dee and Kris’s 2020 Tips and Tricks It’s that time of year again, engagement season. You’ve seen your friends and your friend’s friends share that special news in the years past, we all know it’s THAT season. She got her ring on Christmas, or he proposed at midnight striking the new year. But this year […]
One of our favorite parts of the wedding (other than getting to spend the day with our fabulous Brides and Grooms) is the Wedding CAKE! There are so many options for cakes, from the cake flavor, the frosting, the decorations, and of course… the cake topper. This year our couples have created a variety of […]
Now that we are coming up on the end of November, and you probably have your holiday decorations adorning your home, (Don’t lie, we know you set up the day after Halloween) it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your best friends and those who are most important to you! Today we wanted to […]
More likely than not, you’ve been to a couple of weddings in your life. Keeping that in mind, there are some modern wedding traditions that even someone who’s only attended a single one would know. Though, have you ever thought about where these traditions have originated? Why does the wedding cake represent a fundamental part […]
You’ve got the ring, your wedding date, maybe your wedding venue, now it’s time to start thinking about your engagement photos! And most importantly, thinking about where you want to have your engagement pictures created! Keep scrolling for 6 of our favorite Sacramento Engagement Session Locations! There are a bunch of reasons to do an […]
It’s traditional for the bride and groom to have a guest book for their family and friends to sign and wish the happy couple well. But, if the classic guest sign-in book is just not your style we’ve gathered 10 super fun and unique wedding guest book ideas that will wow your guests! 1. A […]
Wedding Welcome Signs For most of our couples, the little details are so much fun to plan! One of the first details your guests encounter is a welcome sign for your wedding. A beautiful sign with your names, wedding date or a cute phrase are great ways to welcome guests to your wedding while you […]
Here at Dee and Kris, we take great pride in making high-quality heirloom wedding albums that are meant to be cherished for a lifetime by our clients. We use only the best printers to deliver the best products for you. Printed in New York, theses contemporary flush-mounted albums are designed to display your wedding in […]
Your big “I do” is also a big to-do — maybe the biggest party you will ever plan, and certainly one of the most important. It’s easy to lose sight of your big day once you get mired down in choosing invitations, venues, and cake flavors. But if you break your wedding day down to what your guests will remember most about your milestone moment, it can make the task a lot easier. By designing your wedding for all five senses, you can create an epic event people will be talking about for years.
Bridal Veil Trends for 2019 Wearing a bridal veil is a long-standing tradition that is connected to a similar symbolic meaning as the bride wearing a white dress. While the history and meaning behind wearing a veil vary amongst religions and point in time, it’s most well-known meaning is to hide the bride’s face while […]
It’s no secret that your wedding shoes are almost (but not quite) as important as your wedding dress and we usually think of two things when deciding on shoes. First, appearance, definitely very important but also not as important as comfort. Think about it, you’re going to be wearing this pair of shoes for 8 […]
Dee and Kris Answer The Knot’s 15 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer! What styles do you specialize in? We describe our works as very journalistic. We will always capture those formal family portraits, but we photograph your entire day as it unfolds naturally. You’ll also find that our final delivered images are vibrant and […]
We are thrilled to find Jessica and Ben’s wedding featured in the current issue of Real Weddings Magazine! See their feature HERE. Their wedding was held October 20th, 2018 at Scribner Bend Vineyards and was one of our favorite weddings of the season! They had an incredible vendor team that included: Venue: Scribner Bend Vineyards […]
Creating Your Wedding Registry with Items You’ll Actually Use! At this very moment, there are couples all over the world in various stages of the wedding planning process. One of those many checklist items you will need to complete as bride and groom are registering for gifts! The items you include on your registry are […]
When your girls come together to celebrate your big wedding day usually a bride wants to gift them something they can use or wear for your wedding! We have compiled some of our favorite bridesmaid gifts
Cute matching robes or pajama bottoms make adorable gifts for your bridesmaids, plus makes for the best photo opt. before getting into your dresses! Here are a few of our favorite bridesmaid getting ready outfits to give you some ideas for your big day! Silk Robes The most popular getting ready outfit is a classic […]
Here at Dee and Kris, we want to capture your story in a way that you want to display on your wall or in an album. Our designer Justina has 7 reasons you should have tangible artwork in your home. We capture your story, your truth, those moments you didn’t even know we caught in […]
After asking your girl squad to be part of your special day comes one of the most fun decisions, what will they wear?