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One of the beautiful things about marriage is the way our lives become one with another person. You are joining your lives together in body and in soul. Many pray for their future spouse. Especially when we are teenagers, right? We knelt down asking God…when on earth am I going to find the one? Who is this person that […]

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Tips for Brides
How to Pray the Daily Examen for Couples

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We love assisting couples with planning their wedding day timeline in a way that allocates enough time to capture all of the details without feeling rushed. Choosing to do a planned first look or a traditional aisle reveal is both a personal preference for your vision of your wedding day and a matter of logistics. […]

Choosing Between a First Look or a Traditional Aisle Reveal

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Lent is an opportunity to evaluate if Christ is really at the center of your own life and your relationship together as a couple. It is a dedicated time in the Church to more closely conform our hearts to Christ. We encounter God in relationship, through the person of Jesus. Relationships form by spending time […]

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10 Ideas for Couples to Do Together During Lent

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As much as we all love our families, it doesn’t take long before family pictures start adding stress to a bride and groom. We’ve seen a big difference between couples who follow these simple tips and the stress on their faces when they don’t. Which is why we believe everyone should know them! #1. Designate […]

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TIPS FOR BRIDES
3 Tips for Stress-Free Family Pictures on a Wedding Day

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We are excited to start a new tradition of going through favorite images from the incredible couples we got to serve over the past year! A lot happened for us in 2019. We took a slow winter and spring season as we welcomed in our first baby to our little family. Baby Luke brought so […]

Year in Review
Best of Weddings 2019

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Congratulations on getting engaged!! We’re thrilled for the two of you to becoming one in a matter of months. Seriously, it will fly by faster than you know! As photographers and newlyweds ourselves, there is a lot we learned in the process that we’re excited to share with you so that you can find the […]

Tips for Brides
How to Choose the Wedding Photographer for You

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We hear a LOT of wedding speeches and toasts as photographers. The good, the bad, and the ugly (cry, that is). Our favorite wedding speeches are often short, sweet, avoid inside jokes and speak directly to the couple’s personalities and strengths that they will be bringing into the marriage. We’ve included five pro tips on […]

How to give the perfect wedding speech | Advice and Ideas for the Maid of Honor Speech and Best Man Speech | Photo by Katzie and Ben Photography www.katzieandben.com

Tips for Brides
How to Write the Perfect Wedding Speech

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Rain, rain go away. But when it doesn’t… have a wedding day rain plan ready to go. It is always a good idea to make a wedding day rain plan – no matter what season it is. We’ve learned after years of photographing weddings, engagements, and portraits just how unpredictable weather can be here in […]

What to do when it rains on your wedding day | How to Make a Wedding Day Rain Plan by Katzie and Ben Photography

Tips for Brides
How to Make a Wedding Day Rain Plan

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It may seem silly to read this title, because of course a Catholic bride and groom will be incorporating their faith into wedding planning. It is kind of a no-brainer, right? Hear us out. It takes intentional decision making to plan a marriage as beautiful as your wedding day. To the outside world, getting married in […]

Ways to incorporate faith into your catholic wedding | for the catholic bride | Photo by Katzie and Ben Photography www.katzieandben.com | Our Lady of Grace in Edina, MN

11 Ways to Incorporate Catholic Faith into Wedding Planning

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Your wedding images are your first family heirlooms and become a symbol of your vows alongside your wedding rings. It’s well-worth the financial investment to bring a photographer into capturing the joyful emotions and intimate moments of you and your spouse becoming husband and wife. However, one of the common mistakes we see is when […]

How to Create Your Perfect Wedding Day Timeline | Katzie and Ben Photography www.katzieandben.com

Tips for Brides
How to Create Your Perfect Wedding Day Timeline