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Helpful resources for couples planning their wedding day

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I'M KARI JOY! WELCOME TO THE WEDDING EXPERIENCE BLOG!

I made all these resources for my couples getting married and anyone else who happens to stumble across this page! I remember when I got married I  knew NOTHING about weddings and didn't really even know where to start!

Here you will find resources my couples say have been the most helpful when planning their wedding day! 

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is a first look for you?


There are so many factors and SO many articles that talk about doing a first look or not doing a first look. It can become so confusing! Take this fast and easy quiz to help you know if a first look is for you or not!

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Kristen and Joe are both Colorado natives and grew up in Evergreen! They met for the first time while both working at a local movie theater. They lost touch over the years, but later reconnected in college and immediately hit it off! We decided to explore a new spot, Brainard Lake, outside of Boulder. It […]

Kristine & Joe Engagement Session At Brainard Lake

Rylee and Matt had such a beautiful wedding at the beginning of June at Hudson Gardens. Rylee had a relaxing morning with the girls. Meanwhile, Matt got his blood pumping with the guys by starting the day off with some lazer tag! They decided to do a first look with one another and it was […]

Rylee & Matt Wedding // Hudson Gardens

Laely and Tom met while working at The Cheesecake Factory! Laely was a server, and Tom was a busser. They had been really good friends for 3 years. The whole time they were friends, everyone who knew them, said they would end up together. They always told their friends no and that they were just […]

Laely & Tom Wedding // Mountain View Ranch Wedgewood Wedding

Weather in Colorado during the spring time can be a little unpredictable! We had to reschedule our session that was supposed to be a couple weeks before this one. What was supposed to be a beautiful weekend, quickly turned into a snowy, muddy, windy, and below freezing afternoon. We decided it would be a lot […]

Monika & Leif Engagement Session

Taylor and Mike had the best wedding celebration! They actually got married last year after having to reschedule their 2020 wedding because of COVID. However they weren’t going to let that stop them from becoming husband and wife! They decided to have an intimate backyard wedding with just their immediate family to witness them saying […]

Taylor + Mike Wedding Day

Being in front of the camera can be a little uncomfortable! Below are some easy tips to help make sure that you’re not only comfortable in front of the camera but that you’re having fun and getting photos you LOVE because they’re totally a reflection of the two of you and the love you share for one another.

How to capture your authentic love in photos!