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Holidays are approaching and the best gifts that you can give are memories. Memories are moments in time when you’ve had beautiful experiences, and it’s time to get these captured!

Family Walking on Navarre Beach at Sunset Photography Session by Family Photographer, Adina Preston

Sunset Family Session in Navarre Beach, Florida

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emerald grande destin beach wedding

Memorial Day well spent this year photographing a glamorous, elegant wedding at the Emerald Grande Destin, in spite of COVID-19! #covidweddingsuccess

Emerald Grande Destin Wedding

WEDDINGS

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Vinyasa Yoga Photography in Seattle – Yoga Photography with Seattle based International Yoga Teacher, Robin Martin and Yogi partner, Adam Lowell Pearlstein. As a fitness photographer, this yoga session was such a cool opportunity to not only photograph, but experience personally, and it was also a reminder that art comes in different forms. What Robin […]

Acro Yoga Photography in Seattle at Sculpture Park with Robin Martin Yoga by Pensacola Fitness Photographer Adina Preston.

Vinyasa Yoga Photography with Seattle Yogi, Robin and Adam

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Learn what some beach ceremony logistics are, attire suggestions, beach weather situations, decor and backup plan – some essential checklist items to keep in mind Planning a destination wedding on the beach – we put together this essential checklist for your beach wedding. There’s nothing more calming and peaceful than walking barefooted in the warm […]

The Essential Beach Wedding Checklist

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Small steps towards your dream wedding You’re going crazy, I get it. So are we, wedding photographers with tons of booked weddings coming up. Your wedding is about to happen and there’s so much uncertainty, that you are not sure how to handle it all. The next few weeks will be decisive in where we’re […]

Destination wedding Outdoors at Siren Song winery in Lake Chelan, by Weddings By Adina, Pensacola Wedding Photographer

How to Keep Sane & Busy with your Wedding

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Weddings by Adina - Couple engagement session at Pier 66 in downtown Seattle with the Space Needle in the background

This down time means more time for ourselves. It means more time with our loved ones and it yes, it means more time for smart wedding planning. Being pro-active in these mayhem times is essential not only for our mental sanity, but also for the next important event in our lives, that for some it means getting married soon. So let’s get this Wedding Planning during COVID-19 better and more efficient. 

Wedding Planning during COVID-19

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Golden Hour is that pocket of time just after sunrise but most popular about an hour before sunset. Sunset photography sessions are the most highly sought after portraits because the Golden Hour is the most optimal time to create glowing, magical portraits that will create the soft portraits everyone is in love with.

How to Take Amazing Golden Hour Portraits on the Beach

How to Take Amazing Golden Hour Portraits on the Beach

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25 Important steps for a stress free wedding day. As a Seattle and Pensacola photographer shooting weddings from Washington to Florida, I have seen so much, from poor planning to an awesomely organized wedding day.

Best Wedding Day Advice You Should Consider

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Blue skies, white sand and clear warm waters: that’s what you will find when looking for the top rated Pensacola wedding venues in the Florida Panhandle. Florida’s East Coast heavenly beaches routinely deliver on all three fronts.

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Some of Florida Panhandle Wedding Venues Recommended by Pros

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Read this and prepare ahead. Booking a seasoned wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your wedding, so take this piece of advice to heart.

10 Things to Consider When Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

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Booking an engagement session before your wedding is a great opportunity to get to know your wedding photographer, have some fun and learn to relax in front of the camera before the big day!

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Why You Should Book An Engagement Session Before Your Wedding

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Pioneer Square engagement of an Asian Couple

Planning a stress-free wedding? Here’s a Wedding Timeline that will help you plan your day more efficiently. Planning a wedding is incredibly fun but nevertheless stressful without a solid wedding planning timeline in your hands. Here’s our advice…

A Wedding Planning Timeline for a Stress-free Wedding

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It’s no news that weddings in general are outrageously expensive. From that gorgeous white dress and the handsome tux, to the cake, venue and all the wonderful vendors that contribute to making that day one to remember. Add to that hiring a photographer, and the the tab goes even higher. I can totally understand why a lot of […]

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Why Wedding Photography is so Pricey

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Best of Weddings Accolades

If you’re like me, you started planning for your big day since you were a little girl, right? And you know this is a one time opportunity to do it right – you only have ONE shot at it. Searching for a wedding photographer, especially in Seattle, must be overwhelming. There is so much talent here, and everyone is eager to please. So how do you choose? I’ll give you a few pointers.

How do you choose the Best photographer for you?

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I had the opportunity to do a fitness photography photo shoot at RCF CrossFit in Renton Washington. Amazing athletes that consistently train hard, these champions are always getting better at what they love. Being a Seattle Fitness Photographer, as well as a Pensacola and Navarre Fitness Photographer, has allowed me to be in an environment I feel comfortable in, being […]

CrossFit athlete working out for a fitness photo session

Seattle Washington Fitness Photography at RCF CrossFit

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Now that you finally are engaged, it is time to officially organize yourself for the wedding and prepare everything for the big day. Just like anything else in life, preparation is the secret to a successful and fabulous occasion.

How to Organize yourself for the Wedding

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THE JOURNAL

It’s no surprise that planning your wedding day is not going to be an easy thing to do, so we have gathered the best wedding day advice from wedding pros, for a stress-free event.

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Best Wedding Day Advice

Blue skies, white sand and clear warm waters: that’s what you will find when looking for the top rated Pensacola wedding venues in the Florida Panhandle.

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See our Most Recommended Florida Panhandle Wedding Venues

How to use this epic light to your advantage and create magical sunset portraits that will boost the value of your work. 

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How to Take Amazing Golden Hour Portraits on the Beach