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Building a Capsule Wardrobe- Personal

I really am a simple girl. Plain Jane and ordinary. And (I’ll admit) not very trendy. So when I heard about the concept of a Capsule Wardrobe, I was super intrigued.   The idea is that everything in your closet should match everything else. The key is having few quality pieces that are timeless and […]

March 23, 2018


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Camp Mary Orton Wedding- Michael and Rhiannen

I got to shoot this gorgeous fall wedding with Nicole Akers Photography in October! We started the day with the girls in the hotel room. Everyone was being pampered, laughing, and excited for the rest of the day! Then it was off to Camp Mary Orton! After doing a few portraits, the heartfelt ceremony was […]

March 21, 2018

Real Wedding

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How to Use Your Logo- Photography Business Education

Now that you have a fancy shmancy new logo, where are the best places to use it? The most obvious place is right on the homepage of your website. Many templates have a feature which allows your logo to be seen near the menu navigation. Another place people think of is on business cards along […]

March 20, 2018

Photography Business

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Your Bridesmaid Dresses!- Wedding Planning Tips

Your look is all ready and put together, but what about your bridesmaids? By all means, they need to feel beautiful and special on your wedding day too!   Thankfully, trends have changed, so it’s no longer a requirement for every girl to wear the same style, same color, and same look. Everybody is different, […]

March 19, 2018

Wedding Planning

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Little Brook Meadows Wedding- Chris and Kaylyn

I got to shoot this lovely wedding with Natalie Baker Photography in September! There were so many wonderful rustic details all through the venue! From the bridesmaid’s cowboy boots, to the popcorn display, to the cowboy hats that would glow in the dark, this was one fun wedding!   Congratulations to Chris and Kaylyn, and […]

March 7, 2018

Real Wedding, Uncategorized

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What is a Logo?- Photography Business Education

A logo is much more than just fonts and colors. It needs to be the visual representation of your entire brand. So choosing one is not something that should be an easy decision!   When choosing your final logo design, you’ll want to have a primary logo. This can be as simple or as elaborate […]

March 6, 2018

Photography Business

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Dress Shopping!- Wedding Planning Tips

Finding your dream dress is one of the best experiences of the whole wedding planning process. It’s usually what makes that “getting married” thing finally feel real, not just for you, but for everyone who is there with you!   Sad to say, not everyone has a great experience. While the boutique you go to […]

March 5, 2018

Wedding Planning

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Reception Inspiration- Columbus Wedding Vendor

I recently got to see some amazing work from Marlo’s Rentals and experience again the magic of The Flower Man for a wedding. If you’re looking for rental decor items or a wonderful florist, check out these two!   Do you love this business or know a vendor who should be featured? Comment below or […]

March 1, 2018

Wedding Vendors

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Expectations of a First Look!- Wedding Planning Tips

If you’ve never seen your guy cry or get emotional, you can’t expect him to be super emotional on your wedding day. Some guys just hug their bride and never cry, and that’s ok. Just enjoy your day and try not to put too much pressure on him. Sometimes the stress and the nerves of […]

February 26, 2018

Wedding Planning

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Griggs Reservoir Wedding- Shawn and Angelina

I got to shoot this lovely wedding with Natalie Baker Photography in September!   Congratulations to Shawn and Angelina, and a huge Thank You to Natalie for bringing me along! All content and images in this post are copyright of Alayna Parker Photography and can not be used or reproduced without exclusive permission.

February 21, 2018

Real Wedding

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