Julep Events hit it out of the park with this fabulously fierce metropolitan contemporary edge design. Captured by Cactus & Coast Photography and Joy Neville Photography & Films, this shoot is the perfect mix of modern metallics and vintage glam. The Statler served as an ultra-chic backdrop for the day, right in the heart of downtown Dallas. Coral Lane and Dirt Flowers added to the already gorgeous scene, offering the trendiest ghost chairs and an acrylic table along with beautiful blooms that truly brought the vision to life. Loft22 Cakes created the most unique geometric cake, incorporating a marbled aesthetic. Posing next to the most stylish ride from Fantom Coach Limo, our model bride is breathtaking in a V-neck, spaghetti strap gown from a&bé bridal shop. Jennifer Trotter of Lip Service Makeup provided gorgeous glam, while Bethany’s Letter Shop created streamlined invites using modern calligraphy that fit the theme with ease. Read on for a word from the planner herself, and don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for even more stunning wedding inspo!
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From the planner, Ginny Greene of Julep Events: “I was really inspired by the idea of doing something glam, edgy and unexpected. The Statler was the perfect blend of simple and modern and lent itself perfectly to the overall feel of the shoot. We wanted to echo that blending of vintage and modern in our details and also incorporated some chrome and metallic elements in honor of Brides of North Texas’ tenth anniversary – traditionally the Tin Anniversary.”
From the planner, Stacy Hillstead of Maxwell + Gray: “Our vision behind this shoot was to create an elegant mansion-inspired look but to push the envelope with it – to think outside the box through use of a bolder (almost bohemian) color palette, adding textures and playfulness in both the florals, tabletop, print and gown selections. We wanted to showcase the ability to create an elevated, romantic and yes, fine-art look, while allowing it to also feel approachable, playful and eclectic for all seasons.”
Read on for a word from the planner herself, and catch a behind-the-scenes look from the talented team at Co. N Films. If you’re anything like us, you’ll be utterly obsessed with this sweet and sophisticated shoot! For even more fabulous inspiration, follow us on Pinterest, and don’t forget to pick up your copy of our glossy new Spring/Summer 2019 issue.
From the planner, Heather CoDay of Heather Lane Events: “Every couple I come across is embarking on the biggest journey they will ever take – marriage. When I considered world travel as my inspiration, I wanted to take the viewer back to their most memorable journey. Whether that was a destination or a time in their life that they will never forget, I wanted to bring the best of both worlds together.”
Another day, another fabulous editorial! Today, we’re taking a closer look at this ultra-chic contemporary abstract beauty inspiration shoot designed and styled by the oh-so talented Lindsey Zamora Events. Let’s be honest… what’s modern decor without acrylic furniture? Thankfully, Top Tier Event Rentals + Staffing provided us with the trendiest ghost chairs surrounding a perfectly pink tablescape (just the way we like it). Billie Ball & Co. created a gorgeous variety of tropics inpsired floral arrangements that adorned every aspect of the shoot, including a unique acrylic gold frame and bar back shelf from Beautiful Event Rentals. Shot by Ben Q. Photography and Co. N Films at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, this scene is the most stunning combination of modern simplicity and bold character. Stanley Korshak Bridal Salon supplied the gown of every girl’s dreams – just look at those flowing sheer sleeves! Our model bride’s look is nothing short of modern royalty with sleek and sophisticated glam from Brittany Jones Beauty. Illustrated Weddings by Lola Lorena truly outdid themselves with this shoot. Aside from the cutest invitation suite, they also crafted a seating chart display and menus that fit the vision behind this fun day to a T. Scroll on for your daily dose of wedding inspo as well as a word from the planner herself! Cheers!
From the planner, Lindsey Zamora of Lindsey Zamora Events: “In my personal life and work life, I am constantly drawn to clean lines and an overall modern aesthetic. Often times, in a modern environment there is so much negative space which gives your eye pause and allows one to see the beauty in a simple and uncluttered way. I wanted to create that environment with this editorial. I love the use of color in the design as well. I feel it is a bit unexpected but much appreciated.”
From the planners, Hannah Heres & Annie Edgar of MK Event Boutique: “Our design concept is centered around pampas grass… neutral, ambiguous, free-flowing and versatile. We decided to go more of the boho-chic plus elegance route… soft, romantic, bohemian, unique and delicate. Our main design focus is the tabletop, which is heavy in elevated and low lush floral and pampas grass with whimsical place settings and a draped soft chiffon runner that flowed onto the floor in dreamy pools of fabric. We are all about a statement take on the wedding cake, and the suspended cake from the teepee does just that. The teepee gives off the boho-chic feeling, paired with the elegant and romantic lounge area which tied everything together. This design concept couldn’t have been more dreamy!”
Melanie and Auggie’s gorgeous Dallas Arboretum engagement shoot by Deven Ashley Photography comes before their vintage garden wedding in March of 2019! Featuring a romantic color palette of blush, gray, mauve and violet along with a Spanish guitarist, their big day is sure to be one for the books! Keep scrolling for the stunning images from the shoot, as well as their sweet story.
December 25th, 2012, was the day it all started. Auggie and Melanie met on Christmas Day in Silver Spring, Maryland, during the movie Django! Melanie was sitting by herself in the perfect middle seat waiting for the movie to start, and Auggie (home for Christmas break) walked in with a group of his friends. There was only one seat open next to Melanie, and as soon as Auggie laid eyes on her, he stopped in his tracks and sat down, leaving all of his friends to fend for themselves. He eventually caught up with his friends, but not before asking Melanie to join them. Although appreciative, Melanie declined the invitation, but agreed to exchange numbers. Auggie returned to Missouri to finish his last year of school, and over the next year and a half the two remained close friends, talking every day despite the long distance. Eventually, their friendship blossomed into romance, and the rest is history!
From the bride: “Auggie proposed at Rockwall Harbor! It was my first day at my new job and he wanted to ‘take me out to dinner to celebrate’ at one of my favorite Mexican restaurants, Gloria’s. I knew immediately that something was up as we live near three Gloria’s locations, but we were driving about 45 minutes away to the Gloria’s in Rockwall. Once we got to the pier, he found the perfect spot along the water and began to propose. He also hired a photographer to capture the moment! I’ve always wanted an intimate proposal so it was wonderful taking in the moment during the sunset!”
If you’ve been with us for a while, or even simply glanced through our gorgeous Fall/Winter 2018 issue, you know we love a clean look with a pop of color. This romantic fall Rosewood Mansion styled shoot is giving us just that, and we just can’t get enough! Beautiful Event Rentals and Root + Bloom Floral Design worked with an incredible team to create the dreamiest setting, featuring ultra-trendy ghost chairs and a stunning array of roses mixed with greenery. Shot by the talented Ben Q. Photography, the model bride is glowing in both an exquisitely beaded gown with a key-hole back and illusion neckline, as well as a full sweetheart ball gown, each courtesy of Bridal Boutique. Brittany Jones provided flawless hair and makeup, while Pink Champagne Paper Company created the most elegant invites. Keep scrolling for some seriously sweet wedding inspo, and don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for even more ideas thanks to your shining North Texas creatives! Happy planning!
Join us as we take a closer look at what makes each of your talented North Texas videographers oh-so-unique! This list of creatives has cinematography down to a science, and we could not be more excited to share a few examples of their work with you. From the emotional, tear-jerking music, to the artistically arranged storylines, you’re sure to find the ideal wedding video inspiration to tell the beautiful love story of you and your partner below.
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You deserve a wedding film experience that’s bold + bonafide af. You deserve to be celebrated on your big day exactly as you are, no matter what your relationship looks like—and that goes for all kinds of couples. Alex Adkins Creative is here to challenge the status quo and celebrate what’s real! We’ll celebrate with moments that are authentic, creativity that breaks the mold, and boldness that inspires you to live every day as your best self.
Bluebird Videography is a premier film and production company that tells cinematic stories which will stand the test of time and be passed down for generations to come. We are not just cameramen or videographers. We are trained and experienced cinematic filmmakers with a passion for telling your love story in a way that will connect with today’s audience and be a cinematic legacy of your wedding for years and generations to come.
Brian Scott Rossen, the person behind BSR Wedding Films, is a family man and wedding filmmaker with a passion for telling stories of love and faith via videography. After more than 10 years of experience, it continues to feel like an unbelievable honor to capture these profoundly beautiful moments in life. On your wedding day, BSR Wedding Films is a calming presence while capturing all the details in a subtle and unobtrusive way.
Aaron and Andrea are the storytellers behind By The Millers! They are wedding videographers located in Dallas, Texas, who are basically going to be your hype(wo)men on your wedding day. You’re crying? They’re crying. You’re partying? They’re partying. They are here to capture your day in the most authentic way possible. Not intrusive or overly posed with just the right amount of pizazz.
Nat Turner created Co. N Films because of his deep passion for capturing life and telling stories. He takes a fine art approach to wedding films, and wants to capture the spirit of your big day and craft your story in to a meaningful and intimate film that will preserve the moments of your day for you to relive for years to come. His passion is in caring for your story, and capturing the details that make it.
Lorena Burns Photography and Films is a husband & wife duo! Lorena has been documenting weddings since 2011, and Jeff, her hubby, joined her in 2015. Since then, they have documented hundreds of weddings and have been featured in several magazines, like Brides of North Texas. Their style is often described as timeless, romantic, and documentary.
Midnight Embers are wedding filmmakers living in Dallas, Texas. While they’re located here in Texas, they are both originally from New Jersey and have been working together crafting wedding films for the past 6 years, filming weddings in Texas, Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Colorado—and they’re always looking to add more locations to the list! Together, they specialize in wedding films that capture all the emotional details, big and small, that make up your wedding day with a raw, inventive style.
Austin and Kristin of Ocular Pop have been making films together since high school! Years later, they married and have been working together full time for five years. Working with them is more of a production than a fly on the wall documentary style. Ocular Pop is heavily inspired by anything A24 and would be jazzed to film your wedding just like a movie!
Behind Pharris Photos + Films is Josh and Kariss Farris; a dynamic husband and wife duo who use their complementary skill sets to ensure couples and families establish their legacy through photography and videography. With three kids of their own, 7 years of marriage, and 10 years of wedding photography experience under their belt, this dynamic duo captures your vision in timeless, meaningful images that you can cherish for a lifetime and beyond.
Clay Vaughan started Reverent Wedding Films back in 2008. They’ve grown a lot over the years, but that doesn’t change the fact that they cherish every single client as if they were their very first. Their team of cinematographers and editors are dedicated to providing excellent work at an affordable cost without sacrificing integrity or creativity. They want to be the best in the field, and provide every bride with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. That’s why they’ve been able to enjoy the incredible honor of capturing hundreds of weddings, and gaining a rare amount of experience in this industry!
Stephen and Cameron are the duo behind Senders Film Co. They both live in Fort Worth, Texas, and are passionate about their wedding videography company with a heart for missions. They are a people-oriented team who enjoy getting to know each couple they have the honor of filming.
We are Allison, Kris and Ryan a.k.a. the Silver Bears behind Silver Bear Creative. We are a family team who work best when we are together, being creative, laughing and having fun! We absolutely love meeting new couples and families. Our goal is to not just be one of your vendors, but to become apart of your day, capturing your amazing day and telling YOUR story.
Rebecca & Tyler are the faces behind Simply Ivory Videography. They started their filmmaking journey a couple of years ago from their love for travel—they would film our trips so they could remember them. Capturing sweet memories from their travel persuaded them to film precious moments for loved ones on their BIG day! They strive for a dramatic and cinematic style in hopes to make viewers shed a tear or two.
Tony, the Dallas-based wedding filmmaker behind So1 Media, strives to create something meaningful that is unique and true to you. He wants to evoke emotion, capture genuine moments, and tell stories through film. If you are a madly in-love couple who is excited to tell your story, So1Media would love to learn more about you!
Shelby, wedding videographer behind Sullins Films, is based out of Dallas-Fort Worth. Her filming style is cinematic storytelling driven by the organic moments. Her ultimate goal is to capture the raw, natural moments uninterrupted, while also carefully composing shots to make your love story a piece of art. It would be an honor to tell your story!
Luis and Michelle, the duo behind The Lockharts, are a husband & wife team of creative storytellers based in New York City and Dallas. They love traveling, teaching, tasty chocolate and sitting in cafe’s. Basically, they love what they do and they love each other. They specialize in wedding photography and films, however they also love when they have the chance to document families.
The team behind Topher Films loves to capture real moments, real emotions. They see weddings as a celebration of love and do their best to tell stories the way they are. To show real feelings, the passion and the love between the couple and their family and friends. As a storyteller and friend, they would like to tell the story of your wedding.
K.BFilms is a true storyteller when it comes to capturing your special day. She focuses on the every single detail, all while hyping you up the whole time. It’s like having another friend by your side to share and capture the best moments of your life with.
Dramatic contrast and exquisite details characterize this stunning contemporary elegance wedding design styled shoot. Captured by Laning Photography, the Spanish-styled Chapel at Ana Villa served as a gorgeous backdrop for the day, offering the perfect amount of charm and sophistication. The model brides wowed in both a spaghetti-strap A-line gown, featuring intricate lace detail and a sweetheart neckline, as well as an illusion off-the-shoulder long sleeve sheath dress with beading detail that’s absolutely to-die-for! Tease to Please Hair & Makeup provided flawless glam to complete their looks. Night Owl Coffee Cart created the cutest outdoor focal point. We love the idea of offering your guests a cup of joe for a brunch wedding! Keep scrolling for the breathtaking imagery from this shoot, and find even more inspiration within the pages of our latest Fall/Winter 2018 issue. Cheers!