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Here’s Why I’ve Been Talking So Much About Sustainable Weddings & Impactful Brands That Want To Make A Difference | Crystal Lily Creative | Purposeful Brand & Lifestyle Photography | Los Angeles, California & Destinations

I have an unpopular opinion about weddings: they’re indulgent. There. I said it. Be honest. You know I’m right. But don’t revoke my good vibes card just yet. This perspective doesn’t mean I don’t like weddings, because I do and I LOVE getting to work with thoughtful couples. I say weddings are indulgent because, they […]

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What does empowerment mean to you? To me, empowerment is knowing what you’re capable of and trusting yourself enough to go for what you want. When you do that, you inspire other people and it trickles down. (I know because so many people have inspired me.) It’s about identifying who you are, what you have […]

Defining Empowerment by Making an Impact | Purposeful Brand & Lifestyle Photography For Impactful Brands & Thoughtful People Who Want To Make A Difference | Crystal Lily Creative | Los Angeles, California

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Boudoir Photography is For Everyone–Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Differently | Crystal Lily Creative | Southern California+Central Florida+Beyond

I have strong opinions about boudoir photography and I truly believe that it is for everyone. Anyone who tells you differently isn’t someone you should trust with such intimate images. I have photographed many women and men too–yes, men also want an opportunity to feel sexy and empowered and the images are stunning. Boudoir doesn’t […]

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Date night doesn’t have to be a major production unless you want it to be. If you want to keep the connection with your favorite person, but neither of you are into the idea of a three figure meal that still leaves you feeling hungry (you know the ones) there are plenty of things you […]

5 Fun, Easy Date Night Ideas For Homebody Couples | Crystal Lily Photography | Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

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Core Values & Why They’re Important | Crystal Lily Creative | Wedding, Lifestyle & Boudoir Photographer | Southern California, Florida, & Destinations

It’s here!  That time of year, where a LOT of people get engaged (or not, but a new chapter of some kind is still ahead) and plans for the new year begin to unfold.  If you’re shopping for a photographer (or if you’re a photographer, hoping to attract new clients), you’re probably wondering why the […]

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It isn’t news that having a wedding or any large event comes with dollar signs, but what if some of those dollar signs went back towards meaningful causes and making an impact beyond a single event? The average cost of a wedding varies greatly depending on where you live, but couples in the United States […]

6 Benefits of Choosing Vendors That Give Back | Crystal Lily Creative | Southern California + Florida + Destinations

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5 Places to Take Engagement Photos That Will Highlight Your Personalities | Crystal Lily Photography | Los Angeles South Bay | California + Florida + Destinations

Engagement photos aren’t a requirement and not everyone wants them, but having an engagement session is a great way to get to get comfortable with working with a professional photographer before your wedding day. Plus you’ll get wall worthy photos of you and your favorite person together that weren’t taken on an iPhone, haha! If […]

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Welcome, May!  May this month please bring more kindness, warmth, love, happiness and all of the good vibes the universe can afford after such a rough start to the Spring season.  If you follow me regularly, then you already know April held the saddest experience I’ve ever encountered in saying goodbye to my beloved Chihuahua […]

A Piece of My Heart (Yes, I Wrote About Myself😘) | Crystal Lily Creative| Southern California | Central Florida | Weddings, Lifestyle, Boudoir

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Eight Things You Should Get From Your Wedding Photographer | Crystal Lily Photography | Southern California | Central Florida | Los Angeles + Orlando + Destinations

Every wedding photographer is different and the processes photographers choose to incorporate into their workflow is ultimately up to them.  However, when it comes to shopping for a photographer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with so many options at varying price points.  There are eight things you should get from your wedding photographer and you […]

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Chances are you or someone you know has gotten married or is getting married and wedding photography has proven to be a pretty important, rather tough decision.  Money is almost ALWAYS a big deciding factor and the words cheap, affordable, and expensive are all relative when it comes to finding someone to capture such an […]

12 Reasons Why Wedding Photography Pricing is “CRAZY”

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