Here I keep a journal of my couples, their engagement sessions, and their wedding days. I also post tips for couples planning weddings and tips for new and upcoming wedding photographers.
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Dreamy Detail Wedding Photos

In a previous blog, I talked about Details to Have Ready for Your Wedding Photographer on your wedding day. That blog included all the different kinds of accessories that I capture on your big day. Dreamy detail wedding photos are some of my FAVORITE photos to take! What’s that saying? “Accessories make the outfit.” It […]

October 31, 2022

dreamy wedding details

Photography Tips

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Choosing A Wedding Venue

Booking a venue for your wedding can be one of the hardest parts of the wedding planning process. Once you decide on the style of wedding you are wanting to have or if you have a dream wedding venue already picked out, there are many other factors to consider when choosing a venue. In this […]

October 27, 2022

Choosing a Wedding Venue

Wedding Tips

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How To Get Wedding Photos You Love

You clicked on this blog thinking I would say look up wedding photo ideas on Pinterest and take them with you to every wedding photo session to get the wedding photos you love, didn’t you? Well… unfortunately, I will be saying the opposite! You will be disappointed when you get your edited photos back if […]

October 24, 2022

wedding portraits you love

Photography Tips

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Best of Black and White Wedding Photos

Timeless. Epic. Magical. All words to describe black and white wedding photos. These photos are so fun to create! The details just seem to stand out from the background. If your wedding photographer asks you if you want black and white photos… Say YES! Here is why: With ALL the wedding trends that come and […]

October 20, 2022

best of black and white wedding photos

Wedding Tips

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What to Wear for Your Engagement Session

CONGRATS!! You’re engaged! What?!? That means it’s time to start planning one of the best times of your life! THE WEDDIING. But wait… it’s time for the engagement session first! Oh, but wait again!!… What will you wear for your engagement session?!? Do not stress… I got you! You want to create your outfits based […]

October 6, 2022

Engagements, Weddings

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We all know wedding day can be a very stressful and overwhelming day. You have SO much going on around you! With your wedding planner asking you questions, your mom trying to calm you down (but we all know, it just makes it worse), or your soon-to-be partner leaves their suit at home… So much […]

October 3, 2022

wedding day first kiss

Photography Tips, Wedding Tips, Weddings

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Items to Incorporate in your Fall Wedding

It’s FALL WEDDING SEASON and there are SOOOOO many items you can incorporate into your wedding to create the warm and cozy feeling of fall we all love.  I have so many good ideas up my sleeve… let’s jump right in! FALL INSPIRED COCKTAIL DRINKS I don’t drink, BUT those signature drinks need some spicing […]

September 28, 2022


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Details to Have Ready for Your Wedding Photographer

No need to worry, soon-to-be newlyweds, Shalae Byrd Photography is here to let you in on ALL the details you want to have ready to go when your wedding photographer arrives on your BIG DAY! From your invitation suite to your rings, and everything in between, we are talking about it all! First things first, […]

September 26, 2022

detail photo for your wedding

Wedding Tips, Weddings

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Downtown Little Rock Engagement

I had the sweetest couple reach out about an engagement session in Little Rock. Luckily, I was already heading there for a wedding and it worked out to shoot their engagements that same weekend. When I flew in that morning, I got off the plane to a torrential downpour. What would normally be a brisk, […]

October 28, 2021


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Fall Vineyard Wedding in Little Rock, Arkansas

This weekend was a busy one, but oh so worth it. I flew in to Little Rock from Florida the morning of Cora and Jared’s wedding and landed with a full downpour of rain! By the time their wedding came around early afternoon, the rain subsided and gave the most gorgeous day for the bride […]

October 26, 2021

Portraits, Weddings

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