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Basic Invite and Christina Stallard Photography

Basic Invite | The Best of Both Worlds!

Filed in : Business

If you know me, you know I’m totally a DIY girl, but I also REALLY need a lot of guidance with things I don’t know a lot about (I’ve had my fair share of pintrosities– yep). I like getting good deals, yeah, but I think the best part about getting involved in projects is having […]

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Nutter Center Wedding Dayton Ohio

St. Patrick’s Day Wedding | The Nutter Center | Dayton, Ohio

Filed in : Wedding

Ashley and Shane have a love story for the books. They met when they were younger in karate class, and it took seventeen years for them to finally get together and date! When Ashley got in touch with me about photographing their wedding, she shared the sweetest description of how she met Shane and how […]

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Mountain Engagement Session at Chained Rock

Filed in : Engagement

When Chelsey told me that Kameron proposed to her at Cumberland Falls, I knew that we were going to have some fun adventuring for their engagement session! The couple opted for the beautiful Chained Rock, and we had such a fun time hiking to the top (the hike back down is actually the uphill walk, […]

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Wedding Day Makeup Tips from a Pro!

Filed in : Quick Tips, Wedding, Wedding Planning

I love watching a woman’s face light up when she sees herself and just feels really, really pretty! The confidence that comes from feeling that way are what make truly beautiful photos. Now, I’m no makeup expert (like, you do NOT want to see me try to highlight and contour), but thankfully, Ms. Kimberly Tran […]

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Juliet Garden Roses Wedding Bouquets

Hey There, Giveaway Winners!

Filed in : Business, Engagement, Portraits, Wedding

Oh, I’m so glad your lovely self made it over this way! Welcome to our new website and a new year of changing things up for the better! If I’ve learned anything, it’s that you can never go wrong by serving and giving of yourself to others. When I was little I begged my mom […]

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Small Business Owners: Should You Require a Deposit?

Filed in : Business

Should a small business owner require a deposit to secure their services?   Let me set the stage for you: You’re a hairstylist and you’ve recently booked a client for a cut, color, and style appointment this Saturday. The whole service is going to take about three hours, and you’re expecting to make roughly $180. […]

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How to Have a Perfect Wedding Day

Filed in : Business, Wedding

I’m pretty sure if you’re working on planning your wedding, you don’t need another lengthy article about the proper rehearsal dinner etiquette and one size fits all to-do lists. The magazine shelves have enough of those, and you aren’t a cookie cutter bride, so you don’t need cookie cutter advice.   I try to share […]

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Wedding Planning Freebie Just for YOU!

Filed in : Business, Wedding

      Who knows that planning a wedding can be a little (or a LOT) overwhelming? Yep– we are all raising our hands. If you’re like me, you pay attention to the little details and the special moments, and you want everything to look and feel nice– the perfect backdrop for the perfect day. […]

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Cozy At Home Family Session | The Cole Family | Christina Stallard Photography

Filed in : Portraits

A year ago I got to help celebrate Ellis’ arrival earthside by photographing him as a newborn. I remember cradling him in my lap and wrapping him up all tight in a swaddle. Everything about him was so soft– his downy hair, tiny fingers and toes, his dumpling cheeks. I used to work with his […]

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Engagement Session in the Mountains | Megan + TJ | Christina Stallard Photography

Filed in : Engagement

After Megan booked me as her wedding photographer, we started planning for her engagement session, and I was so excited about her ideas! Both her and her fiancé, TJ, work as environmental educators, and since I always encourage my couples to pick a location for engagement sessions that is personal to them, she took to […]

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