Well, this summer my family of 4 made the move from Jacksonville, Florida to Kansas City. Specifically, the Missouri side, but we are learning to love and appreciate every part of this area! We jumped right into busy life when we arrived, but here and there we have made time for some super fun family […]


November 13, 2023

Our First 3 Months in Kansas City

When you’re planning a wedding in Kansas City, you will quickly realize that the city has no shortage of wedding venues and event spaces! Hooray! However, with that density in venues to choose from comes a wide range in style, price-point, and quality. Suddenly the sheer amount of wedding venues in Kansas City goes from […]


June 29, 2023

The 7 Best Wedding Venues in Kansas City

You’re getting married, and your family is all traveling from out of town to attend your wedding! How exciting! The only thing is, the wedding itself lasts a day at most, but probably more like half a day for your guests. So how can you make your wedding the *reason* to travel and remember the […]


June 9, 2023

How to plan a wedding weekend

There is one person in the world who has loved you so well, that you know you want to spend the rest of your life with them.  But knowing you are ready to propose doesn’t mean you know exactly how to do it.  Proposing is a huge step, and an exciting one at that!  There […]


March 15, 2023

Most Romantic Places to Propose in Jacksonville

Jacksonville beach waves crashing on the sand in the glittering sunlight captured on a morning at the beach by Jacksonville wedding photographer, Caia Grace

Shawn & Kim’s 14TENN wedding was a bright and modern affair, with an elegant and stunning traditional ceremony at Christ the King Catholic Church. The couple worked alongside 14TENN’s month-of coordination team to create a celebration of their love and the merging of their worlds: childhood friends, college bandmates, and family from across the globe. […]


February 25, 2023

14TENN Wedding: Shawn & Kim

Groom in a grey suit kissing his bride on the forhead while they hug each other and she is wearing a short veil on her dark hair in a low bridal updo style by Jacksonville wedding photographer, Caia Grace

Jacksonville Beach is home to some of the region’s most stunning venues for weddings, from elegant hotels to historic homes to scenic waterfront locations. Here are the top 7 wedding venues in Jacksonville Beach that you’ll want to consider for your special day: The Casa Marina Hotel and Restaurant This historic hotel is glamorous and […]


January 29, 2023

Best Jacksonville Beach Wedding Venues

So you don’t feel comfortable posing in front of a camera. You are not alone! Almost every consultation I have eventually ends up with the bride or groom saying one of the following:  “I’m awkward in front of the camera.”  “I don’t usually like getting my picture taken.”  “Just please tell me what to do […]


January 19, 2023

How to Feel Confident While Being Photographed

Bride in a lace dress laughing as she adjusts the tie being worn by her groom, who is holding her waist and kissing her forehead, while they stand in front of a large tree on a sunny fall day by Jacksonville FL wedding photographer, Caia Grace

Updated 6/30/2023 The Average Cost Of A Kansas City Wedding Photographer in 2023 & 2024 When planning your wedding there are so many big decisions to make, one of them being which wedding photographer to hire. For most couples, the photographer is one of the very first vendors they choose for their wedding day, after […]


January 16, 2023

What is a Normal Budget For Wedding Photography?

Bride standing on a boardwalk, looking out on the waterway with dress train spread around her, holding a small bouquet of white flowers by Jacksonville FL wedding photographer, Caia Grace

Sarah Kaupp was (and is) my own mentor in photography and taught me most of what I know about running a photography business.  She has given me grace in my newbie-ness and in every change of style or shift in direction, she has continuously been a source of encouragement to me.  At times I have […]

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January 23, 2017

Setting Expectations: A Conversation with Sarah Kaupp

Photographer in a field of tall grass, wearing a brown leather jacket and white boho top and sunglasses, holding camera up and looking to the side by Jacksonville FL wedding photographer, Caia Grace