Category Archives: 03. Personal

Personal posts by New York City wedding photographer Saavedra Photography


The chorus of the song “Army” written by Ellie Goulding, intended for her best friend, applies to me and my husband. I moved around too much to have one best friend, even through college. This marriage is meaningful to me because I finally have one person with whom I will travel and move for life, […]

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This season, gift meaningfully

I don’t have a lot of words to say about what has transpired globally in 2015.  My heart is heavy. I also believe each of us has the power to make a positive difference. As we enter a season of Thanksgiving and joy, let’s focus our giving on where it impacts the most. For those […]

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5 common themes among marriages that last

I’ve been photographing weddings since 2008, and I love seeing my social media streams filled with beautiful children from these marriages. I don’t buy into the 50% divorce rate statistic that gets tossed around, because divorce rates are highly dependent on level of education attained and race (Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 2013). In fact, the […]

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Scotland part 3: Edinburgh

The final installment of my Ireland / Scotland photos are below. Please enjoy! For more details on where I went and ate, sign up for my monthly newsletter where I will reveal my travel guide in this month’s mailing. We saw a royal during this trip – Duke of Kent to be exact See other photos in this […]

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Scotland part 2: The castles

#cliffsandcastles was the hashtag I used on Instagram for my trip to Ireland and Scotland, and Scotland delivered on both fronts. If you ever get the chance to drive along Castle Trail, definitely do it! You can do an abridged version in 1 day or if you want to see more, you can spend 2 […]

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