Welcome to the CCP Blog! This is a special place where I will be sharing favorite images from wedding days, tips to help you plan your wedding, family life in the Cerna household and just random thoughts from my brain! I love creating content and sharing aspects of my life that involve faith, family life, and cute pictures of our kids!

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Why I Love Photographing Weddings

I recently had a potential bride ask me the following question: What’s your favorite part of shooting weddings? If I’m being honest, I was caught off guard by this question. I had never had someone ask me this before. I know I love photographing weddings, but I had never really thought about what my favorite […]

February 26, 2020

Personal

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What A Wedding Coordinator Is And Why You Should Hire One

Not a reader? Listen to the audio of this post below! Last year I met up with Jessica Tung (Owner of Wichita Coordination) to learn a little about her, her business, and what exactly a wedding coordinator does. I was blown away as she began to describe the role her and the team she leads […]

February 7, 2020

Wedding Tips

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4 Biggest Regrets That Brides Have About Their Wedding Day

  Not a reader? Listen to the audio of this post below!   Regret is such a heavy thing. When people think of their wedding day, the last thing they want to be associated with it is regret.   I recently posted on my personal facebook page and asked people to share their biggest regret […]

February 3, 2020

Wedding Tips

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To Hell With The Hustle – Book Review

>> View To Hell With The Hustle on Amazon You roll into bed exhausted from the day and count how many hours of sleep you will get if you fall asleep now. You think to yourself “Only 5 hours? That isn’t enough”. Your eyes shut and sleep greets you but rest does not make any […]

January 27, 2020

Personal

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7 Tips For Brides Attending The Bridal Show

The holiday season has passed and it’s highly likely you know someone who got engaged during that time. It’s even more likely that they will be attending Wichita’s Bridal Expo this weekend. I often talk to brides who have high hopes about the bridal fair but walk away feeling overwhelmed with the crowds or underwhelmed by the number of vendors they chose to work with. I have even had brides tell me that…

January 7, 2020

Wedding Tips

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The Biggest Lesson I learned in 2020

Do you remember that kid in your middle school class who believed they were never wrong? You know who I’m talking about…” that kid”. The kid who would argue with their teacher every day? The kid who believed their way was the right way and that no one else could possibly be right? Yea, you know the kid I’m talking about and may have even had a slight moment of embarrassment reliving moments from your middle school years. I’ve felt like that kid for most of 2019.

January 1, 2020

Personal

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Round Barn Wedding: Kaitlyn and Adam

For the past few years, I have been wanting to give away a wedding package to a couple that is planning their big day. This past August I finally pulled the trigger and began to promote the giveaway. I was surprised at how many people entered for the chance to win a free wedding photography package! I had people who wanted to enter answer a questionnaire that I put together. Kaitlyn and Adam entered and won this giveaway!

December 13, 2019

Weddings

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Downtown Wichita Engagement Session: Baylee and Landon

Over the years I have come to find that the more comfortable a couple is with you as a person, the more comfortable they will be in front of the camera. This is why I love to grab a coffee or a beer with couples when they are considering booking Lara and I for their […]

November 24, 2019

Engagement

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Pawnee Prairie Park Engagement Session: Erin and Marcos

I met Erin in 2019 at a wedding. Actually, she was a bridesmaid in Blair‘s wedding (a recent CCP Bride). It’s still so crazy to me that people enjoy the time that they have with Lara and me as bridesmaids and groomsmen, that they reach out to us to shoot their wedding when they get […]

November 15, 2019

Engagement

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Grace Hill Winery Wedding: Abby and Jacob

You never know what you are going to get as far as the weather when you plan an outdoor wedding in October. Kansas has a way of keeping Brides and photographers on our toes! I normally watch the weather pretty close the week of a wedding and always am praying for sunshine with little to no wind. Our weather was seriously PERFECT ☀️

November 14, 2019

Weddings

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