Bridal Show ReflectionsMy Swooth Booth in Dallas, TX

What would Photobyjoy look like if it were a space? This question had to shape every image printed, every decoration chosen and every rug/plant hauled to the Swoon Event. My little team and I had a great time at Swoon this year. The couples who booked us last year from this show were incredibly playful and phenomenal to work with so we went full steam ahead.

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Through the process of printing these pictures and picking out my favorites, I realized how many amazing weddings Photobyjoy had last year. I also realized how many genuine relationships I’ve grown with every single person in every single picture. One couple at the event picked a random photo and spontaneously asked for the couple’s story. Without even thinking about it- I could tell them how they met, a funny thing in their vows and what their dog’s name was.

That was a very affirming moment to me that what I did mattered relationally.

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Also, because my tiny human is getting less and less tiny, I hired very cute muscle to help set up this booth. Aren’t they adorable? They also happen to be my best friends from Thailand. So that’s a plus.

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Our goal was to create a colorful space couples could walk to an interact with. There were albums scattered everywhere you could flip through in your hands. There was a screen with our latest videos playing and a puzzle game that competitive brides went crazy over.

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The booth was home to my lucky stormtrooper, a half dozen golden dinosaurs, a few deer, a 3D forest and a GIANT canvas of stubby-legged puppies. Fingers crossed that playful and fun couples find Photobyjoy this year!

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