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Welcome to the SPV Blog! I'm Carianne, and my husband Todd and I are a wedding, portrait photo, and video team based in Clovis, California. Grab something to drink (if you're like me, a glass of red wine) and enjoy viewing our latest work, browsing resources, and getting a little peek into our life! 

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Barbie Wedding After many years of an on-off relationship, due to several career changes and moves, Barbie Roberts and Ken Carson finally unite in marriage! Their intimate Barbie wedding took place in their backyard on April 2, 2020. Barbie wore a floor length, sleeveless, A-line gown, with an embroidered bodice of shimmering thread. She added […]

Despite the shelter in place order, we stole a few minutes in my front yard, with this sweet couple, for their engagement session. Ginger and Ryan met their freshman year in high school but didn’t start dating until their senior year. Ryan played for the varsity basketball team and Ginger was at every game, cheering […]

When Todd and I started planning our wedding there were a few things that were a must. Our wedding needed to be a reflection of who we are as a couple. We needed it to be intimate, with just our favorite people. We wanted it to be FUN!! The last thing we wanted was for it to be formal and stuffy. We accomplished it perfectly!

I have been thinking about this whole Corona Virus pandemic A LOT…as I’m sure most of us have. I just wanted to write a blog about it, to express my thoughts, as well as document how I have handled it.

This post is all about giving my current and future SPV BRIDES some great tips and inspiration as they prepare for their engagement session outfits! I’ll also be sharing an additional tip never shared before!!

There can be value in sharing your goals and dreams with others, but it can also feel like a great risk.

Today’s Pro-Tips comes with some advice about WHY shooting CLEAN reception shots is REALLY important from a photography standpoint.

Erica and Pablo met 12 years ago through her sister and his cousin, who were dating at the time. Erica said she was fortunate to have been introduced to him because, at the time, she was in a dark place.

I have a great love for wedding details! It’s all about the details! You spent so much time selecting these very special details, they are just as important to have pictures of as your family and friends! When I arrive on your wedding day, the first thing I start with are all your details.

Sharing a First Look is a great new tradition and can be an amazing part of your wedding day! If you aren’t sure about a First Look, let me explain why it could be a romantic addition to your wedding day celebration that will add to the experience as well as reduce stress!

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