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We’re privileged to get to take photographs of our couples getting married in some of the most beautiful natural backdrops in the American Southwest. Whether you’re saying “I do” in the colorful Calico Basin at Red Rock Canyon or in a rustic wooden chapel in the middle of a cactus nursery, we pride ourselves in capturing moments that will last forever.

Every photographer has a style and a unique perspective. If you think our style is as spectacular as we do, then our photographers must be doing something right. Thank you.

What’s Our Secret?

Our attention to detail makes Cactus Collective Weddings stand-out amongst the crowd of wedding companies in the market today. That’s true of everything we do, and especially of our photography, because we are a photography-based company. We know our couples come to us expecting the best and we pride ourselves on delighting them with our work.

We use a combination of techniques, tools and creative processes to reveal the specialness of every couple’s special day.

Our signature style produces soft and romantic photographs that highlight the delicate beauty of a bride’s lacy dress, her hair softly blowing in the breeze or the powerful kiss and embrace between newlyweds.

The Cactus Collective Weddings Difference

We believe our couples connect with the photos we take because of the expert human touch that goes into our photography process. Every once in a while we get a couple that asks us why our photos don’t look like the iPhone photos they or one of their guests took under the same conditions.

Frankly, photos taken with our high-end professional gear don’t look like images snapped with an iPhone because the iPhone is programmed to make decisions a computer would be happy with. While our manual process uses human judgment and expertise instead of algorithms and coded assumptions.

The Human Touch

The newest iPhone photos turn out the way they do in part thanks to its use of an editing technique called “High Dynamic Range.” In short, the device’s three lenses capture three images simultaneously at three different exposures to create an artificial representation of the lighting scenarios in the field of view.

It’s a great trick, but it’s not necessarily accurate. HDR photography allows the iPhone to make guesses about how a photographer would edit a picture. Our images don’t look like an iPhone image because we don’t make guesses.

We have chosen a style we love, and we shoot and edit our photos the way we do in order to capture the beauty we see at the weddings we attend.

Before and After

See our editing come to life.

Slide the divider left and right to see the way our signature photography and editing processes give your images the soft and romantic touch we are known for.

Quality and Consistency Matters

We hire and train only the best photographers, which for you means there’s no guesswork or anxious wondering. (You have enough to worry about on your wedding day.) Choose our photographers so you’ll know your getting amazing results. We keep the images consistent with what you see in our marketing materials by teaching our photographers our signature style and by editing all of your images in-house.

See It for Yourself

By taking a look at our portfolio, you can be witness to our talent and see why our couples rave about tying the knot in front of our cameras and amongst the beauty of the Las Vegas region.

On Instagram

Appreciate the close-ups of our couples. You can almost feel the textures and tones of the surrounding landscape that only exists in the great southwest.

On Pinterest

See the tears of joy, a playful gaze and an intimate kiss underneath a clear Nevada sky and a glowing desert sunset. Breath-taking moments happen in abundance out here and we can’t get enough!

On YouTube

Watch examples of the elegant video stories we create. This is another wonderful wedding option. See the real moments unfold as two people become one with an exchange of vows.

Cactus Collective Weddings Photography Services Include:

  • One professional wedding photographer at the ceremony location
  • Clean and modern editing service
  • You get all rights to all of your images
  • Secure online gallery and image download

We believe your wedding deserves the right kind of photography to capture the emotion, the union and your natural joy.

Every moment that unfolds in front of the lens is another magical memory we get to capture for you in our unique style and tell another piece of your love story.

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McKenzi Taylor
McKenzi Taylor

McKenzi Taylor is America’s go-to elopement and micro wedding expert, often featured in small and major media outlets, such as the New York Times. With over 15 years of wedding photography experience, it was after planning her own Las Vegas elopement in 2016 that McKenzi felt her purpose shift into elopement coordination. She started Cactus Collective Weddings soon after in 2017. Since then, she’s become a WIPA board member, and has helped well over 1000 couples get hitched in style around Las Vegas, San Diego and Black Hills.