Jill + Tony Wedding at Green Valley Ranch

October 6, 2019

Proposal Story – We were in Florida on a family vacation and Tony originally planned to propose at the Magic Kingdom at the Halloween party since we were dressed as Cinderella and Prince Charming (Jill’s favorite princess since childhood) in front of the castle. He didn’t end up doing it since it didn’t feel quite […]

Ariane + Rory Wedding at The Flamingo Hotel & Casino

September 28, 2019

Photographer – Karissa Russ & Co Venue – The Flamingo Hotel & Casino

Kelly + Tom Wedding At Paiute Golf Course Las Vegas

September 12, 2019

You might recognize these beautiful humans as this is the second time they have graced the blog. I was honored enough to showcase their love for the great outdoors/hiking during their engagement session at Red Rock. Proposal Story – Told By Kelly: We had taken a day trip to Yosemite Park for some hiking during […]

Savannah + Javi Engagement at University of Nevada, Reno

August 22, 2019

I’ve known Savannah (since middle school) and Javi (since high school) Honestly my relationship with Savannah has always been something extremely special to me. I’ve always thought of her + protected her like a little sister. She is the main reason my faith was so strong at such a young age and why I yearned […]

Brandon + Jessica Surprise Proposal At Armagosa Valley Sand Dunes

July 27, 2019

Alright, this surprise proposal and engagement session is a little EXTRA special. I might be biased because it’s my baby bro.. But I had been planning a styled shoot in the dunes with another photographer when I realized my brother and his GF (who have been together for 6 years) would make the best models. […]

Hilary + Rondel at Wedgewood Weddings, Las Vegas

July 3, 2019

I’ve been counting down the days to meet Hilary and Rondel! After being booked for nearly a year + some change, I assisted Hilary in a lot of their out of state planning. She shared so many details with me along the way that I couldn’t wait to see everything come together. I was not […]

Sietske + David Elopement at Mt. Charleston

June 18, 2019

These two honestly take the cake thus far on the bad-ass couple factor. Sietske’s hair was out of this world with the mohawk type look on a bride, it was creative, different and completely fitting to her style. Then you have David who looks like he rolled up on his Harley in style with that […]

Tory + Kyle Engagement Downtown Las Vegas

April 27, 2019

The internet is really a magical place when it’s used for good. Tory was looking for a wedding photographer when she came across my account on the Knot. I get a message saying “Is this Karissa Russ?!” I’m like well yaaaa… hahah Long story short, we knew each other a long long time ago like […]

Lauren + Jake at Desert Shores Club House

April 16, 2019

Proposal Story: Little did Lauren know that Jake had been planning the proposal and nearly all her close friends and family knew about it. With the help of Lauren’s daughter, Jillian, Jake planned the proposal to occur on Christmas day with any of her family and friends present. Jake asked Lauren to pour him a […]