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Behind the Veil: Shannon Skloss Photography

In the Behind the Veil and Behind the Scenes series, we get to know the creative, hardworking, and talented individuals behind Dallas weddings. Shannon Skloss, the photographer behind Shannon Skloss Photography, loves Bora Bora, Gray Maylin, and prosciutto.

Shoes you wear on the job My favorite go-to’s for weddings are black Cole Haan oxfords and for sessions, Ecco sneakers!

Sunglasses Ray Ban Wayfarers

Jewelry you wear everyday Wedding rings

Where do you shop Nordstrom, Old Navy, Anthropologie, and Target

What’s your sign Virgo

Morning rituals Making my cup of coffee, and going to the office to start on emails.

Evening rituals Spending as much time at home with my family as I can.

Guilty pleasure Traveling, and lots of it!

Perfume or cologne Jo Malone

Who cuts your hair  Bria Haworth at Azure Salon Dallas

Where were you born? McAllen, Texas

Where do you live? Frisco, Texas

Piece of art in your home An original photo of the Rockhouse Hotel that was taken by it’s founder in the 1060’s. Classic black and white. We got married there, so my family all pitched in to purchase it for our wedding guests to sign.

Pets? Two cats and two dogs

Local restaurant Sushi Sake…I could eat there everyday.

China or pottery? Both! Love my wedding china (Tobacco Leaf | Mottahedeh) and I love pottery just as much, esp terracotta

Favorite piece of furniture My desk, it’s massive.

Minimalist or maximalist Warm minimalist

What was your first job? Teller at a bank

Favorite flower Ranunculus or large dahlias

Favorite hotel Intercontinental Thalasso, Bora Bora

Favorite snack Prosciutto

Three items always in your fridge La Croix, meat & cheese assortments, Ken’s Ranch

Favorite quote “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

Favorite beach Kalalau Beach, Kauai, HI

Favorite photographers Gray Malin & Erich McVey

Photography or coffee table book Best of both worlds and combine them!

Recent Google search Flights to Italy

Pre-wedding ritual Jam out in my car!

Advice for brides Hire a planner. They are the means to everything vital. It saves your sanity, makes for brilliant design, and helps vendors greatly.

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