Lush greenery with soft blues and whites gave this tuscan-inspired venue a romantic, garden party vibe. The wedding was elegant yet inviting. Complete with a talented watercolor artist and cigar roller, there was no shortage of entertainment for every guest in attendance. I was the second photographer on this wedding for Tara Arseven Photography. I hope you enjoy my perspective of Michelle and Zach’s painstakingly designed hill country wedding at Villa Antonio in Austin, Texas. All photos and edits by Rachel File / Weddings with Rae

Hey! I'm Rachel, but you can call me Rae!

I’m an Army veteran who has been photographing and planning weddings across the country for 10 years. 


I’ve seen all the crazy, the tears and drama and I’ve learned how to anticipate the chaos so when you hire me, you can sit back and relax knowing your wedding day is handled. Period.

Say NO to cookie-cutter and YES to intention.

Let's preserve the traditions that hold sentimental value, discard those that don't resonate, and create new, meaningful rituals that mark the genesis of your unique family story.

I am your advocate and ally in gently steering away from unnecessary expectations from well-meaning friends and family. It’s all about finding the sweet spot between honoring tradition and embracing the new