Raymond and Tracie actually met in 1995 but reconnected in 2003 then went on their first date in 2004 and have been inseparable ever since. They tied the knot in August 2006. Raymond has always freelanced weddings since 1997. Together they both started RLV Productions, LLC in May of 2007 in Pittsburg, Kansas. Tracie and Raymond have shot together many weddings throughout Pittsburg, Kansas and Joplin Missouri area, and have travelled as far as Topeka, Kansas and Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
While doing weddings, both held down day jobs in the Pittsburg area: Raymond was a Technical Director for KOAM-TV channel 7 and Tracie was working in Ad Management at Names & Numbers while attending Pittsburg State University working on a Degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician.
Currently, they reside in the small town of Purcell, Oklahoma.