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Posing & Directing for Wedding Photos | Jenna & Rob

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, ET CETERA, More Outdoor Weddings, Photography Tips

There’s so much going on during the wedding day, the last thing you want to do is spend hours taking posed photos where you are told to pose like statues. Here’s an intro to my approach in taking awesome wedding party and bride/groom portraits!

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How to be Present in Your Relationship

Filed in : Client Life, ET CETERA, Photography Tips

     You’re eating a wonderful dinner and your favorite wine is in your hand. Someone is talking to you but your eyes are struggling to fix on their lips and eyes, because your mind is elsewhere. Soon your phone buzzes, and this text message is way more interesting than what this person is sharing […]

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Best Engagement Photos With Dogs

Filed in : Engagements, ET CETERA, Fun & Free E-Session, Photography Tips

They say a dog is a man’s best friend. A lot of times if you’re going to get married to a dog lover, you better make sure the dog loves you! For many of my clients, their dog is the first member of their family so doing an engagement session with them is a must!

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Dear Wedding Guest…

Filed in : Client Life, ET CETERA, Photography Tips

Dear Wedding Guest,  I hope you got all the great shots that you need for your Facebook post. I hope you’re photos are nice, clean photos without anyone’s cell phone or iPad in the shot. Wouldn’t it be great if that person 3 rows in front of you didn’t have had their phone sticking out […]

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From the Porch: Why Engagement Ring Size Doesn’t Mean Much

Filed in : Client Life, ET CETERA, Photography Tips

Last night, one of my clients said something that made me think twice: the size of your engagement ring doesn’t matter to your marriage.  As a photographer who loves details, this made think how our culture emphasizes the “importance” of all things glamorous, big, and glorious. And expensive. Beautiful things are great, but let’s look […]

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Business Tools of a Connecticut Wedding Photographer

Filed in : ET CETERA, Photography Tips

My Favorite Business Tools Hey guys! Here are the links to some of my favorite business tools that have been the success of Trailing Twine Photography! These are referral links, and if you subscribe through my links then I get goodies or perks! (I don’t remember what I get, but I know it’s good!) I’ll […]

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4 Reasons to do a Wedding “First Look”

Filed in : ET CETERA, Photography Tips

Don’t read this if you have made up your mind to see your groom for the first time in your ceremony! If you aren’t sure about this tradition, the rest of this blog post will explain why a first look would be a romantic addition to your wedding day celebration. Please note that if you […]

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6-Step Strategy for Successful Wedding Family Formal Photos

Filed in : Photography Tips

Family Formals. Family members, brides, and even photographers may cringe at the thought of this portion of the wedding day! For many weddings across the globe, formal family photos can result in a nightmare, a big mess, and unhappy people, and group photos that cannot be re-done after the wedding day. However, your family formal […]

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Get Awesome Rainy Wedding Day Portraits!

Filed in : Photography Tips

Plan B is an alternative timeline a professional photographer should create with you prior to the wedding day. Especially when I need to photograph dozens of people, I need a plan! If you know the forecast a few days prior, you can create an AWESOME plan B that will make you skip in happiness, knowing that you got all the photos you wanted!

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Golden Hour Photos are Fabulous! | Kendra and Josh

Filed in : Engagements, Photography Tips, Short & Sweet E-Session

What is “Golden Hour”? Every now and then you may hear photographers use the term “golden hour”. But what does it really mean, and why do photographers love golden hour? Read more and you’ll realize why this time of shooting is ideal, and you’ll fall in love with golden hour, too! Here are some photos […]

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