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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

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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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Wedding Photography Styles: Photojournalism or Documentary

Filed in : Photography Tips

A lot of wedding photographers call themselves “photojournalistic”. Because photojournalism wedding photography originated from photographers who worked for newspapers, capturing the wedding day’s happenings from start to finish is the key. Learn more about what “photojournalistic” photography means! 

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Ways to Prepare for the Wedding Day | Pomfret, CT Engagement Session

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

Have you ever wondered what a professional wedding photographer might do to prepare for a great wedding day? Check out this blog post about how I like to get ready for the big day! You can also find out more about how an engagement session can help you and the photographer for the wedding day. 

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Wedding Flower Names and Bridal Bouquets | Connecticut Wedding Photography

Filed in : Photography Tips, Rustic Details

You’re in charge of doing DIY flowers for a wedding, or you might be just pulling your hair out trying to figure out what kind of bridal bouquet you might want. Check out my images of wedding bouquets with flower names to get your creative juices flowing! 

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Photographer

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There are thousands of photographers who might be jumping at wanting to photograph your wedding! Here are some 5 basic questions to ask yourself as you find a photographer who can be a right fit for you. Of course, there are so many more things to consider, but this is just a start!

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