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Second Photographer Tips: Bride/Groom Getting Ready

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Curious to know what to expect or photograph during the bride or groom getting ready time?

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6-Step Strategy for Successful Wedding Family Formal Photos

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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!

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Second Photographer Tips: How to Get Ready to Photograph a Wedding

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Clients are relying on us to take hundreds or thousands of photos at a wedding. So, we want the camera to be clean and at its best. And we want to get our ducks in a row before the wedding. 1. Clean the camera The last thing I want is a headache photoshopping out dust […]

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When Photography Meets Craftsmanship

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There’s so much time and energy invested to create work that you hope people can appreciate. But in a world of cameras, phones, pictures of our work sometimes feel like we’re de-valuing our craftsmanship.

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First Ever Film Scans from Pentax 645nii

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Wedding photographer experimenting with film! I’ve been inspired by Bryan Capporicci from the Business of Photography Podcast series “Finding Film”. I purchased an old Pentax 645nii and 105mm lens through Ebay, straight from Japan! I felt like I was taking a huge risk, because I hate buying used equipment, but what do you do? Nobody […]

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Wedding Photos at Harrington Farm | MA Rustic Wedding Venue

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When I first scouted out Harrington Farm a few days before Sarah and Angel’s wedding, my jaw dropped at the wide open gorgeous scenery. The warm breeze was soft over the hay fields, illuminated by the setting sun. The perfect wedding venue. Check out this rustic barn wedding venue in Princeton, Massachusetts.

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My Worst Wedding Photography Nightmare

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The Wedding Photographer’s Nightmare Last night I experienced my worst wedding nightmare…literally! I’m a pretty vivid dreamer, and last night was no exception. When I woke up from the dream, I was pretty much laughing. I’m sure that you’ll get a kick out of this nightmare too. Now it’s time to enter the world of […]

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Barn Wedding Venues of Connecticut

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Finding the perfect barn venue in CT for your wedding isn’t easy. These CT barn venues offer the scents of nature and old barn wood, and relaxing environments where we can celebrate love. Here’s my list of some barn venues in Connecticut.

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3 Wedding Photography Editing Styles Explained

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My brief explanation of three different editing styles, with visuals! Understand a little on photography editing style so you get images exactly as you expected, or even better than your imagination. Check out what I mean by “bright and airy” “true to life” and “dark and moody”.

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When Your Photographer Never Delivers Wedding Images

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     This morning I found myself sucked up in a thread of comments and posts relating to the issue of a photographer who failed to deliver wedding images to a client. It’s sad to say that this isn’t the first time I’ve seen Facebook posts about brides that never get their wedding photos, even […]

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Engagement Sessions at Allen Hill Farm | CT Wedding Venue

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Allen Hill Farm is a wide open space of fields, apple trees, and Christmas trees. It’s in Brooklyn, CT, and you can see Rhode Island and tree-covered rolling hills in the distance. The sun sets over the hill and it’s perfect for portraits!

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