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3 Wedding Photography Editing Styles Explained

Filed in : Photography Tips

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

Filed in : Client Life, ET CETERA, Photography Tips

     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

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Engagements, Farm Weddings

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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The Struggle is Real, folks.

Filed in : Client Life, ET CETERA, Photography Tips

Do you ever worry that you’re not good enough. Or, do you ever think that your work efforts are not good enough for others. Does this fear drive your decision-making, in a healthy way, or unhealthy way? As a professional photographer, this struggle is real.

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bride and groom taking their vows at an outdoor ceremony at Priam Vineyards

A Peek at Priam Vineyards | Colchester, CT Winery Wedding

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Winery Weddings

Are you dreaming about possibly planning a wedding at a vineyard in Connecticut? Check out Priam Vineyards, a popular wedding venue located in Colchester, Connecticut. If you love wide open spaces in the countryside as much as I do, you’ll love a vineyard wedding. 

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Creative Wedding Theme: Harry Potter | Melissa & Mike

Filed in : Rustic Details

Every now and then I photograph a creative wedding that has a really strong theme. Because it’s not easy to plan a DIY wedding, I wanted to feature this Harry Potter wedding on my blog to show how dreams can come true, and share some tips for photographing a Harry Potter themed wedding.

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Natural & Gorgeous Bridal Portraits for People Who Aren’t Models (Like Me)

Filed in : Photography Tips, Second Shooter

  Natural Bridal Portraits If you’re like me, you’d want to have the most un-awkward pictures getting ready for your wedding day. You’d rather be focused on looking your best for your special day, rather than posing for a whole hour for your photographer. For me, I like to photograph weddings as unobtrusively as possible, […]

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Posing & Directing for Wedding Photos | Jenna & Rob

Filed in : CT Wedding Venues, Photography Tips, Second Shooter

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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