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When Photography Meets Craftsmanship

Filed in : ET CETERA, Photography Tips

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

Filed in : ET CETERA

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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My Worst Wedding Photography Nightmare

Filed in : ET CETERA, Photography Tips

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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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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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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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…and your phone.

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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Idaho Landscape Photography by a CT Wedding Photographer

Filed in : ET CETERA, Mountain Weddings, Uncategorized

Here are some photos I took from our trip to Stanley, Idaho at the very tail end of July! Such beautiful country, in the middle of nowhere, town of like 60-something people.

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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!

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