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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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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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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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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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The Struggle is Real, folks.

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

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  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

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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

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     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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