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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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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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6-Step Strategy for Successful Wedding Family Formal Photos

Filed in : Photography Tips, Second Shooter

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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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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Get Awesome Rainy Wedding Day Portraits!

Filed in : Photography Tips, Second Shooter

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!

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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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