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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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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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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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Get Awesome Rainy Wedding Day Portraits!

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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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Brooklyn, CT Wedding Venue | Golden Lamb Buttery | Balmy August Countryside Wedding

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Golden Lamb Buttery is a farm-to-table restaurant that also serves as a fantastic wedding venue for country lovers. Surrounded by rolling hills, pastures, stone walls, the ambience of Gold Lamb Buttery will have you and your guests relaxed and ready to party-hardy in the barn!

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Kent, CT Camp Wedding Venue | Club Getaway

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Great day for an outdoor wedding among the Berkshire Mountains for the bride and groom, Jaime and TJ. Club Getaway is a sports and adventure resort on 300-acres overlooking a lake. 

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Rose Garden: Elizabeth Park Wedding

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Hartford, Connecticut wedding filled with roses! Reception was at New Pond Cafe, which is located at Elizabeth Park on Asylum Street. A place that is covered in rose bushes and exquisite gardens. 

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Elegant Ballroom Wedding in Portland, Oregon

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I LOVE anything elegant and fancy! Even if it is indoors. This wedding was held in the bustling city of Portland, Oregon, the upper room of a building, called the Elysian Ballroom. I worked as a second photographer for Tara Francis Photography for this fancy wedding. 

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