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Family Photos at Wedding

May 23, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Let's just admit it. Family photos (can be) the most stressful portion of the wedding for the photographer and the bride. I said can be, because they do not have to be! If you expect every photo with children in it to have everyone looking at the camera with a perfect smile, please look at the formal photos from the latest royal wedding! You will s...
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Business Questions

March 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This time of year, pretty blooms are opening up everywhere. We admire their beauty, but we don't really think of all the things we can't see that have provided that tree with the ability to blossom. A lot of time and energy has gone into that bloom, but the visible results are what attract our attention and thought. Photography is the same way. We...
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How Am I Supposed to Hold This?

February 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
This question comes up a lot at weddings. Where and how should a bouquet be held? I've always told people when asked to hold it at waist level or slightly below, but it turns out there's more to bouquet etiquette than that. Here are some general guidelines (although nearly every rule is made to be broken at some point). 1. Bouquets should be held...
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Tips for Candlelit Receptions

January 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
There is {almost} nothing more romantic than a candelit wedding reception. Turning off the overhead lights can really make a cavernous gym feel cozy and smaller somehow. There's something about the glow of candles that makes winter weddings seem warmer somehow. I get all mushy just thinking about it. Before we get into the how to, there are a coup...
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Guestbook Glitches

September 13, 2017  •  1 Comment
It happens at nearly every wedding--a wrinkle in the otherwise smooth fabric of an organized wedding day. A wrinkle that could easily be ironed out, if coordinators and brides were aware that it happens so frequently. The bride nervously waits with her girls for the coordinator to tell her it's time to start walking in. The coordinator is runnin...
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