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Six Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Wedding Photographer

Six Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Wedding Photographer

Wedding photographers are a resourceful bunch. They’re problem solvers. If the bride is nervous on her wedding day, they put her at ease and make sure she’ll be comfortable in front of the camera. If four of the five groomsmen are inexplicably missing during the bridal party shoot, they rearrange the timeline to make sure those images will be captured later on. If it’s raining during the couples’ portraits, they use it to their advantage and make a cool photo incorporating the weather. They go into a vast array of different shooting situations and, regardless of an infinite number of variables, they make art that will be treasured by the bride and groom for years to come.

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5 Unique First Dance Song Ideas (Pt. 2)

5 Unique First Dance Song Ideas (Pt. 2)

About a year ago, Jesse wrote a blog post that included five unique songs he’d like to see couples play during their first dance. While I love all the songs he selected, it got me thinking about which songs I’d like to hear during a first dance. So, without further ado, here are my selections:

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A Sample Wedding Timeline

A Sample Wedding Timeline

One of the most common questions we get from couples is, “How much time do we need for photography?” This question can have a lot of different answers depending on a lot of different factors. Some people want only candid photos, while others have large families and a lot of posed photo requests. Some couples enjoy spending a longer time with us doing creative portraits, while others are eager to party with their guests. Because they can vary so much, we include a timeline consultation for all our couples so that we can talk about the timing of the wedding day and what their particular photo priorities are.

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6 Things to Look for in Your Wedding Photography Contract

6 Things to Look for in Your Wedding Photography Contract

So you’ve found your perfect photographer and want to hire him or her for your big day.  Inevitably, the next step will be to sign a contract.  For many of us, this can be a little intimidating; we can’t all be lawyers!  But you do need to inform yourself before putting your pen to that paper.  Continue reading →

5 Unique First Dance Song Ideas

5 Unique First Dance Song Ideas

After sitting through your 57th rendition of K-Ci and JoJo’s “All My Life,” it’s hard not to become a bit contemplative. With all the good music out there, why do so many couples dance to the same seven or eight hackneyed songs? Because it’s what you’re supposed to do, right?

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