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Candid Photography:  Getting the Guys on Board

Candid Photography: Getting the Guys on Board

We’ve all seen “getting ready” photos from a wedding. The bride and bridesmaids pop a few bottles of champagne, have their hair and makeup done, get into their dresses, etc. The groom and groomsmen lounge around, drinking longnecks and passing around a bottle of top shelf whiskey before donning their tuxes. It’s one of my favorite parts of the wedding day to shoot because it’s fun and casual and chock full of great candid moments. Continue reading →

Should We Do A First Look?

Should We Do A First Look?

Throughout the wedding planning process, there are a ton of decisions that need to be made. Should we get married in the mountains or the city? Do we hire a DJ or a band? What should we serve for dinner? Which song will we play for our first dance? But one question you may not have considered yet is “should we do a first look?” Continue reading →

How To Shoot A Wedding (Pt. 9): Reception

How To Shoot A Wedding (Pt. 9): Reception

In this blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in…

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How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 5): The Ceremony

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 5): The Ceremony

In this blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in… Continue reading →

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 1): Setting the Scene

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 1): Setting the Scene

In our new blog series, How to Shoot a Wedding, we’ll be exploring, one by one, all of the “must haves” that need to be captured throughout the wedding day to create a well-rounded shoot. We’ll discuss the reasons each is important, examine some common challenges wedding photographers face in these situations (and  how to overcome them), and provide a few insider tips for how to shoot like a professional. So grab your camera bag and let’s dive in…
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Why Is Wedding Photography So Expensive? (Part Three)

Why Is Wedding Photography So Expensive? (Part Three)

If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to read parts one and two:
Click here for Part One.
Click here for Part Two.

…But now you’re done! Time to swan dive into your roomful of cold hard cash like Scrooge McDuck! Continue reading →

Anatomy of a Photograph: The Dunafon Castle

Anatomy of a Photograph: The Dunafon Castle

In each installment of our educational blog series, Anatomy of a Photograph, we’ll be breaking down exactly what went into making one of our trickiest wedding photos. From conception to composition, equipment to camera settings; subject to lighting, you’ll find out exactly what it takes to be a professional wedding photographer.   Continue reading →

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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Dunafon Castle Wedding

Dunafon Castle Wedding

We kicked off the summer wedding season this weekend by returning to one of the most picturesque venues in Colorado for Ashley & Nick’s Dunafon Castle wedding. The couple chose this spectacular spot to share their love of Colorado (and each other!) with their friends and family. Continue reading →