All posts tagged Greenbriar Inn Wedding

How To Shoot A Wedding (Pt. 10): Dance Party

How To Shoot A Wedding (Pt. 10): Dance Party

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. 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 →

6 Reasons to Have an Unplugged Wedding

6 Reasons to Have an Unplugged Wedding

With the technological advances of the past decade, the means to photograph digitally have been made available to everyone, and at a reasonable price. Be it a consumer-grade SLR, a compact point and shoot, or an iPhone or iPad, we can all snap pictures whenever a photo-op presents itself. Continue reading →

How to be Comfortable in Front of the Camera

How to be Comfortable in Front of the Camera

Some people are natural extroverts who love the limelight. The vast majority of us, however, can be a little self-consciousness in front of the camera. So what can you, the bride and groom, do to help calm the nerves before your wedding and be comfortable in front of the camera? Well, lots of things. Continue reading →

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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Moira’s Top Five First Dance Songs

Moira’s Top Five First Dance Songs

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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Greenbriar Inn Wedding

Greenbriar Inn Wedding

This weekend we had the opportunity to return to Boulder’s Greenbriar Inn for yet another beautiful wedding. But first, Maricarmen and Landon met us at Buckingham Park for a pre-wedding photo shoot that started with their first look and included a rather heroic wedding party. Continue reading →

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 →