All posts tagged Shupe Homestead Wedding

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 6): Family Photos

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 6): Family Photos

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. 4): Portraits

How to Shoot a Wedding (Pt. 4): Portraits

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 →

The Reality of DIY Projects

The Reality of DIY Projects

We asked LaTasha Baldwin from Little Details, LLC, to share her expert perspective on do-it-yourself wedding details. LaTasha has over 18 years of event planning experience and has seen it all. Read on if you’re considering DIY for your wedding… Continue reading →

Jesse’s Top Five First Dance Songs (Pt. 2)

Jesse’s Top Five First Dance Songs (Pt. 2)

A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post on five songs that I’d like to hear played during a bride and groom’s first dance. Since then, I’ve come across a ton of other great music, so I thought it would be fun to revisit the the post. Without further ado, here are my top five unique first dance songs (part two). Continue reading →

Best of 2015

Best of 2015

As we move into the new year, it’s time again to take a look back at some of our favorite photos from the past 12 months. 2015 was a great year for us with lots of travel: we ventured to the East Coast for a rustic wedding in Ogunquit, Maine, shot an elopement at Detroit’s majestic Fox Theatre, and returned to the awe-inspiring Maroon Bells in Aspen, a wedding which coincided with the first “Supermoon” eclipse since 1982. We also had the honor of photographing our first ever weddings at Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Spruce Mountain Ranch in Sedalia, and Black Canyon Inn in Estes Park. All in all, it was a spectacular year for us and we look forward to what 2016 has in store! Continue reading →

Lifting the Veil: The “Investment” Fallacy

Lifting the Veil: The “Investment” Fallacy

Navigating the wedding industrial complex can be tricky. That’s why our new series, Lifting the Veil, aims to set the record straight on some common beliefs held by engaged couples. We want you to be an informed consumer and a savvy wedding planner, so without further ado, let the myth busting begin… Continue reading →

Shupe Homestead Wedding

Shupe Homestead Wedding

As we were closing out our final nighttime shoot of our last wedding of the season, Samantha (the bride), remarked on how much fun she was having and how she wished she could spend all her time taking photos. Looking around at the tranquil Shupe Homestead wedding and reflecting on the past season, it occurred to me:  yeah, we’ve got a pretty sweet gig here. Continue reading →