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How to Shoot MASSIVE Group Photos at Weddings

Wedding Day Tips

Whether it’s a group of co-workers, sorority sisters or life-long childhood best friends, these are often the group photos that our couples want taken at their reception! If your couple has given you a specific photo request for a large (or MASSIVE) group photo at their reception, here are a few tips on how to […]

Although reception introductions can be fun to watch, photographing them well can be tricky. This is an opportunity for the bridal party personalities to really shine on the wedding day, so you want to make sure that you set yourself up for success! Today we’re sharing our best tips for how to photograph bridal party […]

Is off-camera flash essential for weddings?

Off-Camera Flash

Most reception halls that we found ourselves in at the beginning of our wedding photography careers were dark & windowless. Maybe it was a hotel banquet hall or a church basement, but either way, we needed flash and off-camera lighting in order to photograph it well. Wedding photographers need to be able to photograph their […]

Most reception halls that we found ourselves in at the beginning of our wedding photography careers were dark & windowless. Maybe it was a hotel banquet hall or a church basement, but either way, we needed flash and off-camera lighting in order to photograph it well. Wedding photographers need to be able to photograph their […]