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How to Prep for a Wedding Day

Wedding Day Tips

Step One: Organize Your Information (24-48 hours before the wedding) Timeline – You will need easy access to the wedding timeline to refer to throughout the day. If you prefer a hard copy, print a few extras for your second shooter & any family members who ask for one. If you prefer to access the […]

So, you’re starting your wedding photography business… HOORAY!!! Welcome to the best job in the world 🙂 We can’t wait to help you grow! There are lots of options out there for equipment… how do you know where to start? Here are the five pieces of gear that we recommend you buy FIRST when starting […]

How Much to Charge as a New Photographer

Business Tips

We hear this question all the time from new photographers just starting to book weddings and portrait sessions: “How much should I charge?!” The answers we see on Facebook threads vary widely… but all too often, we watch well-intentioned photographers comb through the website and portfolio of the person inquiring, and reply with a number […]

If you’ve followed us for a while, you know that we love to shoot at low apertures. We usually have our apertures set between 1.8-2.5 at portrait sessions and weddings, because we love the beautiful light and creamy bokeh that you can achieve this way! The most common question we get it this: How in […]