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Tips for the Amateur Wedding Photographer

Your wedding day is probably one of the most important days of your life, and capturing it on film means you can relive those memories again and again. Because these photos are so important, the pressure to get them right can be huge. If you’re in charge of capturing someone’s big day, here are some tips to help you get the most out of those pictures, and remain calm while you’re doing it.

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How to be a Wedding Photojournalist

There has been a large shift over the last few years to what has popularly been known as a reportage, photo documentary or photojournalistic style of wedding photography. Essentially, all that these confusing terms mean the same thing: the photographer will tell the story of the whole day photographing the real moments that happen rather than setting up a lot of posed shots or producing a set of predictable standard images. Read More

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Creating Portraits That Pop!

If you are just starting out in learning wedding photography, photographing people can be challenging because of the infinite myriad of expressions, shapes and nuances in a human face. On a wedding day, I photograph the couple, their families and friends, trying to catch the perfect shot that embodies that specific moment in time. Sometimes the expression on the face is what makes the photo work perfectly. Other times it’s the dynamics of the people and objects surrounding the subject. Very often you will need good timing and anticipation in order to capture the moment as it happens. Read More

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5 Top Tips for Great Wedding Photos!

Be inconspicuous!

This is one thing that people find really hard, most people will only take a photo when people are ready for it but this is the worst time to take one.  The nicest photos are always taken when the subject is unaware the photo is being taken.  They have a much more natural expression, body language and feel completely at ease, the second you say “smile for a photo” they have to act and most will feel uncomfortable which will translate into the image. Read More

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The Perfect Engagement Photo

Are you looking for a unique way to announce that you and your significant other have decided to tie the knot?  Chances are that you are already thinking about the engagement photo that will grace the front of the announcement and appear in the newspaper.  It’s all about the photo! The following are a few tips to help you get the perfect photo to share with your friends, family, and other guests that will be attending your wedding.

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