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To DIY For: The Wedding Album

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Advice & Tips, Wedding Photos | 0 comments

To DIY For: The Wedding Album

DIY is a great way to make things personal and budget friendly but it can also be cumbersome and time intensive. We weigh whether or not DIY is a good option for wedding albums or if it should be left to the professionals. In our DIY series we look at different aspects of wedding planning and weigh whether or not it’s viable or a good choice to attempt at making it yourself. In this edition we look at the wedding album. If you’ve decided that you want a tangible wedding album to remember...

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Do or Don’t: Wedding Album

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Advice & Tips, After the Wedding, Wedding Photos | 0 comments

In the technology age does it still make sense to have a wedding album? We consider the pros and cons. Wedding albums are a staple of grandmothers everywhere. Hardbound and stiff these albums are stored for eternal lengths of time under beds and in closets coming out only to bore grandkids. Are wedding albums becoming outdated? To be saved only for the nursing home? We weigh the pros and cons in this edition of “Wedding Do or Don’t”. On the plus side we object emotionally to getting rid...

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I have my wedding photos on a disc, NOW WHAT???–Print them on archival quality paper & copy the disc

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 in Advice & Tips, After the Wedding, Wedding Photos | 0 comments

I have my wedding photos on a disc, NOW WHAT???–Print them on archival quality paper & copy the disc

Many couples these days are opting for wedding packages that offer only the high resolution images on disc with royalty free reprint rights, and neither prints nor an album. This is a great option for those on a tight budget, but there are some catches you should be aware of. As soon as you get the disc of your images, either on CD/DVD/USB Flash drive, you should immediately make copies. Discs and drives have both been known to fail. You want to have redundancy built in. The same way you...

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How to get a good first kiss shot

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 in Advice & Tips, Wedding Photos | 0 comments

How to get a good first kiss shot

Something everyone wants to get is a beautiful first kiss shot.  The way to up your odds for a picture perfect smooch is to follow these tips:   First and foremost is to make sure you take your time when you do the first kiss.  Instead of just doing a quick peck on the lips, try to go in slowly, and do a gentle kiss for about 3 seconds, and then pull away slowly.  This will give your photographer a MUCH better chance of getting a good shot…or 3. Try to avoid smushing your faces...

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Five Essential Wedding Day Photography Tips

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 in Advice & Tips, Wedding Photos | 0 comments

Five Essential Wedding Day Photography Tips

Every bride wants to look her very best on her wedding day. But, you must consider what you can do for yourself to ensure that your wedding photos turn out just as fabulous as you look. Below are five essentials tips sure to make your big day picture perfect. Get your beauty sleep It can be hard to get the rest you need the night before your wedding. Everything is going through your mind, including last minute details. So, be sure and do all of your planning ahead of time and when it comes to...

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Differences between professional photographers and amateurs

Posted by on Jun 9, 2012 in Wedding Photos, Wedding Planning, Wedding Vendors | 0 comments

Differences between professional photographers and amateurs

An amateur may think that a “Long depth of field” means it’s time to mow the lawn, and that a “short depth of field” means the mower stays in the garage. A professional photographer knows how deep or shallow the focal plane will be. In photographing a wedding, the pro will use the correct aperture, distance and zoom to keep things in or out of focus. In the 1st picture, the Senior Portrait, the model is sharp, and the brick wall gets more blurry behind him. This leads your eye to...

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