Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer
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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer Sometimes it can feel overwhelming when you sit down to interview a vendor for your wedding day team, and a wedding photographer is one of the most important vendor interviews you’ll conduct — they’re with you throughout the day (you might spend more time with your photographer than anyone…

15 Things to Do the Week Before Your Wedding | Last-Minute Wedding Planning Tips
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15 Things to Do the Week Before Your Wedding | Last-Minute Wedding Planning Tips

15 Things to Do the Week Before Your Wedding: Last-Minute Wedding Planning Tips This is it. Your big day is almost here. That’s right – you’re getting married next week! To help your day go as smoothly as possible, I’ve gathered a list of helpful steps you can take right now. last-minute wedding planning tips…

Don’t let family wedding photos derail your wedding timeline
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Don’t let family wedding photos derail your wedding timeline

Don’t let family wedding photos derail your wedding timeline We’ve all been to that wedding at least once. You know, the one when the venue coordinator, or priest, or maybe even a member of the wedding party announced that the bride, groom, and their families were going to take some time away from the festivities…

COVID-19 Wedding Planning Tips
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COVID-19 Wedding Planning Tips

Covid-19 Wedding Planning Tips Coronavirus (COVID-19) has made landfall in the US and it’s impacting all aspects of American life. In the wedding industry, overseas shipments of gowns and decor are already delayed. Some of your wedding vendors might be shifting to video consultations for your convenience and safety. I wanted to make sure you…

How to have a Great Wedding Photography Experience | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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How to have a Great Wedding Photography Experience | Chicago Wedding Photographer

How to Have a Great Wedding Photography Experience | Chicago Wedding Photographer He got down on one knee, and you said “Oh, yes!” and now you’re preparing for the wedding of your dreams. You have a date, a venue, a planner…for most couples, the next vendor to contract is usually a photographer. You’re putting together…

Four Reasons to do a First Look
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Four Reasons to do a First Look

Four Reasons to do a First Look If you’re in the midst of planning your wedding, sooner or later someone will ask you if you’re doing a first look. There’s no hard-and-fast rule about first looks, as every couple is different, but as a photographer, I see some specific benefits in adding one to your…

How to plan the perfect wedding day timeline | Wedding Day Timeline Planning Tips
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How to plan the perfect wedding day timeline | Wedding Day Timeline Planning Tips

How to plan the perfect wedding day timeline | Wedding Day Timeline Planning Tips We all feel that making a schedule all but guarantees you won’t stick to it. But for something as important as your Wedding Day, you want to pull up every bit of punctuality you can muster and plan the day for…

5 Easy Engagement Session Posing Tips
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5 Easy Engagement Session Posing Tips

5 Easy Engagement Session Posing Tips: The Magic of Movement and Emotion Do you remember the feeling of your first kiss? Maybe he swept you off your feet on the dance floor one night, in a whirlwind of joy and excitement you could relive over and over again. What about all the butterflies when he…

How to Dress for Engagement Photos
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How to Dress for Engagement Photos

How to Dress for Engagement Photos Ladies, if you’ve never had the occasion to rock that sequined gown, tulle skirt, or statement necklace you’ve been saving, your time has come! Remember: there is no such thing as being “too dressed up” at your engagement session, so don’t be afraid to have fun!  My first rule…

Getting Ready on Your Wedding Day | Wedding Day Tips | Chicago Wedding Photographer
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Getting Ready on Your Wedding Day | Wedding Day Tips | Chicago Wedding Photographer

Getting Ready on Your Wedding Day | Wedding Day Tips | Chicago Wedding Photographer It never fails, really; in the heat of the moment, it sometimes seems like we’re bound to forget something on the big day. I’ve seen grooms forget their belt or even their shoes for their own wedding! Don’t count on anything…

How to Pose for Engagement Photos: The Five Foundational Movements
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How to Pose for Engagement Photos: The Five Foundational Movements

How to Pose for Engagement Photos: The Five Foundational Movements After we got married,  my wife and I were ecstatic to receive our final gallery and relive the moments of our big day. But there was one problem…I remember the look of disappointment on Jasmine’s face when we finished scrolling through the candid, intimate images…

5 Wedding Planning Tips from Real Brides
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5 Wedding Planning Tips from Real Brides

5 Wedding Planning Tips from Real Brides Did you know that 92% of brides wish they could’ve changed at least three things about their wedding day? That’s because for most people, planning a wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and until you go through it, you don’t know what you don’t know. Wedding Planning Tips From…