Category Archives: general photography

Cover Your Ass

Sometimes couples will tell you that they don’t want any posed pictures or maybe you only like to capture natural moments. In our opinion it’s worth getting a couple of safe shots to keep clients (and their parents) happy in the future. For example it’s a good idea to make sure you get one full […]

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How to get more second shooting gigs?

Back when I first got it into my head that I’d like to try to photograph a wedding I realized it wasn’t the smartest move to just go for it – a wedding is the kind of event you can’t just do over if you mess up. There’s no second chance. I figured second shooting […]

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How to be a better second shooter

This is going to be a two-part tips post. Coming up tomorrow will be tips on getting more second shooting work so make sure to check back at 11am EST When I first started photographing weddings I second shot for anyone who would take me for about 3 months, it was a fascinating time seeing […]

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Responding to Critique – A Lesson from America’s Next Top Model

One of my favorite post-wedding activities is slumping in front of the TV with a bottle of red wine.  I have mostly fantastic taste in TV, however I’m also partial to a little trash here and there, and America’s Next Top Model fits that bill perfectly.  If you’ve never seen it, and even if you […]

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Finding the Light when You Can’t Find the Sun

You know those gray, overcast days when you’re pretty sure the sun isn’t even in the sky?  Well, there’s still directionality in the light, and if you want to give your subjects the best chance of looking good, you’ll need to find it.  This is a really quick tip I’ve seen repeated at a number […]

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