What is the best clothing for portraits? The clothes your clients or portrait subjects are wearing in their portraits can be a touchy subject to discuss with them, especially if you are just doing a portrait for them as “a friend with a good camera.” Even as pros, we have a hard time getting people […]
The subject is the essence of your photograph. Two photographers can stand at the same spot, at the same time, looking at the same scene and choosing completely different subjects. The subject you choose and where you place it determines your final result. But how do you choose a photography subject? And how do you […]
Wedding seating charts are incredibly powerful tools. With the right combination of people at each table, you give your guests the opportunity to meet, mingle and celebrate in a memorable way. Of course, not every shindig warrants a seating chart – if you’re having 25 guests at a buffet, you may or may not want […]
A Victorian wedding is about class and grace, and calls for romantic gestures of a dainty nature – fine floral china, lots of lace, and sweet-smelling rosebuds. We’ve always been fans of era-embracing events: ’40s swing celebrations, medieval affairs, and Western weddings are all creative and delightful. But it’s the Victorian-style events that are a […]
“How to start planning a wedding?” That’s what you’ll find yourself thinking once the initial excitement of being engaged wears off. You’ll need to start making decisions with the end goal of having a wedding that reflects you as a couple. Here are the most important steps to planning a wedding that is as unique […]
“this comprehensive engagement party primer will answer all your planning and etiquette questions.” Whether you’re planning an engagement party or recently engaged yourself, we’re guessing you have a few questions about this pre wedding bash. At the end of the day, an engagement party is exactly what it sounds like: a party to celebrate the […]
The couple is the focal point on any wedding day, but there’s another set of guests that’s equally important, particularly when it comes to photographs: family. Sure, couples want those must-have wedding photos like vows and the first look, but according to wedding photographer Sirena Singleton, wedding-day family photos are some of the most treasured […]
From dresses to décor, style preferences vary from couple to couple. One of the most important stylistic decisions all couples have to make is choosing a wedding photographer. In fact, you should choose your wedding photography style even before you reach out to potential photographers. If you go the other route – book first, learn […]
Urban Exploration Photography (urbanex for short) is the art of finding old and abandoned buildings and locations, exploring them, and taking photos as you go. It’s exciting, potentially dangerous, legally ambiguous, and a lot of fun. Not only do you get to take photos of a really cool location, that very few people have taken […]
I personally love shooting corporate event photography as they’re always different. There’s lots to learn from people speaking at events that others have paid thousands to see, it’s an easy, relaxed gig and the pay is great if you go after the right clients. This rather long post is a complete definitive guide as to […]
Hand poses can make or break what’s otherwise a great portrait. Getting those hand poses right can be tricky to do and tough to communicate. Here are some essential techniques that will help you find the best hand poses in any situation.
There is a lot more that goes into being the adorable flower girl than just a dress and flowers. Between the walk down the aisle, the prewedding parties and the makeup, you’re little girl is bound to be overwhelmed. Help prep her for the wedding with this easy to follow guide.