Jessica DeGrandis and Mark Zauner are the winners of our $200 Giveaway! Jessica works in the marketing field and Mark is a fire alarm inspector. “We are very excited to have won this giveaway! Our photography was the one area of the wedding we were not willing to cut any corners! These are going to be the pictures we cherish for the rest of our lives and winning this giveaway will definitely help us with this.”
Photographer News & Updates Blog
Olivia Marone is one of our newest members out of North Carolina! Olivia shared with us a little background about herself, how she got started, her advice for new photographers, and what she loves most about wedding photography:
How did you get started?
I was 16 and got my first SLR camera when a close friend of my family unexpectedly reunited with a former sweetheart while on a business trip. They were married within two weeks, and asked me to be their photographer. Needless to say, I had never shot a wedding before and was terrified. Talk about sink or swim. Thankfully the photos turned out and I learned so much from that first wedding. I was hooked. I continued to shoot weddings throughout college, and after graduating I managed a photo studio for several years before returning to wedding photography.
Melody Smith of Twilight Images by Melody Smith captured these fantastic wedding photos. The bride and groom chose a unique 1950′s diner approach, and it looks like they had so much fun with it!
“Really, this couple could not have been any cuter—–and what better way to start of 2011 with a little vintage flair!
Angie’s concept for her wedding was a 1950′s diner approach. She really stepped out of the box by wearing a short knee length dress for their beautiful Catholic ceremony held at St. Benedicts Church in Richmond. Her colors were black, white, and red…but she mixed in rustic brown and glass elements to create a really remarkable pallet. The guys wore simple black tuxedo’s with red vests, while the grooms vest was gray (my favorite!). The girls wore a deep wine red strapless dress with large reflective details melting down the bottoms of the dresses. …