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Wedding Trends 2012

By at January 31, 2012 | 2:13 pm

As we enter a new year, we are already seeing some huge trends pop up, whether they have been carried over from last year or are all-new. A trend by definition is the general direction in which something tends to move. We are bombarded with new ideas from social media, celebrity weddings, Internet and other publications, so of course one of a bride's priorities is usually

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MetroStyle Studios – Elegant & Contemporary Minnesota Wedding Photography

By at January 26, 2012 | 4:29 pm

MetroStyle Studios

We're excited to welcome MetroStyle Studios out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. A Minnesota wedding photography style that's elegant, edgy, and contemporary, George Day provides top-tier photography, photofinishing, and customer service, inexpensive packages, and modern albums & wall art. We had the opportunity to find out more about George and how he got started, what he

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5 Must-Have DIY Wedding Photo Props

By at January 26, 2012 | 2:52 pm

I happen to be a huge fan of fun photography. Last year, photo booths were all the rage...who am I kidding? They'll probably be all the rage again this year. However, I think that wedding photography is definitely leaning more on DIY wedding photo props this year. I'm not advocating giant top hats and oversized glasses, although those can be lots of fun for silly

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5 Fun Group Wedding Photo Ideas

By at January 25, 2012 | 2:37 pm

5 Fun Group Wedding Photo Ideas I don't ordinarily spend a lot of time planning group photographs. Usually the environment and the group's personality guide me on how to proceed. Group shots can be relatively formal, particularly when parents and grandparents are involved. This is not a bad thing, grandmothers really love those type of shots. While I'm always happy to

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Nystedt Photography – Candid & Creative Massachusetts Wedding Photographer

By at January 24, 2012 | 11:15 am

We are thrilled to welcome one of our newest Featured members, Massachusetts wedding photographer Daniel of Nystedt Photography! Daniel has photographed hundreds of weddings in a variety of countries and has studied under some of the worlds top photographers. His style is a mix of candids (photojournalistic) and creative portraiture. Daniel shared with us a little

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Want to Look Great in Your Wedding Dress? Here are 5 Easy Tips!

By at January 17, 2012 | 1:02 pm

Your big day is quickly approaching. What is one of the most important things when it comes to being prepared? Looking your best in your wedding dress! Follow these 5 tips to make sure you look great in your wedding dress: 1. Shop Early No matter what our personality or age, almost every woman has an idea of how she'd like to look on her wedding day. No matter whether

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5 Steps to a Flawless Face on Your Wedding Day

By at January 12, 2012 | 11:00 am

Want a flawless face on your wedding day? Then don't wait until a week before your wedding to start taking care of your skin. Your skin didn't get to where it is now in a week so you're not going to be able to change it in that amount of time either. We know you are just too busy planning to start thinking about it now, but you can't neglect a very important part of your

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Romantic Vintage Wedding: D Coleman Photography

By at January 11, 2012 | 1:45 pm

This amazing vintage wedding was sent to us by member D Coleman Photography in Missouri. Talk about romantic! And check out the brides gorgeous vintage jewelery bouquet. Lots of talent went into capturing the details, love and happiness on Clayton and Jaime's wedding day, thanks for sharing with us David & Sarah! You can check out more photos from this day

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Wedding Photo Booths: Should You Have One?

By at December 13, 2011 | 1:50 pm

Over the last few years the growing trend of wedding photo booths at weddings has started to raise many questions with professional photographers. Some photographers have even started offering these set ups as a part of their package plan. In this short article I would like to note both the positive and negative effects of having a photo booth. I shoot about 40 weddings

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5 Tips to Look Best in Wedding Photos

By at December 2, 2011 | 11:23 am

Your wedding day is the most important day of your life (at least so far). And I know that you want to remember it fondly. I know that I still get all googly-eyed when I look at my wedding pictures. I want you to have the same warm fuzzies when you look back at yours, so I'm going to share a few tips with you that will help look best in wedding photos. Talk to Your

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A Traditional Wedding Budget – Who Pays For What?

By at November 29, 2011 | 12:22 pm

While expectations are changing in modern weddings, the traditional wedding budget and the breakdown of who pays for what is fairly straightforward. In the United States, Europe, and most western cultures, the bride's family traditionally bears the brunt of the wedding cost. The following are the costs typically paid for by each of the primary people involved in a

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5 Tips For Choosing a Wedding Theme Uniquely You

By at November 22, 2011 | 11:04 am

You've dreamed about planning your wedding for years, but now that it's finally time the whole process seems daunting. Looking for a way to pull all the details of your wedding together? Consider a theme! Having a wedding theme in mind, however emphasized or understated you make it, is the perfect way to put your personal stamp on your special day and make sure every

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Modern & Romantic Wedding – JFCI Photography

By at November 17, 2011 | 6:55 pm

Jennifer of JFCI Photography in Minnesota captures the fun, sweetness and happiness of every moment. She shared with us some of her favorite photos and details about the recent romantic wedding of Jamie and Matt who were married at the Landmark Center in St Paul, Minnesota: October 1, 2011 was an amazing day. The sky was beautiful; a cloudless deep sapphire blue. The

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Rustic Winter Wedding Ideas

By at November 16, 2011 | 10:07 am

A rustic wedding theme creates a warm, earthy, organic, and romantic atmosphere that's perfect for any winter wedding! Whether your wedding will be in a trendy loft in the city or a charming farmhouse in the country, these fun & unique winter wedding ideas will work great for any budget. When I envision a rustic wedding, I picture a sophisticated, sort-of country style,

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Christmas Theme Wedding Ideas

By at November 15, 2011 | 10:20 am

Christmas theme wedding ideas...think of walking down the aisle dressed in a truly festive attire and enjoying a wedding reception that is filled with all of the comfort foods associated with the season. Think cinnamon and spice, think mistletoe and berries, and best of all, think of a horse drawn sleigh on the way to the wedding venue. The Invitation It must be

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Wedding Photo Contest Winners – Kids at Weddings

By at November 14, 2011 | 12:43 pm

Wedding Photo Contest 1st Place Winner - Lauren D. Rogers Photography Virginia Wedding Photographer Lauren D. Rogers Photography won First Place in our "Kids at Weddings" Wedding Photo Contest! This adorable photo of the flower girl trying to catch up with the bride and groom as they take a moment away from the reception for photos. 2nd Place Winner - Amanda Glisson

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Wedding Photo Contest Winners – The Departure

By at October 19, 2011 | 8:59 am

1st Place Wedding Photo Contest Winner - Ronnie Lascano Photography Texas Wedding Photographer Ronnie Lascano won First Place in our "Departure" Wedding Photo Contest! Gary Fong, our guest judge chose this winning photo, "The expression and angle is very organic. It sums up a wedding quite nicely."Ronnie won Gary Fong's Color Gel pack along with the Lightsphere

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Massachusetts Wedding Photographers Back2Back Photography

By at October 17, 2011 | 12:36 pm

Featured Massachusetts wedding photographers, Laurie & Caroline Hart of Back2Back Photography, recently captured the wedding day of Ashley and Derek. They got some amazing shots of the bride and groom at Fort Taber in New Bedford MA, out on a pier and at a disused air aide shelter, and also some cake smashing at the reception! They shared with us some details about the

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Colorado Couple Wins $200 Photography Giveaway

By at October 14, 2011 | 12:48 pm

Meet Miranda, "Randi" Trujillo and Alan Herberger, the new winners of our $200 Photography Giveaway! The couple is from Colorado and have been together since July 30th, 2010. Two weeks after their first date, Alan had to leave for college in Oklahoma. They spent a semester of long distance, countless late night phone dates, many evenings spent with each family, lots of

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Ann Arbor Wedding Photography by Abby Rose Photo

By at October 6, 2011 | 11:45 am

Abby Rose Photo captured Annie and Brian's perfectly stylish wedding in Ann Arbor Michigan. We loved their black-white-and yellow vibe with unique fortune teller programs, billy ball accents, chalkboard vases, and signature drinks. The flowers in the beautiful Botanical Gardens were such a pretty setting for photos. And that dress, gorgeous! Plus, the brides dad joined

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Is There a Right Price for Wedding Photography?

By at September 7, 2011 | 9:38 am

As a leading resource on finding wedding photographers we are often asked, what is the right price for wedding photography? Specifically what is the typical cost, and do wedding photographers get paid by the hour or by the event? All great questions that circle around the same concept: what is the price for wedding photography? The question seems simple enough for a

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Q & A ~ Expert Make-Up Advice for a Fascinator Veil

By at September 7, 2011 | 9:00 am

Candice Mac Nicol from playplay creations, a make-up expert with extensive local and international experience in fashion and film work is hosting another Q&A to answer beauty and make-up questions from our visitors. This week she gives her recommendations on what type of make-up looks great with a fascinator veil! If you have a question or need advice, please ask

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Q & A ~ Wedding Day Makeup Advice

By at August 29, 2011 | 10:07 am

Candice Mac Nicol from playplay creations, a make-up expert with extensive local and international experience in fashion and film work is hosting another Q&A to answer questions on beauty and make-up advice from our visitors. This week she gives wedding day makeup advice and her recommendations on how to find the make-up brands that are right for you! If you have a

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Q & A ~ Expert Beauty & Bridal Makeup Advice

By at August 19, 2011 | 8:48 am

We are excited to welcome Candice Mac Nicol from playplay creations, a make-up expert with extensive local and international experience in fashion and film work! She will be hosting a Q&A each week to answer beauty and make-up questions from our visitors. So if you have a question or need advice, please ask Candice and check back weekly for her expert answers!See below

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Five Things You Can Do to Help Your Wedding Photographer

By at August 5, 2011 | 10:56 am

Are you currently planning your wedding but unsure of how you can help your wedding photographer? Don't worry, this is a common thought among many marrying couples. I am here to assure you that putting these five tips into practice will guarantee working harmony with you and your photographer and winning portraits of your special day! Keep important areas accessible.

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Sea Inspired Wedding Theme, Puerto Rico Wedding Photography

By at August 3, 2011 | 11:59 am

Alexandra and Luis were married in beautiful Rincon, Puerto Rico, a two hour drive from San Juan. The ceremony was celebrated outdoors, and a gorgeous sea inspired theme was set inside for the reception which made guests feel as if they were still outside. "Everybody was enjoying the natural enviroment, fresh breeze and the sound of the waves." said member Daniel

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Meet Lenka Flaherty, NH Wedding Photojournalist

By at July 29, 2011 | 3:34 pm

We are thrilled to welcome one of our newest members out of New Hampshire, Lenka Flaherty Photography! Lenka's style is Photojournalistic with a combination of contemporary and a hint of old fashion. She puts her heart into every wedding she photographs.Lenka shared with us a little background about herself and how she got started as a NH wedding photojournalist, her

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Samantha & Zack – Twin Cedar Farms Tennessee Wedding Photographer

By at July 7, 2011 | 10:06 am

High school sweethearts Samantha and Jack were married at Twin Cedar Farms near Maryville at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. It was the fairytale wedding that Samantha had been dreaming of her whole life."It was a fantastic day" says David Payne, Tennessee Wedding Photographer at Dave Payne Photography in Knoxville TN. "It was such a pleasure to share this special

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Hot Tips on What to Wear for Engagement Photos

By at June 29, 2011 | 3:48 pm

Everyone wants to look their best for their engagement photos but remember its really a matter of personal style and should be in keeping with the look you hope to achieve. There are a few factors that I think are important to consider when thinking about what to wear for engagement photos regardless if your session is a studio or on location shoot. To begin, color is a

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Tiffany & Mike – Keystone Resort, Colorado Wedding Photography

By at June 27, 2011 | 12:05 pm

Its all about the couple, and this 'Couples Session' really reflects who Tiffany & Mike are together by incorporating what is special and unique to them. Member Tammie Thessing is the talented photographer behind these fantastic shots. She shared with us some of Tiffany & Mikes favorite Colorado Wedding Photography: Tammie asked Tiffany & Mike about the significance of

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