Wedding Photo Ideas

10 Unique Wedding Photo Poses & Ideas

By at March 28, 2014 | 6:37 pm | 0 Comment

Bride & Groom Kiss in Grass

Looking for some inspiration and guidance on unique wedding photo poses and ideas for must-haves? We've gathered together 10 of our favorite unique wedding photo poses that are not only cute, but will most definitely set your photos apart from the rest. 1. Hold an ampersand sign between the two of you for a cute engagement pose. Photo by Kimberly Jarman 2. Groom

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10 Unique Save the Date Ideas

By at February 21, 2014 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

Save the Date Shoes

Photo Courtesy of: Hassas Photography Save the Dates are a great way to get the word out about your engagement and to create excitement and anticipation for your big day! They're certainly not necessary, but especially important if you're planning a destination wedding or if your wedding will take place on or around a holiday. Here are 3 of the most important things

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‘Up’ Inspired Shoot-Couple celebrates 61 years

By at January 3, 2014 | 5:24 pm | 0 Comment

Up Inspired Photo Shoot

We just had to share this special and meaningful photo shoot by Cambria Grace Photography! Donald and Dorothy Lutz were married 61 years ago, and to celebrate they decided on a beautiful anniversary photo shoot inspired by the Disney movie “Up”. The shoot took place on Boston’s Old Northern Avenue Bridge, chosen for its industrial look. “They were

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Wedding Photojournalistic Style of Photography

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

Wedding Photojournalism is an increasingly popular style of wedding photography today. Brides who choose photojournalists to capture their wedding day feel the traditional photography style is stale and old, they are looking for something new and different. Photojournalism is a skill, not just the name of a style of photography. A wedding photojournalist is a

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A Photographer’s Wish List

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:41 pm | 0 Comment

Finding and hiring a professional photographer to document your wedding day is a sizable investment, in not only money, but time as well. By doing your research and hiring a professional that suits your style, you can rest assured that he or she is going to capture your day exactly how you want. But achieving the best possible results doesn't end with the signing of the

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Ideas for a Perfect Bridal Shoot

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:34 pm | 0 Comment

You have selected your wedding photographer and now it's time for your bridal shoot. So many questions to answer and it isn't even your wedding day yet! Here is some advice for the perfect bridal shoot. Bridal Shoots usually occur at least a month or two before your wedding date. The location of your bridal shoot is one of the most important decisions you

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Top 5 Engagement Photo Session Questions

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:13 pm | 0 Comment

Engagement photo sessions are usually the first time a newly engaged couples work with their professional photographer. Often, it is also the first time you and your fiance have photos taken together. Below are the top 5 questions couples ask (or should ask) themselves and their photographer to get the most out of their engagement photo session. 1. Where should we

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Engagement Photography: Display Tips

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:12 pm | 0 Comment

In the last article we talked about how to create beautiful and unique photos for your engagement. Since then we have received several comments from couples wondering how they could put their engagement photos to good use. One couple absolutely loved the idea of having professional engagement photos taken, but were unsure of what to do with those photos afterwards

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Wedding Photos Before the Ceremony

By at August 18, 2013 | 9:37 pm | 0 Comment

We tell many of our brides to rethink the only one hour between ceremony and reception for wedding photos rule. Here's how that standard timeline really works (imagine you're the bride): The ceremony begins a little late, because a bridesmaid couldn't find her shoes. You're totally flustered, but it's time to walk down the aisle. You eagerly await that "First Glance" of

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Wedding Portraits Can Be Candid

By at August 18, 2013 | 5:49 pm | 0 Comment

Candid Wedding Portrait

There are posed wedding portraits and there candid wedding portraits. The latter description is not an oxymoron, it's a label I have for portraits that are captured in a photojournalistic style. They've been around since Cartier-Bresson invented the photojournalism and, of course, the former has been with us since the invention of the camera. Since a photo portrait

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Creative Engagment Photos

By at July 30, 2013 | 9:02 pm | 0 Comment

Engagement shoots have become widely popular among newly engaged couples, and almost all of them want something different and unique. The best way to achieve that is to make it personal and have fun. That is when the best and most creative photographs are taken. Engagement photo sessions are supposed to be casual and relaxed so in this case, sticking to your comfort zone

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Take Advantage of Crowd Sourcing Your Photos

By at July 30, 2013 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

There is a hot new concept called "crowd sourcing" that's actually a pretty old idea. Originally, it was said that if you had an infinite number of monkeys typing on an infinite number of typewriters, they'd eventually write all of Shakespeare's sonnets. This new "crowd sourcing" concept suggests that instead of having a few professionals doing something (writing

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Dinner Time! Capturing your Wedding Meal

By at July 30, 2013 | 8:48 pm | 0 Comment

I don't usually take pictures of people eating at a wedding. Most people don't want a camera pointed at them when they are enjoying the food and the pictures are…well, often not flattering. On the other hand, brides work hard to provide something nice. So generally I still feel compelled to do something with food. Food itself, of course, can be pretty photogenic.

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Brides: Setting up a list of ‘Have-To’ Photos

By at July 30, 2013 | 8:46 pm | 0 Comment

In spite of the popularity of the 'capture the moment' photojournalistic style, group shots will remain important and wanted by brides, families and wedding guests. It's these group shots and 'have to' shots that have given brides plenty of stress, and photographers plenty of lists for the day. So how hard can it be to come up with a workable list of group shots that

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GREAT Group Photos with help from a Wedding Wrangler

By at July 30, 2013 | 8:45 pm | 0 Comment

There is a lot of advice out there on taking great group shots. Most is oriented to photographers but I think it would be useful for brides to know a bit about what works well.. Of the techniques, some that work are: shooting from unusual locations (a ladder?); having everyone in the group strike a different pose; making funny remarks to loosen them up. Essentially,

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5 Tips for Getting Perfect Wedding Photos

By at July 30, 2013 | 7:57 pm | 0 Comment

Are you in the process of planning your wedding? Working with your wedding photographer is an important part of your big day. Here are a few important tips to help make sure you get the perfect wedding photos! Schedule your engagement photos in time to send to the newspapers you want to be announced in. Keep in mind that larger city newspapers may take

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“Must have” Photographs, To Pose or Not to Pose?

By at July 30, 2013 | 7:54 pm | 0 Comment

Must you have them? You hear about "must have" shots in magazines and online regularly. Wedding planners, venue coordinators, wedding writers, you know, pretty much everywhere. What are they? Well they are either those special events in weddings (the first kiss, the first dance, cake cutting), 'photo-walks' (essentially posed portraits directed by the photographer)

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Honeymoon Photography – A New Phenomenon

By at December 11, 2012 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

Honeymoon Photography is a new upcoming phenomenon. As couples begin to choose more out of the norm locations (or luxury honeymoon locales) this becomes increasing important to document. This is the couples chance to forever seal their wedding year glamour and turn it to printable legend. It is certainly not every day or even every year you can take such an elaborately

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Hipstamatic iPhone Wedding Photos – An Entire Wedding Day Captured

By at December 5, 2012 | 1:27 pm | 1 Comments

Capture hipstamatic iPhone wedding photos for an entire wedding day? That's the unique opportunity that member Marc Sadowski came accross on a craigslist ad. Katie and RT, this adorable couple, were looking for a photographer to shoot their wedding specifically with an iPhone using the Hipstamatic app. If you're not yet aware of what this cool app does, the hipstamatic

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Must Have Photographs – Part 2

By at July 16, 2012 | 11:46 am | 0 Comment

Previous Article: Must Have Photographs, To Pose or Not to Pose? Seems like everyone who writes about weddings has a recommendation for the must have photographs.  Except me . . . and Claire Lewis.   Neither she nor I believe you will cherish the must have photographs on your list or anyone else’s list. Instead, Claire – who I’ve never met –

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Beautifully Captured First Look Wedding Photos

By at June 26, 2012 | 9:12 am | 1 Comments

On your wedding day, the moment you first lay eyes on each other is full of emotion and love. This is the moment you want to capture and keep forever. Jim of JP Brandano Photography in Florida shares the benefits of First Look wedding photos and also some of his beautiful shots of Anna and Brian's first look. Thanks Jim! The First Look At some of our weddings the

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10 Fun and Unique Wedding Photo Ideas

By at February 15, 2012 | 11:27 am | 0 Comment

So you want fun, cool, classic pictures. And you don't want to look "posed". I totally understand. Looking at my wedding photographs, there are only a handful that I really, truly love. A unique wedding photo capturing the moments when I see the joy, the laughter, and all of the fun that we had on that day. The best part about my favorites? They were ALL posed. Every.

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5 Must-Have DIY Wedding Photo Props

By at January 26, 2012 | 2:52 pm | 1 Comments

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 | 0 Comment

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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Wedding Photo Booths: Should You Have One?

By at December 13, 2011 | 1:50 pm | 0 Comment

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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Rustic Winter Wedding Ideas

By at November 16, 2011 | 10:07 am | 0 Comment

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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Show Your Shots! Creative Wedding Photo Displays

By at May 20, 2011 | 2:54 pm | 0 Comment

I read in many on-line forums that couples often don't hang their wedding photographs in their homes as wedding photo displays. On the other hand, many couples do put up their engagement pictures. They may love their pictures but the don't display them. Why? "My wedding pictures, particularly our portraits, seem a bit formal and feel artificial hanging in my home. Our

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How to Look Amazing in Bridal Portraits

By at March 29, 2011 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

Lets talk how to look amazing in bridal portraits. Yeah! I know what you're thinking. Stand, smile, shoot. Wrong! I get the same reaction so frequently from brides who think its just that simple. It's so much more then that so I thought I would take a few minutes to talk about what goes in to a well composed bridal portrait. In addition we need to consider creativity and

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Capturing The First Look Wedding Photos

By at February 3, 2011 | 4:25 pm | 0 Comment

Jason Crader, one of our Little Rock Arkansas Featured Wedding Photographers, shares how he captures that all important first look wedding photos the bride and groom experience the first time they see each other on their wedding day: Having a first look on the wedding day is becoming more popular with brides and grooms. As the name implies, this is a chance for the

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