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Tiffany & Joel, Minnesota Wedding Photography

By at March 28, 2012 | 1:20 pm | 0 Comment

Tiffany & Joel were married in Owatonna Minnesota, and Michelle of Michelle Huber Photography shared some of her favorite photos and details about the wedding and couple with us. Take a look at Michelle's beautiful Minnesota wedding photography and the gorgeous details and romantic proposal story! Joel is a AA pro hockey player for the Quad

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Simple & Spirited New Hampshire Wedding Photography – Amanda Perkins Photography

By at March 26, 2012 | 10:02 am | 0 Comment

Today we're excited to showcase Amanda Perkins Photography out of Newport New Hampshire. Simple & Spirited describe the beautiful New Hampshire Wedding Photography offered by Amanda Perkins Photography. Amanda Perkins PhotographySimple & Spirited describe the beautiful photography offered by Amanda Perkins

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Not your typical Las Vegas Wedding Photos!

By at March 23, 2012 | 9:19 am | 0 Comment

Della of Della White Photography in California shared with us some of her amazing photos from Rhonda & Trace's wedding in Las Vegas. We love the beautiful outdoor ceremony setting and all the gorgeous details in these Las Vegas wedding photos! I had such a good time with Rhonda & Trace from their Engagement Session at Fairmount Park back in August, and an even better

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4 Tips to Pretty Feet for your Wedding Day

By at March 15, 2012 | 10:01 am | 0 Comment

While most girls think of the dress, it's important not to forget about the shoes. Ah, the shoes. Even if shoes don't turn you on, or you're a true shoe lover at heart and have already picked out your perfect pair of Louboutins, don't skip over this topic. Here are four simple tips to remember for pretty feet for your wedding day, no matter what shoes you plan to

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Still Using a Flash Website? Then Kiss Those Pinterest Leads Goodbye

By at March 14, 2012 | 11:41 am | 0 Comment

It's all the rage. According to Tech Crunch, Pinterest is the fastest growing stand-alone website in history and your brides are on there daily, finding inspiration, bookmarking favorite vendors and creating vision boards for their weddings. Unfortunately, as long as you're settling for an outdated flash website, you may never find your photography portfolio appearing on

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Unique Breakfast Wedding

By at March 13, 2012 | 12:37 pm | 0 Comment

Who doesn't love breakfast? Have you ever considered a Sunday morning breakfast wedding? May sound odd to you as most weddings are traditionally held in the evening hours, but why not consider something very unique that will get your guests talking. You could hold the ceremony at a nearby church or right on the venue site. Let's look on how the morning and afternoon would

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Elegant Michigan Wedding Photography, Fairytale Productions

By at March 6, 2012 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

Today we're excited to showcase Fairytale Productions Wedding Services out of Monroe, Michigan. Timeless, elegant, and artistic are just a few ways to describe the incredible Michigan wedding photography offered by Fairytale Productions. Voted BRIDE'S CHOICE 2011! Fairytale Productions has been offering some of the best professional wedding services in SE

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Planning a Wedding in Italy? See these ideas!

By at March 5, 2012 | 2:10 pm | 0 Comment

Are you planning a wedding or thinking about getting married in Italy? Debbie Denholm of Italy Bride and Groom shared with us some details and photos about a Wedding in Italy planned by her professional wedding planning team: Ciao from Italy!! Italy is known for it's beautiful Churches, Views, Castles and Beaches. Here in Cilento are the most beautiful, romantic

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Destination Wedding Photography, Jose Rincon

By at February 27, 2012 | 12:08 pm | 0 Comment

We are thrilled to Feature the amazing destination wedding photography by Jose Rincon the newest addition to our Destination Wedding Photographers. Jose's artistic approach fuses several elements, including capturing real life moments and a relaxed shooting approach. Jose is a native Puerto Rican from San Juan. He has a bachelor degree in Industrial

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Destination Wedding Photography: J. Perryman Photography

By at February 21, 2012 | 12:18 pm | 0 Comment

We're excited to showcase the beautiful work of J. Perryman Photography, one of the latest additions to our talented list of members providing Destination Wedding Photography. I love to create vivid and artistic images of my clients. Each session is different and always brings new surprises. Using Nikon ecuipment and Alien Bees lighting, I like to

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Wedding Traditions: Do You Have to Follow Them?

By at February 17, 2012 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Wedding traditions....you know the drill. Walking down the aisle to Canon in D major, throwing the bouquet at the reception, have the garter belt removed... need I continue? Some people think this is a necessary part of the wedding while others want to forgo these traditions, and find them overdone and a bit tacky. There are many brides that dream about a classic

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5 Steps To Close the Deal with Brides

By at February 16, 2012 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

OMG, wedding season is about to be in full swing. Don't have the calendar all booked up yet? Well, you're in luck. I find that Feb/March is the best times to book up those last minute wedding planning brides! Having steady inquiries coming in but just can't seal the deal? No worries. Here are my top 5 steps to close the deal with brides. 1. Stay in Constant

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More Updates & Improvements to Help You Book More Brides

By at February 16, 2012 | 2:25 pm | 0 Comment

2012 is off to a great year! We've already announced our new State-Featured advertising options to give you the choice of increased visibility on our main state pages. This month we're excited to announce our new home page layout, site navigation and Bride 1st focus to help you book more brides. Our new layout takes full advantage of the latest trends in web design, and

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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.

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Are You Losing Quality When Converting Images to Black and White?

By at February 15, 2012 | 10:27 am | 0 Comment

Are You Losing Quality When Converting Images to Black and White? Gary Fong explains why preserving midrange tones is important for the highest quality when converting color digital images to black and white. He shows how much information is lost with the common "desaturation" method and capture in BxW mode provided by most digital

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Get Brides to Contact You in 4 Steps

By at February 9, 2012 | 10:14 am | 0 Comment

If you want to get brides to contact you, making sure you show up where they are gives you a huge advantage over the competition. But once you figure out where they are: How do you get them to contact you? 1. Determine the desired action you want them to take. What do you want the bride or groom to do when they stumble across your website, Facebook page or

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Brandon and Desiree: Cloverdale IN Wedding Photography

By at February 3, 2012 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

An amazing story brought to us by Amanda Galloway of Silver Linings Photography Cloverdale IN Wedding Photography reminds us just how family, history and location can bring more meaning to your wedding and photography. When Brandon and Desiree decided to have their engagement portraits done at Cataract Falls in obscure Putnam County, they did not know

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Wedding Trends 2012

By at January 31, 2012 | 2:13 pm | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 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 IdeasI 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 | 0 Comment

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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Get Rid of Ugly Bounced Light on Group Photos

By at January 18, 2012 | 3:03 pm | 1 Comments

Getting ugly bounced light on group photos? Using a Lightsphere and Chrome Dome with the proper camera and flash settings, Gary Fong demonstrates in great detail how to eliminate both shadows and harsh flash from your group photo shots. Take a look and share your tips & comments!

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3 Easy Ways to Revive Your Wedding Business Website

By at January 18, 2012 | 2:38 pm | 0 Comment

I know. You've been meaning to revamp your wedding business website for months...maybe years, but it just seems like such a huge undertaking. It may seem like an eye sore to your business image, but not all hope is lost. Even if you don't think you have a whole lot of time or energy to pour into it right this minute, I've got a few easy tips for you to get back on

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Photographers and Social Media – What NOT to Do

By at January 18, 2012 | 2:29 pm | 1 Comments

Photographers and Social Media - What NOT to Do We all know there are the people on Facebook who are constantly whining and complaining through their Facebook pages. But if you are using Facebook to market your own business, this is definitely not the kind of thing you want to be posting. You don't want a negative attitude to be associated with your business, especially

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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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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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Tips to a Successful Photography Business

By at December 29, 2011 | 4:07 pm | 2 Comments

There is something I have caught onto when it comes to having a successful photography business. It's the phrase "I may try that" or "I'll try my best to do that". I thought about this after reading this quote on a friend's Facebook wall: Trying is lying. There is no such thing as trying. You do it or you don't. You get results in life or you have excuses why you

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How Photographers Attract Brides

By at December 15, 2011 | 12:20 pm | 1 Comments

How Photographers Attract Brides - When it comes to your wedding business, you're always trying to stay up to date with the latest trends. But just because everyone else is doing it, doesn't mean you have to too! You only need to do the things that are right for YOU, that is how you are going to attract more brides. There's a little thing marketers like to talk about

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