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Visual Building Blocks

Visual Building Blocks

When approaching a wedding, we sometimes start with the couple’s inspiration board. This gives us a sense of what the couple is looking for and allows us to provide…

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The importance of connecting - meet the photographer

The importance of connecting - meet the photographer

Optimal communication between the photographer and the couple is a must. As photographers who have shot all types of events, we’ve found that the most successful…

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The Creative Process - Allow Creatives be creative

The Creative Process - Allow Creatives be creative

Let’s chat a little how to get those epic photos, shall we? Say you want to build a new house from scratch and you tell the architect exactly what it will look like,…

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How do you want your wedding photographed?

How do you want your wedding photographed?

A question I always ask couples is “How would you like to have your wedding photographed?” 9 out of 10 couples tell me that they want AUTHENTIC coverage of…

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Kissing the right way

Kissing the right way

With kissing photos, there can be too much kissing or too little. I don’t want you to get self-conscious here, but let’s face it. Some of you are just bad kissers.…

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Trust your photographer to capture you

Trust your photographer to capture you

Do you love the experience of getting photographed? Or, maybe there are only certain people that can really capture you. Whatever the answer, your photographer needs…

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Energy: the most important ingredient

Energy: the most important ingredient

Alright, this is very important! A wedding is a highly anticipated, milestone event. It marks the culmination of everything you’ve hoped for from your single days.…

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How many photographers should I hire?

How many photographers should I hire?

It’s not about quantity, but more about the job assignments for each photographer and what kinds of pictures a couple wants and what it takes to get there. There are…

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Celebrate!

Celebrate!

This image was taken on New Years Eve. It’s powerful. This is a great couple on all levels. I admire Ann and Scott for their ability to celebrate their lives. They…

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Light vs Dark Wedding Venues

Wedding venues come in all shapes, sizes and lighting conditions. One of the biggest determining factors as far as photography is concerned are the “dark” venues.…

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Have you shot here before?

At the studio we are frequently asked, “Have you shot the venue before?” The quick answer is, “It doesn’t really matter.” Whether or not the venue is a brand…

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Where are you getting ready?

The hours I have the most time to be creative with the bride and her wedding party is during the getting ready session before the ceremony. This point is a valuable…

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What to wear when you’re getting ready

Before the wedding ceremony, remember there’s a photographer in the room while the beautification takes place. Want to know how to take those getting-ready photos…

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Landmark vs Texture

The idea of using a city’s texture versus an obvious landmark as a photo shoot backdrop comes up frequently with my New York City couples. We want to clearly depict…

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Consider the in-between moments

The location of your wedding is one of the first details to hammer down when planning your Big Day. Once you get that out of the way, we can talk about how your…

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How to do the first look right

You’ve seen First Looks done poorly and absolutely wrong many times. You know the shot - where the groom has his back to the bride and he turns around as she taps…

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Should we have a first look?

The First Look This very special moment that is unique only to your wedding day. However, when done wrong, the First Look can feel contrived. It also has a certain…

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Be a Bride

There’s this one of life’s best moments and lasts for a mere few hours: that is being a bride! Your wedding day is the day when you are the center of everyone’s…

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