No, not every photograph I take is amazing. In fact, most of the photographs I take are just okay, not good. For every photograph I’ll let you see, there are 7-10 that I trashed.
Hope this helps! I’m still practicing getting all my technique right, but I am good at getting people comfortable in front of the camera.
I just saw this article on The Knot and thought it was worth linking and sharing. Several of these aren’t true for me as a photographer (i.e. I usually give the couple a few highlight photos ASAP after the wedding, give the couple full rights, etc), but I thought this was a generally good article.
By Lauren Kay
You’ll want someone you click with, since they’ll be following you around on your wedding day. You may get a feeling from their pictures alone, or it may be a gut reaction when you meet them for the first time. Budget will still play a role in your decision of course, but instinct (and vibe) will totally take over when it comes down to it. It’s not irrational; it’s actually normal.
Unless you’re a professional model, you’ll probably feel a little shy in front of the camera at first…Read Full Article on TheKnot.com
Hello Christian and Talitha (and friends and family)! Here’s the download link for all of these photos: DOWNLOAD ALL. Keep in mind that they aren’t full resolution, or “raw,” since most people never need 5000 pixel pictures, and I had to keep it a little light for the site. But if you want bigger ones, like for prints or enlargements, just let me know the name of the one or ones you want (by commenting here or by email), and I can send them to you personally. Congratulations, Christian and Talitha!
*To conserve space, these pictures will be taken down in 30 days, so download what you want now.
Hey guys, so this weekend I just did this for fun. Haven’t done magazine layouts in awhile, and it was fun. 😉 I’m a nerd… So anyway, I it would be fun to give it away. It’s an InDesign file, let me know what you think and what you use it for!Download the File
Freelancing is a unique business, and the people who work in it are all unique. Matt and I have been freelancing for quite a few years now, and have had hundreds of different clients, from amazing to terrible. So here’s a few tips on getting amazing work from us (or any quality freelancer).
I’ll update this periodically, but these are the main tips I’d give new clients who have never used a freelancer before.
Bottom line first: Although I TOTALLY understand budget concerns and that a good photographer is usually pretty spendy, I always HIGHLY RECOMMEND that people prioritize a good photographer right after location. You can skimp or pull together a lot of other stuff on a budget, but unless you have an experienced wedding photographer as a […]