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10 Tips To Getting Awesome Photos Of Your Wedding

I’ve written before on this blog about how to get better pictures for your wedding, well I figured it was about time I wrote up another. Here are 10 Tips To Getting Awesome Photos Of Your Wedding…   1 – Linger a little longer during the first kiss. The first kiss happens so fast and we only have one opportunity to capture it, making your first kiss a little big longer instead of a quick peck will ensure you get not just one but a few really great photos of your first  ...

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Top Wedding Tips for Better Getting Ready Photos

I can’t count the amount of brides I’ve had who originally opted out of having the getting ready photos only to reconsider having them the night before the wedding, and it ALWAYS makes me happy when they ask me to come and photograph it. I find documenting the getting ready photos or the bridal prep to be a really important part of the day. It not only leaves you with fab photos of you and your bridesmaids before the day gets super hectic, but it also gives me a chance to get to  ...

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Posing Guide – How To Pose Couples Naturally

How to pose couples naturally? When I first started photographing couples, a lot of my pictures turned out really stiff and the only directions I could think of were “look at the camera / just be yourself / be natural” – umm, no wonder the pictures didn’t turn out at all natural. It’s one thing to find a handful of really great poses on Pinterest but another thing actually directing your couple so that the pose comes out naturally.   So let’s get  ...

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6 Tips For Taking A Great Self Portrait

  Forget about “selfies” for a minute (the amazing Jen Brook has a fab article about selfies here), let’s talk about the Self Portrait. As a photographer who shoots people on a regular basis, both as a paid professional and as a hobbyist creating images from my own ideas; Taking self portraits has been an invaluable tool for me along the way. There are a few reasons why self portraits can help you further your photography, such as: Giving you complete control over  ...

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