What wedding photography equipment to buy first?

When you are starting your wedding photography business, things can get expensive real fast! I easily own 10-15k in equipment! But it definitely didn’t start that way, and neither will it you! You can be adequately equipped to start shooting weddings for way less. So what wedding photography equipment should you buy first? Camera Body […]

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Film vs. Digital | Why I’m a Hybrid Photographer

When I was starting my photography business, I was assisting the brilliantly, talented photographer Heather Nan in Salt Lake City. As we were driving in the car together, she asked me who my favorite photographers were. I listed off a handful of people whose style I could only dream of someday replicating. Heather responded by […]

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3 Tips to photographing Wedding Rings

Photographing bridal details are some of my most favorite moments on the wedding day. Before all the hustle and bustle, I take all the details to a quiet place, with beautiful window light, and lay out everything on a styling board. Photographing small details, like jewelry, can be challenging, so here are a few tips […]

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8 Questions you need to ask couples in their Pre-Wedding Questionnaires

Sending a pre-wedding questionnaire to couples before their wedding day is very important. This helps them know what to expect from you as well as help you (their photographer) know how to best organize the day. I usually send my pre-wedding questionnaires to my couples about 2-3 months before the wedding date. Then about 1-2 […]

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How to Rock Sparkler Exit Photos

Believe me, we’ve all been there. The sparkler exit is a one-and-done thing so if you screw it up, that’s it! You can’t have them run through again! So today.. I’m going to teach you how to rock your next sparkler exit! The Materials You will need a camera, video light, and maybe an assistant […]

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