I had so many amazing Brides at the Pink Bridal show that I just could not choose a winner for the Free Engagement/Bridal Session contest! So this year I decided to leave that up to you, my readers, and the couples families and friends. I have narrowed it down to three amazing couples and now its up to you to vote! Vote for your favorite couple to win! Voting will be open all week and on Friday I will announce the winner! Don’t forget to share this post on Facebook to get more votes. Good luck!
I’m going to share with you five of my favorite wedding dresses and why. These are all dresses that I photographed. If I went onto google and just looked for dresses I liked we’d be here all day! It was hard enough picking some out from all my beautiful brides! I hope the ones I chose inspire you while you are out looking for your own.
I am a documentary style photographer. I love to watch moments happen around me and capture them in their natural state. However, being a wedding photographer also means giving gentle direction and helping clients to feel and look their best. Most of us feel a little nervous about what to do in front of a camera, me included! That’s why I am so often BEHIND the camera. Put me in front and my hands creep up and weird faces start to emerge. Today I’m going to touch on some basics of posing and how to feel comfortable in front of the camera on your wedding day.
Like all good relationships, communication is key. This rule applies with your Photographer whether it is a wedding or portrait session. The more I communicate with a client, the more at ease we both are and the more we both have a clear vision of the session. Plus, it’s really fun! I mean what’s the point of having all these pinterest boards if you can’t share them with someone?
You’ve found a photographer and signed up for an engagement session! Hooray! Now what? Where to go? And most importantly…what do you wear? Gone are the days of overly matchy outfits and in are subtle color palettes. Here are a few tips on what to wear to get you inspired.
Full Disclosure: If you haven’t noticed, I AM a Professional Wedding Photographer. So this post is naturally a little biased. However, Professional Wedding Photographers are more than just photographers for a Bride to Be. We consult, we calm, we lend a hand, and we are involved in all the details. That said, I see so many Brides go with a family member or friend for their wedding photography and it breaks my heart. Not just because their pictures might not be great but because there is so much more to a true professional than just the pictures.