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#SMPWedding101 – How to Maximize Your Time With Your Wedding Photographer

You may be married for years and years but when it comes to capturing that special moment when it all begins, you have just that one day with your wedding photographer. You don't want to waste even a minute of your time together so we tapped into Jonathan Hanson's expertise on how to make the absolute most of your time on that special day. From prepping and planning ahead of time, to getting your nearest and dearest to help, here's the inside scoop!

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The Wedding Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2017

Trends come and go, but your wedding photos will last forever. Thankfully, the 2017 wedding trends predicted by top planners are not only gorgeous, but...

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#SMPWedding101 – Your Guide to Authentic Engagement Photos

Most of us have never been in front of a professional camera, so when it comes time to smile away for those engagement pics, how do you ensure success and avoid any awkwardness? Fret not my friends, we have Still55 Photography on hand to share their insight on making sure those engagement photos capture the true you, as authentic as can be and let's get real... make sure they're mantle worthy! Gel With Your Photographer This is the most important...

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#SMPWedding101 – Photo Album Tips + Trends

I just received my own wedding album (!!!!) so I fully appreciate the time and talent that went into creating something that I'll treasure for the rest of my life. But I'm also aware that when beginning the album process, well, it can be a bit overwhelming. The Album Room is here to help all you brides (and newlyweds) out there so you're better informed and prepared. After all, your album is the last piece of the puzzle and deserves just as much attention as...

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#SMPWedding101 – What To Consider When Choosing Where to Get Ready

I'm pretty confident in saying that I thought of almost everything when planning my wedding. Except when it came to where I'd get dressed. I assumed I'd primp and prep where I stayed all weekend but it wasn't until that morning, with my makeup artist setting up shop and family and friends running about that I realized a different space might've been a good idea. Still55 Photography is here to save all you brides-to-be from this mistake - read on for...

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Let Us Help You Find Your Dream Photographer

I'm all for productive days, lots of coffee and crossing those items off that to-do list. But I'm also for lazy afternoons and really, truly spending time with beauty whenever possible. And today, well, I'm in that later mood. And what better beauty to soak up than KT Merry's Portfolio. Soft shades of blues and grays abound and perfect moments captured for eternity - aka it's...

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Let Hawaii Work It’s Magic at the Lauren Fair Photography Workshop 2017

Photography workshops offer an opportunity to hone your craft, to dive deeper and learn new approaches, new techniques, tap into your potential. The results that come from these sessions always astound and inspire and that drive continues long after those few days. But when you place the workshop in the magical land that is Hawaii, led by Lauren Fair, well, I'm saying it...

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Let Us Help You Find Your Dream Photographer (+ Filmmaker!)

Oh Tuesdays, you never fail to throw me off balance. I had my sparkling start to the week yesterday, and tomorrow is hump day, leaving today, well, kinda blah. Fret no longer though, because Tuesdays are for pretty Portfolios and meeting new vendor friends. So let me introduce you to Joel Serrato, photographer AND...

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Let Us Help You Find Your Dream Photographer

It's a wild wedding world out there; so many ideas, so much info, it can begin to feel daunting to say the least. But fret not newly engaged; we've simplified the process, starting with your vendor crew. Imagine searching for that dream photographer (aka Jose Villa), discovering curated collections of his work, and learning about his...

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Portfolio Spotlight: Greg Finck Photography

You could say we're pretty giddy about the cool new updates around here; from our revamped Vendor Guide to our sparkly new Portfolios, creating your own personal wedding team has never been easier or more inspiring. But all talk and no play is no fun, so we're diving into...

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#SMPWedding101 – Choosing the Perfect Photography + Cinematography Team

While you put thought and care into selecting each one of your wedding vendors, did you also think about how well they'd all work together? Of all these relationships, your photographer and cinematographer are pretty key - they're the gatekeepers to those post-vows very important items. So who better to get insight on this important partnership than Love by Serena and...

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10 Pretty Things We Love About: Katie Julia

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. With a motto like that, it comes as no surprise that photographer and Little Black Book member, Katie Julia radiates pure talent. Her imagery leaves us wide eyed and lovestruck. So, we decided to sit down with this fab lady to see what inspires that spark! Read on and...

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Golden Hour Tutorial: How To Get Magical Wedding Photos & Video

It should come as no surprise that we're wedding photography and film junkies 'round these parts. After all, this little 'ol blog is fueled by pretty imagery and film. So today, we've teamed up with the talents at Epic Motion and Curtis Wiklund Photography to chat about the prime time of your wedding day to capture those magical, sunlit moments: Golden Hour. [iframe...

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5 Tips for Romantic Engagement Photos

As a recently engaged bride-to-be, one of the first wedding to-do's on my mind is an e-sesh. Being a wedding blogger, it's sort of a no brainer! But still, the process can be intimidating. So, how do couples end up with gorgeously effortless engagement photos like these? Having a fab photog like Megan W behind the lens is the first order of business. The other lovely...

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Perry Vaile Photography

My dears, this wonderful, amazing, talented and generous gal you're about to meet quickly became a fave of mine. Not only for her work but most importantly, the values behind it. Perry Vaile is indeed all of these things. Wonderful to her sweet couples, amazing behind the lens, talented beyond words and generous with her love and passion. Fellow LBBer, Erich McVey captured her whole...

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5 Tips for Your Wedding Photography Timeline

With beautiful images parading across my screen day in and day out, I often overlook the fact that you lovely brides are trying to figure out everything from what kind of paper to use for your paper suite to how long you'd like your photographer to be with you on the day. Luckily, the lovely Alli McWhinney is here to help us with the latter by sharing her five tips for your wedding photography timeline!

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How To Choose A Wedding Album

As a little girl, I can remember flipping through my grandmother's wedding album, in complete awe of the love that made me a possibility. It's the exact reason why preserving those memories is so very important. But how do you choose a wedding album that will last for generations to come? Get ready to pin this one my dears, Vanessa Joy is letting us in on a few...

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Photojournalistic Wedding Photography

We've had a long time love affair with the work of Twin Lens. They are the masters of wedding photography from a photojournalistic approach, and today they're here to share just what makes them tick. Read on for our special Q&A with Kitty and Craig, and you can find more of their fabulous work in the full gallery right here. Just make sure to really...

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Behind the Scenes with Liz Banfield Photography

Two weeks ago, we shared this stunning nautical Maine wedding and loved every last bit of it, including that gorg ombre petal pathway! Remember? It's not just the sweet details that made this fête so memorable. It was also that lovely lady behind the lens...

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Guest Post: Let Them Eat Cake from Jules Bianchi Photography

We're back with the lovely Jules Bianchi Photography today! And this time our mouths are ALL watering because the subject at hand is cake. Your gorgeous, yummy wedding cakes. So excited to hear what Jules has to say about this... Hi pretty bride! If you are anything like me, you look forward to seeing (read: eating) the wedding cake when you attend a wedding. From simple to simply outrageous, from cupcake towers to towering cakes, there...

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