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Wedding Photography Inspiration: Camera Ready

36 Photos That Prove Wind is a Wedding Photographer’s Best Friend

April 17, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Jordan Voth Chiffon flutters, inevitable hair whipping, and wind-induced giggles are just a few reasons why we love photos that showcase the beauty of wind. For this month’s Photobug Community challenge, we asked the group to share their favorite windy moments with us. Over one hundred images were shared in the #makeitwind challenge, and we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites today. So, prepare yourself for the seriously dramatic and adorable imagery that’s […]

Behind the Photo – Dramatic Church Lighting from Andy Gaines

February 27, 2017 | carrie

All Photos © Andy Gaines Photography This beautiful photo, taken by Andy Gaines, proves that epic couple portraits aren’t limited to outdoor settings. After seeing this image featured in our 2016 Best of Wedding photo collection, we knew there had to be an interesting story behind the photo. Luckily, Andy is here today to give us the 4-1-1 on how he was able to capture such dramatic light at a church wedding. Enjoy! Location Left Bank Arts […]

Stunning Blue Hour Photography

October 10, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Jim Pollard (5D Mark III, 85L II, F/2.0, 1/2000) Blue hour occurs shortly before sunrise and just after sunset. It’s not a huge window of time, but if you’re able to shoot during this sultry light, you can stretch your day and capture some truly dynamic imagery. We challenged our Photobug Community Facebook group to share their favorite blue hour photos and share they did! Here are a few of our favorites, along with the equipment and […]

How to Create Beautiful Double Exposure Photos

September 19, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Tomasz Wagner Recently, we challenged our Photobug Community to post their favorite double exposure images. We weren’t sure how many responses we’d get, so we were pleasantly surprised when so many of you posted your work! Today, we’re sharing a round-up of some of the community’s favorite double exposure images from our challenge. Along with these beautiful photos, each photographer shared insight into how they created their image. Photo by The Wayfarers We created this […]

How to Get Your Couples Relaxed and Comfortable in Front of the Camera

September 5, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Jennifer Moher Not every couple comes with a background in modeling; in fact, most couples have no clue how to act in front of a camera. However, that doesn’t have to keep you from working your magic and creating emotionally-charged photos for clients who are camera shy. We asked the members of our Photobug Community Facebook group for their advice on how to pose couples, and we’re sharing that insight with you today! Set […]

Photographing Beach Weddings with Villetto Photography

July 23, 2015 | carrie

All Photos ©Villetto Photography The harsh sunlight and vast landscape of the beach can be intimidating for photographers who don’t normally shoot beach weddings. However, once you understand the lighting and equipment, it’s just a matter of practice and creativity, according to Kelly and Rob Villetto of Villetto Photography. Living in Florida, this dynamic duo is accustomed to shooting beach weddings and knows the ins and outs of capturing that perfect beach shot. Luckily, they’re here today to […]

How to Have Awesome Engagement Pictures

July 14, 2010 | christy

Lauren and Will of Aves Photographic Design love to get to know their wedding couples by working with them ahead of the wedding day. Because a fun and romantic engagement session is the perfect way to connect, Lauren wrote this very helpful (and very hilarious) Engagement Shooot How-To that’s illustrated with images from a recent shoot of super in-love clients Jessica and Aaron, and she is generously sharing it with all of us today! Thanks […]

Camera Ready – Part 2 – How to get gorgeous photos on your wedding day

June 16, 2010 | christy

Continuing on last week’s Camera Ready blog post of tips from top photographer Jay Lawrence Goldman, today we have part two! Jay brings us five more ideas that will help you make the most of your wedding photography and get gorgeous images that you’ll treasure forever! 6. See each other before your ceremony. It really does help things go smoother. Ask your photographer to set up a romantic first look for you (good wedding photographers […]

Camera Ready – How to get gorgeous photos on your wedding day

June 8, 2010 | christy

Every couple wants to look their best for their wedding photos and with a few tips on how to get camera ready it’s a breeze. Today we bring you five tips in a two-part series from top photographer Jay Lawrence Goldman of JLG Studios in L.A. Jay’s simply a genius at making couples look their best, so read on and get ready to get gorgeous! 1. Book a fun engagement session. Getting your engagement photos […]