Wedding Photography Inspiration:

Creative Focus and Motion Blur Imagery from Photobug Community

January 23, 2017 | carrie

Photo by Joel Bedford Photography Having the sharpest focus in your photos is what most photographers strive to achieve, but what happens when we don’t play by the rules and explore imperfection instead? We were blown away by the number of images shared for this month’s Photobug challenge and we’re excited to share a few of the favorites with you today! Photo by Jess Hunter Photo by Natalie Pluck Photography Photo by Studio Fotografico Bacci […]

The 2016 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Collection – Honorable Mention

January 3, 2017 | carrie

Yesterday, we celebrated the reveal of the top 50 wedding photos from 2016. With nearly 9,000 images submitted to this year’s Best of the Best photo contest, we knew it would be tough to narrow the winners down to just 50, which is why we’re so excited to celebrate 26 more entrants today in our Honorable Mention category. Big thanks to our judges for this year’s contest, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, Shari and […]

A Year in Review: Photobug Community’s Favorite Images from 2016

December 28, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Ryan Chard Smith When you spend all year creating thousands (and thousands) of images, sometimes it’s nice to step back and really think about which images impacted you the most. With the close of 2016 fast approaching, we asked our Photobug Community to share the image that made them most proud in the past year. Today, we’re sharing a small collection of those images along with why each image means so much to that […]

Photographer Spotlight Interview with The Wayfarers – Ohio

December 6, 2016 | marissa

All Photos © The Wayfarers The Wayfarers are a prime example of professionals who discovered a missing ingredient to their business and reaped the rewards thereafter. There was never anything lacking from their business model or process per se, but upon the realization of the importance of client relationships, something clicked. From this point forward the young married couple began growing into their current identity and cultivating how they wanted to stand within the industry. Now […]

Intimate First Look Moments

December 5, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Martijn Roos No matter how many times we see them, beautiful first look moments always get us choked up! A few weeks ago, we challenged our Photobug Community (not a member? join here!) to share their best first look moments, and we’re excited to share a few of our favorites with you today! Whether it’s a first look between a bride and her father or a sweet moment of the bride and groom just […]

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 […]

The 2016 Best of the Best Destination Photo Collection – Honorable Mention

August 30, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Couple of Prague We have 25 more photos to celebrate today! Since we received so many outstanding images for this year’s Destination Photo Contest, we’re doubly excited to share our honorable mention selections. If you don’t have the travel bug yet, we know these beautiful moments from around the world will have you planning your next vacation like today! Thanks to our judges, Jim Pollard of Jim Pollard We Are, Komang Diktat of Diktat […]

Announcing the 2016 Best of the Best Destination Photo Contest

August 29, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Virginia & Evan Studios | Destination: Seljalandsfoss, Iceland It’s here, it’s here! Nearly 4,000 images were submitted to this year’s Best of the Best Destination Photo Contest. Featuring more than 25 countries, this year’s collection is adventure-filled bliss. We would like to give an enormous shout out to our renowned judges, Jim Pollard of Jim Pollard We Are, Komang Diktat of Diktat Photography, and Ekaterina Mukhina of Purlita Photography for helping us curate a stunning set […]

Ever wonder which photos your wedding clients love most?

May 30, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Kym Ventola Photography Have you ever wondered which photos your wedding clients love most, i.e. the photos that will be seen by countless generations down the road? We’ve been asking couples featured on our site which photos from their wedding are their favorites, and we thought we’d share a few today. Hopefully, these photos will inspire you to make not only beautiful photos, but photos that will stand the test of time! Laura […]

The 2016 Best of the Best Engagement Photo Collection – Honorable Mention Winners

May 24, 2016 | carrie

Curating the top 50 best engagement photos in the world is close to impossible, which is why we love curating our honorable mention images almost as much as the collection itself. Getting to recognize a few additional images on top of our set 50 is not only fun but rewarding. Our honorable mention winners this year showcase the creativity, emotion, and technical skill that make up a truly compelling engagement photo, and we cannot wait to […]