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Instagrammers to Follow – December Edition

December 15, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Seth & Kaiti Photography Whether you’re new to Instagram or have been using the platform since day one, the whole point of the app is to inspire and connect, which is why we’re excited to connect you to this month’s set of inspiring accounts! Take a moment to get to know this month’s round-up of Instagram mavens and give them a follow if you like what you see! Paul Woo Photography  – @wanderingwoo […]

The Uncle Bob Phenomena: Should Wedding Guests Take Photos?

December 12, 2016 | carrie

Photo by David Latour Photographe In today’s high-tech world, Uncle Bob, Aunt Babette, or maybe even an old pal from college all have an easy way to document and share their experiences at weddings. Whether guests are using an iPhone or a DSLR, they can easily whip out their cameras during a ceremony and with a few clicks, document a moment that is at the same time being documented by the hired professional. The Uncle […]

Instagrammers to Follow – November Edition

November 17, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Gustavo Franco Fotografia This month’s Instagrammers to Follow is bursting with talent and feature creatives from Brazil to Kentucky. Enjoy some of their favorite grams along with solid tips and insight into all things Instagram. Brandi Potter – @brandipotterphoto Instagram is definitely my favorite platform to post photos on, and it’s a great way to connect with people in different areas. A couple of months ago I started really experimenting with posting times […]

The 2016 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Contest – Interview with the Judges

November 7, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Patina Photography If you’re considering submitting your work to the 2016 Best of the Best Wedding Photo Contest, we have a special treat for you today! Our judges for this year’s contest, Ben and Erin Chrisman of Chrisman Studios, Shari and Mike Vallely of Shari + Mike Photographers, and Benj Haisch, are here to provide their insight on contests, photography, and what they’re looking forward to seeing in this year’s submissions. Enjoy! If […]

Interested in Booking More Intimate Weddings? Read This.

October 31, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Kandice Breinholt Intimate weddings offer the chance to celebrate your love in a private, emotionally-charged ceremony. Today, more and more couples are deciding to opt out of the large, traditional wedding for the chance to escape the stress and expense in exchange for a low-key, intimate affair. This transition away from larger weddings has opened up a new niche in the wedding market for wedding photographers, and there is now a growing trend […]

How to Successfully Rebrand and Relocate Your Photography Business in 18 Months

October 24, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Hinterland Stills Whether you dream of moving your photography business to the other side of the world or just a few hours from your current home, relocating your business is a big feat. For the team at Hinterland Stills (formerly Fotoenvy), that feat also included a complete rebrand. Making the move to Seattle from Illinois opened the door to a new community and a new pool of potential clients, but it was also […]

Instagrammers to Follow – October Edition

October 20, 2016 | carrie

Photo by Maciej Suwalowski If you’re not using Instagram as a marketing tool for your photography business, you’re doing it wrong! Learn how some of our favorite accounts have gained clients and built their own communities with Instagram in this month’s edition of Instagrammers to Follow. In Frames Photography – @inframesphotography Photo by In Frames Photography I love Instagram! It’s definitely how I get a majority of my clients! I love that it allows for […]

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 […]

Making the Most out of Your First Year as a Wedding Photographer

October 3, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Benjamin Patch One year ago, Benjamin Patch started taking photos on his iPhone. Today, he has nearly 45K followers on Instagram and a portfolio that surely intimidates seasoned pros. How did Benjamin become such an overnight sensation? We think he’s figured out the recipe to making the most out of your first year as a wedding photographer, and we’re excited to share his insight with you today! Whether you’ve shot 5 or […]

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 […]