Wedding Photography Inspiration: Behind The Photo

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 […]

Behind the Photo – Epic Rice Toss from Gustavo Franco Photography

January 30, 2017 | carrie

All Photos © Gustavo Franco Photography You might remember this impressive image from the 2016 Best of the Best Wedding photo collection, and you probably asked yourself “how did that photographer snag that shot?” Today, Gustavo Franco is here to share a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his award-winning image. Enjoy! Location Mato Grosso, Brazil Time 21:56 Equipment 5D MarkIII / 24mm LII Camera Settings 1/200 f3.2 ISO 1000 Inspiration We had only a little […]

Behind-the-Scenes with Ekaterina Mukhina Photography in Bolivia

November 21, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Ekaterina Mukhina Photography Known for her imaginative approach and far out concepts, Katya Mukhina (Ekaterina Mukhina Photography) is here today to give us an epic behind-the-scenes look into her work. Earlier this year, Katya traveled to Bolivia for a pre-wedding shoot with one seriously adventurous couple. The photos taken during Katya’s trip are beyond cool, and it’s so fun to finally understand how these surreal images were captured. Enjoy! The Location This unique location is […]

Behind the Photo – Night Sky Portrait from Clarkie Photography

October 17, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Clarkie Photography This surreal photo might look familiar, as it was featured in our 2016 Destination Photo Collection. I love how the image illustrates a sense of hope and wonder at the future ahead of these newlyweds, and I especially love how Clarkie Photography expertly captured the pair under the stars at Yosemite National Park. Today, Richard Clarke is here to share the details behind this beautiful night sky portrait. Enjoy! Location: Yosemite, CA ‘Tunnel […]

Behind the Photo – Underwater Portrait by Blue Glass Photography

September 26, 2016 | carrie

All Photos © Blue Glass Photography You might recognize this stunning underwater portrait from the 2016 Destination Photo Collection. The couple and the school of fish surrounding them seem so in sync it’s downright magical. And even more magical than the final image is the story that led to its capture. How did Blue Glass Photography manage to snap a photo of their couple so perfectly surrounded by a school of fish? We’re sharing all […]

Behind the Photo – Epic Couple Portrait from Van Middleton

December 21, 2015 | carrie

All Photos ©Van Middleton Photography Location: Queenstown, New Zealand Time: Dusk Equipment: Canon Mark 3, EF24mm f/1.4 L II USM Camera Settings: 1/200 ISO 1000 F 5 The Inspiration This particular photo took a lot of planning and luck and forethought, so it would be remiss of me to describe how I took it without at least covering some of the background. I didn’t just end up on a mountain in New Zealand without a […]

Behind the Photo – Mountainside Couple Portrait from Jim Pollard

November 2, 2015 | carrie

All Photos © jim pollard goes click With New Zealand has his canvas, Jim Pollard creates some seriously stunning imagery, and we aren’t the only ones who think so. Jim was recently named as one of the 30 rising stars of Wedding Photography, courtesy of Rangefinder Magazine. Whatever Jim’s recipe for success is, it’s working. We like to think that on top of being a master at capturing light and authentic moments, Jim has some of the […]

Behind the Photo – Windy Couple Portrait from Cooked Photography – Nova Scotia

October 19, 2015 | carrie

All Photos © Cooked Photography Hannah and Ben made the most of their windy wedding day by hiring one of the world’s best to capture the fun. The photo above has quickly become an iconic Jeff Cooke image, at least for us Junebug girls, which is why we are over the moon excited to hear the scoop behind the photo from Jeff Cooke himself! Enjoy! Location: Le Centre Goeland, Wellington, Prince Edward Island, Canada Time: 5:30 […]

Behind the Photo – Silhouette Reflection from Tito Rikardo of THEUPPERMOST

September 21, 2015 | carrie

You may recognize this photo from a wedding we featured in June. This stunning silhouette reflection has stayed fresh in our minds since we featured Kat and Min’s wedding. We decided it was time to reach out and ask Tito Rikardo of THEUPPERMOST for the scoop behind the photo! Location: Seseh Beach, Bali, Indonesia Time: 6.00 PM Equipment: Nikon D750 + Nikkor 24mm F/2.8 AFD Camera Settings: 1/400 , F/7.1 , ISO 200 The Inspiration: I […]

Behind the Photo – Elegant Dubai Wedding from Paul Santos

September 7, 2015 | carrie

Photos © Paul Santos Photography Taken in Dubai last year, this shot by Paul Santos won a Best of the Best in 2014 and remains one of our favorites to date. When a photo properly incorporates a venue’s architecture, the result is utterly magical. On top of the gorgeous lines and clean angles of this shot, there’s a feeling of intimacy… almost as though you’re peeping through a window to observe a guarded moment. I keep returning […]