Photography Blog

Do You Really Need a Second Photographer?

Many photographers employ the skills of a second photographer, primarily for weddings or other large events. Paying for an additional photographer usually means your costs are higher so is it really worth it?
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Swan Coach House & Atlanta History Center Wedding

Early morning rain showers couldn’t damper Taylor Rose & Aryon’s spirits on their wedding day, and the sun peeked out from behind the clouds just in time for pre-ceremony photos. Friends and family gathered on the lawn of the Swan Coach House to hear the vows they wrote to each…
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RAW vs JPEG: Does It Matter Which One My Photographer Uses?

RAW vs JPEG: Does It Matter Which One My Photographer Uses? Whether you are looking to hire a photographer or you’re a beginning photographer yourself, hopefully this article will give you a little more information about RAW vs. JPEG photo file formats. Rather than hit you with a ton of
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Typical Photo Turnaround Times: How Long is Too Long?

We’ve all heard the horror story before: “My photographer STILL hasn’t sent my photos, and it’s been 6 months! Is this normal?” The answer to this one is pretty clearly “No!” but how long is too long? Let’s chat about some typical photography turnaround times so you know what to…
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Fall Family Portraits at Sweetwater Creek State Park

I’ve posted ALL of the proofs from the Thompson Family shoot so you can get an idea of the images I take during a typical Family Portrait Session. Photographers often post just our favorites, but this way you can see the full number and range of images you might get…
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Elopement Portraits at Oakland Cemetery and Grant Park

When Devin & Tommy asked me to take their portraits just days before jetting off for their secret elopement, I jumped at the chance! Not only did they include an unusual location (Oakland Cemetery along with Grant Park), they also wanted to incorporate their two vizsla puppies at the end…
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Nutwood Winery Grand Opening in LaGrange, Georgia

Nutwood Winery Grand Opening in LaGrange, Georgia When the owners of Nutwood Winery, Neil & Trish Liechty, invited me to photograph the grand opening celebration of their new winery & tasting room, how could I possibly resist? Not only did I get a sneak peek tour but I enjoyed samples
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CA South Corporate Holiday Party at The Battery Atlanta

CA South’s Corporate Holiday Party at The Battery Atlanta I started working with CA South several years ago when I photographed their office Grand Opening celebration at The Battery in Atlanta. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed returning to their super-cool offices to grab shoots of their office staff and annual
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Nutwood Winery Intimate Wedding & Reception

You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. – Jane Austen Dana + Felix Nutwood Winery Wedding & ReceptionLaGrange, Georgia Located less than an hour’s drive from Atlanta, Nutwood Winery in LaGrange, Georgia is an absolutely beautiful setting for weddings. Owners Neil & Patricia Liechty have created
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Wolf Mountain Vineyards Wedding & Reception

My heart is, and always will be, yours. – Jane Austen Emily + Patrick Wolf Mountain Vineyards Wedding & ReceptionDahlonega, Georgia Located about an hour’s drive north of Atlanta, Wolf Mountain Vineyards in Dahlonega, Georgia is a truly magical setting for weddings. The mountain views are spectacular regardless of time of
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Wedding Photography Editing Styles and Trends

Today, there are a few wedding photography editing styles that you’ll probably see alongside the more classic, film style. I’ve included a few of the more popular examples as well as some descriptions so that you can determine which look is right for you.
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Austin Wedding at St John Neumann Catholic Church and The Driskill Hotel

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. —  Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Manuel + Marissa Austin, Texas WeddingSt. John Neumann Catholic Church & The Driskill Hotel Reception Austin Wedding VendorsEvent Planner: 36th Street Events | Ceremony Venue: St. John Neumann Catholic Church | Reception Venue: The Driskill
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Historic Fourth Ward Park Intimate Wedding

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. — Audrey Hepburn Kelcy + Ivette Atlanta WeddingHistoric Fourth Ward Park & Beltline Walk/Estrella Rooftop Reception Their Story On April 25th, 2017, Ivette and Kelcy got engaged on the Passerelle Debilly, a beautiful footbridge over the Seine River in
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