Category:Tips & Helpful Info

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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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 highly technical stuff, I’m going to try to keep to layman’s terms and skip over the highly detailed stuff, but if you have any questions feel free to Contact Me […]

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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 expect.

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How Many Hours of Wedding Photography Coverage Do You Need?

This is a question I’m asked by pretty much every couple who hires me, so I thought an article might be useful to give a more in-depth answer. Keep in mind that every wedding is a little different, but hopefully this guide will give you a good start in figuring out how much wedding photography coverage time you need from your photographer.

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5 Reasons Why It Doesn’t Matter If Your Photographer Has Worked at Your Venue Before

Just because a photographer has worked at the venue before doesn’t mean that his experience means he’s more qualified than a photographer who hasn’t been there before. Eliminating a photographer just because they haven’t worked at your venue before may severely limit your choices and lead you to a someone who isn’t the best fit for you.

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6 Tips For Including Your Dog in Your Photos

If you’re like me, your furry pals aren’t just pets… they’re family members. Including your dog doesn’t always make for a super-smooth shoot, but these tips should help keep Fido photo-ready!

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How to Choose a Professional Real Estate Photographer for MLS Photos

If you’re ready to take your MLS listings to the next level, how do you choose a qualified professional real estate photographer? Read on for my tips & things to look for when making your decision…

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Should you have a First Look on your wedding day?

Your photographer is going to ask if you want to have a First Look, so let’s look at the Pros and Cons so you can make an informed decision.

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Differences between photo copyright and usage rights

You paid for a photographer so you own the photos, right? Well, not exactly. Read on to learn all about photo copyright and usage rights.

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Differences between Unedited, Edited and Retouched Photos

Photography is as much about how we choose to edit our work as it is about pressing the shutter button, so let’s dig a little deeper into this process!

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