Featured Wedding: Adam and Betsy

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Special feature by Imthiaz Houseman of a.h.p. photography. Adam and Betsy were wed in front of close family and friends at the historic Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, CO. They were looking for a venue with a beautiful backdrop of the Flatirons. They wanted something that was close to the foothills so their guests could spent the weekend skiing. Adam and Betsy put their personal touch on every detail. They wanted dark reds and earth tones to match the Hotel Boulderado. Betsy...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Angel

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Special Feature by Joseph Harris of JLH Photography Jeff and Angel's wedding at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus was easily the most interesting wedding I shot in 2008. "Traditional" is certainly not a word that I would use to describe them. When I met with Angel the first time and saw that she had written the word "steampunk" in for the wedding's theme, I knew we would be making some remarkable images together. Steampunk is a style that is best understood as coming...

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Featured Wedding: Gen and Rob

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Special Feature by Bola Abodunde of Onada Photography Gen and Rob got married on January 24th, 2009. I photographed their engagement session last summer and it didn’t take long to see that they mean the world to each other and make a perfect match. Their ceremony took place at Rob’s childhood church - Park Avenue Christian Church - in South Orange, NJ and the reception was held at the Bridgewater Manor in Bridgewater, NJ. Their wedding details were unique and absolutely...

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Rock ‘n Roll Bride: MangoRED Wedding Photographers

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About Rock 'n Roll Bride Recently I have been going crazy over the work of Filipino photographers MangoRED. So much so, that not only have I shared their work on Rock 'n Roll Bride, but on another site I have written for recently, Bridal Soup. And now, I want share it with you too. I really want to spread the word about these amazingly talented guys! Just call me their personal blogging PA! Their style and flair for light and texture is like nothing I’ve seen from any other...

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Featured Wedding: Starlet and Tim

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Special Feature by Claire Copeland of Simple Treasures Photography. Q. Why did you choose a beach wedding? A. I have always wanted a beach wedding. I originally wanted to take a cruise and have the wedding in the Bahamas or Mexico, but Tim got orders to Iraq and has to leave in early June, so our time to save up money for our fabulous wedding in paradise was nixed. Tim’s sister called one day and said she and her husband and kids were going to St. Petersburg for vacation in March...

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Featured Wedding: Heidi and Doug

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Special Feature by Kelly Dobson of Kelly Dobson Photography These images are from one of my favorite weddings from the 2008 season. Heidi and Doug's wedding and reception took place at Lovette Hall, located on the grounds of Greenfield Village. Heidi and Doug had great energy and enthusiasm, which made them a joy to photograph. The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village are just fantastic places to create unique wedding imagery, indoors and outdoors! I was like a kid in...

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Trash the Dress!

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Special feature by E'Lisa Campbell of E. C. Campbell Photography Trash the dress sessions are a perfect way for a bride to incorporate her own style while having fun in a carefree environment without the stress of being on time for the reception! I personally recommend these sessions to all brides!! Many of our brides get back into their wedding dress after their wedding and we go all over town having fun! This is a great way to get another use out of your wedding...

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Making the Most of Your Outdoor Wedding Photos

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Special Feature by Jamie Striplin of Crystaline Photography and Multimedia, LLC. The first thing to consider is the time of day you are getting married. If you are planning an outdoor ceremony or outdoor portraits, try to stay away from high noon! This is the time of the day when the sun is directly overhead, it is usually the brightest and hottest time of day, and you’ll have to deal with the most shadows unless the day is overcast. Not every wedding can accommodate missing this...

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The Worth of a Good Wedding Photographer

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Special Feature by Krista Guenin of Krista Photography Every once in a while, a bride will contact me about photographing her wedding and will find that I'm out of her price range. It always stinks to miss out on a potentially great wedding, but I've done my homework and know what I need to charge to make a living, and so I usually pass along the names of some other great photographers who might be a better fit for her budget (and who I know will do a great job). Not long ago,...

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Expert Answers: Enhance Your Photos with a First Look

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Special Feature from Forever Photography by Kylene What I love about weddings is that they’re constantly evolving. From the big poofy sleeves and massive hair of the 80s, we’ve somehow developed into a sophisticated style where really anything goes. Weddings used to be full of traditional rules that had to be abided, and now it’s up to the couple how they want to portray their new love. One of the most traditional things about a wedding is the bride’s walk down the aisle...

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