Featured Wedding: Kellie and Long

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Samantha & Laura of The Studio Noir Kellie & Long hail from East Boston, and their wedding on September 26, 2009 started at the gorgeous and unique MIT Chapel in Cambridge, MA. An intimate dinner & reception followed the memorable wedding ceremony aboard the Odyssey Cruise Ship. For the reception, Kellie slipped out of her gorgeous mermaid-style wedding dress and into a sassy & glamourous cocktail frock so she could dance the night away! The ship sailed...

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Submit a Real Featured Wedding

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It's all about the details! 4’ Swarovski-encrusted Manolo Blahnik bridal heels. A wedding cake so pretty it’d make Sylvia Weinstock swoon. The most eye-catching floral centerpiece you’ve ever seen. For featured wedding submissions, we adore all styles of weddings and all types of wedding photography. But the wedding must be spectacular, and the photos have got to rock! Thanks for the submission! If your wedding makes us swoon and we're interested in publishing, we'll be in touch...

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Chicago Spotlight: A City Full Of Fabulous Wedding Photo Ops!

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As we spotlight the city of Chicago this month, I got to thinking... Chicagoans are blessed to be surrounded by a city with such rich culture and history. We have the beautiful skyline, the Chicago Theatre, Museum Campus, Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, and the list goes on! As a bride getting married in Chicago, there are endless opportunities for amazing wedding photo ops! So today, I thought I'd share a couple of these perfect spots for the bride & groom... Photo 1: In...

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Ask The Expert- Photographer Jeff Haden: Photoshop

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About Jeff Haden of Blackbird Images The Q:How much does a photographer use Photoshop on wedding photos. And now much should I expect my pictures to be ‘Photoshoppped’? Thanks, Kaylie M.” The A: There are three answers to your question. Answer 1: No matter how hard any wedding photographer tries, some images aren't perfect. Stuff happens. "Problem" images – under-exposed, with incorrect white balance, with an odd hue due to light sources or reflections – can...

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Ask The Experts with Photographer Jeff Haden: Family Dynamics / Unusual Location

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About Jeff Haden of Blackbird Images Before we get to this week’s question, here’s a quick follow-up to the article on location permit fees from last week. Jamie K. asked, “How do you get access to unusual places to take engagement or wedding photos? I want to do something unique but don't know where to start.” Easy: Ask! Just make your request hard to refuse… without any Godfather moments. Say you want photos taken beside the columns on the third-story terrace of...

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Ask The Expert series: Jeff Haden from Blackbird Images Offers Nuggets of Wedding Photography Wisdom

by Azure

Ladies, we know how many questions pop up while planning your wedding! You are playing in a world (the wedding space) filled with endless information, but the quality of this information is, in many cases, hard to determine. With over 200,000 wedding vendors on our site, we have the experts on hand to help answer your burning questions. Our very first expert who will be fielding your questions is Jeff Haden, President ofBlackBird Images, wedding photographers based in Harrisonburg,...

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Bubbly Bride: Romance in the Shadows

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About Bubbly Bride Let the sun shine in...and let the sun shine in at the just the right angle to create fabulous wedding images! Shadows are a way of creating emotion, highlighting the main part and adding an interesting twist to your shot.Wedding photographers can truly show off their skills by finding the light and manipulating it to return not only interesting but memorable photographs. I attached some of my favorite shadow inspirations I found that use shadows in a variety of...

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