[the value of] an Engagement Session
I love, love, love shooting e-sessions. A lot of people have heard me go on and on about this before, but I really mean it – engagement pictures are so worthwhile for many reasons…1) The connection. Wedding days are busy and your photographer will be right there throughout the entire thing. They will be your shadow and it's a go ...
February 11, 2009
[what to wear] engagement sessions
I love shooting engagement sessions and include them in all of my Philly area weddings so that the couple and I can really get to know each other. (See this for more reasons.) The inevitable question before a portrait session: what do I wear? There are no hard and fast rules, but there are some suggestions that you may want to c ...
July 21, 2008
Wedding Flowers with Gillian Marie Events
One of the greatest things about being in the wedding industry is seeing all of the beautiful, special pieces people put into their big day. Each wedding is different and each has its own pretty parts and pieces that make it just perfect for the couple.The wedding day flowers are some of the most spectacular aspects of the wedding ...
March 28, 2008
Photography 101: Kiss My Aspect Ratio
This will be my first installment of Photography 101 and I hope it won't scare you away, but I'm going to talk a bit about aspect ratios. Before I get into that, let's start at the beginning. (cue cheesy flashback transition.)When you look through your camera, the shape you see is this:This is the typical ratio of all 35mm cameras ...
March 7, 2008
Equipment & What’s in my Bag
A few months ago, a good friend of mine was planning a trip to Peru and asked my opinion on cameras and what she should bring for this exciting trip. I figured this might be useful to those of you out there looking into digital photography, especially using a DSLR (aka the fancy looking ones with lenses).Here were my recommendatio ...
February 14, 2008