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3 Tips for Amazing Wedding Photos at Top of the Rock, NYC

The Top of the Rock in NYC’s observation deck is one of the best spots to view the NYC skyline from within Manhattan. If you’re thinking of having your engagement or wedding pictures taken at this iconic location, here are my top tips! 

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Do You Need a Wedding Album?

In a world where all of our photographs are stored on our phones and computers, do we really need a wedding album anymore? Check out the video below to see why I believe that albums and prints are more important than ever! 

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3 Skills Your Wedding Photographer Should Bring to Your Wedding

 With wedding photography, there’s a lot more to consider than just beautiful pictures. Your photographer will be frequently interacting with the people closest to you, and their personality and style will have a big impact on the overall energy and mood of your wedding day. Here are 3 traits I really value as a […]

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Candid Wedding Photos | How to Look Natural

 Although taking photographs on your wedding day is exciting, it can often be nerve-racking as well! Most of us are not used to taking professional photos. Here are a few of my top tips to make sure your wedding photos come out amazing: 1. Look Anywhere Except at the Camera It’s funny, most of […]

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The Wedding Album | An Inside Look

Your wedding album is often your first family heirloom. Although digital images are wonderful, having a physical memory of your wedding that won’t one day disappear on a hard drive is priceless! Hard Drives and Computers Don’t Get Passed Down to Future Generations—Prints and Albums Do Now more than ever we need to print our photographs. […]

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5 Tips to Help You Plan A Photogenic Wedding Ceremony

   It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for—your wedding ceremony! No matter where you decide to get married, here are a few tips to make sure you get the best wedding photographs possible. Great Lighting is Important The way your ceremony is lit is very important, especially if it’s going to be outdoors. The […]

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The Wedding First Look | Why it’s Worth it

A first look is a moment staged by the photographer, allowing the bride and groom to see each other before the ceremony. Nerves are high, suspense is built, and the location is chosen to provide beautiful photographs. In the past, couples would wait until the ceremony to see each other, but today a first look is […]

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6 Tips For A Stress-Free Wedding Reception

The fun has begun! It’s time to relax, dance and celebrate. Your coordinator and DJ should take care of making sure that everything stays on schedule so that you can enjoy your night. Here are some helpful tips that’ll help your reception flow smoothly. GUEST CONSIDERATION Take your guests into consideration when planning your timeline. […]

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