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Bride Getting Ready | How to Ensure Your Photos Look Incredible

As the bride, the location you choose to get ready during your wedding can have a dramatic impact on the way those photos look. To avoid common pitfalls and make sure you don’t end up with a location that doesn’t fit your wedding vision, here are a few of my top tips. Space is Everything […]

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Getting the Most out of Your Engagement Session

An engagement session is a great way to get comfortable in front of the camera, making your wedding day feel much more relaxed. Not only do you get to practice for the wedding, you also capture great photographs in the process! Many couples have never been photographed professionally before. Because of this, I put together a quick […]

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5 Great Questions to Ask Potential Wedding Photographers

It can be difficult to come up with the right questions to ask potential photographers in your quest to find the perfect one to capture your wedding. Here are the top questions you’ll want to ask to ensure you’re choosing someone who gets your vision for the day, who’s kind and patient with you and […]

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5 Tips for Amazing Wedding Photos in DUMBO, Brooklyn

The area of Brooklyn known as DUMBO (which stands for down under the Manhattan bridge overpass) is an incredible spot to take your wedding and engagement photographs. If you’re not careful, however, what should have been a dream photo-session could end up being overcrowded and filled with stress. Here are my top tips to ensure […]

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My Favorite Wedding Vendors

To help you with your search for the perfect vendors, I’ve compiled a list of professionals who I know will not only do a fantastic job but are also a pleasure to work with. I don’t receive anything for recommending any of these vendors—they are truly just some of my favorites!   1. Officiant: Church […]

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Wedding Planning Advice from a Past Bride

I recently had the privilege of photographing Breeann and Brandon’s beautiful wedding on eastern Long Island.  After the wedding I sat down with Breeann to learn her perspective on the planning process and to get her advice for future couples. How can you be prepared for one of the most exciting days of your life […]

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Wedding Timeline Examples

Here are two wedding timeline examples: One with a first look, and the other without. If you’re not sure about doing a first look, or if you want to know more about what a first look entails, find out more in this blog post here.   WITH FIRST LOOK   Preparation Looking for tips to make […]

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