Styled Wedding Shoot | Vlog | The Barn at Oak Manor

Styled Wedding Shoot | Vlog | The Barn at Oak Manor

Barn at Oak Manor Wedding – If you go through this blog (don’t) – you may notice that I almost never, ever, ever do styled shoots. Why? IDK. I’m too busy. They’re not my thing. Whatever – I just don’t do them and haven’t done them – like I said,...

Kristen + Martin | Las Vegas Destination Wedding

Kristen + Martin | Las Vegas Destination Wedding

I’ve literally known Kristen for something like 47 years – so it was a real honor to be there to photograph her destination wedding with Martin – IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA! We (me and Kristen) grew up in Phoenix – so Las Vegas was never very far – but I...

How to Hire Live Musicians for Your Wedding Ceremony | VLOG

How to Hire Live Musicians for Your Wedding Ceremony | VLOG

When you’ve decided to hire ceremony musicians – you want to find someone who is very experienced playing weddings – not just in playing – but playing weddings specifically. Do they have a list of music/songs that work really well for wedding ceremonies – that list will give you an...

Vegas Wedding? Make Time for The Strip

Vegas Wedding? Make Time for The Strip

If you’re having a wedding in Las Vegas, NV. – you’ll want to make time for a portrait session down on the strip – or downtown on Fremont St. Let me say that again – MAKE TIME FOR YOUR PORTRAIT SESSION. Whether you have to do it the day before...

Don’t Focus on What If | Vlog

Don’t Focus on What If | Vlog

Don’t focus on all of the horrible possibilities. What if you fall while walking down the aisle? What if your dress catches on fire? What if you’re mom gets sh*t-faced drunk and says the most awesome things to everyone?! (Okay that would be amazing for the rest of us) –...

Get To NO Fast | Don’t be Overwhelmed | Vlog

Get To NO Fast | Don’t be Overwhelmed | Vlog

Whether you’re just beginning to plan your wedding or you’re deep in the weeds – you may eventually start to feel overwhelmed by all of the things that the Wedding Industrial Complex is trying to sell you. Don’t be fooled! Fight Consumerism! Damn the Man! Nah just kidding. If you...

Ask to See a Full Wedding Gallery | Vlog

Ask to See a Full Wedding Gallery | Vlog

One of the questions you’ll definitely want to ask any wedding photographer – is whether or not you can view a complete and full wedding gallery – from one of the weddings that they’ve photographed. Sure it’s easy to get great photos every now and then – or lucky shots...

The Best Way to Identify Bad Wedding Photographers | Vlog

The Best Way to Identify Bad Wedding Photographers | Vlog

One of the questions you’ll want to ask any wedding photographer you’re considering – is simply “Can we view a complete and full wedding gallery you’ve photographed?” This is also one of the best ways to separate the good photographers from the really bad photographers (or the ones that are...

Caroline + Paul Wedding Preview | Vlog

Caroline + Paul Wedding Preview | Vlog

I recently photographed Caroline & Paul’s wedding out in San Luis Obispo, California – and of course – the wedding was awesome! Caroline and Paul are awesome! Their friends and family are awesome! And it’s been a while since I last photographed a wedding out in California – and ummmm,...

What are your Wedding Photography Goals? | Vlog

What are your Wedding Photography Goals? | Vlog

One of the most important things you’ll want to consider or think about – in regards to your wedding – is what is/are your wedding photography goals? Basically – in about 4 weeks after your wedding, when you receive your wedding photos – what will you see in the photos...

Tips for Hiring Friends as Vendors for Your Wedding | Vlog

Tips for Hiring Friends as Vendors for Your Wedding | Vlog

When you’re considering hiring any friends or family for your wedding – no matter what it is – but especially if it’s an important job like photographer/videographer – you’ll want to make sure you have an actual CONTRACT written out. Not only that – but you want to make sure...

How to have a Really Relaxed Wedding | Vlog

How to have a Really Relaxed Wedding | Vlog

If you want to have the most relaxed wedding day possible – you simply need to do as much planning as you can, up front. Get as much done as you can BEFORE the morning of your wedding. Not only that – if you can’t do it – make sure...

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