One of those things that often gets overlooked in wedding photos are the wedding rings. It is almost a separate category of wedding photography. Most people think about wedding photography as some combination of photojournalism and formal portraiture. Then maybe a few detail photos of things like place settings, the cake, and shoes are thrown[more…]
Bridget and Matt are a really fun couple. They met while living in Colorado, but currently live on the East Coast for work. They decided to come back to Copper Mountain for a destination wedding.
It’s been a little while since I did one of these anatomy posts, so I wanted to start back up with a pretty abstract image. I was photographing the couple posing on the banks of the Eagle River in Beaver Creek, Colorado. I was getting some nice full body shots of the couple and their[more…]
Although my primary focus is on wedding photography, I photograph a lot of other things as well. This year took me all over to photograph things like a red carpet event for my friend, MJ Dougherty’s, new book, Life Lessons of a Total Failure, in Los Angeles. It also took me to Mexico to photograph a[more…]
My fellow photographers know that when it comes to post production I really focus on two ideas. First I want to keep my post production work to a minimal. I want people to notice the emotion first, the photograph second, and hopefully they don’t notice the post work at all. Second, I want to be[more…]
Five years ago, I wrote a blog post on pricing photography. Looking back it was overly complicated, and I think failed to address the questions I see photographers ask every day. Now I am starting to think of a much simpler way to talk about pricing. While Professional Photographers of America, and countless experts[more…]
The Breckenridge Ski Wedding When people think about wedding photography, they don’t usually think about skiing action shots. That is what made this wedding so fun. I was able to pull from my background as an adventure travel photographer, and from my love of skiing, to create several images like this one.
Location: Breckenridge Ski Area Venue: Mountain Thunder Lodge Chris and Angie had a really fun idea for a wedding: ski down from the top of Breckenridge Ski Area together to their ceremony at Mountain Thunder Lodge. Finding a photographer who was willing and able to go on that adventure with them could have been[more…]
Recently I was thinking back to my first time at the WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) in Las Vegas back in 2008. I had only been photographing for a few years, and it was my first time at a conference with thousands of wedding and portrait photographers getting to meet and listen to long[more…]