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When it comes to your engagement session, there’s no doubt, you will treasure your engagement photos for many years. But preparing for these photos can feel a bit overwhelming. I’m here to share 4 tips (plus a few more) on how to best prepare for your engagement photos. Keep scrolling to learn everything you need […]

As a wedding photographer, I get this question all the time. The short answer is that most couples hire a wedding photographer for 6-10 hours.

The long answer is that it completely depends on your preference for pictures. Let’s split the wedding day into categories, we have…

Let’s be real, these bridesmaid photos are going to be shared for everyone’s birthday every year for the next 2-5 years. So let’s make sure they are as cute as they can be! Bridesmaid photos can be both the most fun and the craziest photos on your wedding day. Whether your bridal party is made up of 3 or 13, there are a lot of dresses to fix, unintentional facial expressions, and “good sides” to take into consideration!

If you’re reading this, congratulations! Maybe you just got engaged and you’re planning a wedding, or you’re a new wedding planner who is just starting out, or you’re just dreaming of your perfect day! Either way, I’m glad you’re here! I’m here to share 3 of the best tips I have to offer on creating the perfect wedding day timeline. Plus I’ll share 3 sample timelines for an 8, 10, and 12-hour wedding day.

Choosing a wedding photographer is a big wedding planning task. These will be photos that you will cherish for the rest of your life, that’s a big deal! It is so important to find a photographer that not only shoots and edits in a style that you love, but that you also get along with. You will spend a lot of time with your wedding photographer during your wedding day, you want them to add joy to the day, not take it away.

So you just got your wedding gallery from your photographer, now what? Most wedding galleries can have close to a thousand photos, or more! You’ve looked through all of them and you love every single one of them, but you don’t want to upload all of them to Facebook and Instagram. That’s why I’m here to share 3 tips for sharing your wedding photos on social media.

It’s the question that I get almost every time I book a new Wedding Client! “Caroline, do I need a second photographer?” I understand more than anything that this can be an overwhelming question for so many. I can assure you that most photographers, including myself, are beyond comfortable shooting alone. Hiring a second photographer is about YOU. Your wants, your needs, and ultimately what works best for your wedding day!

First of all, if you just got engaged, CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is such an exciting time in your life that will go by so quickly, savor every second of it. If you clicked on this blog that means you’re trying to decide if taking engagement photos is worth it, and I’m here to tell you they 100% are! Keep scrolling to see my top 5 reasons why engagement photos are a must.

Listen, printing your wedding photos is easy to put off, but I can PROMISE you there are more reasons than the obvious to get these printed ASAP after your big day.

You’re likely spending a good amount of money on photography between your engagement photos and your wedding day. Make sure those stunning images don’t just live digitally on your phone or an external hard drive forever. Print ?? those ?? pics! ??

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