I recently bought one of Emily Ley’s Simplified Planner (well, two, as they have also come out with a Teacher Planner). I do not usually buy planners; for the last ten years, I have made my own planners that were tailored to my specific organizational needs. Time has become of the essence, however, so I […]
Wedding cake. I am not going to say the cliched thing that I am a wedding photographer because “I am in it for the cake”…but it definitely doesn’t hurt. Doesn’t hurt one bit. Wedding cake has a very interesting history. Like most things, it started in Ancient Greece. The tradition went through a phase as […]
A couple weeks back, I got to spend a Saturday at Painted Prairie Vineyards with Emily and Lucas. It was a sort of a dream come true; not just for the couple, but for myself as well. I had always wanted to shoot a wedding at a winery. To me, there is something so inherently […]
Joleen and Frank planned for a typical summer August day for their vintage-inspired woodland wedding. It was to be simple, elegant, and all about love. Joleen’s simple hope was that it didn’t rain; it didn’t, and in the absence of raindrops there was the day pf her dreams. Joleen is one of the few who […]
Assistant photographer vs. second shooters. Let’s talk about it. Last week I discussed how a KLP Wedding Experience includes an hour of consolation time. This week I figured I would continue that theme and talk about another addition, the assistant shooter, and what that means for how a wedding package can look. I have talked […]
I have a weird goal of trying to photograph in all eighty-seven of Minnesota’s counties. This doesn’t mean I drive through, stop, take a picture, and move it along; I want to actually capture clients in their element in their own backyards. Last weekend, I found myself in my twenty-third county, Murray County, which leaves […]
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