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My blog is the heart of my site!! Here you'll find personal posts and educational posts for both photographers and editors! You'll also find photo work from my 10 years as a photographer. If you're a bride, check out the "Brides" category! Look around, leave a comment, or ask a question! Explore & enjoy!

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Finding the perfect location for your photo session can be a daunting task! Should you pick a place that’s sentimental to you? Should you choose somewhere with a mountain backdrop or a cityscape? There are so many choices! I love shooting at new locations, so when my couples suggest somewhere that is special to them […]

Bride Resources, Education

December 4, 2017

My Favorite Photo Session Locations | Part 1 | Nature Locations

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Wedding photography is so much fun! If you’re a wedding photographer, you know what I mean! Hanging out with a group of girls half of the day, photographing pretty details and dresses, and celebrating love and happiness all day long! Not to mention the bride & groom portraits where you get to witness pure joy […]

Education

November 27, 2017

10 Tips for Shooting Ceremony Photos | Kingsbridge Education

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Last week I was with one of my couples, and they asked me, “have you ever had your camera break during a shoot?” Thankfully, I was able to answer no! But I am always prepared just in case! I have had cards freeze on me and lenses act strange, but I’ve never had my camera […]

Education

October 30, 2017

6 Ways to Be Prepared for Gear Malfunctions

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Last week I shared why it’s so important to have a second shooter at your wedding! In fact, I think it’s SO important, that I’m now offering it with all of my wedding packages! I would be doing my clients a disservice if I didn’t give them the best experience possible and give complete coverage […]

Bride Resources, Education

October 27, 2017

Second Shooter Benefits | Part 2

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Hey photographers! Do you ever find yourself panicking when it’s time to shoot the bridal party portraits? You’ve got a dozen or more people with their eyes on you expecting you to be amazing. This is the moment where you can wow them and possibly pick up more bookings, or you can disappoint or even […]

Education

October 23, 2017

Shooting Bridal Party Portraits | Kingsbridge Education

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“I didn’t get my pictures back for months!” “She took forever!” “I was hoping there would be more photos.” Sadly, I hear these comments from people about their photographers all the time! They say bad publicity is better than no publicity, but when it comes to photography, that is never true! Sometimes we overthink how […]

Education

October 16, 2017

Simple Way to Wow Clients Every Time

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I’ll never forget the first wedding I photographed as the lead photographer. I charged a whopping $100 for full day coverage. My job at the time paid me $8 an hour, so making $100 in one day sounded good to me! The wedding was a blast and I loved my clients and their families. Then […]

Education

October 9, 2017

3 Advantages to Editing in Lightroom | Kingsbridge Education

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As creatives, when we think of weddings we think of the gorgeous details, the stunning dresses, the fabulous decorations, and trying to capture the best couple portraits ever! Normally the family portrait time is something we write off as just a necessary part of the day that we don’t get too excited about. In fact, […]

Education

October 2, 2017

The Importance of Family Formals and How To Rock Them

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When I first started pursuing photography, I really had no idea what lenses I should invest in or what camera model I should get! There are so many opinions about what lenses are the best because each profession may require different lenses! I remember thinking, “Well, this camera here comes with a lens already, so […]

Education

September 25, 2017

Getting Started with the Right Gear | Kingsbridge Education

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Happy Monday! Today I’m continuing my education series for photographers on simple steps that I took in my business that led to big results! If you missed the first two posts, you can check those out here and here! I want to talk to you today about the advantages of shooting in RAW! If you […]

Education

September 18, 2017

Three Advantages to Shooting in RAW | Kingsbridge Education