Tag Archives: Choosing your Photographer

The new blog is up and running…

It’s now here: http://www.photoswithfinesse.com/blog/ We’re tweaking a few issues with it – like having the ability for people to Follow Me again! (Ok – just got that fixed – you can subscribe via email down at the bottom right!) Some of … Continue reading

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10 Things Couples Need to Know About the Wedding Industry that the Media Will Never Tell You

I know everyone has a budget, and that’s fine and practical!  But, as with any financial decision in life, know what your budget will get you and set your expectations realistically. I’m letting Stephanie Padovani write my blog this week.  … Continue reading

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So you’re too fat to be photographed…

I’ve never re-blogged before, but this one was too good to resist.  Teresa of North Carolina has done a wonderful job of explaining why family photos are important at any time… http://myfriendteresablog.com/so-youre-feeling-too-fat-to-be-photographed/comment-page-52/#comment-1645 This doesn’t just apply to family photos. I’ve … Continue reading

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What do your website images say about you & your business?

Have you visited a business website, looked at the profile photos, or photos of the board and discovered they were: non-existent or blank spaces, cute pictures with the family pet, taken in front of a mirror, a face cut out of … Continue reading

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Sneak-A-Peek: Alison & Gregg’s Engagement

Engagement shoots (apart from being a lot of fun) allow a photographer and couple get to know each other.  A photographer discovers what the couple likes, what they hate, how they move,  are they ‘blinkers’, eye-brow wigglers, etc.  From the couple’s perspective … Continue reading

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Oh no, what should we wear to our photo session?…

One of the most common questions I get before a photoshoot is ‘what should we wear’? I came across another photographer’s site who had quite a dictatorial list of ‘must not do’s’ including no bright colours, no patterns, no pink … Continue reading

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Friend, Foe or Photographer?…

I recently heard a sad story about a bride whose wedding was up at the picturesque Banff Springs Hotel.  She’d hired a friend to do her wedding photos to keep some of her costs down.  The end results were not … Continue reading

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