Wedding: Ali & Matt

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”0″ bg_color=”#091827″ p_top=”200″ parallax_img=”1840″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.71)”][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ font_color=”#111111″ p_bottom=”30″ p_top=”4%”][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”40″ title=”The |Wedding|” font_size=”35″ color=”#020202″ m_bottom=”20″][wbc_heading tag=”h2″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”40″ title=”Of Matt N Ali” font_size=”55″ color=”#020202″ m_bottom=”20″][wbc_heading tag=”h3″ title=”Let’s all celebrate together!” font_size=”17″ m_bottom=”50″][vc_column_text]On May 29, I joined Matt & Ali along with their closest friends and family to take in their wedding.  It was a secluded and private affair housed within a relatives beautiful back yard. Back yard weddings are always fun for me […]

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Wedding Day Coverage

[vc_row match_height=”yes” vertical_center=”yes” row_type=”full_width” type=”full_screen” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”4″ anchor=”about” border_color=”#ebebeb” parallax_img=”1839″][vc_column width=”1/2″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_postions=”center center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ parallax_repeat=”cover” content_align=”text-center” p_left=”10%” p_right=”10%” p_top=”150″ p_bottom=”100″ color_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.8)”][wbc_heading tag=”h2″ heading_style=”heading-2″ align=”center” title=”YOUR” font_size=”18″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ align=”center” xs_font_size=”30″ title=”WEDDING DAY COVERAGE” font_size=”50″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”55″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”2″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_left=”AUTO” m_right=”AUTO” m_top=”10″][wbc_heading tag=”h3″ align=”center” xs_font_size=”15″ title=”WHAT I PHOTOGRAPH ON YOUR BIG DAY…” font_size=”17″ m_bottom=”35″ max_width=”800″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”1.53486em”][vc_column_text]I am often with you from the late morning of your wedding day to the […]

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Wedding Photography: Posing or Directing

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”0″ bg_color=”#091827″ p_top=”200″ parallax_img=”1865″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.8)”][vc_column width=”1/4″ font_color=”#ffffff” p_bottom=”30″ p_top=”4%”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][wbc_heading tag=”div” title=”Wedding Photography” font_size=”35″ m_bottom=”50″][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”40″ title=”IS IT |POSING| OR |DIRECTING|?” font_size=”55″ m_bottom=”20″][vc_column_text]I have always taken pride in saying that I don’t “pose” my brides. And it.s true. But I do direct. And there is a difference! To begin, I do not bring a shot list. I don’t. I’ll post an article about that at some point, but here’s my thinking when I first […]

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2nd Shooter (back up wedding photographer)

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”0″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_attach=”scroll” p_top=”60″ p_bottom=”25″ anchor=”about” parallax_img=”1871″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.83)”][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][wbc_heading tag=”h2″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”70″ sm_font_size=”55″ xs_font_size=”30″ title=”WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY &” font_size=”25″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”60″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”70″ sm_font_size=”55″ xs_font_size=”30″ title=”WHY YOU NEED A 2ND SHOOTER” font_size=”45″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”45″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”5″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_bottom=”32″ m_left=”0″][wbc_heading tag=”div” xs_font_size=”15″ title=”If you read any wedding magazine or wedding blog, they will always advise you to get a 2nd wedding photographer. Essentially, you’ll have the main photographer, and a […]

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Do You Need a Make Up Artist

[vc_row match_height=”yes” vertical_center=”yes” row_type=”full_width” type=”full_screen” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”4″ anchor=”about” border_color=”#ebebeb” parallax_img=”1258″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.87)”][vc_column width=”1/2″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_postions=”center center”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_postions=”right bottom” content_align=”text-center” p_left=”10%” p_right=”10%” p_top=”150″ p_bottom=”100″][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-2″ align=”center” title=”MAKE UP ARTIST” font_size=”18″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_heading tag=”h2″ heading_style=”heading-1″ align=”center” xs_font_size=”30″ title=”DO YOU |REALLY NEED| AN MUA?” font_size=”45″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”55″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”2″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#d45681″ m_left=”AUTO” m_right=”AUTO” m_top=”10″][wbc_heading tag=”div” align=”center” xs_font_size=”15″ title=”Customer comes first, we love creating tasty cupcakes for you to enjoy!” font_size=”17″ m_bottom=”35″ max_width=”800″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”1.53486em”][vc_column_text]As wedding photographers […]

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Let me photograph your Wedding Proposal

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”0″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_postions=”right center” bg_image_attach=”scroll” p_top=”60″ p_bottom=”25″ anchor=”about” parallax_img=”1293″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.87)”][vc_column offset=”vc_col-md-offset-6 vc_col-md-6″][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”70″ sm_font_size=”55″ xs_font_size=”30″ title=”LET ME |PHOTOGRAPH| YOUR |PROPOSAL|” font_size=”45″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”60″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”5″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_bottom=”32″ m_left=”0″][vc_column_text]Did you know that Mike Elford | The Windsor Wedding Photographer offers proposal photo services? That’s right! I will come to your proposal and photograph the whole event for you! Don’t worry, we’ll be discreet – she’ll never even know I’m there until […]

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E Sessions: Coordinate Outfits

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_color_section” p_top=”60″ p_bottom=”40″ border_color=”#ebebeb” anchor=”services”][vc_column][wbc_heading align=”center” title=”ENGAGEMENT |SESSIONS| :” font_size=”45″][wbc_heading align=”center” title=”HOW TO |COORDINATE| OUTFITS” font_size=”25″][wbc_hr height=”2″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_left=”AUTO” m_right=”AUTO” m_top=”10″][vc_column_text]Not sure what to wear to your engagement session? I’m here to help! You should bring one or two outfits to your session so I can get a variety of different looks for you. I suggest the following:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][wbc_heading title=”BRING A “DRESSY“ OUTFIT”][vc_column_text]It’s not every day you get to get all dressed up with your sweetheart […]

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E Sessions: How to make it hot

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”4″ p_top=”90″ border_color=”#ebebeb” bg_color=”#ffffff” anchor=”about” p_bottom=”55″ parallax_img=”2265″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.85)”][vc_column][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ align=”center” md_font_size=”70″ sm_font_size=”55″ xs_font_size=”30″ title=”TIPS FOR A HOT ENGAGEMENT SESSION” font_size=”45″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”60″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”5″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_left=”AUTO” m_right=”AUTO” m_bottom=”32″][wbc_heading tag=”div” align=”center” xs_font_size=”15″ title=”Getting ready for your engagement session? If you need some extra tips, check out this list I’ve created just for you!” font_size=”18″ m_bottom=”55″ max_width=”800″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”1.53486em”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″ content_align=”text-center”][wbc_heading tag=”h4″ title=”DESIGN CONCEPT” m_bottom=”15″][vc_column_text] Dress for the season. Think about the season as […]

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E Sessions: help prepare Fiance to cooperate

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”0″ parallax_repeat=”cover” bg_image_postions=”right center” bg_image_attach=”scroll” p_top=”60″ p_bottom=”25″ anchor=”about” parallax_img=”2258″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.82)”][vc_column offset=”vc_col-md-offset-6 vc_col-md-6″][vc_empty_space height=”60px”][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-1″ md_font_size=”70″ sm_font_size=”55″ xs_font_size=”30″ title=”E SESSIONS & PREPARING YOUR |FIANCE| TO CO-OPERATE” font_size=”45″ max_width=”850″ m_left=”auto” m_right=”auto” line_height=”60″ letter_spacing=”0″][wbc_hr height=”5″ width=”120″ bg_color=”#807154″ m_bottom=”32″ m_left=”0″][wbc_heading tag=”div” xs_font_size=”15″ title=”Are you stressing out about your upcoming engagement session? Not sure if your fiancé is going to enjoy it or want to participate? Check out these tips to prepare for the |E Session| and help get him […]

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Engagment Session Timing

[vc_row row_type=”full_width” type=”container” bg_select=”bg_parallax” parallax_speed=”4″ p_top=”60″ p_bottom=”20″ bg_color=”#ffffff” anchor=”about” parallax_img=”2248″ parallax_overlay=”rgba(255,255,255,0.83)”][vc_column width=”1/2″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][wbc_heading tag=”h2″ heading_style=”heading-3″ title=”ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS” font_size=”40″ m_bottom=”-5px”][wbc_heading tag=”h1″ heading_style=”heading-3″ title=”BE SURE TO |TIME IT| PERFECTLY” font_size=”50″ m_bottom=”15″][wbc_heading tag=”div” title=”When planning your engagement session, you want to get the timing just right and there are many factors to consider during this process. I’m here to help! Here’s a list of things you need to take into consideration when picking a session date:” font_size=”20″ m_bottom=”45″][vc_column_text] If you are going […]

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