Journal

How to Make Your Own Wedding Photographer's Styling Kit

How to Make Your Own Wedding Photographer's Styling Kit
As a destination wedding photographer, I learned to always come prepared - from bringing back up equipment to having a solid timeline. And as my wedding clients became more discerning, and I noticed they wanted their wedding featured in a blog or magazine, I quickly realized I needed supplies to create beautiful detail shots that my clients would love & would help get the wedding featured. Even the most beautiful venues often didn't have a clean backdrop for photography invitations and other important heirlooms. And while the amount of things you will need to bring depends fully on your style, here are the essential items I recommend for every wedding photographer's styling kit. Continue reading

Lighting for Flat Lay Photography

Lighting for Flat Lay Photography
Over the years I have tested various lighting set ups to get luminous flat-lay images with some dimension that aren't blown out or dull. Today I am sharing the set up that consistently works best for me and how to find this light nearly anywhere. Continue reading

Sustainable Floral Design with Rhea Calpeno

Sustainable Floral Design with Rhea Calpeno
Rhea Calpeno is the talented owner of Photosynthesis Floral Design with years of experience working in the wedding industry. We both share a passion for sustainability so I asked her to share her environmentally friendly practices when working with flowers. Continue reading