How To Be A Photographer, Part One

How To Be A Photographer, Part One

Yes, really. I get asked this question a lot! Or variations of the question.

How can I be a photographer?

What gear do I need to be a professional?

What’s the most difficult thing to learn as a photographer?

And I’m here to give you the low down on what it actually takes to call yourself a photographer. I’m talking step by step action plan. Today we’ll dive in to the very basics. Are you ready?

Comparing a Film image to a Digital image

Comparing a Film image to a Digital image

Have you ever wondered why shooting film is such a huge part of my identity? I mean, I COULD

Below you will see two nearly identical photos. But the differences are pretty easy to spot! Basically one is gorgeous, and one needs a little work, right? As you can probably guess, the first image was shot on Film, and the second is straight from my digital Canon 5D Mark III. I don't know about you, but if I had my choice of which photo to print and hang in my home, it would absolutely be the first.

Four Things To Know About Rehearsal Dinners

Four Things To Know About Rehearsal Dinners

Possibly one of the more confusing pieces of wedding planning isn't really for the wedding day, but actually the day before. Rehearsal Dinners are meant to be relaxing, fun, and casual, but there's not much information on the whats and whys of the actual event. So to clarify, I've written a list of commonly asked questions regarding the rehearsal so you can take the pressure off and focus on planning a night to enjoy pre-wedding.  

BHLDN Q&A

Have you ever wondered what it's really like at a bridal consultation? Is it anything like Say Yes To The Dress, or is that just tv magic? What about the actual process of finding a wedding dress? There's so much pressure to make the right decision! 

It's because of these questions, concerns, and curiosities that I connected with one of my favorite bridal lines, none other than Anthropologie's BHLDN! One of their consultants, Brielle, of the Portland location took the time to condense her years of knowledge for a Facebook Live video we did last week.