A big congrats to Chea Lamb, who is the winner of our family portrait contest!!! Have fun on your $300 shopping spree, Chea~
I tell you the judging was stressful, there were just so many stunning images...it was so hard for us to choose and we hate the thought of disappointing anyone. What did we love about this portrait? Well, it was totally unique. We loved the concept, the posing, and the post production. We also thought it was a very timely image...Chea mentioned that this family used their portrait for their holiday card and the text read, "Times are Hard... wishing an apple in every tree and a chicken in every pot." (Other shots had mom, in the red top, holding a chicken.) And, although we did not know it at the time of judging, Chea later mentioned the post production was with Design Aglow's True Antique Blend 3, dusty frame. Awesome! A HUGE thank you to all our readers who submitted over 300 entries to our contest...we were slightly overwhelmed, in a good way of course! We will announce the runner's up's names tomorrow, right here. Melissa Olson won our monthly comment drawing for a $150 shopping spree in the DesignAglow shop! We love to hear from our fantastic readers...so keep commenting and we will have another winner soon~
The turquoise waters of the Bahamas, the dramatic Rocky Mountains, the vistas of Iceland- endless romantic images pop into our minds when we think of destination weddings. And that is why, almost every wedding photographer at some point wants to give them a go.
So we’re going to tell you how to find them, book them, and prep for them.
The formula is simple.
clients you love + photography you are excited about + doing it your way = happy photographer
We think a shift should be made in photography. A happiness shift. You likely got into photography because you love taking photographs. And then the reality of making a living at it started to creep in, and you became bound to jobs you didn’t really want to do, because you needed the money. We’ve been there, and yep, it stinks.