Why You Need a Wedding Video
For the last three years, I've been producing highlight films for weddings around Columbia, SC. Coming from a photography background, it has been so exciting to express my art in a new format. Wedding videography doesn't replace photography, but compliments it. Video tells the story in a way still images can't, and vice versa. After doing these videos a few years (see my collection on the video page of my website), I've really seen the benefits of wedding videography, and
The Guide to Picking Your Wedding Photographer
It's the most important day of your life. You've planned for months, or even years, for every detail to be absolutely flawless. And after your big day has come and gone, the one thing you'll keep forever is your wedding photos. These pictures are going to last for generations. And on occasions for the rest of your life, you will flip through the album to reminisce on your most precious day together. The photographer is possibly the most important vendor at your wedding (I
Second Shooters - Is It Worth It?
Wedding photography is so much more complicated than it used to be, and the role of the photographer has grown a lot over the years. How many wedding photos did your parents, and grandparents before them get? Did they even have a professional there? I remember tagging along with my dad a few times as a kid while he shot weddings in the early 90's. It's such a production now by comparison. But wiith so many new options, it can be hard for brides to decide where to get the
First Look - To See Or Not To See
So you've seen the trend of first-look pictures everyone is doing these days, and you're trying to decide if it's for you or not. Don't worry, we can figure this out rationally! Here's some insight based on my immense experience as a wedding photographer based in Columbia, SC. In the South, weddings with first looks are the exception. I would guess only around 10% of the weddings I've done have opted for a first look. But in case you were curious about it, here's some th