Frequently UNasked Wedding Photography Questions


Typically when I’m working with a couple who’s planning a wedding, they are pretty new at wedding planning and are having to become experts on weddings as they go along. (Does that sound about right to you?) Most of the time, you are hiring a professional photographer for the first time, and generally just doing lots of stuff for the first time. So you spend a lot of time reading wedding magazines and wedding blogs and they all tell you to ask wedding photographers the same Frequently Asked Questions, right? But what about the stuff that you don’t know you should ask? That’s this page. These are the things I try to explain to people when we have wedding consultations, all the things you’re too overwhelmed to think about now, but will wonder later. And a couple of bonus fun questions too.

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Wedding Morning Gifts for the Groom

Today I am focused on the guys. Wedding days are often see as the brides biggest day, but the guy deserves some love too. So here are my top ideas for wedding morning gifts for the groom!

An unofficial gift exchange on the morning of the wedding between the bride and groom can be fun. It doesn’t have to be an expensive gift – a keepsake token or something meaningful works just as well to give your groom.

I see so many amazing photo opportunities arise during gift opening, so make sure the we are around to capture the emotion of the morning.

You shouldn’t have much trouble finding the right gift for your groom because there is a schwack of options online. Here’s my curated list of favorite groom gifts including:

  • Tech gadgets
  • Grooming accessories
  • Thoughtful gifts
  • Gifts for the Home
  • Gifts for sports enthusiasts
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Classy Beach Wedding at Casa Marina Hotel & Restaurant

Courtney and Mike met on the beach, so it is only fitting to get married their as well! But could you imagine getting married on the beach with NAS Jax Blue Angels flying overhead? Because that is exactly what happened & it was the coolest way to kick off a wedding day!

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Military Wedding in Jacksonville Beach at Casa Marina Hotel

Every time I walk out of a wedding, I look back through the pictures and think “Damn, this is the best wedding I’ve shot so far!”, Ellen & Ryan are no exception to that rule.

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From Black Tie to Casual: Wedding Dress Codes Explained

Earlier this year I received a wedding invitation from my sweet friends, Taylor & Cory, the dress code was “Cathedral Appropriate” … I was like “what does that even mean?!”

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