What We Learned in Our First Year of Wedding Photography

With our second wedding season approaching, it seems appropriate to reflect on our premier wedding season and outline what we have learned so far. In 2016, we photographed 8 weddings and had several engagement sessions, a couple maternity shoots, 4 family portrait sessions, and 3 high school seniors. We also did quite a bit of … Continue reading What We Learned in Our First Year of Wedding Photography

Venue in Focus: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden | Rockford, IL

We came to know Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Rockford, IL pretty well over the course of 2016. After shooting an engagement session, two ceremonies, and one reception at this venue, we’re able to easily identify the upsides of the site. If you are searching for a wedding venue, thinking about booking Klehm, or … Continue reading Venue in Focus: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden | Rockford, IL

“That’s a nice camera…it must take really good pictures.”

Once in a while, a potential client will ask us what type of camera gear we use. It is completely fair they are paying a pretty penny for their wedding photos, so they want to make sure their photographer has some serious gear. However, it must be said that an ultra-expensive camera does not guarantee … Continue reading “That’s a nice camera…it must take really good pictures.”

Venue in Focus: Forest Hills Country Club | Rockford, IL

We had the opportunity to photograph a wedding at Forest Hills Country Club during the summer of 2016 and discovered many positive attributes of this popular Rockford venue. Read on to check out our observations about the site. Spaces for the wedding party to hang out If you're planning on staying hidden from your fiancé … Continue reading Venue in Focus: Forest Hills Country Club | Rockford, IL