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This past Saturday, June 23, 2012, I had the honor and opportunity to photograph the wedding of Isabel Wall and Joseph Speronza. After capturing Isabel and Joe at their respective preparation locations, I proceeded to the magnificent St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church in Randolph....

Destination Weddings: Accept Photographer in Destination Package, or Bring Photographer from Home?         Brides who plan destination weddings often wonder about hiring vendors at a distance. Fortunately, the websites and agencies that help plan destination weddings offer packages in which everything or virtually everything is...

I had the privilege of photographing the wonderful wedding of Mara Adler and James O'Kelly last Saturday. Most weddings are celebrations of love and support; this one was a festival of them. Mara's eyes were filled with love for her new husband James, her best...

Since digital photography took over wedding photography around 2005, the black and white image with touches of color has become very popular. The standard version is putting the flowers in color and everything else in black and white. Flowers lend themselves to this, of course,...

So you think you've planned everything so your wedding reception (or party) will go perfectly and everyone will have great fun. But wait—there's one more thing that will make it even better than you anticipated: projecting the images from the first half of the wedding...

Although everyone has at least a camera in their cell phone nowadays, and even simple image editing software (e.g. iPhoto) contains special effects options, the special effects available to a skilled user of Photoshop are considerably more subtle and expressive, and it would be good...

I don't usually post about bridal expos (showcases), since they're mainly forums for meeting new prospective brides, and once they're over they're over. And there are so many of them. But I must say that I was very pleasantly surprised by the scope and the...