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Killer Engagement Photos

You’ve finally done it!   The champagne’s been popped, the significant other said yes and pretty soon you’ll start planning a wedding; but before that, you can consider your engagement pictures.  There are a few things to bear in mind with them, but we’ll go over a couple of those now.    The Reason Your…

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How To Photography: Big Groups

It happens sometimes.  You’ve got the whole family or committee together, everyone’s dressed up – perfect time for a picture and you just happen to have your camera.  You bunch the group together, you take the picture and it barely turns out right.  People are looking away, someone is half hidden and then before you…

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Wedding FAQs

With wedding season fast approaching, it seems like a good time to go over some of the questions we routinely receive when we’re talking to prospective clients.    Do we have to use Secret Cedars? Certainly not.  Our private park, Secret Cedars, might not be appropriate in all circumstances.  If travel or time constraints are…

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Getting The Portrait You Want

Whether you’re getting a professional head shot done, an engagement session, or having the entire family get together for pictures, the odds are good that you have a certain vision in mind for the outcome.  There are a few things you can do, to make sure that you are getting exactly the portrait you want….

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Talking Points

Sometimes things happen in photography that can make you feel like you’re in a sitcom.  Here’s one such story. – It started out like any ordinary wedding.  Check the gear, pack up and head out to the bride’s house to start the day.  Only, no one answered when we rang the doorbell; I decided to…

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Formals Before Ceremony?

Will doing the wedding party photos before the ceremony work for you?   –   Most of the time, weddings follow a fairly rigid pattern.  Regardless of the kind of ceremony, the size of the wedding or the families involved, the order tends to remain the same:   Preparation -> Ceremony -> Family Photos ->…

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Passport Pandemonium Part II

These issues aren’t official rules, but they have been cropping up lately with regards to ID photos.   Whether it’s a passport, gun license or other form of ID photo, there are no shortage of official rules to follow.  Many were addressed in a previous post, but there are a few new ones that need…

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Common Photo Restoration Issues

I can’t count the number of times people have walked into the Studio with old photos in need of some TLC.   While every restoration project is unique, there are some common hurdles that I’d like to discuss.  Not only that, we can figure out how to avoid them in the first place.    Problem: …

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On the Campaign Trail

On the Campaign Trail

My uncle owns the Blue Star restaurant in Welland.  In September, he called us to let us know that Justin Trudeau would be stopping in at the restaurant for a brief photo-op.  My uncle asked if we would mind coming in and taking a few photos.  Would we mind?  Of course not! After a little…

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One of My Favourite Types of Projects is Restorations

One of My Favourite Types of Projects is Restorations

One of my favourite types of project is restorations, for one simple reason:  There are already so many stories attached to the image.  Restorations are incredibly popular during the holiday season, because they’re a great gift for the proverbial person who has everything. A woman came into Nerses Photo with a photo and a story….

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