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Why Hire an Event Photographer?

Why Hire an Event Photographer?

We’ve all been there, with an event to put together, and not enough time or budget to do it.   One of the most underrated tools at your disposal is to have a dedicated photographer on hand.  It’s easy enough to ask one person on staff who has a camera to take a few photos,…

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Avoiding Headshot Heartache

Being so early into the new year, it’s a great time to update your head shot.  Here are some tips to like your photo … and even enjoy yourself doing it.     1.  Come as you are Dress in what you wear to work.  Whether you wear a three-piece suit to work or a…

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On the Lake

On the Lake

An Unexpected Location   As much as I enjoy working in Secret Cedars, our private garden, it’s often quite a thrill to work on location.  Going to a client’s home presents new challenges, with lighting, spacing and even available props, but it helps to keep me sharp, work with what’s around me.  A few weeks…

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Outdoor Wedding

Had the pleasure of working a wedding at one of my favorite venues, Club Roma.  This one was a little different.  It marked the first time that the ceremony and reception would all take place outdoors.  The reception was set up under the pavilion and the ceremony proper took place at the end of a…

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An Engagement to Remember

It all started with an email way back in May. A nice young man booked us for a portrait session with his girlfriend.  Over the course of a few emails, we settled on a location and date.  Once the details were handled, he added a little wrinkle to the event. Halfway through, he was going…

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A Secret Cedars Wedding

A Secret Cedars Wedding

Ceremony to Reception   Keri and Arthur wanted a small, simple wedding with friends and family.  They wanted to minimize travel time and maximize time spent with their loved ones, so they decided to have their ceremony, formals and reception all in one place. Our garden, Secret Cedars provided everything they needed.  The left side…

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Lemurs and Harleys – Oh My!

Lemurs and Harleys - Oh My!

It’s not every day that a baby lynx walks into the Studio.  Said lynx was being held by one of the ladies who works at Ringtail Ranch and Rescue (Check out one of the older blog entries to read about them.)   We won’t be able to attend their open house this year, as we’re…

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Kids in the Wedding Party? Plan Ahead

Kids in the Wedding Party?  Plan Ahead

Choosing the members of your wedding party can lead to some of the toughest decisions you make in the lead up to your special day.  The choice on whether or not to include children in the group can be even more difficult; but with some extra planning, they can bring a lot of laughter and…

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Eloping in Niagara?

Here’s the thing about weddings – every single one is different.  They are as diverse as the people involved.  Grand, simple, rustic, vintage, high key, ultra modern, absolutely no two are the same.   At Nerses Photo we’ve always prided ourselves on meeting the needs of our clients, whatever they are.  Got eight sets of…

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Prints Behind Glass?

Having a print behind glass is a classic look, the light catches it and makes it gleam.  Photos under glass seem impregnable, but they can be subject to some issues.  Fortunately, with a little easy maintenance, you can prevent these problems before they occur. Problem 1:  The Sun Just like people, prolonged exposure to the…

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