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Why you should consider a videographer for your wedding - Anam Cara Weddings

When you think about a reality show, families and events captured by cameras all around, it's safe to say one would think every move and sound is captured. While this may sound a bit unappealing for every day life, let's look at it from the perspective of one BIG day you'll never forget. 1. You can watch the video as much as you want.Getting your full and complete album from your photographer is an event worthy of celebrating on it's own. A video- can be watched again and again. With friends, with family, with each other. You'll be able to hear the sounds of love, laughter and celebration for years to come.  2. Irreplaceable moments and people will be captured.It...

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Tips for choosing a Wedding Photographer - Anam Cara Weddings

Key words to look for:   - Image styles: sharp or grainy, moody or light and airy, edited or natural, dark or vibrant. - Lighting and shadowing on past work  - Coloring- skin tones, clothing tone, colors of the sky and grass compared to natural (a little vibrance is good! But filters aren't for memories) - overall feeling: does something seem off? or does the picture feel magical and artistic?  Exercise: search a few and describe in your own words. Narrow down what you like and don't like to find your style. 

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How to DIY your Christmas Engagement Photos - Anam Cara Weddings

Every wedding industry pro knows that the most popular time of the year for engagements, and only growing in popularity for wedding dates! In the era of Covid, there's never been a better time to master the selfie. Here's how you can create your own photos with a few simple things you probably already have. 1. An iPhone or DSLR CameraLet's be real here, the iPhone does the same thing every release. The camera has always been top notch and a strong selling point to upgrade. Even the iPhone 11 comes with a 1792-by-828-pixel resolution at 326 ppi and the ability to take pictures in low light or even fully dark settings. This helps eliminate the grainy look from your photos, which sets apart...

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Bruff Stuff - Brytny & Michael 9.2020

The Story: Brytny is an old friend from high school days who helped me knock out two things from my veil bucket list: 1. Make a veil for a friend2. Create an heirloom veil She came to me with hopes I could create a veil to match her satin gown while not taking away from the design and gorgeous simplicity it held. Together we ultimately decided on a fingertip length, and pencil edge for a cohesive look. This is where the fun part began...Brytny also wanted to incorporate her mother's wedding veil from the 80's. It was perfectly kept, a headband style accessory with ivory floral lace, beaded sprays and flower petals made of satin ribbon. I was able to salvage the largest...

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Puppy Love - Brittany & Michael 10.2019

The Story: What do you get when you mix a Chiropractor with an Occupational Therapist who really should have an honorary degree in Veterinary Medicine? A match made in heaven!!!  Mike and Brittany have a small zoo of rescued pit bulls from Street Dog Foundation in Memphis, TN. For her special day she wore a stunning Hayley Paige gown adorned with tiny iridescent sequins and moroccan motif. aaaaaaaaand since she's my cousin not just any veil would do!! I created a veil for her by hand (which took many daunting hours- as this is a labor of love) with a perfectly matched pencil edge out of delicate iridescent thread. Check out our pencil edge veil named after her on the...

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