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How To Get Amazing Bridal Portraits On Your Wedding Day
Posted by Admin on March 17th 2018 · Comments (0)

If you’ve ever browsed through our amazing ISPWP contest galleries, you had no doubt seen some amazing wedding photographs and imagined the possibilities for your upcoming wedding day. In the galleries, there are photos of a bridal couple with stunning landscapes, lighting, and brilliant composition; truly outstanding examples of what a creative photographer can do with a port...

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How Far In Advance Should I Book My Wedding Photographer?
Posted by Admin on March 12th 2018 · Comments (0)

After getting engaged, you’ll no doubt be getting lots of advice on when you should be booking your vendors and other tidbits of information from well-meaning friends and relatives. The conflicting advice you get can sometimes make your head spin! When it comes to wedding photography, how far in advance of your wedding date should you be booking a photographer? Although it ...

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ISPWP Winter 2018 Wedding Photography Contest Results
Posted by Admin on March 9th 2018 · Comments (0)

The ISPWP is proud to announce the results of the Winter 2018 Contest. Congratulations to all of the award winners! Thank you to all of the members who entered the contest and to the judges who worked long hours to review all of the entries! (Photo by Cristiano Ostinelli) ...

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ISPWP Industry Tricks For How To Hire YOUR Best Wedding Photographer
Posted by Admin on March 5th 2018 · Comments (0)

Are there any “insider tricks” you should know about how to hire a great wedding photographer and ensure great wedding photos? Besides the age-old advice that you look great when you feel great, there are a few industry secrets from ISPWP wedding photographers that will help with booking the best wedding photographer for YOUR wedding. Book Early As soon as you secure...

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Handling Expectations From Other People Regarding Your Wedding Photography
Posted by Admin on March 1st 2018 · Comments (1)

It’s a familiar concern that many photographers hear, that a couple is upset because their parents want a particular photo during the wedding day and the couple has no interest in that photo. Very often this “most wanted” photo by the parents is sparked by tradition or the belief that there are certain photos that “one must have” on a wedding day. Here&...

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Why You Don't Want The RAW Files Of Your Wedding Photos
Posted by Admin on February 22nd 2018 · Comments (1)

If you’re reading wedding blogs like this about hiring a wedding photographer, you may see someone mention that getting the “RAW” files is something you should be interested in having in your package. But what exactly are RAW files and why would you need them? There are some cases where wedding photographers include RAW files, but those instances are very limited. ...

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How Do I Hire A Wedding Photographer When I Live In Another State Or Country?
Posted by Admin on February 20th 2018 · Comments (0)

Planning a wedding in another state or country can be a logistical challenge, but it’s more commonly done than you might think. If you’re thinking of planning a wedding back home, or a destination wedding, here are some tips to help make the process a little easier. Consider hiring a wedding or event planner If you are unfamiliar with the area or have no plans to be ...

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10 Questions With Cristiano Ostinelli, ISPWP 2017 Wedding Photographer Of The Year
Posted by Admin on February 10th 2018 · Comments (0)

Cristiano Ostinelli is a long time ISPWP member, who has consistently performed well in our quarterly photo contests, with multiple wins as "Photographer of the Quarter." In 2017, he reached the pinnacle of the ISPWP by becoming the 2017 ISPWP Photographer of the Year.  We asked him a few questions about his work, and we selected a few of his amazing images that he...

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Three Common Concerns About Your Wedding Day Photos
Posted by Admin on February 8th 2018 · Comments (0)

Wedding photographers deal with more than just taking photos on a wedding day. Because they are often with you for the most extended amount of time than other vendors on your wedding day, they get an insiders view into the most intimate parts of the day. Being let into the circle of trust allows the photographer to create those photos that make you tear up when you see them such as ...

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Your Wedding Photography Package: What Questions Should You Ask Before You Book?
Posted by Admin on January 19th 2018 · Comments (1)

If you’ve recently started planning a wedding and are looking for photographers, you might have noticed that photographers may have vastly different price lists. Continuing your search, you may find even more discrepancies in packages and pricing as you interview potential photographers. Comparing photography packages isn’t as easy as putting everything in a spreadsheet ...

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