Should I Tip My Wedding Photographer?

One of the most asked questions on bride forums pertain to tipping wedding vendors. I’ve seen a few charts floating around, showing how much you’re “supposed to” tip your photographer, dj, etc. One of my brides even asked me how much of a tip I ask for! Maybe I’m over...

Asking for a discount

Imagine going into work and your boss tells you that you will be getting paid $10 less an hour that day but you’ll have to do the same amount of work. He adds that 30% of that paycheck will also go to taxes. Knowing that you have bills to pay and food to put on the...

My Bride Didn’t Trust Me

I remember receiving an email from a bride a few years ago, just weeks before her wedding. When I opened the attachment she included, I was presented with a SIX page shot list. The top of the page read “Things to take pictures of”.  The list includes things like this:...

Growing Up Without A Dad and Your Wedding Day

I’ve been thinking about doing this blog posts for months. Yes, months.  I kept asking myself if it was a topic anyone would even care to read and then yesterday, Father’s Day, I realized that it was time. I never got into the whole daydreaming about my...

The Wedding Photographer With The Loud Rumbling Stomach

Wedding photographers have some of the longest days, compared to other vendors. They typically start their day in the early morning, heading out on the road while trying to beat the traffic. Having to stick with a specific timeline, there’s no dilly-dallying when it...