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Update to the 10 New Things I Learned as a Wedding Photographer (Four Years Later)

It’s been four years now since I wrote my original post “10 Things I Learned In My First Season as a Wedding Photographer”, so I thought now would be a perfect time for an update.

There are some major additions to this list, but I thought that I would start out with an update on the first 10 topics that I started within my first year. I’ll be adding to the list next week, so stay tuned!

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Breaking Down the Shots – My Landscape Gear

I want to make sure that this part is completely understood before we proceed, this is how I¬†shoot water. It may completely different than the next person, that is what makes photography an art in my eyes. 10 photographers can be setup to shoot the same scene, and none of them will come out with the same outcome. My Gear List: A DSLR – … Read More Breaking Down the Shots – My Landscape Gear

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{Wahclella Falls} The Scouting Mission

When I started in photography, waterfalls were my main subject. I loved just to sit by them and watch everything around them. Completely took me to a different world, which at the time, was exactly what I needed. My dad just passed and I knew I had to do something to help myself. I grew up camping and hiking with him, so I decided … Read More {Wahclella Falls} The Scouting Mission

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Camas Meadows Wedding | Kim and Kirk

Kim and Kirk chose Camas Meadows for their mid winter wedding. The venue is nice year round and the fountain is gorgeous lit up at night. We started with getting ready upstairs, Missy was with Kim and the girls while Charity (Narrow Path Photography) was Kirk and the boys! The wedding went off perfectly and the reception was a blast. The rain even held … Read More Camas Meadows Wedding | Kim and Kirk

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Pacific City Engagement | Bria and Joey

Bria and Joey have a special attachment to Pacific City, so of course thats where we went for their engagement session! It was in January, so of course it had rained all weekend. Luckily the weather gods knew that we had an engagement session to shoot and let the sun shine through for an amazing sunset beach session. Such a wonderful way to spend … Read More Pacific City Engagement | Bria and Joey

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Cathedral Park Wedding | Brittany and Kelly

Brittany and Kelly had a perfect Portland wedding planned out. They were having their wedding ceremony in Cathedral Park, under the arches of the St. Johns Bridge. After the ceremony, we were all to head over to McMenamin’s Kennedy¬†School for a brunch reception. Starting at the Kennedy School, Brittany and her bridesmaids got ready in their gorgeous, vintage-inspired bridesmaid dresses and wedding gown. Outside … Read More Cathedral Park Wedding | Brittany and Kelly

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Oregon Coast Wedding with Jennifer and Michael | Vancouver, WA Wedding Photographer Missy Fant

An unusually dry and dusty summer had us prepared for a gorgeous wedding in the little Oregon coast town of Nehalem at the beginning of August. In the summertime, an Oregon coast wedding is a DREAM due to our hot summers with little rain. The coast offers a nice reprieve from the summer heat. Waking up that Saturday was a different story. Cloud cover … Read More Oregon Coast Wedding with Jennifer and Michael | Vancouver, WA Wedding Photographer Missy Fant

10 things I Have Learned in my First Season as a Wedding Photographer

After a few years of being a portrait photographer, I decided to challenge myself and try my hand at wedding photography. I talked another portrait photographer into helping me out, and off we went. Knowing a little about landscape, portrait, and essential lighting we did our first few weddings at a low cost. This allowed us to test how we worked together and if … Read More 10 things I Have Learned in my First Season as a Wedding Photographer

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Oregon High Desert Ghost Towns

    I go out shooting around my house from time to time, and I don’t consider them to be adventures, just outings. An adventure to me is traveling to a new place that I have never been before, seeing things for the first time, and of course, bringing out the map book to confirm that the GPS is right. Adventures are few and … Read More Oregon High Desert Ghost Towns

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