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Yearly Archives: 2006

Last week I was able to travel to Mississippi and Louisiana and witness firsthand the damage wrought by Hurricane Katrina. Though I grew up on the Alabama Gulf Coast, and visited Mississippi numerous times after Hurricane Camille struck there in 1969, I still wasn’t prepared for how widespread and intense Katrina’s destruction would be. At […]

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Absolutely! There are so many wonderful things going on during your wedding day that our philosophy about cameras is “the more the merrier.” Even though we will work our hardest to deliver the most comprehensive coverage possible, we admit there will be some moments that we miss simply because we can’t be in all places […]

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If I’m out in public with my camera gear and it’s a bright sunny day, invariably someone will spot my cameras and comment “What a great day for taking pictures!” Actually, it couldn’t be farther from the truth, but I don’t want to appear rude, so I’ll usually nod in agreement and say “It is […]

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Another in a not-so-regular series of posts highlighting wedding resources in Maine… Today’s mail brought an invitation to the Grand Opening Gala for The Retreat at French’s Point, a new events, wedding and conference venue on the shores of Penobscot Bay in Stockton Springs (between Belfast and Bucksport.) I won’t be able to attend as […]

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Couples often ask me if they should hire a videographer. My answer is consistently “if you can afford to have videography, I think it’s a great idea.” There are definitely aspects of the day which video can capture but that still photography cannot: the music, the quiver in your voice when you say your vows, […]

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