Few Tips About Engagement Sessions

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Here are a few simple tips of how you can prepare yourself to take better engagement photos:

  • Good light is all around you so paying attention to natural light… this is the one of the most important things you can do to improve your photography.
  • Be patient. At times, some of the best images come from just being patient; wait for organic moments as it happen.
  • Use prime lenses. My personal favorite is the 50mm 1.2 – I love it so much, I can shoot an entire engagement session with this lens.
  • Spot meter. When shooting back lighting you will want to spot meter for the couple’s skin tone.
  • My engagement sessions are 1 to 1.5hr. long so I usually shoot 1.5 after sunrise or 1.5 before sunset.
  • Arrive early. First of all you don’t want your clients waiting for you and you also want to arrive early to scope location for the best spots.
  • Before starting the session let the couple know it’s ok to have fun and enjoy the process.
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Once Upon a Time……

There was a beautiful bride getting ready –

I love to photographs brides when they are getting ready.  Love all the details, all the excitement, all the craziness going on, the smiles, the tears, their glow into their eyes. Knowing one of their most important moments of their life is just a few hours away.

Here are some photographs of Claribel getting ready at her beautiful house in Milford. I will be posting her ceremony/reception next week, so make sure to bookmark my fabuluxe blog and talk to you then!!  🙂

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Nicole & Michael

Nicole & Michael’s wedding was awesome. Lighthouse Point Park is such a beautiful place to have a wedding. I am hoping to meet them again there for her Trash The Dress Session They are such a nice & fun couple. One of the groomsman was Kevin, the owner of Kevin Lee Studios. 

To all my brides reading this blog, if you still looking for hair & make up check out Dana Bartone’s website. She did such a great job!!!

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WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY: La Cupola Ristorante & Inn

Gaby & Jorge’s favorite things to do together is watching boxing matches & watch movies… how cute is that?? They got married at The Cupola Ristorante & Inn. This is such a beautiful place to get marry. If you go to their website, its nothing like the pictures they have.. believe me, It is BEAUTIFUL!!  ;)

A big thank you to George for helping me capture Gaby & Jorge’s wedding!!! — Yes, same name as the groom!! :)

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fabuluxephotos-weddings-gaby2And here are the pictures on my banner!! :)

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fabuluxephotos-weddings-gaby6This is one of my favorite pictures of their first dance!!  Love her smile!!
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Trendy Contest

Last week I entered one of my images from Claribel’s wedding in my very FIRST contest.  Jenny, owner of Trendy Camera Straps has a shoe fetish and decided to make her first giveaway contest and of course, the image has to be about shoes.

My image got into the best five shoe images.  How excited this is!!!

Don’t forget to vote for #3 (three) the fabulous shoe.

*Special thanks to Claribel. After all, its her wedding shoe.

 

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Wedding Details

The most important thing for me as a wedding photographer is to capture the emotion & the details. This Aug. I had an amazing wedding at the Lighthouse.  I am still editing, but I wanted to share this images to all the brides out there!! (hi) reading my blog and to let you know that all the effort that  you put into planning the perfect wedding; the perfect details…..it’s so much worth it.

Congratulations to Nicole & Mike… I will be posting more pictures of their amazing wedding next week.

 

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Sneak Peek: Wedding /Sweet 16

Yeap…. As you can see my blog is been getting a make over ;)  —  I still have work on it a little bit more but before that I have to finish editing all the pictures from Gaby & Jorge’s wedding.  Gaby is a gorgeous bride….. (more pictures next week)

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Another sneak peek is Clarissa’s sweet 16th.  Clarissa is a beautiful young girl and a wonderful person!!!  I photographed her parents’ wedding last year, Claribel & Victor.

I will share more of her fabulous sweet 16th soon!!

 

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