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Verliebt, verlobt, … Engagementfotos? Brauchen wir denn sowas? Was in anderen Ländern schon zum Standard gehört, wenn man sich verlobt hat, kommt jetzt auch schön langsam als fixer Bestandteil der Hochzeitsvorbereitungsphase zu uns. Ich werde dir hier ein paar Vorteile einer Engagementsession aufzählen, danach wirst du dir denken: Warum haben wir uns nicht schon seit langem einmal als Paar fotografieren lassen? bevor du weiterliest: ich habe einen Location-Guide für euch kreiert: Los geht’s: was ist eine Engagement-Fotosession? Unter Engagementfotos versteht man nichts anderes als Paarfotos – nur halt in der Zeit aufgenommen, in der man verlobt ist. Also zwischen Heiratsantrag und Hochzeitsfeier. Hier ein paar gute Gründe, warum ihr als verlobtes Pärchen eine Engagement-Session buchen solltet. 1. Ihr bekommt tolle Fotos, die euch so zeigen wie ihr JETZT seid „Wir buchen ja sowieso einen Fotografen für unsere Hochzeit, da bekommen wir doch aktuelle Fotos von uns!“ – Stimmt! Nur: von…

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  Ok, so you are looking for a photographer to document your wedding day. A quick search on google tells you: there are LOTS of us. Half an hour later you’ve found 4, 5, whose pictures speak to you. So you contact them about their rates and If they are free on your date. A couple of emails later you meet them in person or via Skype to find out if you finally want to book them. Make sure to ask the following questions: Those lovely pictures on your website – are those really yours? Yeah, that question sounds stupid. But today a lot of photographers offer workshops for other photographers to vamp up their portfolio. There are whole sets decorated by wedding planners, professional models are posed by the workshop leaders, and the attendees just have to push the button. Beautiful pictures, uploaded on their sites to attract future…

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how to have an awesome wedding

OK, let’s be honest. If you are planning your wedding right now than maybe you are thinking of all the things you ‚have to have‘ or ‚everyone does that so we should too‘. You want your wedding to be PERFECT. For you AND your guests. But do you really? Maybe what you really want is an AWESOME WEDDING. Here are some thoughts from a photographer who has experienced somewhere around 60 weddings in his life by now: 1 It is your day. So make it your own! You are marrying the love of your life. And now you have to invite your crazy uncle Bob who alway gets drunk and loud and play silly wedding games your old friends from kindergarten are organizing? NO, YOU DON’T! It is your wedding so you can do WHATEVER YOU WANT! You don’t like wedding games? Tell your friends to respect that! You don’t want…

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my perfect clients

Maybe the perfect wedding photographer for you! or: I am not for everyone OK, let’s be honest. There are as many different approaches to wedding photography as there are wedding photographers. And you should find the one that fits you best. The perfect wedding photographer for YOU! And maybe that is not me, but that’s OK. I think that wedding photographers have a certain responsibility towards their clients. Because we take those pictures that will be cherished for a lifetime. I will tell you what my perfect clients are and what I will do and won’t do for them.   What I won’t do I won’t tell your guests to smile into my camera. I won’t pose you awkwardly. I won’t flash in your face if it is not necessary (and sometimes it is 😉 ) I won’t work from a shotlist or a Pinterest-board. I won’t photoshop the Bride…

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