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Film with Flash: Practical Tips + Tricks

Film with Flash: Practical Tips + Tricks

This topic has been one of my most requested; I think the idea of shooting film with flash can be a bit intimidating, but let's break down a few simple tricks that I love to use. 

how to shoot film and flash a beginner's tutorial and guide

Direct Flash

Direct flash can be incredibly useful for two reasons: it allows you to shoot film at much higher f-stops at lower light and it's relatively easy and consistent to get the hang of. Let's look at a few ways that I use direct flash in my film work: 

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Canon R6 vs. R5: Practical Review from a Wedding Photographer

Canon R6 vs. R5: Practical Review from a Wedding Photographer

Let's take a practical look at the differences between the Canon R5 and Canon R6 as a wedding photographer.

Wedding Vendors: Why You Should be Saying "NO" to 2023 Bookings

Wedding Vendors: Why You Should be Saying "NO" to 2023 Bookings

Learning to say 'no' or 'not yet' will be one of the most powerful tools in your business, and here's why.

Why Didn't I Buy this Tripod Earlier?!

Why Didn't I Buy this Tripod Earlier?!

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the best travel tripod and all around tripod for wedding photographers

I've been photographing weddings, events, etc. for almost a decade now. And I'm kicking myself for not having bought this tripod earlier. It's design is insanely simple, yet thoughtful. It holds my Contax 645 (my heaviest film camera I use), and easily pivots to allow for shooting on all angles, including flat lays (without any frame interruption from the tripod legs!). 

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The 3 Reasons You're Not Booking Destination Weddings

The 3 Reasons You're Not Booking Destination Weddings

Do you want to be a destination wedding photographer? 

Are you a wedding photographer who's dying to start shooting destination weddings? I was exactly where you were a few years ago, and it has taken plenty of trial and error to figure out what works best. In the video below, as well as the content on this page, I am going to outline the THREE reasons you are NOT booking destination weddings clients, and what you can do to change that.

how to become a destination wedding photographer