Capturing Candids for Beautiful Event Photography

Recently, a very close friend of the family asked me if I would photograph her wedding. I instantly felt panicked because I am not a wedding photographer. I consider myself a candid photographer.What does that mean? I'm best at capturing the moments of big events that may could easily be forgotten had it not been captured by a photograph. I am not a big fan of staged photography. Don't get me wrong, it absolutely has its value and there are many photographers who are creative and talented enough to make the most beautiful staged shots. I happen not to be one of them....more
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The Family Portrait

"Hey! Hey! Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr! Boo! Boo!" The babies looked up at me in annoyance, then cast their suspicious eyes upon the photographer. Click. "Well, I guess we won't use that one," she said. No kidding. ...more