They say wedding planning “is like a part-time job” but did they really mean it? … Yep. They definitely did. Wedding planning is WORK, and even being in the wedding industry, photographing all the details, and hearing the ins-and-outs every weekend, I completely under-estimated planning our own wedding – especially planning a destination wedding. From […]
There’s so much weight in choosing your wedding photographer! These 10 questions to consider help to guide what you should look for in a photographer. Choosing the right photographer can truly make your day so much more special.
You’ve booked your venue and confirmed your wedding date… now what? If you’re like the majority of my brides, you grab your phone and commit to your favorite photographer! I’m usually on board with my clients very early in their planning stages, and since my brides are drawn to my sense of style, they want […]
Congratulations on your engagement! As the fog of that fantastic moment lifts, yes that shiny new ring is real, and no you are not dreaming. (!!!!!). These next few months are going to be some of the most memorable of your life! Be sure to enjoy the process surrounded by the love of your better half, […]
Five Tips for Writing Your Own Wedding Vows When I planned my own wedding, it was a completely overwhelming experience despite having worked in the wedding industry for almost ten years. As a bride, I stressed over things I never thought I would, like writing my wedding vows. I knew I wanted to write personalized […]
Eco-Conscious Wedding Tips and Ideas Your love for each other is as big as the whole world — but as you start to think about planning and all the purchases you’ll be making, you don’t want your wedding to burden the planet. If you already make eco-conscious choices as part of your lifestyle, there are […]
Stylish, romantic, and bohemian wedding venues in South Jersey from Cape May to Ocean City, LBI, and more! Check out our curated list of the best South Jersey wedding venues.
As you’re browsing wedding photography portfolios, which outdoor portraits capture your eye? Look closely… not just at the couples’ poses and the emotion that so clearly comes through in the images, but at the photograph’s ambient lighting. Are you drawn to wedding photos in which the lighting is soft and even, without harsh shadows? […]
Magdalena Studios has experienced incredible growth and at one point we realized we were turning down quite a few couples on a regular basis because we were already booked. We wanted to continue serving the couples that reached out to us, and we realized our team was talented and capable of extending our offerings. With […]
I’ve got good news. You don’t need to come up with a detailed wedding shot list for me to follow throughout the day. You hired me (or you’re thinking about hiring me – say hey!) because I take an organic approach to wedding photography, allowing me to photograph you, your future spouse, and everyone you’ve brought […]
What motivates me as a film wedding photographer isn’t just the act of capturing images. There’s more to it than that. I feel attached to the moments that I’m capturing, from the unique nature of everyone’s personalities to the real-life stories behind them. Genuine and authentic moments that express the real love and closeness of […]
For any significant event, a well-thought and practical timeline is essential. As a photographer, the schedule of any wedding is one of my biggest concerns. It isn’t only important to account for the structure of the celebration itself, but also the time of day in which each phase of the wedding takes place. Taking film […]
Six Tips for Including Your Dog In Your Photos Of course you want to include your four-legged family members in your photos, and we want you to, too! You can bring your dog to your family portrait session, engagement, and even wedding day. We’ve put together a few tips to consider when incorporating your doggies […]
Planning your wedding can feel like an infinite process with endless details to keep track of. Once you’ve pinned down the essentials of your venue, there’s still table settings, bouquets, favors, dresses, and plenty more to contend with. But even with all of this to keep track of, it’s still entirely possible to have a […]
The cliche of a stressed out bridezilla has been depicted to death on the Hollywood screen. If you want to avoid being one of them, all your wedding planning requires is a little (or a lot of) extra thought, from your wedding invitations to your transport on the day. Here are some planning essentials to […]