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10 Questions To Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Photographer | Magdalena Studios

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.

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You’re Engaged! Now What? | Magdalena Studios

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, […]

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The Best South Jersey Wedding Venues for the Stylish, Romantic, and Bohemian Bride | Magdalena Studios

Stylish, romantic, and bohemian wedding venues in South Jersey from Cape May to Ocean City, LBI, and more!

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Get the Glow: The Best Natural Light for Your Wedding Day

  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? […]

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Your Wedding Photography “Shot List” – The Only List You Need

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 […]

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Film Wedding Photographer – Why I Began Shooting Film

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 […]

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Creating The Perfect Wedding Day Schedule

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 […]

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6 Tips For Including Your Dog In Your Photos

Your engagement session is a fun and flirty way to capture this new chapter of your lives. It is the beginning of a new and grand adventure called marriage, and your engagement session is a wonderful way to document the season before you say “I Do.” Since these will be your first photos as a […]

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3 Tips For A Cohesive Wedding Style

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 […]

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5 Planning Musts to Avoid Pre-Wedding Panic

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 […]

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Remembering Your Loved Ones: How To Pay Tribute On Your Wedding Day

  Weddings are one of those rare happy occasions when entire families are in the same place. Unfortunately, some of our most important family members have passed on, and we want them represented in some special way.  Here are some of my favorite suggestions for honoring parents, grandparents, and other loved ones so they can […]

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7 Tips for a Seamless Wedding Day

  Getting ready for your wedding is an adventure all to itself. But before everything is checked off your to-do list, we have a few stellar tricks to share with you for a stress-free wedding day. Here are seven of our best tips that brides may not think of beforehand. We hope they help you […]

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Eloping 101: 3 Simple Steps

  If you’re engaged or even thinking about getting engaged, you’ve surely taken a look at some wedding to-do checklists. And if you’ve ever been to a wedding, you know that many couples manage to miraculously get it all done! These weddings are beautiful and magical, but they’re not the only way to go about […]

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If You Haven’t Printed Your Photos – Here Is Why You Should

  Are you excited to have your online wedding, engagement, or family photographs? You’re probably wondering how you can best show them off. Of course you’ll want to share them on social media, and you’ll probably e-mail them to friends and family. I love it when you do, because in a sense, I get to […]

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How to Write Reviews and Why We Love Them

  The champagne is all gone. Friends and family have quieted down. And life settles back into its usual rhythm after the wedding is over. But along with the infinite list of thank-you’s, there’s another activity to wrap up your celebrations: Leaving your wedding vendor reviews! Are you excited yet? Because we are. It’s the […]

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