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Inspired to actions: Being a good mom on a grumpy day

Posted by Elizabeth Terrian on April 9, 2012 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

I had looked forward to Friday all week. A day off with the kids…I imagined we’d go hiking, read books, watch a movie, play games and just have a fun spontaneous day.

Instead, this ugly old ogre of a woman showed up at our house. Sadly, that woman was me. For various insignificant and inexcusable reasons, I started the day off on the wrong foot and stayed there.

I felt utterly introverted. I didn’t want anyone to talk to me, look at me or breathe in my general d...

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Q andA For finding the right photographer.

Posted by Elizabeth Terrian on April 8, 2012 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The six-layer chocolate framboise wedding cake design is complete. You've had lace appliqué flown in from England to match Kate Middleton's dress. The choreographer finally taught your bridal party to dance in heels. Now if only you can get that wedding photographer to capture your day picture perfect. What's a bride to do to ensure that the day goes as planned and a month from now when the wedding is just a fading memory, her pictures tell the fairytale dream in all its glory? Hire the ...

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tip # 2

Posted by Elizabeth Terrian on April 7, 2012 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (2)

From Andrea Henry Crabtree:

"In a few short weeks we will start the flurry of Wedding Season..and won't stop until early winter. After a million hours of editing I've learned some things that Brides can do to help make their pictures MUCH better:

1. Tan Lines/Over-tanning, Bridesmaids especially. Nothing is worse then a gorgeous strapless dress...that looks like you have straps on. Or, a group shot of lovely ladies,..and one is so dark it's all you see.

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tip #1

Posted by Elizabeth Terrian on April 7, 2012 at 8:05 AM

Photo tip from Michael: I've heard people say they got a good shot because they got lucky with their camera; that's like an architect saying they built a good house because they got lucky with their hammer. The camera is a tool, not some mystical device. My tip to you: learn to use your tools properly and luck will turn into skill.