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Bridesmaid Photo Must Haves There are plenty of photos you have probably considered taking on your wedding day. From getting ready, the ceremony to pictures with your family and of course with the groom but what about the ladies that are helping you and have helped throughout the entire wedding planning process? While you know […]

Top 7 Photos With Your Bridesmaids That You Absolutely Need

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If you’re one of the many couples who have taken engagement photos and are feeling a little bit of wedding fatigue, here’s some good news: You can still use those lovely images in your life after your big day is over. Because, let’s face it, even though engagement photos might seem like just another part […]

How To Use Your Engagement Photos At Your Wedding

Black and white photo of an Engagement Session. Engagement Session photographed at Bay Area Park in houston. Texas

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There are a few things to consider when choosing the location(s) for your engagement photography. 1) Pick fewer Photography locations and spend more time at each one – You are less likely to take pictures the longer you are moving around. As a result of the rush to fit in multiple locations within a limited […]

Tips for Choosing Your Engagement Photography Location

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Moodboard Wedding photography is a booming industry thanks to social media and the demand for beautiful photos. But what exactly is a moodboard? In this post, we’ll explain why you need a moodboard for wedding photography and how to create one. What is a moodboard? A moodboard is a collection of images that are used […]

What Is A Moodboard?

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Are you looking for ways to make your proposal special? Houston is a city full of romance. From beaches, to museums and parks, there are plenty of romantic places to propose in Houston. If you’ve never been on a romantic walk around the city before, there is no better time than now! Live music and […]

Romantic Proposal Ideas In Houston

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By: Natasha Miley- Laporte / Houston Wedding Photographer – Outfit Not sure what outfit to wear to your engagement session? We’re here to help! You should bring two to three outfits to your session so we can get a variety of different looks for you. We suggest the following: Bring a ‘Dressy’ Outfit It’s not […]

Engagement Outfit Tips To Look Your Best

Bay area Park Engagement photos by ShutterUp Photography -Natasha Miley

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Written by : Natasha Miley – Laporte Texas Wedding Photographer As photographers, we use a lot of Photographer terminology that you may not understand. This article is to help you get to know some of our terms in regard to your wedding photography. Traditional – Traditional wedding photos are the standard portraits, poses, and events […]

A Client’s Guide to Wedding Photographer Terms

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By: Natasha Miley- Laporte Wedding Photographer – Engagement Session If you want your pictures to really showcase your love story, we have some ideas to help you plan the perfect engagement session. Let us help you prepare for your session by sending us over the answers to the following questions: Where did you first meet? […]

6 ideas for the perfect engagement session

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By: Natasha Miley – Laporte Based Houston Wedding Photographer- MUA Do you Really need a MUA? You’ve spent a lot of money on photos (and probably videography) to help you remember your special day. You want to make sure you look your very best. Despite the fact that I’m sure you do a fantastic job […]

Do I need a makeup artist for Wedding?-MUA

Photo of bride getting her makeup done.

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By Natasha Miley- Laporte Texas Portrait and Wedding Photographer- “How long should I book my wedding photographer for?”is one of our most frequently asked questions. This is a great question, and we’re here to help you find the answer. What do you want covered? First, consider what crucial details to cover. Do you want lots […]

How Many Hours Do I Need To Book My Wedding Photographer For?