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Canon 50mm 1.2 L Prime Lens

Our 3 Favorite Prime Lenses for Shooting Weddings

And Which One You Should Buy First!

I absolutely LOVE shooting with prime lenses. But it hasn’t always been that way. I still very clearly remember purchasing my first ever prime lens. This was back when I was in college, and I had just purchased a new camera, the Canon 60D. I was ROCKING the kit lens and thought it was super Continue Reading

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The Black Tux

Wedding Guest Style Guide

Have you ever been invited to a wedding and as the day drew closer had this thought – “what will I wear?” I think we all have at some point!! Ty and I have been to very few weddings over the years because we’re usually shooting one. But, the ones that we have been to Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

February 20, 2017

Dear Monday, February is almost over which means we’re one month closer to Summer ;] You know this warm weather girl LOVES that!! Dear Valentine’s Day, I’ve always been fond of you. Daddy always made sure to make you so special for us when we were growing up so it’s fun to live out that same kind Continue Reading

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Document Your Honeymoon Like a Pro (Part 3)

Part 3: Preserving the Memories Forever!

Hello, future honeymooners!  Welcome to the 3rd installment on how to capture your honeymoon like a pro! In part 1 we talked all about the things you’ll need to bring with you in order to document your trip. In part 2 we discussed everything you’ll need to know in order to capture amazing photos and videos Continue Reading

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Color Grading Tutorial for Wedding Filmmakers

Lumetri Color Pannel & Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017

How to Achieve a Cinematic Look with Color Grading Today we’re back with another editing tutorial for you guys! We’re going to be in Premiere Pro talking all my process for color grading using  the Lumetri Color panel. Now if you know anything about color correcting or color grading in video, you know that for a really Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

Dear Monday, Something about the weather. Something about enjoying the 80-degree temps yesterday. Something about how that should continue. Y’all know the drill ;] Dear Crafts, When Ty and I were dating into our first year of marriage, I spent a lot of my downtime crafting. And then we moved into our house and it’s Continue Reading

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The Ultimate Footage Archiving System for Filmmakers

Featuring Drobo and Western Digital MyBook Drives

If you’re a wedding filmmaker, you know that we capture a TON of footage throughout the year. Managing all this data can be tricky for a few reasons. Not only do you need to make sure all that valuable data is backed up and safe in case of a hard drive failure, but you also Continue Reading

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A New Look for 2017

A Palm Shop Website Launch

Right before our Fall wedding season began at the end of August,, Ty and I had a huge heart to heart about the progression of our brand, our business and what we hoped for the future of it all. And while this conversation is one that we’ve frequented a lot recently, this was the first Continue Reading

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Dear Monday

February 6, 2017

Dear Monday, You are the first Monday of one of the biggest + busiest months of our year, February. We’re preparing for two launches this month – a new look to this little online home this week and an educational resource that we know you filmmakers out there will just love later this month. Wanna stay Continue Reading

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Document Your Honeymoon Like a Pro

Part 2: Tips for How to Get Great Shots

This is part 2 of my installment on how to capture your honeymoon like a pro! In part 1 we talked all about the things you’ll need to bring with you in order to document your trip.

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