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Preferred Vendors

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THE VENUE East End Market was gracious enough to host this styled shoot. For the unfamiliar, it’s a super hip food hall near Winter Park that houses various artisanal vendors. For my vegan friends, the plant-based options are plentiful. There’s the vegan eatery, Winter Park Bisquit Company, vegan juice bar, Skyebird and mostly vegan Olde […]

East End Market | Retro 70’s LGBT Styled Shoot

Styled Weddings, Wedding Venues

East End Market Retro 70's LGBT Shoot

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THE VENUE Located a block from Orlando’s famous Park Avenue resides the most adorable Winter Park wedding chapel, Chapel & Cellar. The grounds are cozy and the building has a very hip vibe. The venue has a 49 person capacity, so it’s perfect for an intimate wedding. A nice feature is that they offer an […]

Winter Park Wedding Chapel | Chapel & Cellar

Styled Weddings, Wedding Venues

Winter Park Wedding Chapel - Chapel & Cellar

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Education

As you search for a videographer for your big day, you might be researching what wedding videography costs. You may have seen a large snippet at the top of Google from Thumbtack that claims the average cost for wedding videography is $1200-$1500. This is very misleading. You have to first understand that these figures are […]

Wedding Videography Costs – How Much and Why

Two hands holding $100 bills for wedding videography costs.
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If you’ve been a wedding videographer for any length of time, the list of essential items you take to weddings continually expands.  This is not just to cover contingencies, but to also give you more comfort during the day.  Here are 6 wedding videography tips for items you should bring to every wedding. I’ve compiled […]

6 Wedding Videography Tips For Videographers


Education

Wedding Videography Tips

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Most engaged couples at the beginning of their wedding journey choose a venue, planner, and photographer. The decision to hire a wedding videographer often gets pushed down the priority list and is not considered a must-have. If you’re asking yourself, should I get a wedding videographer, I’ll provide some arguments for and against. MISCONCEPTIONS One […]

Should I Get a Wedding Videographer?

Education

Wedding videographer holding a camera

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Education, Personal

Most of us consider ourselves animal lovers.  Arriving in an elegant horse pulled carriage, walking down the aisle with a cute llama, and releasing snowy white doves at the ceremony sounds like an animal lover’s dream wedding.  Although using animals in weddings is currently trending, the use of elephants, horses, camels, and other animals has […]

Dove Releases & Animal Exploitation at Weddings

Animals at Weddings - White Dove
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Being a business owner requires me to stay on top of many tasks like updating my website, tax accounting, marketing, never mind actually shooting and editing weddings! In the current era it’s great to know we have refined tools that automate and systematize tasks so I can work on my business instead of in my […]

How I Use Dubsado to Manage My Wedding Business

Education

Dubsado Homepage

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The Howey Mansion is a venue located Northwest of Orlando in the aptly named town of Howey-in-the-Hills. It’s the standout point of interest in this quaint area. I recently had an in-depth conversation with Tasha Bordenga, Special Events Manager. She described the fascinating history about the prized venue. There’s so much history and prestige that […]

The Howey Mansion | Historical Wedding Venue Q&A

Wedding Venues

Howey Mansion Wedding Ceremony

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Preferred Vendors, Wedding Planners and Coordinators

When hiring professionals to help you have the best wedding ever, a planner is generally your first port of call. A planner will help you organize all the details and put together your schedule. They will also give you recommendations for other respected wedding vendors, like your videographer 😉 I recently caught up with esteemed […]

Orlando Wedding Planner Lisa Stoner Q&A

Lisa Stoner - Orlando Wedding Planner