James J Hill Library Wedding Photography

Couples planning their wedding at the James J Hill Library in St Paul often ask me how their photos will look in such a dark space. Your photos can definitely look as awesome and majestic as the building, but it does require some planning and the right photographer. When you were looking at venues, the JJ Hill Library probably stood out as soon as you walked into it: even among all the other buildings of old St Paul, the library feels like stepping into the past. That same feeling makes this space a total pleasure to photograph, but it’s dark open spaces require a…

Wedding photography hacks – should we do a first look?

Wedding Photography Hack: Should we do a first look? Hey – If you already know you want to see each other before the wedding (or if you know you definitely don’t), then you can totally stop reading this article. But if you, like so many couples planning a wedding, are just not sure, I’ve got some ideas. Most couples I work with choose to have a “first look” or a formal time that they see each other before the ceremony and I often document this as the start of formal photos. But many couples choose to see each other for the…