I’ve been doing weddings now for 10 years. I recently had a bride ask me for some special pictures after the ceremony. She said that she and her new husband are Star Wars fans, and would I mind doing some silly pics with Light Sabers.
I have lots of clients who know where they want their bridal portraits taken at. I sometimes have brides that ask me for my opinion on a good location for the bridal portrait. My natural reflex answer would be, I can create a beautiful bridal portrait in the parking lot of Taco Bell. It’s all… Read More
Paper is where ideas begin. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on the new iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and instantly share them across the web. Download “Paper by FiftyThree” from the App Store.
I’m very proud to say that I have a new product for my premium wedding clients. I’ve been using USB Flash Drives for about three years now to deliver digital images from weddings. I bought some branded flash drives from a company who will remain nameless, and also bought some small tin metal cases for… Read More
It was a beautiful day. The skies were bright blue, and I headed over to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. It is a historic church not far from downtown. Shadowy and dark, with light pouring in through the stained glass. The Quinceañera Court began to arrive, girls in blue and white dresses, and the guys… Read More
Choosing a Wedding Photographer 10 Tips you won’t hear anywhere else! By Richard Spears © 2012 Okay, I lied. You might hear some of these in other places. I think that one person wrote a list of tips for planning a wedding years ago, and the list has been reprinted ad nauseum by every magazine… Read More
Quinceanera Portrait at Japanese Tea Garden In addition to sharing some pictures of Alyssa’s portrait session, this is a bit of a rant against a popular photography location in San Antonio. The Japanese Tea Garden is usually crowded with photographers, brides, seniors, and just about anyone who wants a lush green background for portraits. Huge… Read More
Had a great bridal session in Floresville with Lanissa. I wish I could post some of the gorgeous pictures. We were WAAAY out in the boonies. I forgot how far away Floresville is, and then went a little farther to the most beautiful garden I’ve ever seen.
I told myself that I wouldn’t do anything again with a WordPress site. 3 years ago when I put together my first photography website, I struggled with WP, and finally chunked it. Hated it. I’ve been doing my blog on “Blogger” which I’ll probably continue to use as my main blog. This is for a new domain name that I bought, and wanted to try some different SEO tactics. We’ll see if I hate this as much as I did back then.