Tips Archives - DBK Photography

The Complete Guide to Help You Prepare for Your Engagement Pictures

Taking a couple’s engagement pictures is actually one of my favorite parts of being a wedding photographer. It’s one of my favorite parts of my time with my couples because it gives you and your fiancé a chance to be in front of my camera before you get married, and it gives me the chance […]

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Tips for Bringing a Pet to Your Photo Session

Anyone who knows me knows that I am an animal person. I absolutely love getting to meet all my clients’ furry babies, no matter their age, gender, breed, or even species! I’ve involved pets from horses to cats to dogs in photo sessions with my clients, and through it all I’ve learned a thing or […]

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How to Personalize Your Engagement Pictures

So far, I’ve given you tips for choosing the location for your engagement pictures, I’ve listed my favorite Colorado mountain locations, and I’ve given you a detailed set of style tips for engagement pictures. All of these come into play when you think about how to personalize your engagement pictures. I know you want your […]

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Choosing the Location for Your Engagement Pictures

There are so many options for choosing the location for your engagement pictures. I know it can be super overwhelming! I want to help my couples figure out what location(s) make the most sense for them. Since I’m a Colorado wedding photographer, some of the locations I suggest here are going to be centered on […]

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Best Colorado Mountain Wedding Venues

I have always been drawn to gorgeous outdoor wedding ceremonies with sweeping natural beauty as the backdrop. There is something so special about celebrating two people in love within the gorgeous setting of Mother Nature. So of course I started researching all the amazing Colorado mountain wedding venues long before we moved here. I knew […]

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Style Tips for Amazing Engagement Pictures

Choosing what to wear for your engagement pictures can feel like an overwhelming task. These outfits are going to live forever! You want them to look perfect. Lucky for you, after a few years as a wedding photographer, I’ve come up with a few tricks up my sleeve. Keep scrolling to see all my style […]

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Questions You Should Be Asking Your Wedding Photographer Before Booking Them

Planning a wedding can be overwhelming. This is probably the first time you’ve ever planned one, am I right? ;) Seriously though, when you’ve never been through the process before, it’s hard to know what to look for and what to ask as you search for all of your wedding vendors. You might leave a […]

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7 Things to Consider When Searching for Your Wedding Photographer

So you’ve set your date and booked your wedding venue. The next thing on the to-do list is to find your wedding photographer. But there are so many options out there, it’s overwhelming. You type “wedding photographer” into Google and 900 results pop up. How the heck do you choose? As a Colorado wedding photographer, […]

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How to Deal with Rain on Your Wedding Day

As a Seattle wedding photographer, I have become quite experienced with shooting in rain. It’s an industry necessity! While you can reschedule a portrait session around the weather (but good luck with that if it’s between October and February) you can’t just move your wedding date based on what the skies are doing that day. […]

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5 Reasons to Have a First Look | Tips for Brides

The “First Look” (or “First Glance”) is when a bride and groom plan on breaking “tradition” and seeing each other before the ceremony. It is a photo opportunity, and it is ever growing in popularity, but more importantly it is a chance to make your wedding day less stressful and even more personal. There are […]

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