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Style Me Pretty is Saved By Its Founders From Shutting Down Forever

When news broke on April 10 that Style Me Pretty, a blog founded in 2007 by Abby Larson, was shutting down, the wedding industry was shattered. Oath, …

Brides

The Confetti Variable [Rf Photo of the Day]

"I know the ceremony order by heart," says Caroline Briggs of The Twins, who's based in the UK, so when the bride and groom were about to be …

10 Tips to Generate Even More Revenue with Fine-Art Print Sales

As professional photographers, it is our job to capture the moments ours clients hire us for. It is also our job to create one-of-a-kind heirloom …

Leonardo Da Vinci

What You Can (and Cannot) Do When Your Photo Goes Unexpectedly Viral

Did you ever take a photo of your kid looking disgusted while having to eat some broccoli? You think it’s funny so you post it to Facebook and get a …

Internet

An Anticipated First Look

Wilde Scout‘s Katherine Marchand doesn’t set up a couple’s first look the way many wedding photographers do, she says, where the bride walks up to …

Cameras

Hitched on a Hike

This couple was barking up the right tree when they decided to reach out to Darren Roberts to photograph their elopement at the top of Mount …

National Parks

Strange Light

With her delicate, wonderfully lit and unexpected portraits, photographer Yumna Al-Arashi has been lauded for tackling culturally relevant subject …

Photos

Plants and Figures

Working on a commission for Tula Plants and Design, photographer Catalina Kulczar created “Hips,” a series juxtaposing modern planters and flexible …

Photography

How One UK Photographer Aims to Diversify the Photography Education Scene

As more workshops and conferences pop up around the photo world, discussions of diversity have become increasingly prevalent. One such person shining …

Mentoring

An Iconic Image in the Making

It can be intimidating when your subject goes head-to-head with you on lighting and photography knowledge, but when celebrity photographer Michael …

Photography

Shrouded in Darkness

There’s something very intriguing about Emiliano Granado‘s style. The Brooklyn-based photographer shoots portraits as well as sports, commercial, …

Photography

High Impact Creativity, by Kanayo Adibe

When Washington, D.C.-area wedding photographer Kanayo Adibe was referred to couple Mercedes and Jarrett Morton, things just fit. “They had just had …

Weddings

Here Comes the Hairspray

The bridal party was a little behind schedule during the getting ready process at this wedding in Laredo, Texas. Photographer Pepe Jimenez of Zero …

Photography

A Gray Day at the Ireland Shore

Bride Caroline is no stranger to this landscape in Dunmore East, a coastal village in the south of Ireland. It’s where she grew up, which is why …

Photography

Twirling By the Tall Oak Tree

It was nearing sunset at the Afton Villa Gardens in St. Francisville, Louisiana, when photographers Caitlin and Thad of September Company asked bride …

Dresses

Short and Sweet, by Quyn Duong

When this couple reached out to Brooklyn-based photographer Quyn Duong of One Night Cereus to photograph their wedding, they told her the entire …

Taxicabs

Love’s Symmetry

It was nearing 6 p.m. by the time this couple finished up their vows at the UOB Plaza, a skyscraper in the heart of Singapore. Luckily, the light …

Photography

In the Comfort of Home

For this Indian wedding, the bride broke traditional norms by choosing to get ready in her parents’ house instead of at a hotel or salon. This …

Photography

Styled Shoot, Playful Spins

During a styled shoot in Oregon along the Columbia River Gorge, photographer Emily Gigoux asked her model to have fun with this beautiful dress, …

Photography

Among Pigeons in Paris

Some bird seeds, a beautiful sunrise and a bit of luck were all the ingredients needed to capture this shot in Paris for Philippe Gosseau of Philippe …

Photography

Mystery and Movement

There’s nothing like the energy that comes from the bride, groom, family and friends at a wedding. It’s electric. And while it may be nerve-wracking …

Photography

Color Glow

When Catalina Kulczar got word from Louise Mason, the art director at the UK-based <i>DIY Magazine</i>, that the music publication wanted her to shoot …

Photos

Emotion Over Location

When newlyweds Natalie and Emmanuel exchanged vows in Cancun, Mexico, it wasn’t the soft sand and sparkling, jewel-blue ocean that were front and …

Photos

Book Review: Roberto Valenzuela’s Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1

<i>Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1</i> <br>By Roberto Valenzuela<br>Rocky Nook | 384 pp.One popular trend in photographic education, and the scores of new book titles …

Imaging

Movie Madness, by Jonas Seaman

Talk about being a movie buff! Tiffani and Schuyler got married on Friday the 13th in an old historic movie palace in Tampa, Florida. Says …

B-movie

Carload of Cute Kids

Photographer Motiejus Salkauskas couldn’t help but take notice at how excited these kids were over the vintage car that the bride and groom arrived …

Cute

Rf Proudly Presents the 30 Rising Stars of Wedding Photography 2017!

All of us at <i>Rangefinder</i> have been chomping at the bit, but it’s finally time to celebrate the honorees of our sixth annual 30 Rising Stars of Wedding …

Wedding Photography

Champagne Pop Surprise

Watch out! You never know when a Champagne cork is about to pop.That’s certainly the lesson these girls learned during their getting-ready session at …

Photos

What Happens When Your Clients Want the RAW Files?

Has this ever happened to you: Your client wants your RAW files from the wedding you just shot, and he or she says they’ll pay you after the files …

Entrepreneurship

All in the Details

Couple Hannah and Shaun had a rustic, vintage-themed wedding decorated with old wooden cartons and plenty of greenery at the Lange Farm in Dade City, …

Photos