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What is Shutter Speed in Photography

The Exposure Triangle, Part 1: What is Shutter Speed in Photography. The first portion of the exposure triangle that we’ll talk about is shutter speed.

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How To Get Blurry Backgrounds in Your Photographs

Ever wonder how to get blurry backgrounds in your photographs? Depth of field is affected by three things. Aperture, distance, and focal length are all..

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Bayou Rum Wedding Venue

Bayou Rum Distillery in Lacassine, LA (Near Lake Charles), has recently opened a new wedding venue and I couldn’t be more excited. Bayou Rum Wedding Venue..

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Bayou Rum Distillery

The scent of their unique brews hit your nose the second you enter the doors. Bayou Rum is a distillery located in Lacassine, LA (near Lake Charles).

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IL Mercato Weddings: Lower Garden District | New Orleans, LA

IL Mercato Weddings is such a beautiful wedding venue. Seriously. Everything about the venue birthed in 1931 is sheer perfection. The architecture…

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The MagMod MagBox – Best Softbox For Photographers

The MagMod MagBox is the best softbox I’ve seen in a very long time. MagMod is unapologetically my most recent obsession with camera gear.

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13 Budget Friendly Items For Church Video Announcements

I get asked all the time about what gear I would recommend for someone just getting started with making church video promotions, more specifically, video announcements. Most of the people

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Switching to The EOS R

The 5diii vs EOS R: No Comparison Switching to the EOS R? Here’s my take on it. The Canon 5Diii really does feel like “home”. Well, at least it did.

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Do You Really Need Baton Rouge Wedding Videographers ?

Gone are the Days of Giant Camcorders You remember the movies. A couple is getting married, so they paid their newly shared nephew about ten bucks to walk around the

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3 Reasons Why You Need a Baton Rouge Wedding Planner

Congratulations! You guys are finally engaged. About time. We’ve all been waiting in anticipation for this moment. The groom is going to look dapper, the bride will be nothing short

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Should You Have First Look Wedding Photos and Video?

This is a hot-topic that haunts many brides, often until the very last minute. Should you have first look wedding photos and video? Is it worth it? Shouldn’t you just

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3 Keys to an Intimate Engagement Session

Nothing is less flattering than an engagement session that looks like it was taken at Olan Mills or Sears. You know the ones I’m talking about, I’m sure there’s a

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Nottoway Plantation Wedding | Kelli & Joe | New Orleans

Kelli & Joe. What a couple. These two had a beautiful and intimate wedding at the famous Nottoway Plantation in White Castle Louisiana. Kelli has a personality that lights up

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Cash & Carry Farmer’s Market Wedding | Jenn & Davon

Some couples are pretty much rockstars. I got that vibe very quickly with Jennifer & Davon. It could have been Davon’s mustache at the time though. Davon & his bride

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Secret Garden Bridal Photography | Jennifer Ison

Jennifer & Davon have not only been one of the most photogenic couples I’ve ever worked with but one of the friendliest. How amazing is Jennifer’s dress though? She got

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Learn Photography Fast with the Photography 101 Workshop

So, you’ve just bought a camera and have no idea how to use it. Other than those dreaded automatic modes. Luckily for you, I’ve put together an online course to help you learn photography quick. I’ve put together a video workshop containing the essentials of everything I’ve practiced and learned over the last five years or more.

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Jennifer + Davon | Lake Charles Wedding Videography

Wow. What a wedding. Davon & Jennifer are a once in a lifetime couple. Their story is so cool. Davon was Jennifer’s personal trainer, the sparks flew, and he put a ring on it.

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Megin + Ricky | Louisiana Wedding Videography

Louisiana wedding Videography can be a little tricky due to the crazy humidity, unpredictable weather, and mosquitos. In the end though, it’s so worth it.

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Sam + Beth | Lake Charles Wedding Videography

Though not technically “Lake Charles Wedding Videography”, Sam and Beth had an amazing wedding day in Eunice, LA. This wedding was one for the books.

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Layni + Zach | Lake Charles Wedding Videography

This has been the best Lake Charles wedding videography we’ve gotten the chance to be a part of. We did all of the Bridal and Engagements…

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Linda & Michael’s Lake Charles Engagement Session

I was doing a couples session giveawayand Linda was our winner. I had never met Linda prior to our time together but wow! She and Michael were so so much fun. Seriously though. These two were the most laid back couple ever. There clothing was on point as well. 

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Alclair Versa Review

With the rise of inexpensive personal monitoring solutions such as Beringer’s P16 Personal Mixers and Avioms, the amount of churches utilizing personal mixers has grown exponentially. This means that each band member must purchase a set of quality in-ears to properly hear.

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My Beef With the GoPro Hero 6 Black

I’ve been a fan of GoPro for quite sometime now. They are constantly growing their products and pushing for new limits with photography and videography. I love to use these in church services over drum kits, keyboards, the headstock of a guitar, etc. You can even do a time-lapse of the seats filling up before service. So I purchased the brand-new Hero 6 Black

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Zoom h4n Pro Review

If you are doing ANY work with audio or video or just want to record your in-ear-monitor mix for a chance to self-critic, get this NOW. Give up your Starbucks addiction. You won’t regret it.

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Aputure Amaran Review

One of the biggest features of this light is the remote control that will change brightness as well as power on/off. This remote can be paired with up to four lights so that you only need a single remote at any given moment. It’s a phenomenal purchase for anyone needing a quality light…

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How to Quickly Rename Files

We’ve taken a ton of photos or video clips. We’ve finished a large project with multiple output files. We’re renaming a large amount of files for the purpose of SEO. Click, rename, click, repeat. What if I told you that you can save a massive amount of time without sacrificing an organization system worthy of being the next Dewy Decimal System?

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$14 Smatree Flex Clamp Mount

I’ve also used this Smatree mount with my iPhone, a lightweight microphone, and a very small light! Another great factor is the build quality, the ball head doesn’t really move when it’s tightened and the rubber gooseneck is very durable yet flexable.

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Speed Up Premiere Exports!

Who says that you have to have an export that lasts six hours over a video that is only 4 minutes to begin with? Exporting has always been my BIGGEST frustration when working with video. It’s really hard to meet deadlines when you’re fighting Premiere…

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How to Photograph a Worship Service

We often fall into situations that call for us to photograph a worship service whether it’s for archival purposes or promotional reasons. However, even if you’re a more experienced shooter, you’ll learn very quickly that the modern church.

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Faster Premiere Workflow

Video editing is often over-looked as if it doesn’t merit a good color grade or some sharpening and noise reduction in post. Video is how the world is communicating with each other right now and we need to stay on top of this as well.

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CheetahStand C12 Review

I learned about CheetahStand about a year or two ago and my life hasn’t been the same since. CheetahStand has a very distinct takeaway that most stands just don’t have. Legs that fold and unfold when you lift. It seems simple, right?  The CheetahStand C12…

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Creating Your Own Photoshop Actions

Let’s just be honest. Nobody likes to do the same redundant tasks in Photoshop, or any applications for that matter. Photoshop can easily be time hog for creative people working on graphics or photography and that’s not really a great thing. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to save a ton of time with actions!

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Understanding Frame Rates

Understanding frame rates when working with videography is a key factor to getting it right whether that means for a creative or even a technical reason.

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Pre-Render for Smoother Playback in Premiere

It’s no secret that Premiere can be a computer hog. We’re all pretty aware of that. You spend twice as long trying to watch thirty second clip and even then it’s shaky and your dropping frames left and right. It really makes editing frustrating. Let me introduce you to pre-rendering. 

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Fixing Shaky Footage in Premiere

If you’ve shot video for any length of time you’ve ended up with footage that looks like it was held by dog that just overdosed on a Starbucks Americano prior to picking up the camera. Shaky camera footage is nuisance at best and sometimes despite having fancy stabilization on or off camera…

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Getting a Sony A7Rii in 2019?

Should you purchase a Sony A7Rii in 2019? Can it hold up to companies like Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic. We have the answer for you. The Sony A7Rii is…

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Zach & Layni | Louisiana Wedding Photography & Videography

These people know how to throw a wedding reception. Not only is a great reception great for Louisiana photography & videography, but it creates amazing…

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Layni Allemond | Lake Charles Bridal Session

As a creative individual, it’s often hard to recreate a moment of inspiration at a later point, so when a client allows you to do exactly what your feeling, it’s the perfect chemistry. This bridal photography session is no exception. Layni drove all the way from Kinder to Lake Charles…

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Bride & Groom Session | Lake Charles Weddings

I tend to judge the successfulness of anything related to wedding photography by if your mother would cry upon seeing it. Wanna get mom to shed a few tears? Have her open a large slim-wrap print of her kiddos from their bride and groom wedding photography session.

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The Fontenot Family | Downtown Lake Charles Portraits

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Megin + Ricky | Lake Charles Wedding Engagement Photography

Megin & Ricky came to Lake Charles for us to photograph their engagements and we’ll be photographing the wedding day, as well getting the privilege of being their wedding videographers. Another funny moment with these two happened several months before they were engaged.

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Zach + Emily | Lake Charles Wedding Engagement Photography

Zach & Emily are a perfect couple. These two had a very unique session downtown Lake Charles. It’s going to be great getting the privilege of being Zach and Emily’s wedding photographer. Emily & Zach’s wedding is at Magnolia Mulvaney’s off of Enterprise in Lake Charles. If their engagement session was any sign of how the wedding is going to be, I’m beyond excited!

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My Wife Is Graduating | Rysa’s College Graduation Portraits

Well, this one hit’s close to home.

After what has seemed like a never ending journey of tears, sweat, stress, and the occasional “is this even worth it”. It’s almost over. This journey has honestly been far more than “my wife getting through school.”

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Kaley Odom’s Lake Charles Senior Portraits

It has rained for what seems to be fourteen months. Kaley and I were finally able to get our shoot going without fighting massive amounts of jungle rain and other unforeseen events like, power outages, a kidney stone, and tornados a mile from my house.

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Sam + Beth | Lake Charles Engagement Session

Ah. Sam and Beth. Sam is the kind of friend that everyone needs. Beyond loyal and probably the hardest working guy I’ve ever met, Sam found a jewel when he found Beth. They met at church while playing and singing on a weekly basis, and now they’re getting married. It has been so amazing getting to see Sam & Beth grow into the couple that they are today…

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Savanna Berry | Lake Charles Bridal Photography

Nothing screams elegant like long hair, a white dress, and a downtown setting. Savanna, you made an AMAZING bride on your wedding day in Baton Rouge. You made a stellar bride during your Lake Charles bridal photography session as well though! Savanna has been an absolute breeze…

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Shauna & Dan’s Downtown Lake Charles Engagement Session

You have no idea how awesome it is when the groom-to-be makes a comment about enjoying the engagement session. Let’s just say that portrait sessions and men don’t typically equal fun, myself included. It’s ridiculous how much we were able to just cut up and have a blast during their Lake Charles engagement session. I absolutely can’t wait until Shuana’s bridal session and ultimately…

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Lindsay Walls, The Secret Garden Bridal Photography

Lindsay & Ethan had a beautiful Lake Charles wedding at Trinity Baptist Church. This was my first time ever photographing a wedding at Trinity and it didn’t disappoint! I had the privilege of photographing Lindsay’s bridals at the Secret Garden in Sulphur, LA and that also didn’t disappoint. Lindsay is such an easy going bride with such a fun spirit & personality.

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Jennifer & Davon’s Lake Charles Engagements + Video

Jennifer & Davon have been a crazy awesome couple so far. Life doesn’t give someone very many other options when you have a mustache like Davon’s. Davon mentioned during their session that Jennifer didn’t like it at first but when she realized “I either look like my brother or look like I’m 12” without it, she quickly grew fond of it. 

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Savanna & Braden | Lake Charles Engagements

Brayden is from Mississippi and is engaged to Savanna who is from Baton Rouge and I get to be their wedding photographer. I love getting to work with people during these super happy parts of the planning of their forever. Being a wedding photographer is quite honestly, very fulfilling.

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Dylan & Graham | Lake Charles Engagement Photography

Dylan messaged me about photographing their wedding day here in Lake Charles and I assumed for the longest time, due to her name, that I was talking to Graham. Much to my embarrassment, I was talking to the bride. She was kind enough to be understanding of my blooper…

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Preset Spotlight – Forever Thine Workflow from SleekLens

The folks at SleekLens are in the business of creating workflow systems for busy photographers like myself that want to try to save a few steps in their editing process. SleekLens reached out to me through our wedding blog to see if I was interested in giving their “Forever Thine: Wedding Photography Workflow” preset system a test drive and wanted to know my thoughts. 

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Abby Schexnider’s Lake Charles Bridals | The Secret Garden

When Abby told me that she wanted to take her bridal portraits at the Secret Garden in Sulphur (Lake Charles), I was so pumped. Seriously, on top of an amazing venue with a classic vintage look… Abby wore a crazy cool wedding dress. The bridal session is always…

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The Johnsons | Downtown Lake Charles Family Photography

Wow. This extremely photogenic family was incredible to photograph. Savannah won our family session giveaway a good while back and I was pumped to take her family portraits downtown in Lake Charles! 

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Layni & Zach | Lake Charles Engagement Pictures

Layni & Zach are some of the funniest, friendliest, and most photogenic people in the world. They drove from Kinder to have their engagement session here in Lake Charles and you wouldn’t believe the trouble we had with constantly having to reschedule due to the summer rain…

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The Bushnells | Walnut Grove Lifestyle Family Photos

Walnut Grove is a beautiful new development in the Lake Charles area. It was beyond fitting to use this location for Tyler, Lauren, and Nixon Bushnell’s family session! I’ve known Tyler and Lauren for what seems like forever now. When I moved to Lake Charles in 2011 Tyler was one of the first people I got to know. I knew Lauren a good deal before that when…

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Easton’s Fall Portrait Session | Lake Charles Family Pictures

Fall is heading our way and I couldn’t be more excited. My wife is already contemplating pumpkin spice latte’s and pumpkin decorations. The rain has stopped, the temperature has dropped, and it’s time for fall sessions. To celebrate this, here is a throwback session from last fall of Easton, James, and Krysten! Easton is growing like a weed. It’s a little insane!

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Courtney & Marques | Lake Charles Engagement Session

I met Courtney through a bridal show at Magnolia Mulvanies, and I’m so glad I did! Her & Marquess are an awesome couple. Like most guys, Marques isn’t really the type that loves being in front of a camera (neither am I, I don’t know how you guys deal with it honestly)…

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Jordan & Haley’s Prien Lake Park Wedding

As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs from the sessions I’ve done with these two, they had a unique path that brought them to Lake Charles and formed this crazy awesome relationship. Having long-term friendships with both the bride and the groom…

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Haley Sermon | Lake Charles Bridal Photography

Believe it or not, we photographed Haley’s awesome bridal session in Lake Charles. (I’m not telling where though!). Haley and I did her bridal photos without telling Jordan, we wanted the maximum amount of surprise that we could possibly get. Though Haley almost…

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Hamilton Homecoming Banquet

On top of getting to photograph the homecoming court for Hamilton. I had a great time photographing a handful of the couples before their banquet. Despite having a terribly rainy day, we got to take great pictures inside the Lake Charles Country Club. Huge thanks to those guys for allowing us to scurry in there due to rain

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Hamilton Homecoming Court 2017-2018 | Lake Charles

For the second year in a row I’ve gotten to work with the homecoming court from Hamilton Christian School in Lake Charles. They had a rather large homecoming court this year, but that’s perfectly fine! They KILLED their sessions. These portraits were…

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Tiffany Godfrey | Lake Charles Senior Photos

I quickly learned that Tiffany is someone who isn’t afraid of hard work. She’s graduation from McNeese State University and she has some awesome photographs to prove it now. This session was a little different from my usual sessions. I ventured out..

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Chelsi Bradford | Lake Charles Graduation Portraits

A long time ago I did a test run session with Chelsi. At the time, I thought it was really great and honestly, I still feel like the content is great. However, I had a lot to learn about exposure, color grading, and camera gear. These photos will stay in the “vault”…

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Morgan’s Lake Charles Senior Portraits

Red Hair, blue eyes, and tons of laughing, Morgan’s session was a huge success! We shot photos on top of parking garages, parks, and random sketchy neighborhoods! But nevertheless, we survived!  Morgan is a senior at Sam Houston High School and a rockstar senior…

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Golden Nugget Wedding | Nicole + Darrin | Lake Charles

It didn’t rain! Nicole & Darin booked with me well over a year ago and they were amazing to work with. They came all the way from Pearland, TX for their wedding! If you’re not familiar with Pearland, it’s a suburb of Houston. It was awesome getting…

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Jesslyn & Jimbo’s Wedding Day Photos

It’s an unusual thing for me to photograph a wedding this far from Lake Charles but I love doing it! I’ve known Jimbo for over ten years and he & Jesslyn’s wedding was top-knotch! Here are a few of my favorites from their big day!

That sparkler exit though…

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Secret Garden Engagement Photos | Haley & Jordan

Seriously though, I don’t really remember much about life before knowing these two. Each have had their own separate lives and suddenly over the last year or so those two lives collided with each other. We want some pretty awesome photos for this session obviously. That being said, we shot a mixture of The Secret Garden as well as downtown Lake Charles.

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Louisiana Bridal Photography | Jesslyn Yokom

Jesslyn texted me a few days before we photographed her bridal session in Delhi Louisiana and told me about this amazing plantation home in the middle of nowhere! When she sent me the pictures I immediately agreed that needed to photograph her bridals there.

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Haleigh and Andrew | Magnolia Events Wedding

Formally Known As Chateau De Calcasieu, Magnolia Mulvaney’s always makes for a fun wedding reception. How freaking cool is that? Haleigh’s dress is from Vow’s by Victoria. Haleigh’s dress is from Vow’s by Victoria. It was so much fun photographing their wedding!

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Engagement Photography | Jimbo + Jesslyn | Alexandria, LA

I really could tell you stories that would not only confuse you but possibly allow for a minor police investigation when it comes to Jimbo. I’ve known Jimbo for what seems like forever.

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Lake Charles Engagement Photography | Abby + Colby

The ground was muddy and it was slightly cold. Not a problem though, this couple has some of my favorite Lake Charles engagements I’ve ever taken! Abby & Colby, I can’t wait until your wedding!

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Heist Wedding Photography | Ashley & Russel | Lake Charles

Ashley & Russel have been a blast to work with since day 1! I knew from our first meeting that this was going to be one of my favorite weddings, this wedding was at the Heist building in Lake Charles, LA. This has quickly become one of my favorite venues!

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The Ware Family

Getting to photograph this family is always fun. Ryan will have you laughing, Hadley will have you out of breath, and Jaclyn will be holding the situation together. I’ve known Ryan & Jaclyn for quite some time now and we’ve been through thick and thin together so it’s always a blast working with them and watching their family grow!

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Snow Day in Louisiana!

It’s not often that it snows in Louisiana, but when it does you can guarantee that we’ll be out and about taking pictures! Thanks to my wife and Chap for being good sports!  

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Alexa & Patrick’s Wedding Day

Alexa & Patrick had an awesome wedding day! They got married at this amazing venue in Woodworth, LA. Check out a few of my favorite shots!

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Lauren & Tyler’s Engagement Session

Lauren and Tyler had such a fun shoot in downtown Lake Charles. These two are the real deal! Check out a few of my favorites from their engagement session.

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Heist Engagement Photos | Lake Charles | Ashley + Russel

Ashley and Russel are getting married tomorrow! Check out the engagement shoot I did for them! These two are going to have a fun wedding! Check out these awesome shots of a an awesome(er) couple! 

*Disclaimer* Awesome(er) is not a word and shouldn’t ever be used if you wish to be taken seriously in any magnitude.

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Engagement Session Photos | Lake Charles | Katie + Heath

Katie & Heath are a crazy awesome couple. Heath lives in Indiana and Katie lives here in Lake Charles. Getting to know Heath and talking about a good bit of common ground we had was awesome. I’m super happy for you guys! Congrats on the engagement! 

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The Bekery, Lake Charles | Family Photography | Cody & Jamie

If there’s anything in the world I love more than candid, non formal, photoshoots it’s when they’re booked by people who also let us do our thing thing creatively. Cody, Jamie, and the girls, are some of the coolest people around and we love working with them when we get a chance. 

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Bridal Portrait Photography | Alexa Roberts

Curled hair? ✅  White Dress? ✅ Flowers that smell amazing? ✅ 

Alexa. It was an honor to get to photograph your bridals and your wedding. 

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Cierra & Austin’s Wedding

I had so much fun shooting Cierra & Austin’s big day. These two have been so awesome to work with. We had a few scary moments when we though the outside wedding venue was going to get rained out, but everything turned out great! Thank you for allowing me to photograph your wedding, bridals, and engagement portraits. I can’ wait to see what the future holds for the two of you! 

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Bethyn & Anthony’s Engagement Session

Bethyn & Anthony make a stellar couple! We got to shoot at fire stations, parks, and an airport. Here are a few of my favorite shots from their session!

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Katie & Logan’s Engagement Session

Katie & Logan have been a fun couple to work with. They’re full of laughs and a such a unique couple. Here are a few of my favorite shots from their engagement session….

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Cera Inabet | ZakkShane Photo | Senior Portraits | Lake Charles

The amount of weird things that took place is beyond me. First off, we never thought we would get to shoot because of the fact that EVERY time we scheduled it, rain happened. No exception this time. Cera’s photos came out incredible. How great are these shots?! 

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Katie & Myles Wedding Day

Rain is the worst thing you can imagine for anyone involved. So, we started by getting the shots we could in doors and the few outside shots we could grab before weather got worse…

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Cierra Fussel Bridals

Cierra! You made a 100% perfect bride! When Cierra told me she wanted to do her bridals portraits at this home, I didn’t really know what to expect honestly. First off, wow. This home was insanely beautiful. I don’t really have the words for it. Cierra, you were awesome to work with and we can’t wait to see how the rest of you and Austin’s life unfolds….

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Jennifer Dupre Seniors

I remember the day Jennifer was born…

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Chelsea & Andrew’s Wedding

I met Chelsea during her initial wedding consultation and just knew that she would be a rockstar bride to work with. I hate to say I told you so, but…

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Mason & Hunter | Charleston Ballroom Wedding | Lake Charles

I’ve been blessed to have some pretty stellar clients. Mason & Hunter. I’ve had the privilege of working with them from the engagements, to the bridals, and now the wedding day. There Charleston Ballroom & Bistro wedding was a hit! Bridesmaid Dresses: Vows by Victoria | Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal

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Mason (Lyon) Bower Bridals

Rain, rain, rain, and more rain. We fought the ever-changing Lake Charles/Louisiana weather non-stop with Mason’s bridal shoot. We did find that an overcast…

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Matt & Lane’s Wedding | Jonesboro, Arkansas

Matt & Lane have been one of the most fun couples to work with. When I got the call from Lane I was excited from that moment. These two are full of energy, laughs, and protein shakes (If you know them, you understand). Between the cat portraits, sneaking into a college football stadium, and a BBQ festival, this weekend was a hit! I had the pleasure of shooting the wedding + the rehearsal dinner Here’s a few favorites…

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Haden & Hannah’s Downtown Couple Session

No idea where to start with these two.  Two of the best people in the world. I consider Haden one of my best friends despite the fact that we never even get to see each other (they live in Jonesboro, Arkansas). I met Haden around 7 or 8 years ago and knew instantly that we were going to get along just great….

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Joanna & Stephen’s Lake Charles Engagement Session

I’ve seen Stephen around a good bit over the years but never actually got to know him. Super cool guy! Meanwhile, Joanna will keep you laughing with her witty comebacks. These two are super fun to be around and quite honestly, I CAN’T WAIT until their wedding! Check out a few of my favorites from their session in Lake Charles (that ALMOST got rained out!)….

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HCA Homecoming Court 2016-2017

This shoot was fun, challenging, unique, and one of my favorites. The challenge here was to shoot 11 girls individually as well as in groups as well as making sure to have a somewhat equal product to give each girl…

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Mason & Hunter’s Engagements

Mason & Hunter are fun. We started off shooting at McNeese State Universities football stadium and somehow managed to get locked in. We fought muddy weather on the second location but it was totally worth it! Love the moody colors we ended up with…..

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Walnut Grove Engagement Photography | Chris + Kaley | Lake Charles

Chris and Kaley had a fun shoot! We shot on Lakeshore Drive in Lake Charles in the freezing cold and but it was so worth it. This couple is full of energy and chemistry. It so awesome to get to work with such amazing Lake Charles couples…

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Family

Hannah Lamberth Maternity Session

I was photographing a wedding when I met Hannah & Josh. Shortly after that I book they’re engagements, bridals, and wedding day. These guys have been awesome and easy to work with clients. I love seeing their family grow……

New Orleans Engagement Photographers
Wedding Photography

Engagement Photos on Magazine Street, New Orleans | Chris + Morgan

Shot exclusively on the legendary Magazine Street in New Orleans, Chris and Morgan had a wonderful engagement session. We started downtown and closed out the evening at a park, also on Magazine Street…..

LakeCharlesPhotographers
Seniors

Mikey Savant

I recently purchased a refurbished Canon 50mm 1.2L lens directly from Canon. This lens has a ton of hype and I have been in the market for a good 50mm for a long time now. This lens lives up to the hype. I am still a firm believer in not “needing” the most expensive gear on the market to get a great a picture however. That being said, I still love the good stuff….

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