Wednesday, April 18, 2018

3 tricks for the picture perfect pup!

"Sit. Stay. Smile!"

We all know how hard it can be to get our furry family members to behave for a photo session. As photographers that have worked with hundreds of dogs, it is safe to say we've almost seen it all. With a little patience, some practice at home, and these easy tips; your pup will be photo ready in no time!
1. A relaxed dog is a happy dog! If you own a pup with an expendable amount of energy, a quick trip to the dog park or a long walk will go a long way. This will help him/her focus a little better and maybe discourage them from pursuing other interests while posing.

2. Did someone say "treat?" It's hard to get the kids to look at the camera, but what about our four-legged ones? If you know what catches your pup's attention, be sure to bring that along to your photo session! A special toy or treat is a great tool for us to hold above our cameras to assure your dog is looking towards the lens and focusing on us.

3. Mastering basic commands. If your dog understands basic commands such as "sit" and "stay," they are well on the way to being a star of some great family photos. When our assistants can hold your dog's attention while sitting nicely, it gives the rest of the family time to get set and focus on their smiles.

Don't forget to join us for the May the Dogs Be With You Festival where you can put your dog's modeling skills to the test! Come visit us on May 5th at Firefly Distillery and Deep Water Vineyard to enter your dog in for the Lowcountry Dog  Magazine Cover Contest!

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

ashley + scott

Our favorite part of Ashley and Scott's wedding had to be their gleaming smiles once they reunited after the ceremony. That pure happiness resulted in almost every single image being utter perfection! We couldn't find a better way to describe this couple's nuptials at the Citadel Beach Club other than "perfect." After capturing their engagement photos back in June, we knew their wedding day would be nothing short of amazing (and we were right)! Ashley and Scott pulled out all the stops with a fun bridal party, a beautiful outdoor ceremony, and one of the most jaw-dropping wedding gowns we've ever seen! This wedding was a true reflection of this gorgeous couple, and we couldn't have been happier to capture these moments for them.

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

the barre code - mount pleasant, south carolina

Something you might not know about us is that we LOVE a good workout. When Courtney, owner of The Barre Code - Mt. Pleasant, asked us to capture some photos of her new studio and staff, we were beyond excited! Leading a healthy lifestyle and finding fun ways to exercise is something we are passionate about, so being able to help others express that same passion through our photography is always a pleasure.

One of our favorite things about photographing this studio had to be the light, energizing feel of it. We loved the bright, white walls and the pops of color. It's definitely a great space to get motivated. The positive vibes don't end there, the instructors are also amazing to work with! Take a look and see what The Barre Code has to offer. Make sure to make the visit in person and try a class or two!
Courtney's pup, Ranger, is the best door greeter and mascot around! #BarreCodeDog

Big thanks to all the instructors at BarreCode for providing an awesome workout in such a fun and motivating atmosphere! 

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