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Welcome to this week’s edition of Tips & Tricks REVISITED! We photographed new recording Artist Lainey Wright awhile back and are stoked to share not only the images with you, but some behind the scenes shots and set ups as well! Check out the shoot!

We started off shooting in the amazing Westlight Studio in Franklin, TN which has some awesome set-ups and gear for any type of photo and even some video work! Check them out if you’re interested in a rental and tell them we sent you.

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“We are taking time off awaiting baby Gray, but have put together our favorite Tips and Tricks from the last two years for us all to review!”

Welcome to Tuesday Tips and Tricks REVISITED and the newest installment in a series we call “Creating the Image!
Today we are breaking down a series of images taken at a recent wedding in Franklin, TN of the amazing Amy and Brian. We shot images of them in a number of different places from out in a beautiful field, in a garden and in front of the historic Carnton Plantation home where they were married. As we walked by this little dirt road between locations, we noticed a great line of trees and some nice light and decided to set up a quick series of shots here.

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Taking Some Time Off – Be Back Soon!

by Zach on October 17, 2013, posted in Behind the Scenes


As Jody and I await the arrival, then new life adjustment of having our son and finish our home build, we are taking some time off. We will be GOING DARK from Social Media, Facebook, Instagram (we may pop in here and there) and the Blog and will not be creating any new content for a few months.

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When Jody and I were in Vegas for WPPI we shot a series of videos for Westcott‘s new University demonstrating some of their lighting modifiers and lighting techniques out in this cool old “ghost” town about 45 minutes from the city.

We are super excited to finally share the first a few different videos that we produced together and they are all FREE and here on the blog!


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Whew! I (Zach) just took my 7.5 month prego wife to Seattle for 6 days and she rocked it like a champ! She is a trooper! :)


We spent a day doing a 1 day Bridal Shoot on creativeLIVE and then popped in to Photo Week with a presentation on how to keep your business from failing. We had a blast and are excited to share some of the images from the shoots that we did!


We went out the day before the live show and shot some outdoor shots in Kerry Park in Seattle. We set up some cool lighting images and some very organic natural ones as well. Below us a breakdown of some of the shots and some behind the scenes too! We will post a few more blogs from the rest of the shoots we did coming SOON!

Check it out!


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