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Why real photos are so important!

 Isn’t it funny that sometimes we read something that changes everything?  I read this that my friend Anna wrote a few months ago.  She sadly lost her aunt quite suddenly and her article explores her “why” as a photographer and why photos are so important. Friends, family and the people I photograph assume that…

  • RachelSeptember 8, 2014 - 9:20 am

    This is a wonderful reminder and so true, thank you for sharing Jessica and thank you for sharing Anna’s post, having read that now too, I am now an emotional wreck byt an inspired one. I will go on to share this important message with others. X x xReplyCancel

    • Jessica RobertsSeptember 8, 2014 - 9:22 am

      Thank you so much Rachel, It makes me smile that you are going to share this message too xxReplyCancel

  • Sharon CooperSeptember 8, 2014 - 10:23 am

    So so true! Real photos rock!ReplyCancel

  • Anna TaylorSeptember 8, 2014 - 11:24 am

    Nail. On. Head. Now I just need to take your (and my own) advice! (I hate having my photo taken!!)ReplyCancel

    • Jessica RobertsSeptember 8, 2014 - 12:59 pm

      Thanks Anna! I think you just need to find the right photographer, one you get along with and can be yourself with. I kind of have an acceptance now when I see photos of my self now. I don’t really like the way I like in the above photos but I think it probably looks like me… it’s weird isn’t it?!ReplyCancel

  • Laura BabbSeptember 9, 2014 - 7:48 am

    What a lovely post. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • SarahSeptember 9, 2014 - 8:58 pm

    A beautiful post Jessica and so true.ReplyCancel

  • Matt WillisSeptember 15, 2014 - 10:13 pm

    Very true words there Jessica. It can be equally difficult on both sides of the camera.ReplyCancel

Booking me: what’s the process?

So you’re wondering how you it all works, you’ve never been married and you’ve most probably never booked a professional photographer.  I can’t speak for everyone but I can certainly share with you my booking process. THE SEARCH. Firstly you’ve been scouring the Internet and magazines for a photographer.  You know your wedding photographer is…

How to clean your engagement ring!

 When I got engaged it was the first time I had really worn a ring, I romantically always thought that I would save my fingers for when I was engaged and married.  So when I did have this beautiful ring I had no idea how to keep it clean. I remember the first time…

  • Nisha RavjiApril 3, 2014 - 8:11 pm

    What a great tip Jess!! totally going to try this with my ring today!ReplyCancel

  • DomApril 3, 2014 - 11:33 pm

    Ahhh yes, I know this too! It really does work 🙂ReplyCancel

  • SarahApril 4, 2014 - 8:22 pm

    Well I didn’t know that!!! *Runs off to find an old toothbrush*ReplyCancel

  • Heline BekkerApril 11, 2014 - 11:41 am

    What a great tip! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel