The blog is back from the dead!
A while back my web hosting was interrupted for a few days which unfortunately resulted in the loss of some of my content and settings, leaving me unable to upload to my site. Everything has been restored and I’m finally able to upload photos again and make new blog postings, so you’ll notice many of my galleries have had some fresh stuff added.
I’m going to cover a lot in the blog post to get back up to speed.
WEDDING PACKAGES & PRICING UPDATES:
I think I speak for most photographers when I say that photography is ever changing – and that goes for the business end of it as well. I’ve taken note of what my past wedding clientele have been looking for in their wedding photography and have molded my packages more closely around what I’ve learned from you guys.
I believe that simple is better, and with that philosophy I’ve overhauled my wedding packages, offering three distinct packages based solely on coverage amount and the subsequent amount of final photos delivered. I’ve left enlargements, second photographers, albums and any extras along those lines separate of the packages with the ability to add them on an a-la-carte basis.
Here is a link to my updated wedding photography pricing: 2013-14 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY PRICING.
In addition to weddings, I’ve also provided a little more info and insight into my engagement, portrait and event pricing, all of which have their own price guides linked to the info pages on my site.
Speaking of weddings…
MEG + PAT’S WEDDING – BOZARTH MANSION – SPOKANE, WASHINTON
Spokane has some really great historical buildings to get hitched at, and the Bozarth Mansion is no exception. Add Meg and Pat to the mix — an awesome, easy-going couple — and I couldn’t ask for a more perfect wedding to shoot. I really have the best clients in the world.
Thanks Meg + Pat for being so awesome and for letting me hang around for the day; it was a blast! Best of luck to you two!
The folks at Tomlinson Sotheby’s International Realty here in Coeur d’Alene have been keeping me busy shooting beautiful homes throughout North Idaho.
One thing that keeps photography fresh and exciting for me is the ability to shoot a variety of assignments. Architectural photography is something I had little experience with a few years ago, so it’s been fun gaining expertise and honing my skills in that area of photography.
If you or someone you know is a realtor and in need of professional photography for their listings, I have more information and a pricing guide here: REAL ESTATE PHOTOGRAPHY INFO
Here are some favorites from recent property shoots.
COMMERCIAL/EDITORIAL + MISC.
I’ve been working up an appetite lately shooting photos for some area pubs and restaurants, including Black Diamond Billiards, Syringa Japanese Cafe & Sushi Bar and Tony’s On The Lake.
It was also great to hear from Al Hurt of Silver Bullit Cafés again to shoot his latest restoration, a 1976 Kawasaki KZ900 café racer. We headed up to Arbor Crest Wine Cellars in the Spokane Foothills and had a pretty epic shoot of the two-wheeled beauty.
The folks down at Alpaca Direct in Hayden make some seriously awesome (and warm) hand-crafted clothing and it’s always fun shooting their new products. We headed down to Honeysuckle Beach this time and braved the cold to get some fresh photos of hats, gloves and scarves.
The Copper Mountain Band came back to Coeur d’Alene to play at the new Country Club and had me photograph their show. It’s always a lot of fun shooting these guys and the new establishment has a pretty nice stage and lighting setup which was a pleasant surprise.
I did my first-ever golf course shoot, photographing each of the 18 holes at the Black Rock Country Club on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Black Rock is truly a unique and amazing golf course and reminds me of why I love it up here in the Inland Northwest so much.
I had an abosulute BLAST covering the North Idaho Fair & Rodeo in Coeur d’Alene. The Kootenai County Fairgrounds handed me a small shot list, an all-access photo pass and turned me loose. It was truly a visual playground and a lot of fun stomping around the grounds making rectangles.
Here’s a little variety of the aforementioned stuff, along with a few snaps from a recent trip to Glacier National Park.