chris loring

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Should We Do a First Look? Thoughts from a Wedding Photographer (And Former Bride!)

The first look is somewhat of a debated topic. Do you see your partner before the wedding ceremony, or do you uphold tradition and wait for the walk down the aisle? ‘Should we do a first look?’is a question I am asked by a lot of my couples. My thoughts on it always require some […]

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March 23, 2017

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Piney River Vail Wedding Inspiration on Rocky Mountain Bride

I woke up this morning to an email from Rocky Mountain Bride that our Piney River Ranch Vail Wedding Inspiration shoot was published. I am IN love with this shoot that I collaborated with Jennie Crate from Green Blossom Photography on. Piney River Ranch is a gorgeous, peaceful outdoor venue in Vail, CO with stunning […]

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March 16, 2017

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Project Wedding – The End of an Era

I planned my wedding in 2008. Somehow, after spending some time on the Knot and getting frustrated with the catty, click-like mentality of the community there, I was introduced to Project Wedding. Project Wedding had been a kitchen-table start up that somehow took off; as a matter of fact, eHarmony eventually purchased it. The site […]

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March 13, 2017

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4 Things to Look for when Hiring a Wedding Photographer, and What to Ask Them!

I used to moderate a forum with 10,000 brides on it. (That was a fun job and I miss it!). One of the questions that comes up often in a community like that is ‘What should I look for when hiring a wedding photographer? What questions should I ask them?’ There are articles out there, […]

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March 9, 2017

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Planning your Private Home VRBO Wedding – Tips for Couples

I have been in the wedding industry for over 7 years now, and many of my favorite weddings were held at private homes and VRBO’s. Private home VRBO weddings have their own rules and unique requirements, but are so worth the extra effort! For one, couples will be able to spend the entire weekend of the […]

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March 7, 2017

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