3 Things I Would Do To Start a Photography Business Today
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
1w ago
If I had to start a photography business today I would do a few things differently. With age comes wisdom and the same is true in business– you learn as you grow. After over a dozen years in the wedding and portrait photography business, I’ve learned a thing or two– thousand. So if you’re here because you would like to start a photography business and have no idea where to start, that’s why I’m here! I’m sharing the three things that I would do if I was restarting my photography business today to help you get started on the right foot.         Three Things I Would Do if I ..read more
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A Photographer’s Guide to a Bright Colored Wedding
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
2M ago
Bright colored weddings definitely scream SUMMER! Making clever use of those bright colors is what will make your wedding stand out. Not only do they breathe life into your celebration, but they also pop beautifully in photos, creating vibrant, memorable images that stand out in your wedding album. Let’s dive into how you can infuse bright colors into your summer wedding to make it as lively and joyful as the season itself. Embrace the Season with Color Summer is the perfect time to embrace bold, bright colors. The season itself suggests a palette full of vibrancy—from the clear blue skies to ..read more
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Essential Tips for Bride and Groom Photos
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
3M ago
When it comes to wedding photography, capturing the essence of the bride and groom pictures is both a privilege and a responsibility. These photos are not just images; they are the tangible memories that couples will cherish for a lifetime. As a wedding photographer, my mission is to create portraits that encapsulate the love, joy, and unique connection between the bride and groom. Here, I’ll share insights and tips for both couples and fellow photographers to ensure that every shot of the bride and groom becomes a masterpiece worthy of the pages of their love story.         ..read more
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The Value of Getting Ready Pictures
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by Brooke
3M ago
Do you really need getting ready pictures? Well, in the whirlwind of wedding day festivities, every moment is precious, but there’s a unique charm and significance in the “getting ready” phase for both the bride and groom. This period is not just about physical preparations; it’s a rite of passage, filled with anticipation, intimate moments, and the final steps before saying “I do.” Capturing this journey through photography, especially focusing on key milestones like putting on jewelry or adjusting ties, slipping into shoes, and the solo glamour portraits, adds an invaluable layer to your wed ..read more
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Crafting a Photography-Friendly Wedding Day Timeline
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
3M ago
Crafting a photography-friendly wedding timeline is vital because when it comes to your wedding day, every moment counts. From the first look to the final dance, you want to ensure that every cherished memory is captured beautifully. As a professional wedding photographer with over a dozen years of experience in capturing countless weddings, I’ve come to understand the importance of a well-crafted, photography-friendly wedding day timeline. A thoughtful timeline not only ensures a smoother flow for your day but also maximizes opportunities for stunning photographs. Here’s how you can create a ..read more
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Guide to Summer Beach Weddings
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
4M ago
Summer beach weddings—the mere thought brings a smile to my face and a rush of vivid images to my mind. As a wedding photographer who adores these sun-kissed celebrations, I’ve seen firsthand the enchantment they hold. From the serene backdrop of the ocean to the warmth of the golden hour light, every element combines to create a picture-perfect setting. So, let me guide you through the allure of summer beach weddings, offering pearls of wisdom for both the blissful couples and my fellow photographers.         For the Brides and their dream summer beach weddings  Dres ..read more
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Why You Should Book a Pre-Wedding First Look
Brooke Bakken Blog
by Brooke
4M ago
The Advantage of a Pre-Wedding First Look Your wedding day is a beautiful canvas waiting to be painted with moments of love, joy, and unforgettable memories. As you plan each detail, from the venue to the vows, consider the unique approach of a pre-wedding first look (or formal session). This modern twist not only enriches your wedding but also gracefully navigates photography restrictions in church services and tight timelines, ensuring a more relaxed and enjoyable celebration. Let’s dive into how a pre-wedding first look can transform your wedding experience. (p.s. you can grab my free weddi ..read more
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Brand Photography: What You Need to Know
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by Brooke
5M ago
Brand photography– what is it and why do you need it as a small business owner? In this digital age, a brand’s visual identity is as crucial as its products or services. As a branding photographer, I understand the immense power of professional photography in creating a compelling brand image. Let’s chat about the benefits of booking a brand photoshoot and three essential tips for achieving stellar brand photos. If you’re a Utah-based small business owner, this is your opportunity to transform your brand’s visual narrative.         Five Reasons to Book a Brand Photography ..read more
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2023 Utah Valley Bride Magazine Spread
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by Brooke
5M ago
Being a part of the Utah Valley Bride Magazine collaborative photoshoot is one of my favorite things. Spending the day with all the different vendors bringing their stunning gowns and beautiful floral arrangements, and just all the things to make the images, well magazine worthy. Scroll to the end of the post for all the beautiful inspo!  As a photographer, you have your own style, but it’s always fun to watch other photographers doing what they love and sometimes it gives the best inspiration. While it’s easy to slip into competition with others, here are five reasons why collaborating ..read more
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7 Things I’m Looking Forward to in my 40’s
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by Brooke
6M ago
After sharing the 10 things I’m taking with me in my 40’s I realized there is also so much I am looking forward to in my 40’s. So here are the top 7 things I’m looking forward to in my 40’s– plus the mantra I want to live this decade by.          Watching my tiny humans become big (hopefully well rounded, amazing) adult humans – I may or may not have groaned a little thinking about how my tiny humans will all be ADULTS in the next decade. Where did the time go?! More stamps on my passport – Italy, Paris, Spain, honestly I just want to see it all! If I could capture s ..read more
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