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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tropical wedding toast, Punta Cana

Avoid Destination Wedding Ruin: 7 Reasons to Bring Your Own Photographer.

You’ve decided on a destination wedding in a romantic location, somewhere tropical, with amazing beaches, sunsets, and mai-tais; an all-inclusive resort perhaps—where the helpful wedding planner will handle everything for you, including, the photography.  Well, I’m here to suggest foregoing that option and instead, hire a photographer from home and bring them with you. ‘What!,  you say, ‘Why should I, so to speak, bring sand to the beach… they’ve already got a photographer at the resort, I’m sure he’s fine; […]

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Hire a Pro For Your Wedding or Prepare for the Worst!

Professional Photographers…  …you need one on your wedding day! Why gambling on an unseasoned photographer can leave you with nightmares.    The ISES Calgary chapter launched the #LookForTheLogo campaign to educate the public and potential clients at large on the importance of hiring a proven and trusted professional for your event.  A huge thank you to the prestigious International Society of  Event Specialist (ISES)  for their spotlight on Burnett Photography! Here are 5 compelling reasons to go with a pro: 1. Experience Your wedding day is a precious, […]

Bride drags groom off to happy ever after.

Banff Wedding Photographer Tips: Express Yourself!

Banff Wedding Photographer Tips: Making unique wedding images Wedding photography: we’ve all seem a lot of them.  Some are “must haves” — the bride and groom’s first kiss, newly weds first dance, bridal details, the grooms men straightening their ties.  There are lots of sites that offer opinions on the traditional shots you “can’t miss” and its a good idea to check them out and include the ones you most desire on a list for your photographer.   (Shutterbug has a lovely pdf you […]

Destination weddings, Trash the Dress, Banff wedding photographer, Burnett Photography

To Trash or not to trash…the dress!

  Is a Trash the Dress session for you? Wedding gowns are gorgeous works of art and, like most art masterpieces, they come with a hefty price tag.   So why on Earth would you want to “trash” it? Trash the Dress sessions are growing in popularity, especially for destination weddings in the tropics. Is a Trash the Dress session right for you? Newly weds, Chris & Basia Marshall, share their experience of a “Trash the Dress” session with Shirleen […]