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Banff wedding photographer, Troy Burnett on location in Cuba.

Second Wedding Photographer— Do You Need One?

One wedding photographer vs. Two: The Pros & Cons. Whether or not you should have a second wedding photographer cover your wedding is a hot topic for brides and grooms today.  Wedding photographers who work alone swear that a second photographer is not necessary and just as passionately, photographers who work in pairs think those photographers are crazy! In this article, I will outline the pros and cons of both opinions so you can choose for yourself.   Why have […]

Millenial Bride & Groom

9 Wedding Planning Tips for Millennial Brides & Grooms

Wedding planning tips & advice from a Banff wedding photography specialist to help savvy brides & grooms plan their perfect wedding. Brides and grooms today are faced with a whole new way of doing things when it comes to planning a wedding.  Never before has so much information been available to help you research and make decisions about the who, what, where, when and whys of your wedding day.   As a wedding industry specialist, I’m writing this article to share […]

Eco-Friendly Weddings: Tips to green your white wedding.

Green weddings…is it possible to have the wedding of your dreams and be environmentally responsible?   That is what savvy, socially conscientious brides and grooms are asking these days.  And with good reason. Did you know that the average wedding produces 63 tons of carbon dioxide and generates 400-600 pounds of garbage! When multiplied by the more than 150,000 weddings per year in Canada and 2.5 million in the United States, its enough to make you consider  donning a burlap sack and eloping […]

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 […]

Thoughtful things for a bride to do for her groom on their wedding day.

8 Sweet & Sexy Ways to Say “I Love You” Before You Say “I Do”

in-upAdmittedly, the wedding day belongs to the bride.  She is undoubtedly at the center of the stage, looking beautiful in her bridal gown, with her exquisite bridal accessories, hair and makeup styled to perfection.  It’s easy to overlook the groom.  After all, how long does it take for him to done his tuxedo and accoutrement?  As a wedding photographer I know- and barring all the shots of Jack and assuming he and/or  his groomsmen know how to knot a tie, […]