Nearly every question you've ever googled about a photographer; answered.
Thought provoking questions about your big day, asked by Brides.com, answered by April Corey! Availability Is my wedding date available? Shoot me an email to find out if your date is available! Smile@PersimmonLanePhoto.com Will you be the one shooting my wedding? If not, can I meet the photographer who will be on-site? It will be me. I don’t subcontract my weddings and I prefer to use the same dedicated
You arrive. You're sweaty, frustrated and doing your best to seem poised and cheery, even if you want to scream, or worse, cry! After all, these are your yearly family photos and having a meltdown right now wouldn't help anything. Your children are tired from school, or perhaps they didn't nap. Of course they chose today to find hidden chocolates that somehow managed to live in the depths of the backseat...and of all the days it's everywhere. You're about to blow a cork. HEL
For several years now I’ve been offering client’s digital sessions and the opportunity to print their own images. As a creative, I love having the option of doing whatever I want with my images! However, after a client meeting in my own home, I was forced to rethink my own way of thinking. She asked me, "why don't you have an recent family photos up?" I didn’t have an answer. I chewed angrily on the question because the truth was, I just hadn't gotten around to it. Sound fa
(Our first family photo at Persimmon Lane - taken by Michelle Croson Photography, 2015) Can I be honest? Yearly family photos are stressful for me! And yes, I use professional photographers too! I spend days or even weeks looking for the perfect outfits for my family just like you do. I try to use what we have but apparently we don't dress nice often enough because my oldest son only seems to own that one token button-up shirt! That's just not gonna work! None-the-less the o
I have a confession, sometimes I think the reason my wedding day wasn't stressful is because it was a second wedding, but in fairness, neither was my first. Both days were the traditional bridesmaids, bouquets and reception soiree type thing, but neither of them were stressful. I'm going to give you the rundown. Part of me confessing all of this is to help anyone who is currently planning a wedding - it's for those of you who are laying awake at night wondering how to "pull i
Most couples set out on their journey to find a photographer and often feel a sense of anxiety when considering their overall wedding budget. I know that the biggest struggle I had (before entering the world of professional photography) was comprehending why my wedding photos seemed so expensive! Most couples I've worked with haven't directly asked me "Hey, why is it so expensive!?" but are genuinely interested in the discussion whenever it's come up.
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If you're like me, your pets are a huge part of your family! I often get asked, "can I bring my dog to my session?" It's a reasonable question and as a huge animal lover I always want to shout YASSS QUEEEN! But when I put my professional photographer hat on, I struggle with that same enthusiasm. It's not that I don't want to do it for my clients, it's that it can be pretty difficult to execute perfectly. (So remind me gently dear client, nothing in life is prefect!) Here's m