JOSH + SUSAN FOWLER
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Why Hire a Videographer?

More and more brides are starting to see videography as a must! Couples are finding ways to prioritize a wedding video in their budgets and for good reason. At the end of the day, you can’t get this day back. You don’t get a do-over. And while that feels like a lot of pressure to get […]

Wedding Videography, Fowler Studios

Wedding Films, Wedding Planning, Weddings

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Sick of Everyone Suggesting a First Look?

Most of the time when I ask whether a bride is doing a first look, I get a groan.  Brides are sick of hearing that question!  I only ask it for planning reasons (so I can make a timeline), but I do think they deserve a fair look.  So I’ve included some photos and stories from […]

Wedding Planning

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How to Make a Timeline for Your Wedding Day // Wedding Planning

Ahh the timeline.  Unless you’re an event planner, this is probably one of the hardest parts of planning your wedding day!  I mean, how on earth are you supposed to know how long your ceremony will be, how long you’ll need for pictures, and what time is best cut your cake? There are so many […]

Wedding Planning

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How to Handle Traditions // Wedding Planning

Let’s talk about traditions for a minute.  Or two or three.  My advice here is pretty much the same as it was in our first post.  Figure out what you actually care about, and don’t worry about the rest. I know… I’m being so helpful.  😉  But for real, there are so many traditions when […]

Wedding Planning

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Planning a Wedding?

Couples get engaged year-round, but something about January really kicks everything up a notch.  “I’m getting married next year” turns into “OH-MY-GOODNESS I’m getting married THIS year!” and suddenly you find yourself having to make decisions about every single detail.  The fun wedding planning turns into crunch time and it’s a lot of pressure! We’re […]

Wedding Planning

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Weddings // Rehearsal Dinner for Mallory & Will

When Camille and I sat down to talk about the rehearsal dinner she was hosting for Mallory & Will, my eyes lit up.  It sounded amazing!  And… it was!  If you’ve ever read this blog before, you can probably tell that details & emotion are my two favorite things to photograph!This rehearsal dinner was full […]

Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Planning, Weddings

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Business // Wedding Planning // Our Wedding Websites + Cards

Did you know that for every wedding we photograph we create a special wedding website?  It’s a great way for brides & grooms to share the professional images of the day, and also a way for family members & wedding guests to download the high resolution files or order prints from a professional lab.  We […]

Business, Wedding Planning

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Wedding Planning // 4 Tips for After the Wedding

1) If possible, go on your honeymoon right after your wedding.  Have you ever cleaned up after a wedding?  It’s not fun.  It’s late at night, you have an hour before the reception venue kicks you out, and there are 32 centerpieces and you have no clue what to do with them.  There are people […]

Wedding Planning

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The Bride & Groom Invited You to Attend Their Wedding… Not Photograph It.

The bride & groom invited you to attend their wedding… not photograph it. They invited you to witness their exchange of vows… their first kiss as a married couple… their official debut as husband & wife.  They couldn’t invite everyone, but they chose you to share that special day with them.  That seat your sitting in? […]

Tips & Tricks, Wedding Planning, Weddings

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Wedding Planning // Putting on the Dress

When I gush about how I love weddings, many times other photographers will tell me I’m crazy.  And while yes, emotions can run high, timelines get skewed, and equipment can fail at key times, I love weddings!  They are beautiful & happy occasions full of love & hope for the future.  My wedding day was […]

Wedding Planning

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