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Today I am sharing my top 6 tips to helping you plan a stress-free wedding! For many of you, it may be your first time planning your wedding and you have no idea what to expect (and that’s okay). Here are some tips to consider when looking at the overall picture of your big day! […]

Education, Wedding

October 10, 2019

6 Tips To Help Plan A Stress-Free Wedding by Nashville Wedding Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

If you are looking to help save time on your actual wedding day timeline, one of the best ways to ensure that your timeline is even more efficient is by setting a day aside with your wedding photographer to specifically take your bridal portraits. This helps you in several big ways. First, many brides do […]

Education, Wedding

October 2, 2019

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Bridal Portraits Before Your Wedding Day || Nashville Wedding Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

This week, I will be sharing some helpful insights on how best to craft a wedding timeline based off of your decision if you want to do a first look or do a more traditional first look when you walk down the aisle. I am going to share four different types of wedding timelines that […]

Education, Wedding

September 25, 2019

How To Create A Wedding Timeline | by Nashville Wedding Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

That moment the Bride and Groom see each other for the first time on their wedding day is magical. And this is true whether the couple chooses to wait until the bride walks down the aisle or chooses to do a “first look” prior to the ceremony. However, in this blog post, I will be […]

Education, Wedding

September 18, 2019

Top 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider A First Look When Crafting Your Wedding Timeline | Dolly DeLong Photography

Missed out on Tips #1-#9? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, tip #7  HERE,  tip #8 HERE , and finally tip #9 HERE (great, now you are all caught up!) Tip #10 is super long, but it is an important point for us all as photographers to remember, so please […]

Education, Family

September 11, 2019

The importance of showing graciousness and professionalism in family photography sessions by Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

Missed out on Tips #1-#8? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, tip #7  HERE, and tip #8 HERE (great, now you are all caught up!) Tip #9: Respect Personal Boundaries A rule of thumb I use is to always ask permission before I touch or move a […]

Education, Family

September 5, 2019

Respectfulness and boundaries in all photography sessions is valuable: Tip #9 from Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong Photography

Missed out on Tips #1-#7? Read Tip #1 HERE, Tip #2 HERE,  Tip #3 HERE, Tip #4 HERE,  Tip #5 HERE,  tip #6 HERE, and finally tip #7 HERE (great, now you are all caught up!) Tip #8: Communicate With Your Children Early On About Photography Sessions Start communicating this with your little ones to get them mentally prepared and […]

Education, Family

August 27, 2019

How Communicating With Your Children Can Go A Long Way for a Successful Family Photography Session // Tip #8 from Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong

Week 7’s tip is all about giving yourself grace with your family photography session. Mama, you need grace, your spouse needs grace, and your children most definitely need grace before, during and after the session! Before you dive in, don’t forget to catch up on weeks 1-6 below! Missed out on Tips #1-#5? Read Tip #1 […]

Education, Family

August 21, 2019

How To Give Yourself Grace for a Family Photography Session: Secrets & Tips from a Family Photographer (Tip #7)

Week 6 is here you all, and this tip is a funny one, or at least I hope it makes you laugh especially if you have a favorite memory about the weirdest bribe you have ever had to use as a hook to get your child’s attention! Before you dive in, don’t forget to catch […]

Education, Family

August 14, 2019

Secrets To Having A Successful Family Photography Session (Tip #6) by Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong

It’s Wednesday which means I get to share some tips and secrets to best serving and working with children in family photography sessions! You all, I have been loving sharing these helpful tips with you all for the past several weeks, and I genuinely hope these posts are serving as a great resource guide for […]

Education, Family

August 7, 2019

Secrets To Having A Successful Family Photo Session (Tip #5): By Nashville Family Photographer Dolly DeLong