FAQ, Booking Your Session | Photography

When do you typically schedule sessions? I love to schedule photo sessions in the evening when the lighting is best and typically finish just before sunset.  Early morning sunrise light works great as well if you are an early-riser and sessions after dark can create a fun city vibe!  I am available for Engagement, Family […]

April 4, 2019

April, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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Fort Myers, Florida | Adventures

Flying into Fort Myers, Florida from MSP to RSW is one of our favorite things to do!  While we have yet to actually stay IN Fort Myers, we have been able to enjoy the Fort Myers Beach area a few times on our way to and from our other SW Florida destinations, in this case, […]

March 28, 2019

Adventures, March, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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FAQ, Engagement Session Prep | Photography

Should I get my makeup or hair professionally done for my engagement session? This is completely up to you!  There are some benefits to getting your hair & makeup done professionally: Makeup looks different on-camera than in-person, and a professional makeup artist will know how much makeup you’ll need to show well on camera and […]

March 26, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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FAQ, Engagement Sessions | Photography

Do you recommend an engagement session? Absolutely!  The engagement session is a great way for us to get to know each other before your big day.  It’s important that I can get to know you as a couple so that you are comfortable with my style of shooting – that way your wedding images will […]

March 21, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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White Orchid at Oasis | Featured Wedding Venue

For couples searching for the perfect wedding venue to host their Fort Myers, Florida wedding, White Orchid at Oasis is absolutely breathtaking!  This “Old Florida” historic home is tucked away inside its own piece of paradise nestled amidst a tropical landscape along the Caloosahatchee River.  From the grounds, to the last detail inside the home […]

March 19, 2019

Featured Wedding Venues, March, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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FAQ, Gear & Locations | Photography

What kind of equipment do you use?  I photograph with two Canon 5D MKIV and the newest Canon EOS R camera.  For lenses, I love the unique romantic blurry backgrounds that the very best prime lenses create.  Far and away, my most favorite lens is my new Canon RF 50mm f/1.2. It is tack sharp, […]

March 12, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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FAQ, Our Style | Photography

Could you describe your style? I love using an artistic perspective and unique composition to create a beautiful documentation of the events of your wedding day.  I also take traditional posed portraits of each couple, wedding party, and family.  My goal is to ensure your day is elegantly preserved.  Your wedding is one of the […]

March 7, 2019

March, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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Historic Fort Snelling | Winter Engagement

Historic Fort Snelling in Minneapolis was the PERFECT location for Abby and Matt’s snowy engagement session!  We absolutely love it when couples incorporate places of significance for their engagement sessions and the fact that Matt proposed to Abby just a short distance from where we did their photos, was so special!  Not only are the […]

March 5, 2019

Engagements, March, Winter Engagements

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The Refuge Golf Club | Winter Wedding

Every single thing about Emma & Aaron’s winter wedding at the Refuge Golf Club was truly beautiful.  From the smallest detail, to the big, emotional moments, everything was simply perfect! Every once in a while, we get to become lost in a moment and this is what Shane had to share after watching Emma’s father […]

February 28, 2019

February, Weddings, Winter Weddings

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Hutton House | Ballroom & Bubbles Event

Hutton House is one of our favorite wedding venues in the Twin Cities!  Not only is their staff amazing, but we love the way they care about their couples and attend to every last detail of each event they host!  When the opportunity arose to photograph their Ballroom & Bubbles Event, we were incredibly honored!  […]

February 26, 2019

Featured Wedding Venues, February, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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