Top 100 Wedding Venues in MN, WI, & FL | Photography

Over the last ten years, we have had the honor of photographing at hundreds of Minnesota’s, Wisconsin’s, and Florida’s most incredible wedding venues!  If you are searching for the perfect wedding venue to host your big day, check out our top 100 favorite wedding venues, listed by city, for inspiration. We would love to capture […]

January 21, 2021

Featured Wedding Venues, January, Photography, Weddings

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The Knot Hall of Fame Award | Photography

There are times that we are simply brought to tears by the kindness and encouragement that our couples shower on us. The past year has been our most challenging yet, and we know that we are not alone. In a year filled with discouragement and challenges for many small businesses, we found ourselves held up […]

January 4, 2021

January, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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Wedding Send-Offs & Celebrations | Photography

We can’t think of anything more exciting than capturing the joy of couples who have just said “I Do”! Below are our top five favorite ways of celebrating and we hope they spark creativity for planning the perfect wedding send-off! 1. Bubbles. There is something so sweet and classic about bubbles floating through the air […]

July 23, 2020

Education, July, Photography

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Canon Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R | Gear Review

Canon recently announced their newest cameras, the Canon EOS R5 and the Canon EOS R6 and I could not be more excited!   Photographers who have taken the leap and invested in the new mirrorless system may now be wondering whether they are able to continue to use their EF and EF-S lenses with their […]

July 13, 2020

Education, Gear, July, Photography

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Why I Chose the Canon EOS R5 over the R6 | Camera Review

Along with countless other photographers, I have been anxiously awaiting Canon’s widely-anticipated announcement of the Canon EOS R5 and the Canon EOS R6!  After months of debating between which camera to pre-order, I finally came to a decision the morning of the big announcement.  Both are incredible cameras – making the decision extremely difficult. There […]

July 9, 2020

Education, Gear, July, Photography

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Five Favorite Accessories | Photography Gear Review

When considering photography gear, the first things that come to mind are likely camera bodies, and lenses.  While these do account for the majority of a photographer’s investment in gear, it is important to consider the smaller investments that make a world of difference in the work of a professional photographer.  These photography accessories may […]

May 14, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM | Lens Review

Perhaps one of the best kept secrets in Canon’s lens lineup is the Canon EF 135mm f/2L USM.  While it may not be as popular as some of Canon’s other lenses, as a prime lens photographer, I have found it to be an essential lens for photographing weddings.  Two of the main events within a […]

May 8, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II | Lens Review

The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens is one of my favorite and most used lenses for weddings! As a wedding photographer, one of my primary goals is to document the countless candid moments happening around me throughout a wedding day. Though many photographers prefer the versatility of a zoom lens, as a prime lens […]

May 6, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | Camera Review

When the Canon 5D Mark IV was released in August of 2016, I pre-ordered it the night it was announced!  Since then, I have used three Canon 5D Mark IV bodies to photograph over 120 weddings as well as hundreds of engagements and portrait sessions. It has truly been a workhorse and a near perfect […]

May 4, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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Canon EOS R | Camera Review

In October of 2018, Canon released my favorite camera of all time: the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera. For Canon pros familiar with full frame cameras, the Canon EOS R is essentially a mirrorless Canon 6D Mark II with the sensor of a Canon 5D Mark IV.  I have actually preferred my Canon EOS R […]

May 1, 2020

Education, Gear, May, Photography

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