Rome, Georgia | Adventures

We had the tremendous privilege of getting away for a few days at the CONNECT Marriage Retreat for Creative Professionals this spring!  Not only was this getaway a chance to refresh and recharge for the year ahead, we also learned from an incredible team of speakers and entrepreneurs and met some amazing new friends from […]

April 25, 2019

Adventures, April, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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Our Top 100 Wedding Venues | Photography

We have had the privilege of photographing weddings at hundreds of Minnesota’s & Wisconsin’s most incredible wedding venues!  If you are looking for a wedding venue to host your big day, check out our top 100 venues we’ve photographed for inspiration! 317 on Rice Park, St. Paul 514 Studios, Minneapolis Abulae, St. Paul Almquist Farm, […]

April 23, 2019

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Orlando, Florida | Adventures

  For spring break this year we went to Orlando, Florida!  No, we did not visit Disney World…but we did get a small taste of it at Disney Springs!  One of our favorite things to do when we travel is to find ALL. THE. DEALS!  We knew Orlando was in the books so we started […]

April 11, 2019

Adventures, April, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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FAQ, After Your Session | Photography

Do you edit all of the photos that you deliver? Absolutely!  They will all be edited in both color and black & white.  We are unique in that we edit each and every photo that we deliver – not just a select few for an album or portfolio.  We use an editing software called Lightroom […]

April 9, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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