Shane Long Photography Celebrates! | Photography

It’s officially a New Year and we have SO much to celebrate!  As of today, we are off and on our way south, traveling from Minnesota to Florida to spend the winter months photographing couples and families in the Sunshine State!  We could not be more excited as we launch our expansion to serve in […]

January 1, 2022

January, Photography, Shane Long 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 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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35mm, 50mm, 85mm Comparison | Lens Review

For photographers, like myself, who shoot primarily with prime lenses, there are several great lens options to choose from for portraiture.  With so many lens options out there, how do you know which to use, specifically for headshots?  The focus of this comparison review will be on the three focal lengths that I find most […]

April 27, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM | Lens Review

At the time Canon announced their new mirrorless system, one of the first lenses they released was the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM Lens. At the time, there were very few online reviews for me to make an informed decision, so I decided to wait a few months before purchasing the lens.  Though […]

April 15, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM | Lens Review

The Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens has been in my bag since nearly the beginning of my career. As a wedding photographer, my goal is not only to capture beautiful moments, but to tell the full story of a wedding day by documenting context and events in both large and small spaces.  This lens […]

April 1, 2020

April, Education, Gear, Photography

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Must Have Wedding Day Details | Photography

Your wedding day is one you will plan for, invest in, and prepare for, more than perhaps any other event in your life! Creating your dream wedding with details that represent your style, your relationship, and your story is one of the most exciting processes, and one you will never forget. Documenting the details that […]

March 13, 2020

Education, March, Photography

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Celebrate! | Photography

It’s a New Year and we have so much to celebrate! We are beyond grateful for each of our clients who made 2019 our best year yet! We were humbled to again receive the Knot’s “Best of Weddings” award, and were blown away to find that we will be featured in the upcoming issue of […]

January 1, 2020

January, Photography, Shane Long Photography

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The Don Cesar | Featured Wedding Venue

The Don Cesar, or the legendary Pink Palace of the Gulf, is a destination in and of itself.  Located on the pristine shores of Pass-A-Grille Beach, it is the perfect combination of luxury and nostalgia with its rich history dating back to the Gatsby Era of 1928.  Its breathtaking grounds provide the perfect setting to […]

December 2, 2019

December, Featured Wedding Venues, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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Grand Plaza Hotel | Featured Wedding Venue

One of our favorite things to do when we travel to Florida is explore the area’s most unique places to visit, stay, and eat.  Finding a restaurant with a unique atmosphere is even more important to us than the quality of the food!  On one of our very first dates together, we were privileged to […]

November 22, 2019

Featured Wedding Venues, November, Shane Long Photography, Travel

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