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14 Aug 2019

Blog Series: Expert Advice from Lethbridge Area Event Planners

Planning a wedding should be exciting and fun, but the pressure to host the perfect day can eat away at some couples. That’s why we always suggest hiring a planner – someone to fight for your vision & juggle the role of designer, budget manager, coordinator, therapist… the list goes on. 🙂 We’ve reached out to a couple of our favourites to share some advice with you! How do you ensure that you’re choosing the right planner for your wedding? […]

18 Jul 2018

Business Headshots vs Personal Brand Photography

In a matter of seconds, your potential customers decide if they identify with your brand. The deciding factor? Your visuals. A photo – more so than ever before – is worth a thousand words. Whether you’re a business owner, entrepreneur, or professional – sometimes, a selfie just doesn’t cut it. There are two types of business portraits you can have done – the first is a simple headshot, and the other is a personal branding portrait. What’s the difference? 1. Headshots […]

21 Aug 2017

Three Tips for the BEST Family Photo Experience

Getting ready for family photos can be… well, a scramble. Getting hubby and kiddos to cooperate, figuring out what to wear, figuring out what time of the day is best for everyone, scheduling around naps and back to school activities – we know the drill and it’s a stressful one! Okay Mom… breathe deep. Here are a few things to make things a little easier on you AND get beautiful portraits of those you cherish most! 1. No need to […]

14 Aug 2017
What to wear for family photos in Lethbridge, Alberta

What to Wear for Fall Family Portraits

One of the things that we get asked more than any other question is what to wear for your photos… it’s such an easy thing to overthink – and we ALL do it! Being on the other side of the camera is HARD! I can definitely relate with all you parents out there getting ready for family portraits this year.  Trying to get my own five girls ready for last year’s Fall portrait was stressful!  Trading in the photographer role […]

13 Jul 2017

Photographing Baby’s First Year – Why It’s Important

Is there a moment more exhilarating than the one in which you discover you’re about to become a parent? So many emotions (and in such great quantity!) – complete joy, utter terror, and everything in between. It hits you again when you decline that first glass of wine, make your first announcement, and feel that first tiny flutter that miiiiiight be a kick. It doesn’t slow down when the baby is born. From the very first moment that you hold, […]

10 Jul 2017
StandOut Photography | Lethbridge & Area Wedding Photography

Blog Series: Expert Advice from Lethbridge Area Makeup Artists

Feeling nothing short of gorgeous on your wedding day is every bride’s well-deserved right! It’s one of the most photographed days of your life, so figuring out how to keep your makeup looking perfect all day is definitely something to keep in mind when it comes to your wedding to-do list. Luckily, we’ve attended a local wedding or fifty, so we’ve worked with lots of makeup artists right here in Lethbridge and would be happy to recommend someone! We’ve reached […]

12 Jun 2017
StandOut Photography | Lethbridge & Area Wedding Photography

Blog Series: Expert Advice from Lethbridge Area Wedding Officiants

Your wedding ceremony is the most sacred – and arguably the most important – part of your day. But somehow, scheduling a wedding officiant is often left until last (or even forgotten!) in the chaos that is finding a florist, photographer, venue, and caterer for your wedding. So we’ve reached out to two of our favourite wedding ceremony officiants for a little bit of guidance on how to choose the one that’s just right for you. Norma and Carol are […]

09 Jun 2017

Four Tips for Better Candid Photos of Your Kids

Disclaimer! We’re fully aware that the photos in this post are not technically perfect. They’re candid, everyday, sometimes-cell-phone, usually spontaneous photos taken by Jackie and Doreen, StandOut team members & real moms. 🙂 (Doreen here!) Ohhhhh, candid photography. It’s my favourite. I LOVE when I catch my kiddos in moments or pure joy or amusement or even anger – their expressions are amazing! They’re just the best photos to look back on… even there are cookie crumbs and Hot Wheels […]

25 May 2017
Tips & Tricks from Lethbridge Area Florists

Blog Series: Expert Advice from Lethbridge Area Florists

Hands down, one of our favourite parts of a wedding is the flowers… but we understand that getting them just right can be a bit overwhelming. If you’re like many newly engaged couples, your experience with florals might be limited to those anniversaries that your sweetheart picked up a bouquet for you… and suddenly you have to decide on centerpieces and tablescapes and what to tie on the arbour? Yikes! We reached out to three of our favourite local flower experts to […]

08 May 2017
StandOut Photography | Lethbridge & Southern Alberta Family Photographer

Mother’s Day Gift Guide, Lethbridge Edition – 2017

Mom’s Day is coming up! Hope you’ve got May 14th marked on your calendar!  You know you can just hit Walmart, pick up a “World’s Best Mom” coffee mug and call it a day, but let’s be real – you can do better. Think of all the bedtime stories, ballet recitals, showers of kisses, clean faces, warm towels… and so much more. Moms are awesome! Whether you’re shopping for your mom, grandma, sister, or another special mama in your life – […]