Deciding to hire a Wedding Photographer: 3 things no one tells you

Hi there! This week’s blog is about selecting a wedding photographer. Last year I decided I wanted to photograph small, intimate weddings. These small, intimate weddings can be an elopement at the courthouse, a backyard ceremony with close family and friends, or a more traditional wedding with a smaller guest list. I wanted to makeContinue reading “Deciding to hire a Wedding Photographer: 3 things no one tells you”

Session Prep Tips

One of my favorite pre-wedding activities is learning about all the details of the wedding – from the dress to the special guests. I always talk to my brides about their timelines. I will ask questions about the time of the ceremony, time of dinner, pre-ceremony activities. I even offer to help develop and manageContinue reading “Session Prep Tips”

A Day in the Life

Hi there! For those that are reading my blog for the first time, welcome! For those that are long time followers, welcome back! I’m Gretchen Ciccone, owner of GCiccone Photography. One year ago I officially announced that I was starting a photography business. GCiccone Photography focuses on small, intimate weddings, anniversary sessions, and Forever YoungContinue reading “A Day in the Life”

Creative Ways to Display Photos

How do you display your photos? DO you display your photos – or do they just live in your phone or computer? In a previous post, I talked about why I think it is important that we print our photos. Check it out here: Prints Today, we are going to talk about creative ways toContinue reading “Creative Ways to Display Photos”

Capturing Details with Flat Lay Images

One thing that I always make sure to do when photographing a wedding is to capture all the intricate details. One method of capturing these details is to use flat lays. Flat lays are photographs of items arranged on a flat surface and the picture is taken from above. This a great way to showcaseContinue reading “Capturing Details with Flat Lay Images”