First Home-versary

One month ago we celebrated our first anniversary of moving into our home in Seguin, TX! YAY! Jacob and I have moved 7 times (not including the 2 times we were living somewhere temporarily) within 7 years. Moving is the worst and we should be experts by now, but we are still no good at moving. We have lost lots of random items along the way and I don’t even...

The Story of Amber Elaine Photography

My passion for photography started long before that! Back with disposable cameras really, but it wasn’t until my very own wedding that my love for photography would come back into my life in a very real way. I knew that I wanted most of the budget to go towards photography because the photos would last a lifetime! While searching for the photographer I would entrust to document our most important...

Honesty Day

I made the announcement recently that my hubby was the newest member of Amber Elaine Photography. He assists all weddings with me and more depending on if I think I need him there. He is my roadie and travels with me to help lug heavy things, be eye candy for when I tell my clients “Ok now look over at Jacob!”, he makes sure I stay hydrated/fed and he makes...

The problem with learning from other photographers

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I do not have a college degree in Art, Photography, or anything else for that matter. I learn better hands on than with books. I have street smarts, albeit a polite street, not necessarily book smarts. I joke with my husband that I graduated from the School of Hard Knox. Even though I legitimately have it on a resume which I have never had to give to anyone. A resume I made in the beginning of 2016 when...

Singing in the Car = Wedding Photography?

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There may be no real connection, but I made a connection in my mind. Let me explain. I am know for my car-singing-imitations. No, really! Ask my husband and he will vouch for me that I can go from Elton John to Brittney Spears to Axel Rose in on hour! There are some days I rock my “performances” and then there are days that…well, to put it nicely, I should’ve...

Top Reasons I Should NOT Be Your Photographer

WARNING: This may rub you the wrong way. There are so many photographers in this digital age that it can be daunting and feel like a very saturated market. But the fact of the matter is that no 2 photographers are the same. The way they act, talk, and photograph are vastly different and sets them all apart. In a world where everyone is saying “Pick me! Pick me!” I...