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About: earlchristie


Earl is a Boston wedding photographer who finds love and magic and wonder in everything he shoots.




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New Workshop: Rock Your Reception Lighting III

  Get Your Tickets Here: http://shootstyle-reception-lighting.eventbrite.com   One of the big challenges faced by wedding photographers in New England is that our wedding receptions often take place in dark, windowless halls. Worse, these halls are sometimes run by catering managers who feel that turning the lights down to almost nothing gives their hall a romantic ambiance. […]


Flash Me! Assignment Series Winners

This past assignment was fantastic! We had entries showing all sorts of variations on the Flash Me theme and the voting was super close. Great job everyone, and a big Thank You for playing!! This electrifying engagement session photo entry from Jaime E. Connolly Parker of Fotique edged out the other entries to to take first place […]

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Assignment Series – Flash Me!

Our newest assignment for you is “Flash Me!”! Your assignment is to show us your best images interpreting Flash Me!, whatever that means to you! This might be a photojournalistic exercise or an artistic construction. We leave it up to you to define the phrase and how you will interpret it. Winner receives their choice […]

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Announcing the Portraits with Panache Workshop in Old Orchard Beach, ME!

While wedding days are filled with exciting candid moments that are fun to capture, sometimes the portraits can be more of a challenge. In this workshop, Michelle Turner and Jamison Wexler will take you through their favorite methods for creating great portraits. With a strong emphasis on composition and posing, workshop attendees will benefit from […]


Make Money Fast!

The long awaited Nikon D4, D800 and Canon 5D Mark III have all started shipping this month and these new cameras hold the promise of helping us do our jobs better, faster, and easier. They also invoke the reality of helping to empty our bank accounts. So for this week’s ShootStyle blog post I’m writing about something […]


Guest Shot

  If a wedding were a movie, the bride and groom would be starring in the leading roles. They’ll get most of the closeups and the camera will linger on them throughout the day. We’ll also see other supporting members of the cast as they interact the couple or react to the unfolding events. Then […]

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Let it Bleed

In the good ol’ days, wedding albums were usually made by taking individual photographic prints and slipping them into album pages that had standard size mat openings. That had a couple of implications – every photo needed to be cropped to a standard dimension like 8×10 or 5×7 and every photo appeared with a border […]

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Default Line

If you’re like me, you shoot your photos in raw format… so there’s also a pretty good chance you use Adobe Lightroom for processing your images. You might even have started using Lightroom because of its reputation for making processing workflow faster. In that vein, this week I’d like to talk about a Lightroom feature […]


Portraits with Panache Workshop – Behind the Scenes

Yesterday ShootStyle traveled to Manchester, NH for our Portraits with Panache workshop. Jamie, Michelle, Zofia, Stacey and Andree each explained how they incorporate posing and composition to create great portraits at weddings and engagement sessions.

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HyperSync and the PocketWizard MiniTT1

Warning, today’s blog post is for flash nerds. If charts and talk of flash gear and sync speeds doesn’t appeal to you, I invite you to read last week’s post about a boudoir shoot ShootStyle hosted.  :-) I recently purchased a PocketWizard MiniTT1 to experiment with. For folks unfamiliar with PocketWizard’s new MiniTT1 and FlexTT5 […]


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