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As a guest should you take photographs or not during the ceremony?

I think this is ultimately a decision for the bride and groom, but this video raises some very good points worth considering.

A ‘must see’ for every Bride

  Jason very honestly and succinctly outlines 10 great points for every bride to think of when preparing for and organising her wedding.  It really is a ‘must see’ for every Bride.

How NOT to Choose Your Wedding Photographer

From an article written in the Huffington Post   If you’re planning a wedding, you’ve probably heard this spiel one or twenty times already: After the cake is cut, the flowers are wilted and the last favour has been stuffed into your Aunt Betty’s purse, only your photos remain. So, needless to say, finding the
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Our Mission

At Portpix Photography, our mission is to offer our clients the best wedding, portrait, commercial and general photography available, to create art work and lasting memories for our clients that will be cherished for generations, and to leave a positive and lasting impression with the families and companies we interact with.

You have your photos, now what?

  What to do when you get your photos. Ok, you have your USB stick with your valuable wedding photos on it.  What do you do next?  Here are my suggestions, but what you do is of course up to you. The first thing I suggest is to copy your photos onto your computer as
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My ‘Pet’ Project

As part of my pet project I am donating at least 10% of my earnings from Portpix to animal welfare.  For the latest update, head over to My ‘Pet’ Project page. To start it off I have sponsored two orphaned Orangutans for the next 12 months. Meet Rocky and Rickina. And for $240 I think its a good
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How much can a wedding cost

Average Australian wedding costs (Dec 2013)   For Wedding Planners and other helpful documents (Microsoft Office Documents) follow this link. How much can a wedding cost? $18,683 – Food, alcohol & venue $4,271 – Wedding clothes and accessories $3,983 – Photography $2,896 – Entertainment $2,896 – Flowers and decorations $941 – Ceremony $2,534 – Other
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Wedding Locations in & around Port Macquarie

Over time I have made a list of location where you can have your ceremony and subsequent reception. This is by no means a definitive list and I’ll be adding to it as time goes on, but it should be a good starting point for you.   View Popular Wedding Locations in a larger map

Boudoir Photo Session

def; ‘Boudoir’ So you’re interested in doing a Boudoir shoot but have so many questions, not to mention a degree of trepidation.  Let me try and help you out with a few pointers. Here are just a few to help you get the most out of your session.  You don’t have to do all these,
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Wedding terms and where they came from.

  Honeymoon According to tradition, a wedding couple was compelled to drink a fermented honeyed beverage for about a month after the wedding — from the time of one full moon until the next — for fertility and luck. This month of drinking and festivity was dubbed the “honeymoon.” Best Man In feudal days, weddings
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Printing Your Photos & Things to Consider

You have your digital images, now it’s time to get some printed up.   The first thing you have to consider is that digital images you have received from us have been done on a calibrated monitor, so the colours are correct (and they should be if you use a professional photographer).   This takes a
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Social Etiquette at a wedding

In this day and age of mobile phones and just about every gadget being able to take photos and video, it is becoming a real concern to brides and grooms about what and when, photos of them make it onto Facebook and alike. The fact is that you as a bride and groom have little
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