10 things couples need to know

A wonderful article in the Huffington Post today about what couples need to know before hiring a wedding photographer. Highly recommend reading this! My favorite is #9

"9. Some photographers are your friends or are relatives. My advice is: Don't hire them!"

  -Patrick Lockwood

There are so many good reasons not to have a friend or relative photograph your wedding.  As someone who has photographed friends and relatives I can say it is harder for me to blend into a crowd where people know me.  It's easier to get the candid moments as a stranger that no one is paying attention to.