Lake Lanier, Holiday Marina Nautical Wedding

Congratulations, you’ve been asked to be a groomsman. It’s a big honor – enjoy it! While every wedding is different, here are some of the most common groomsmen duties.


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• Offer to help the best man plan the bachelor party. 
• Attend any engagement parties or couple’s showers thrown for the engaged couple. 
• Get fitted for and pick up your tux or suit one or two days before the wedding day. 


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• Attend the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner to receive detailed instructions about your duties for the following day. 
• Receive instructions for photos that will be taken at the wedding. More importantly, the ones that you will be in. 
• Meet your fellow members of the wedding party if you haven’t already.


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• If all of the groomsmen are getting dressed at a central location, make sure to arrive there on time. 
• Smile for all of the photos. 
• Make sure that the groom is relaxed and has had something to eat. 
• If ushers aren’t being used, escort wedding guests to their seats as they arrive. 


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• Either escort a bridesmaid down the aisle or walk out with the groom (depending on which method the couple has chosen). 
• Be introduced at the reception – and soak up the limelight! 
• Dance with your bridesmaid partner if a wedding party dance is on tap. 
• Help carry gifts to the car afterward. 
• Help the bride’s family clean up after the reception is over.

Famous Photographers

What makes a famous Photographer famous is his or her familiarity of images to the world as well as in the world of celebrities. Of course no matter where you go, you will find an abundance of photographers. But do they specifically, have what you are looking for? Ask yourself, what are they famous for? What does their eye capture? Consider why you like this famous photographer and if they can give you what you want.

Top 3 Famous Photographers

Our all time favorite famous photographer is Anne Geddes; Australia native, born September 13, 1956 also known for her clothing design and now residing in New Zealand. Geddes work is typical a depiction of babies in their natural state or dressed as fairies and animals in a black & white setting. Other famous photographers we like are: Annie Leibovitz a fantasy photographer and Mario Testino, who is known for his couture photographs of Princess Diana and Pop artist Madonna.

Modern Age Famous Photographers

Ansel Adams known for his fine art photography, captures the most beautiful images of environmental surrounding. His eye for nature is amazing. In fashion photography, artist Kristian Schuller is able to snap his series of signature shots with models in flowing dresses and unique poses. This last photographer, Ulric Collette, has one of the coolest Genetic Portraits, in which he takes members of a family and splices them together; making for one unique project. We’ve done this type of photography for a few of our clients, which is captured in the featured image above.

Famous Photographers Circa 1950’s

There are many iconic photographers from the 1950’s, but one of our favorites is Elliot Erwitt who gave us a glimpse reality in the truth of racism in America. This famous photographers image shows a black man drinking water from a colored/ white segregated water fountain, which portrayed the sadness of our country during that time.

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Boudoir Photography

Boudoir photography is making a comeback and brides are taking sexy photographs for their husbands before the BIG day. Three benefits; It makes a great gift for him, it can be as classy or as trashy as you want it to be and you can wear your sexiest fantasy outfit for your him. With boudoir photography you have many options so make sure your get with your photographer before hand to discuss some ideas.

Boudoir Photography | A Gift For Him

Typically for a wedding there is an exchange of gifts between the bride and groom. This is a great opportunity to give your soon to be husband the perfect gift, a sexy portrait of his wife. So, be sure to leave him behind and keep him out of the loop when preparing you bag for your boudoir photo shoot. Unlike the rest of your wedding photography, these pictures are for his eyes only and he can gaze at them privately for years to come.

Boudoir Photography | Classy Vs. Trashy

Boudoir photography can be done in several different ways, so it all depends on the look you are going for. A classy photo shoot entails much of your body being hidden by clothing or draped with various items, leaving the appearance of what’s beneath. Where as trashy boudoir photography shoot allows you to be a little more revealed. But, again, it’s all up to your taste and what you are wanting from your shoot.

Ideas On What To Wear For My Boudoir Photography Shoot

If you’re going with the southern tradition, then you may chose to wear your innocent white teddy showing your purity. However, should you be looking for something a little sexier, you may decide to go with a red corset with a strappy garter belt, red lace bra and red pumps. Contact Porche Photography for all of your boudoir photography needs.

Portrait Photography

Portrait Photography
Portrait photography is defined as photography of a person or a group of people that displays the expression, personality and mood of the subject. The main focus of the photograph is of the persons FACE. But sometimes the background and the entire body are included. Portrait photography is a great way to share your precious moments throughout your life.

What To Wear For My Portrait Photography Shoot

Generally, you are in complete control of what to wear during your portrait photography shoot. Though it is best to include your photographer when thinking of ideas on what to wear or how to incorporate particular items, themes or memories. Specifically, there is nothing that you CAN’T wear; your Portrait Photography shoot is designed to allow you to be as free and comfortable as possible.

Portrait Photography | Ideas for Families

Family portrait ideas should be based on seasons and your family size. Visiting the local park during the spring and summer is a great way to incorporate scenery into your background. During winter and fall months, studio portrait photography may be your best option. And don’t forget to bring your family pet along; they should be included in your family portrait photography session, which makes it complete.

Portrait Photography | Black And White

Black and white portrait photography is by far one of my favorite types of photography. It gives portraits a classy look and allows photographers to capture your beauty in a special traditional way. Let us find your inner beauty with black and white portrait photography.

Types of Photography

Types of Photography

Here at Porche Photography we offer many different types of photography. With 15 years of experience, we have taken over a million pictures and counting. Now that’s a lot of pics! Click on the Services tab at the top of the page to see a complete list of the types of photography we offer.

Top 3 Types of Photography

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. Engagement, marriage, newborn… I’m sure you’ve heard that saying before as a child. The funny thing is that it’s generally our American way of life. The dream is to first meet someone, fall in love, get engaged, get married and finally complete your unit with a baby. Which all happens to make for GREAT photography.

Types of Photography | Client Favorites

When our clients speak, we listen. We have polled our clients to find out their favorite types of photography and at the top of the list, is newborn photography. It’s hard to resist a precious little baby, though many times there are challenges you can encounter with small children, however, this is actually one of Porche Photography’s specializations. Next we found that people really enjoy documentary style photography, which allows people to be themselves…. In their every day life.

Types of Photography | Weddings

We have shot many different types of photography, but weddings are by far the most fun and interesting. With weddings, you get various color coordination’s, themes and locations; people’s ideas vary with uniqueness. A wedding at a chapel and reception nearby is typical, but we have seen plenty of other wedding venues such as a barn for a rustic themed wedding, a yacht for a more scenic view and a baseball field for a sports lover. Contact us to discover all of the unique types of photography we can offer your wedding day.

Engagement Photo Ideas

Engagement Photo Ideas


Before you think of your engagement photo ideas, ask yourself if you want iPhone pics or professional pics. Remember the importance of great ideas for your engagement photo session. When you decide to take photos, keep in mind that these are lasting images during this special time in your life, so carefully consider your engagement photo ideas and a professional photographer before you start.

The Secrets of Engagement Photo Ideas

Many people have diluted notions of what their portraits will look like after taking pictures. But one important aspect that many forget is that you need a professional photographer to accomplish great portraits. Camera, lighting, posing, and a great eye for detail, all will have a say in what your portraits will look like. So, take this into account when selecting your photographer.

Top 3 Engagement Photo Ideas

Our top three engagement photo ideas are: (1) Make a play on the way “He” proposed (2) If you are outdoorsy people, find a local beach or park, bring a sun hat, wear your hair down and let the wind blow in your hair as you gaze into each others eyes in front of the sunset and (3) Documentary style photo, this could also be a play on the engagement, if it is started prior to the engagement or simply a day being captured together, showing your love in many stages.

Engagement Photo Ideas| Location Location Location

So, as we have already mentioned, the beach or a local park is a great location for a session outside. In addition, maybe if you are coffee lovers, sit outside at your favorite cafe…don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. And lastly, one popular idea is a more rustic feel, like in a barn or in a field. The best thing to do, is decide what kind of couple you are and or the theme you may want for your wedding. Many people like to make sure everything flows together when they think of engagement photo ideas.