7.21.2013 Sea Pines Resort Wedding ~ At Last Productions LLC

A fellow photographer listed the chance to tag along and photograph a wedding on the ever beautiful Hilton Head Island. It’s been a while since I’ve had the pleasure to shoot a destination wedding, so I couldn’t pass this up. I am grateful and honored to have this amazing opportunity to capture some of Erica & Damien’s wedding at Sea Pines Resort.

The excitement and happiness were contagious as Erica & Damien prepared to see each other and declare their love for one another.

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Even though this was my first time meeting Erica & Damien, I feel like I have known them forever!

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Programs that doubled as a fan – AWESOME! They were welcomed to help battle the sizzling heat.

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Intricately detailed favors gave a gentle reminder of the beach and sea.

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Erica & Damien’s ceremony was full of love and emotion. I laugh at myself because I got misty eyed as I watched them make their dedications to each other.

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After the ceremony was over we headed over to the lighthouse and took a few pictures. This ended up being my favorite.

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At Last Productions would be honored to be a part of your wedding day! We are happy to travel! Contact us today to reserve your wedding day with us!!

Digital Negative vs Enhanced Edit – What’s that mean?

I have gotten a few questions about what exactly is a digital negative. So let’s take a closer look at what that means.

Back in the days of film when you dropped off that 35mm (or for me… 110 film) with every roll that was developed you received a copy of the negative. This was used for archival purposes and if you needed to obtain a print you had to have the negative.

A Digital Negative is simply this: The unedited photographic digital capture of subjects in color or black and white.

For those clients that do have digital negatives included with their package they are, as needed, balanced for color and exposure.

Below is an example of a Digital Negative:

Digital Negative
Digital Negative

So how does that compare to an Enhanced Edit and WHY are you charging extra for that?

Well because capturing those amazing moments is just a part of what I do. Transforming those images into feelings, thoughts and ideas takes time and vision. I am only asking that for the hard work and long hours that I spend making that image perfectly representative of what I love and cherish that I be fairly compensated.

I as an artist, woman, wife and mother choose the images that most speak to me and that show the most emotion and feelings from our time together.

Below is an example of an Enhanced Edit:

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Enhanced Edit

Those days of film have long since passed us by. But it is very important to understand the importance of archiving digital files regardless if it is a digital negative or an enhanced edit. I urge you to print your most favorite images, show them off and display them proudly in your home. Keep your archival process updated as fast as there are advancements in technology.

These files hold your most treasured memories. If they are there unprotected, they can and will be lost forever.