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  Hi!  I'm Jessica, the main communicator for Five Fourteen Photography. Here is where I love to share our client's stories! As you browse, you will find complete wedding galleries, some great wedding tips, and you'll get to know Rick and I on a more personal level. Enjoy!

Canon 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM Macro for Wedding Photography A large portion of wedding photography is in the detail shots! Our brides and grooms spend countless hours planning every little detail- picking out the perfect flowers for their bouquet, selecting the earrings that compliment their wedding rings, choosing a bridal gown with gorgeous embellishments, […]

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Today’s tip will help your Instagram Marketing Strategy, it’s FREE, and takes less than 5 minutes to implement! In the business of wedding photography or as a creative business owner (or any entrepreneur for that matter) we are always looking for tools to make our lives easier!  What happens when that tool is FREE?! Well, […]

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Podcasts for Creative Entrepreneurs running a Photography Business We creative entrepreneurs wear so many hats in our businesses that it is imperative that we are always learning and seeking to improve ourselves, our client experience, and our business savvy!  However, there is so much information to soak in with so little time to do it. […]


As wedding photographers, we definitely wear more hats than one! I’m not sure the world realizes we only spend about 20% of our time actually shooting photographs or using our cameras. When you’re in the business of Wedding Photography and more than likely learning as you go, there are some traps you might fall into because you think they’ll […]

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When talking about the Canon 50mm f/1.2 L USM Prime lens, I’m reminded of my love for primes! I started out as the wedding photographer who exclusively used prime lenses… then I discovered how much I love the 70-200!  But there are some things a zoom lens just can not do; like shoot at f/1.2 […]

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Last week I blogged about the one lens you could shoot an entire wedding with, if you had to.  This week we are talking about the perfect marriage to that lens! Hey, we’re talking weddings here… why not marry the lenses? The Canon 70-200 f/2.8 L IS USM II is like the husband to the Canon 24-70 […]

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I shot my very first wedding with ONLY JUST THIS ONE LENS: the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM! Read first, then scroll to the bottom to see images from my first ever wedding!!! I started blogging about the gear we use in our wedding photography business last week by explaining why the Canon […]

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If you’re just starting your photography business, thinking about starting one, or are in the beginning stages of your photography business, this post is for you… Let’s face it, you only have one chance to get it right on a wedding day! Wedding photography is definitely not for the faint of heart; it takes skill, artistry, […]

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