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    Welcome to Notes From The Lightbox. This is our blog with tips & advice from us (Tyler & Stephanie Boye) & other industry experts on how to ROCK your wedding day, engagement or photo session! Every week we post our latest videos filled with great advice on everything from what to wear to how to avoid double chins in your pictures:) We will bring you tips on how to make your photographs AMAZING as well as interviews with Hollywood’s top stylists, hair & make-up artists, wedding coordinators, models & designers. We interview the best in their fields to bring you essential information on how to make the most of your pictures! Additionally, you will be first to hear about our special offers and give-aways:)

    After over a decade of experience in fashion & photography, Tyler & Stephanie have collaborated & created what everyone needs to know about wedding & portrait photography. We LOVE great pictures and want to help you to get the MOST FROM YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY! Thank you for checking out Notes From The Lightbox.

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Are Second Shooters Worth The Extra Cost?

Well, essential… no but definitely preferred.   Once photographers start working with a second shooter they usually do not want to go back to shooting alone and with good reason.   Second shooters aren’t just there to make principle photographer happy…they are awesome for the client as well.  Check out this weeks video to figure […]

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Any of your married friends can tell you there is always some unexpected wedding cost lurking in the shadows.  Its there, ready to jump out & surprise the crap out of you once you happily close the checkbook and rest your feet on the coffee table, ready to watch Orange Is The New Black. Lets […]

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How to get your man to smile naturally

Last week I got an email from one of our viewers who wanted to make sure her engagement shoot & wedding pictures show how handsome her man really is.  Kim wrote:  “How do I get my fiance to smile naturally for posed photos…I love him dearly, but he’s terrible at it!!!!” I hope these 5 […]

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Andrea Zomber - February 9, 2015 - 5:44 pm

Great tips! Thanks

Suzanne Eisenberg - February 10, 2015 - 1:50 am

awesome stephanie!!!

Kimberly Luby - February 10, 2015 - 11:28 pm

Stephanie, thank you so much for posting these great tips! they are so helpful and I will use them all to help my fiance feel more at ease for our photos! I especially liked the idea of a cocktail to chill him out, on that note we will be having a shot of Jameson, his favorite, before the photos, and well toast to you! Thanks again!!!