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Families

Piggyback rides & fireside smiles – Knezevich family session

As lockdown rules ease and people start to head back to work, we are reminded of the time spent with family over the past few months during quarantine. That is especially on the forefront of the mind as the US recently celebrated mother's day & father's day, so we are happy to share a sweet… Continue reading Piggyback rides & fireside smiles – Knezevich family session

Photo Tip Tuesday

Photo Tip Tuesday – Video calls

Since the coronavirus outbreak caused many people to work from home, the workforce has turned to Zoom, Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime and other programs to conduct meeting for work & school. If you are working from home and want to look your best during your video calls, check out these tips to elevate your web chats.… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Video calls

Weddings

Simple & sweet – Fields wedding

Sometimes, simplicity is key and can be just as sweet. That was certainly the case when we captured the Fields wedding at the Dekalb County Courthouse. We were especially honored to photograph this union since the groom - James - was a former coworker. Surrounded by family, friends and their adorable daughters, these two showed… Continue reading Simple & sweet – Fields wedding

Photo Tip Tuesday

Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Recently, there was a big change in the way the United States handles LGBTQ individuals. This Pride month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that bars employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. It is a large win for the community and comes less than 16 years after same-gender marriage became… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Weddings

Amor es amor – Maria & Chayanne’s wedding

June is Pride Month in the United States, and here at VNC Photography, we are committed to welcoming & serving all couples. We support marriage equality, inclusivity and proudly stand against discrimination. One of the same sex weddings we were honored to capture was that of Maria & Chayanne. Their nuptials were a two-part celebration… Continue reading Amor es amor – Maria & Chayanne’s wedding

Events, Photojournalism

Black Lives Matter revisited

This is a repost of images we captured at a Black Lives Matter rally in Atlanta several years ago. With the current state of affairs in the country, it shows that not much has changed, but hopefully a positive change is on the horizon. With all the injustices toward black people in America recently, I've… Continue reading Black Lives Matter revisited

Photo Tip Tuesday, Photojournalism

Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

The recent murder of George Floyd - and the subsequent protests that have followed - has been an emotional moment in history. Personally, I practiced the importance of photographing these moments during my time at CNN during which I won a Peabody Award for coverage of the Arab Spring Uprising, as well as several Black… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

Families

Roll Tide with the Wilson family

One thing that people have been craving during this global quarantine due to the coronavirus is person-to-person interaction, especially with families. Slowly, reunions are able to take place, but many are especially blessed for the previous times they've hung out with family. We were lucky to capture one of those family reunions with the immediate… Continue reading Roll Tide with the Wilson family

Photo Tip Tuesday

Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas

In several areas around the country, many people gathered in crowded areas to celebrate Memorial Day this past weekend. If you were one of these attendees - or if you live in a densely populated area - you probably want to get away from the crowded areas for a bit. If you're a street photographer,… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas