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Our Church Directory Program

Our Church Directory Program

Doing a church directory was often a frustrating process. Organizing members to come in and get their photos was often quite a chore. Slow delivery of the books along with high-pressure sales tactics caused many churches to do the directory themselves, often with not...

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California’s White Mountains

California’s White Mountains

We all have our favorite places, for some of us it's you own backyard. For others is in a group of people at a party. For me, it's being in the White Mountains of California. This desert mountains range first came to my attention when I read "The Thousand Mile Summer"...

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Recover Deleted Files

Recover Deleted Files

It's easy to delete files accidentally  If you have been a photographer for some time you have more then likely deleted files that you should not have.  If your a pro doing several little jobs a day, this becomes quite easy to accomplish. Though accomplish is not the...

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Wedding Album Repair and Replacement

Wedding Album Repair and Replacement

Does your wedding album look like this?  We can help.   I had a customer walk into the studio the other day and ask about repairing an old traditional style wedding album. The album they had was from the late 70s and was beginning to fall apart. Even though what...

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A Q&A On Our Scanning Services

A Q&A On Our Scanning Services

We are doing more and more scanning jobs in the studio, and we often get questions as to our services, what we offer and what we can do. Thus, this blog post. Q: I have hundreds of old negatives and slides that my dad took when we were kids. Can you scan them and make...

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Two Three Rivers Weddings

Two Three Rivers Weddings

We are doing more and more scanning jobs in the studio, and we often get questions as to our services, what we offer and what we can do. Thus, this blog post. Q: I have hundreds of old negatives and slides that my dad took when we were kids. Can you scan them and make...

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The 5 Best Places in Visalia to Take Pictures

The 5 Best Places in Visalia to Take Pictures

Over the past thirty years, I have done more than a hundred weddings in Three Rivers California, most of them at the White Horse Inn but a few at our Saturday wedding spot, St. Clare's Catholic Church. St. Clare's is a quaint little church overlooking the Kaweah River...

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Engagement Photo Sessions

Engagement Photo Sessions

In my over three decades in the professional photography business in Visalia, I have found what I think are the 5 best places to take pictures Visalia. For those looking for family, weddings, children and high school senior settings can all find the location for that...

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A smooth sports photo day

A smooth sports photo day

Engagement photo sessions Engagement photo sessions are a big part of the wedding photography coverage of Roy Dressel Photography and have been since we began in business back in 1984.  When we began our business couples announced their engagement in the newspaper and...

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After The Wedding Day

After The Wedding Day

This post is written to help make for a more organized and efficient sports photo day. A quick note that, We will have a table where you can ask questions, get change, see samples of the items we offer, get a payment envelope and pay with a credit or debit card on...

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The Wedding Consultation

The Wedding Consultation

Your wedding day has come and gone. It's been perfect. The weather was great, the day went off without a hitch, you had a great time, and you'll have memories that will last a lifetime. Now it's time to time to decompress; to just enjoy yourselves. But what about the...

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Tips For Shooting Good Video

Tips For Shooting Good Video

To help make sure your wedding day goes smoothly and as planned we like to meet with you the week or two before your wedding date. In this meeting, we'll go over details of not only the timing of photos but also who will be in the formal posed photos. We ask you about...

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The Space Needle

The Space Needle

Video is part of our lives, from the video we take of family and friend, concerts we attend, places we visit, and of course the weddings. Most all of us shot some video because we have a camera with us at all times now with our phones. But taking good video takes a...

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Wedding and Photography Scams

Wedding and Photography Scams

This post is written to help make for a more organized and efficient sports photo day. A quick note that, We will have a table where you can ask questions, get change, see samples of the items we offer, get a payment envelope and pay with a credit or debit card on...

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Weddings; Organizing Your Photography

Weddings; Organizing Your Photography

Every month or so I get an email attempting to scam me out of some money. Yes, as with just about everything, scammers target photographers and even couples planning a wedding. If there is an opportunity out there, someone is working hard at taking advantage of that...

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Abandoned Childs Trike

Abandoned Childs Trike

I have got a few emails lately from prospective clients wanting to know if I retouch my wedding images,  so I thought I would write this blog post going into what the term retouching means, at least to me,  and then get into what the terms photoshopping, and creative...

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How to Get the Most Out of a Wedding Show

How to Get the Most Out of a Wedding Show

Over the past thirty years, I have done more than a hundred weddings in Three Rivers California, most of them at the White Horse Inn but a few at our Saturday wedding spot, St. Clare's Catholic Church. St. Clare's is a quaint little church overlooking the Kaweah River...

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Becoming A Drone Photographer

Becoming A Drone Photographer

Does your wedding album look like this?  We can help.   I had a customer walk into the studio the other day and ask about repairing an old traditional style wedding album. The album they had was from the late 70s and was beginning to fall apart. Even though what...

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Videoing a Funeral

Videoing a Funeral

We all have our favorite places, for some of us it's you own backyard. For others is in a group of people at a party. For me, it's being in the White Mountains of California. This desert mountains range first came to my attention when I read "The Thousand Mile Summer"...

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The Making of a Great Business Portrait

To help make sure your wedding day goes smoothly and as planned we like to meet with you the week or two before your wedding date. In this meeting, we'll go over details of not only the timing of photos but also who will be in the formal posed photos. We ask you about...

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