Okay! Many of the previous blogs were some background knowledge on terms you may want to know, the way we use language, and LGBTQ+ allyship in action. So, they were more geared towards education and vendors. But let’s have some fun with LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding planning ideas! Here's a little back story about me. I started planning my
We are all living in a world today that truly defines what that words like diverse, unique, different have taken on a whole new meaning. This is no more true than those individuals, such as myself, who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. This community has always been with us and I'm happy to say it continues
As photographers, many of us have probably searched for all different types of posing ideas from cute, to elegant, to unique. But we've also constantly seen examples of hetero-normative photographing and posing, rather than with LGBTQ+ couples. Which then has also led to some…interesting questions. No doubt, some of these questions are well meaning, but clunky nonetheless.
There is SO much information that can be given about becoming inclusive and affirming, and there are so many resources about it. But before continuing on with some ways you can be inclusive, many people like to know some of the most commonly used terms. I’m going to share terms and definitions that you are likely to
In 2022 we are happy that the LGBTQ+ community has made a lot of progress in positive visibility and protections in the past few decades. However, we are also well aware that not everybody is supportive, let alone affirming. In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages in all 50 states with the court ruling Obergefell
AFRICAN AMERICAN WEDDING AND ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER African American wedding and engagement photographer. Weddings and engagement photography have changed. With the rise in the number of interracial marriages and the popularity of social apps like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat – we are seeing more multicultural couples. Today’s engaged couples arise from different parts of the world, speak different languages,
Christian and Jeremy contacted J&J Studios as they were in need of an engagement photographer. We decided to check out Cherry Street Pier and Rittenhouse Square for their engagement session, and it turned out perfectly. In this article, I will tell you a little about the couple, the locations that they chose, and share some pictures from