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We’ve got some exciting news to share with all our wonderful couples and future clients! After years of capturing love stories in the heart of New York City, Eden Strader + Co is relocating to the Windy City—Chicago! We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring our passion for authentic and timeless wedding photography to this […]

Wedding

May 22, 2024

Chicago Wedding Photographer

In wedding photography, lighting plays a pivotal role in capturing the essence of the celebration. Proper use of multiple flash setups can significantly enhance the quality of photos, especially in challenging lighting conditions. This guide aims to equip wedding photographers with the necessary skills to effectively utilize multiple flashes to create stunning and memorable imagery. […]

Education

May 21, 2024

The Guide to Multiple Flash Setups for Weddings

IT WAS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE TRAVELING TO JACKSON WYOMING TO PHOTOGRAPH SAVANNAH AND CADEN’S WEDDING AT DIAMOND CROSS RANCH. We first met a few months ago for their engagements at the Bonneville Salt Flats and it’s been so fun getting to know them + their story. While the wildfires of the summer left a haze throughout […]

Wedding

May 18, 2024

Diamond Cross Ranch Wedding

Josh and Emily’s wedding in San Francisco will be a forever favorite. I was so honored to photograph Emily + Josh’s wedding in San Francisco, CA. I absolutely love it when I get the chance to work with couples who have put together such a unique and fun wedding style — especially when their wedding […]

Uncategorized

May 15, 2024

San Francisco Wedding Photographer

Are you ready to dive into the magical world of engagement photography? Today, we’re talking all about how to pose couples for those dreamy, natural, and candid shots that tell their unique love story. Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just starting out, these tips will help you create beautiful, authentic moments that your couples […]

Education

May 14, 2024

How to Pose a Couple for Engagement Photos

THIS WHITE SHANTY WEDDING IS ALL YOUR BOHO DREAMS COME TRUE. Hannah and Stockton tied the knot on the most gorgeous May day at the Provo City Center Temple surrounded by friends and family! Their Utah wedding could not have been more gorgeous, and after their ceremony they celebrated their reception at the White Shanty […]

Wedding

May 11, 2024

White Shanty Wedding

We’re moving! Welcome to Eden Strader+ Co, where we meticulously document love stories now amidst the dynamic backdrop of Chicago. We’re so excited for this next chapter in Chicago, and cannot wait to meet our couples tying the knot here. Meet Eden Strader+ Co: Honoring Love with Precision and Elegance At Eden Strader+ Co, we […]

Engagements

May 8, 2024

Queer Chicago Wedding Photographer

BIANCA AND RAE’S WEDDING THIS PAST SPRING AT LORD THOMPSON MANOR IN CT WAS THE PERFECT BLEND OF MODERN AND ROMANTIC, WITH AN EDGY TWIST! They wanted the day to focus on their love and their families, with a unique style and several personal details. Lord Thompson Manor was the most amazing backdrop for their day! […]

Wedding

May 7, 2024

LORD THOMPSON MANOR WEDDING | THOMPSON CONNECTICUT | BIANCA AND RAE

Hey there, besties! Tackling low-light conditions at weddings can seem daunting, but with the right flash techniques, you can turn challenging lighting into stunningly beautiful photographs. In this post we’ll dive deep into various flash methods such as direct flash, diffused flash, and off-camera flash, explaining how each can dramatically improve your photos and evoke […]

Education

May 5, 2024

Techniques for using flash in low-light wedding venues