Wedding Photographer Guide

You might be busy thinking about your dress, your venue and other aspects of your big day but photography is so important. I would say it’s actually the most important thing from the entire wedding, apart from the bride and groom turning up of course. This wedding photographer guide will tell you exactly why you need to choose the right company for you. When your big day is over, all you have left of the happy occasion (apart from your memories) is the photographs. Choosing a budget photographer just to save a few dollars definitely isn’t the right choice to make. An unprofessional photographer might chop off heads, be out of focus, take photos at awkward angles or just not give you the experience that you want.

Do research into photography companies in your area, in addition to looking at reviews from brides and grooms who have used them in the past. If you have your eye on a few companies, ask to see portfolios of the different styles of wedding photography do. If they are a professional and capable company, this should not be an issue and they will show you exactly why you need to choose them. You just also look for a photographer that is friendly and who you feel comfortable with. You want to spend your day with no worries whatsoever. Don’t be scared to ask questions, most good photographers will welcome them so that they can get things just right for you.

So many photographs are in digital format these days but there is nothing quite like having a gorgeous canvas of your wedding day displayed on your wall. By choosing a wedding photographer who has the best equipment and an eye for detail, you will get the highest quality of photographs that can be distributed to family and friends in a variety of ways. It’s great to have photos on disc.etc. so that you can display them on social media for all to see but it’s also important to have physical copies of these photographs. The right photographer will provide all this for you and more.

I hope that this wedding photographer guide has helped you to see why choosing the right photographer for the job is so important. It is important that you look back on the best day of your life with joy, rather than regret that you didn’t manage to capture every moment perfectly.

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Tips for Replacing Horse Stalls in an Existing Barn

Tips for Replacing Horse Stalls in an Existing Barn

Replacing existing horse stalls could put new life into your barn and provide a better environment for your horses to live and grow. Whether you want to replace the stalls because they are old and worn out, or because you want a larger space to keep horses, you can benefit from the tips provided below. With a little planning and effort, you can demolish the old stalls and put up new ones. Here are some tips that will enable you to complete this project successfully.

1. Plan the Stalls

Before you demolish the existing stalls with a sledge hammer, or buy fresh lumber, you should do your best to evaluate your needs and plan a layout that will meet them. One of the first things you need to consider is the size of each stall. The standard size for a horse stall is 12 x 12 feet. But if you plan to keep large horses like drafts and warm bloods, you should have a stall size of 12 x 14 or 14 x 14 feet. To save cost and make the stall more comfortable for your horse, you should use dirt flooring and rubber mats rather than concrete flooring which requires a lot of bedding.

2. Design the Layout

Next you should plan the layout of your stalls. Ensure that you have a central aisle for the entire barn. Each stall could have two doors. One that opens to the exterior of the barn and another one that opens into the aisle. This adds a lot flexibility to the design. But if you have a very tight budget, you may exclude the external door. You should also consider adding at least one wash stall and another one to foal a mare when necessary. You may also include a stall for storing a small amount of feed or hay. Finally before concluding the planning phase, you should plan for your demolition. To make it easy to gather and sell the debris and other scrap materials from your old stalls, you should use rent dumpsters.

3. Remodel and Demolish Old Stall

You will need to demolish the old horse stalls before you build new ones. You may consult a demolition service or do it yourself. If you have a barn with more than 4 stalls, you should consider contracting part of the demolition out to save time and effort. The demolition phase will require the use of skid steer loader to demolish the concrete and a rent dumpster to dispose of the concrete waste properly. If your barn does not have a large door, you may need to create an opening in the wall to provide the necessary ceiling height to permit the skid steer to do its work.

4. Install New Stalls

When you are building or installing new horse stalls, make sure you allocate sufficient time to complete the project. If you have to build the stalls from scratch, make proper use of string lines and stakes to create the layout of each stall before you begin the construction. Re-measure each length and make use of string levels to ensure that the walls are straight. When using a stall kit, lay them out first and check all the parts of the kit and compare what you have on ground with the photo of the completed stall before you start assembling them.

Conclusion

Those are some practical tips to help you to replace horse stalls in an existing barn. To ensure the success of your project, spend adequate time planning for the project and use the best materials you can afford to build the new stalls.