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I'm Dana Cubbage and I specialize in timeless, vibrant, editorial
wedding + engagement photography for fabulous couples.

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July 18, 2018

Recently, I was shooting a gorgeous, high-end wedding here in Charleston and I casually said to my second shooter that gorgeous, over-the-top, elaborate weddings make me nervous.  Not because I doubt my ability to photograph it well, but because I’m always a little more nervous when there are so many GORGEOUS details to capture.  I […]

June 13, 2018

The absolute BEST thing I’ve ever done for my business was hire a private photo editor.  From the very beginning, I knew that finding an editor to handle the majority of my editing tasks was going to be a big part of my business.  I had read a lot of blog posts by Jasmine Star and […]

June 6, 2018

If I could give one piece of advice to photographers – a piece of advice that, I feel, would help them build a successful photography business – it would be to outsource.  I wholeheartedly believe in outsourcing because I know from experience that we simply can’t “do it all”… and admitting this is NOT a sign of weakness.  I […]

September 2, 2016

It’s so easy to think that all you need in order to “start” your photography business is a good camera.  In today’s day and age, anyone with a fancy camera and a Facebook page can go ahead and call themselves a “professional”… I’ve seen it time and time again.  However, if you’re serious about building […]

August 26, 2016

As a professional photographer, it’s important to invest in the best gear that you can afford.  When you’re shooting complex events, like weddings, where the light is never consistent and you’re often shooting in low light situations, your gear really does make a difference!  Professional photography gear is definitely an investment… and an expensive one at […]

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