Fall Event 2013

October 27, 2013 - October 28, 2013
Airport Holiday Inn, Des Moines, IA

Dan and Alex McClanahan


Dan and Alex McClanahan are the impenetrable husband/wife duo behind McClanahan Studio. Starting from scratch as optimistic newlyweds in 2009, the couple quickly became known in the photo world for their technical expertise and their definitively quirky style. Dan and Alex are headquartered in Ames, IA, where they photograph 50 high school senior sessions/year, 10 weddings/year (around the globe) and an increasing amount of commercial advertising work. They have individually scored a perfect 100 in print competition and they have individually been awarded the Don Knopp award for wedding photography. The couple is currently appearing on PhotoVision Video.

Program Title and Description:

How to Rock Weddings -

Dan and Alex will chronicle their transformation from part-time "shoot n burn" wedding photographers to full-service boutique studio. They will dissect the business strategies and photographic techniques that define their sought-after wedding services and they will discuss how proper pricing gives them freedom them to focus on quality and creativity.

The McClanahans will show you how they work together as complimentary shooters to create a story that is emotionally gripping, laugh-out-loud fun, and inclusive of every important detail. They will discuss workflow and how everything culminates in the crown-jewel of their services: the wedding album.


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