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Reviews from our Clients

Published on: March 13, 2024
Estimated Reading Time: 15 minutes
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Reviews from past Clients It's always an honor and privilege to enter a couple's life and capture their wedding day. I am happy to share a few cards and online reviews from past clients here. If you are a future client, I strongly invite you…

Wedding Timeline Calculator

Published on: February 9, 2024
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes
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This wedding timeline calculator aims to help build the perfect tailored timeline for your event.It complements deeper pieces of information on each element you should learn before using the calculator (see here). Time to complete: If you know what you want, It's pretty straightforward and…

10 hour wedding photography coverage timeline

Published on: July 20, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes
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10-Hour Wedding Photography Timeline One essential element for a successful wedding day is your timeline. In a previous article, we helped you design a tailored timeline based on your preferences, explaining how much time is required for each event of the day, providing a foundation…

Edge Gliding for photo book

Published on: May 30, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes
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Some of our photo albums such as the (leather cover, the wood cover , the plexi cover, the linen cover, the velvet) can be personalized with Gliding to give them a unique look. Let's see what is Gliding, how it's apply, and which photo book…

Laser engraved logo

Published on: May 30, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Some of our wedding album's covers (wood, linen, velvet) can be customized with personalized text and or a logo. Find below the collection of logos that can be laser engraved. You will notice different styles. Some would be perfect for weddings, some are more for…

The mini gift book perfect gift for bridal party and family

Published on: April 4, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The mini gift book perfect gift for bridal party and family Included in some wedding photography packages, those mini gift books are the perfect gift for your bridal party members or family members. Let's see what they look and how they are made. Size We create…

Discover a unique Brunch Wedding at Maiden Rock Creamery, WI

Published on: March 30, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutes
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Brunch Wedding at Maiden Rock Creamery If some weddings can be pretty similar, Amber and Estin's early brunch wedding at the Maiden Rock Creamery is pretty unique. They made it their way, personalizing what they wanted, from the ceremony to tiny details.If you are planning…

What is a layflat photo book

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutes
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What is a lay flat photo book? The world and especially the photo-book world can be pretty complex and overwhelming for ordinary people. The goal of this article is to flatten what’s a lay flat photo-book (sorry for the bad word game). We will discover…

Wedding guest book with photos inside

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Wedding Guest Book With Photos Inside Weddings are full of lovely traditions. One that we love and which is easy to set up is the guest book. The classical ones required only two elements: a hardcover bound book with a high quality acid-free paper and…

Wedding thank you cards, All you need to know

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Photo Wedding Thank You Card Right after the wedding, the newlyweds have a few obligations. The Wedding Etiquette (or tradition) required the bride and the groom to send thank-you cards to their guests. Not only to the ones who assisted the celebration, but also to…

Do you need a Photo booth for your wedding?

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes

Why Offer Photo Booth for Weddings You are planning the biggest event of your life, and you are wondering if you should take a photo-booth or not for your perfect dream wedding? Is it worth it? Is that just a stupid idea? How to take…

How to take care of your wedding album

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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How to take care of your wedding album Your wedding day has been captured, you have spent several hours to properly select your wedding photos to include in your photo-book. You have approved the album layouts, picked a cover, and you are now waiting for…

How to choose photos for your wedding album

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes
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The Ultimate guide to help you in that tedious task: selecting your wedding pictures. Now that your wedding has been covered and your pictures delivered, you are granted a ton of photos to select from in order to create your wedding album! But where should…

Where can I print wedding albums?

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Where can I print wedding albums? Whereas you are a newly married couple wanting to create an affordable lay flat album, or professional photographers wedding photographers looking for high quality albums for your clients, we will give you some address and recommendations here. First, we…

Should you buy your wedding album from a photographer

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Should You Buy Your Wedding Album From a Photographer You hired a professional wedding photographer that will deliver hundreds (if not thousands) of images. You are now wondering if you should pay the extra money to get a nice wedding album from your photographer or…

Wedding Album Custom Cover

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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Choose a Custom Cover for Your Wedding Photo Album Don’t we say that we judge a book by its cover? It’s important to select a texture, color, that you like to protect the memories of your special day. Each of our albums are handmade, carefully…

Wedding album layout examples

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes
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Wedding Album Layout Examples As wedding photographers, we follow the bride and groom during their entire day to capture the best moments. We pay attention to details, we shoot candid shots, we staged some group pictures, we direct the couple during their photo session. We…

Why you should absolutely print your wedding photos?

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Why should you absolutely print your wedding photos? You made it, you exchanged vows, rings, signed all the legal documents, and now you are finally married. And because you were wise you hired a wedding photographer to capture and document all the best moments of…

What is the average price of a wedding album?

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes
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What Is the Average Price of a Wedding Album You will get married soon, or might have already tied the knot and you are now wondering how much you should invest in a wedding album. Congratulations, having a wedding budget is something essential to achieve…

Velvet photo album

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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The Velvet Photo album The Velvet photo album is part of our large family of high-quality photo album that holds brides and grooms' most important moments of their special day. We will learn here what makes this album unique, how you can order it, and…

How do professional photographers print their pictures

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes
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How do professional photographers print their pictures We will see in this article how professional photographers print their pictures depending on what kind of print they need. Do all photographers print their pictures themselves, if so, how do they achieve that? Or do they use…

17 Alternatives to wedding guest book

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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17 Alternatives to a classical wedding guest book If you are tired of the traditional wedding guest book and if you are looking for different ideas, this page is for you. Some ideas are real alternatives, some will touch your heart, and some are good…

Where should you print your wedding photos

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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Where Should You Print Your Wedding Photos You made it, you had your bid day, you are now married, and you have received a ton of digital images from your wedding photographer. Given you have a personal right release on the image, you want to…

Time Capsule for Wedding Photography

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Time Capsule for Wedding Photography Have you ever heard about time capsules? And have you ever considered associating it with weddings?In this article we will introduce you to this concept, trying to trigger the same interest we found in it.We will see why photography is…

How to use engagement photos at wedding

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Ultimate Guide: How to Use Engagement Photos at Wedding We can’t encourage our couples enough to have an engagement photo session before their big day. It really makes a difference in your wedding photography. It helps couples to know their wedding photographer, helps to learn…

How to prevent photos from turning yellow overtime

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes
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How to prevent photos from turning yellow overtime Have you ever seen some old photographs having the white part turning completely yellow? That usually starts with the edge of the image, and then, slowly but surely, all the photographs are tinted? If some might consider…

What are the different kinds of book binding?

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes
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What are the different kinds of book binding? Here at French Touch Photography, we are taking your wedding album’s durability seriously. We researched a photo-book that will last for decades, or even centuries, if conserved properly. That's why we have reviewed different kinds of book…

End Papers Design

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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EndPapers Design for Wedding Albums End papers (or endpapers, or sometimes confused with fly-pages) are the pages located at the beginning and at the end of a book. They are fixed, inserted full-size sheets folded in two, that attach the cover and the paper block…

What are the different kinds of photography prints you can put on a wall

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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What are the different kinds of photography prints you can put on a wall? Now that your wedding photographer provides you with some amazing photos from your engagement session or wedding day, what can you do with them? You might already have your guest book…

Which viewer software to look image

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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Which viewer software to look at your images You just got married and have downloaded all the photos on your wedding day.Now, you need to go through all those images and select the one you want to print on-line, and the ones you want to…

Why are wedding album so expensive

Published on: February 28, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Why are wedding album so expensive We have seen in a previous article that the average price of a lay-flat flush mount wedding album varies depending on the type of printing technology used and photo paper involved. But all other factors are involved in the…

Say ‘I Do’ to the Best Wedding Photography and Videography – Book Now

Published on: February 3, 2023
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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If you are looking for a package including top of the notch photographers and videographers to cover your entire wedding day, you are in the right place. You will discover here: Who is the videographer which whom we partner Why do we recommend that you pick…

Review of the HoldFast Money Maker VS SpiderPro Dual Camera System v2

Published on: November 10, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 14 minutes
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When working as a professional photographer, I often need to carry two heavy cameras. I need my gear to be firmly stabilized when I walk (not bouncing in all directions), and to be easily accessible. There are a bunch of different systems for that. In…

Four Daughters Winery Wedding Photos Briana and John

Published on: August 13, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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FOUR DAUGHTERS WINERY WEDDING PHOTOS BRIANA AND JOHN Have you ever considered a vineyard as the perfect venue to host your wedding? You will discover through these photos how it was the case for Briana & John.But we will also approach what you should pay…

Wedding Planning Checklist: Essential Tips Before Your Wedding

Published on: July 23, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 11 minutes
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Useful Tips Before Your Wedding You wedding day is coming in 2 or 3 weeks. Your timeline is read. It's time to review the last tips with your photographer.Find Here a list of advice in order to keep it smooth all day. I will try…

Artistic and Creative Wedding Photography

Published on: June 10, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes
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couple holding hands get to know photographer photo through curlers artistic engagagement photo in Minneapolis Brewery by their engagement photographer majestic picture of bride and bridesmaid silhouette by wedding photographer majestic shot of bride and groom with chandelier in ample halls silhouette picture at the…

Locations for Elopement and small intimate ceremony in MN

Published on: May 28, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 17 minutes
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Perfects locations for small ceremonies in MN Locations for Elopement and small intimate ceremony in MN There are multiple reasons for a couple to decide for an intimate ceremony, and the result can be nothing but amazing. It can be a personal taste, a legal…

Should you have your Engagement Photos and your ceremony on a Rooftop in Minneapolis?

Published on: May 25, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes
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Rooftops MPLS Should you have your Engagement Photos taken on Rooftop in Minneapolis? I like historical cities such as Stillwater to use my camera, but what I like the most is shooting engagement session on parking Rooftop! It’s an option I recommend to all my…

List of Parking Rooftop for photos in Minneapolis & St Paul

Published on: May 24, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes
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List of Parking Rooftop for Photos in Minneapolis & St Paul Some rooftop parking lot can be the perfect location for an engagement session or even a ceremony. Indeed, best photographers would know that all rooftops won't work and some condition, such as the direction…

Real Estate Photographer based in Rochester, MN, serving Minnesota

Published on: May 19, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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Real Estate Photographer in Rochester, MN Trust our professional photographer and his camera for home pictures we guarantee a high degree of enthusiasm and engagement from potential buyers in the Twin Cities. Are you an individual, a real estate company trying to sell a house,…

Intimate wedding ceremony Saint Paul MN & Minneapolis

Published on: May 11, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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Tiffany & Jared Intimate Wedding in Saint Paul MN I covered their romantic proposal at the Minneapolis Arboretum in April. In July (one of the best months) I was more than delighted to cover their very special ceremony in the Cities.Jared and Tiffany chose to…

Past weddings and Engagement Sessions

Published on: April 28, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 35 minutes
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Our past weddings, Engagement Sessions, and much more We have gathered below an exhaustive list of our past coverage. If you are looking for a wedding photographer that would give you a good idea of the quality of our coverages. We hope it will also…

How many hours of photography coverage do you need on your Wedding Day?

Published on: April 9, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 23 minutes
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How to Design Your Wedding Day Timeline Most future brides and grooms have never married before and thus have no experience designing wedding timelines. The goal of this article is to help you design your perfect timeline, depending on what you want to do. Thus,…

Linen Album

Published on: February 16, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes
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  Cherish Your Wedding Memories within an Album Featuring a Beautiful Linen Cover   The Linen photo book is part of our high quality wedding photo albums that are handcrafted using the best materials (for hardcovers and pages) and solid bookbinding technology. It also comes…

Sunset Engagement Session at Chester Woods Rochester MN

Published on: January 20, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes
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Engagement Session in Chester Woods Rochester Mn Engagement session Chesterwood Rochester MN Today, let’s come back to the Laura and Alexandre magical engagement which took place in a place that I really love Chester Woods Park, located close to Rochester, MN, in Eyota. It is…

Sydney and Nathan Ceremony at 413 On Wacouta Wedding Photos

Published on: January 18, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes
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Sydney and Nathan Wedding at 413 On Wacouta Wedding at 413 Event Center a Historical Downtown Venue In my last photography post, I talk about an Indian wedding I covered in Minneapolis, Minnesota; today it’s an intimate ceremony taking place at the 413 on Wacouta…

Bridging the Wedding and Commercial Photography Worlds

Published on: January 18, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 14 minutes
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A Photographer's Odyssey from Commercial to Wedding Photography Add a creative touch to your pictures Today I use my camera mainly to cover wedding photography in Minnesota and engagement session in the Twin Cities. But when I was younger and worked in Paris, I used…

The French Touch: Albert Lea Mn Photographer for Wedding and Engagement Session

Published on: January 18, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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Albert Lea Mn Photographer For Wedding And Engagement Session The French Touch in Albert Lea You have announced your engagement and you are now looking to hire a wedding photographer in the Twin Cities. You want the best moments immortalized on camera, without posing. You are…

Jared and Tiffany Surprise Proposal at Arboretum Minneapolis

Published on: January 18, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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A question to cherish forever… Is the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum the right place for a Surprise Proposal? I am about to tell you how Jared elaborated his adorable surprise proposal at the Minneapolis Arboretum. From the bench he chose to the ring box and the…

Aster Cafe: A Stunning Venue for a Minneapolis Wedding

Published on: January 18, 2020
Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes
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Aster Café for small but unforgettable events Discover Heather and Zach's Celebration at the Aster Cafe Minneapolis After their engagement session in Albert Lea with their photographer, it was time for their marriage celebration in the Twin Cities in beautiful wedding venue: the Aster Cafe. Heather teaches…


Black and White Portrait of Alexandre Mayeur, photographer at French-Touch-Photography

Born and raised in Paris, I am now a proud Wedding Photographer in Rochester, MN, serving MPLS.

I don’t only capture emotions in candid pictures, I also create timeless images and artful photographs.
Recognized as one of the best photographers in the Twin Cities.

I serve Duluth and also far beyond the 10,000 Lakes State (Wisconsin, Iowa, and destination). I am more than happy to discover beautiful landscapes and new horizons.

Have a look at my previous publications to learn more. As an experienced professional photographer, I don’t limit my field to lifestyle, family, or event photography! I invite you to visit my portfolio and discover my photography and work out of the studio.

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