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I think some of your photos are not bad.  Others give pause.

This one for instance, http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I00009tWoLFErbUA.  It has a lot going on.  It needs the DOF to include the toes, all the way to the front of the shoe should be sharp.  As it is, those twirly things seem to float.

Is that the wedding ring?  Nice rock!  But, it looks more like an engagement ring.  I’m wondering why you are showing that in a wedding set.

It looks like the shoes are on a round coffee table in front of a white sofa.  You need to watch your backgrounds.  What is the black microphone shaped thing?  Probably a shadow caused by the shape of cushions, but if you use your imagination, it could be an girl’s entertainment device.  I would replace the background.

Little objects like rings can really be a pain.  The closer you get, the less DOF is available.  Lots of light and small aperture help.  Those rings don’t look like they are a match for the one in the box with the shoes.  If you can’t afford a good macro lens, check out extension tubes.  They will let your existing lenses focus closer.  They unfortunately won’t help DOF.

In http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I0000RmG5ZR.Btlw, the good news is you have a little blue in the sky.  You also have a dark spot on a white pole above that distant tree.  And, your foliage looks over sharpened.  For that sort of shot, sometimes a CP filter can be a big help as it will reduce reflection from those leaves.

I would love to be able to zoom in on http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I0000_wsORhGRJSg.  I think it looks pretty good at the display size.  I wonder if less DOF would have helped it.  Less DOF would take the busyness out of the background by blurring the foliage into a green blob.  It looks like  a longer exposure because some of the treetops have motion blur.

http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I0000_pTWRh2lcRU has direct sun, and shadow.  I think you handled it quite well in this shot.

http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I00009KX3UPEvJps, has the foliage thing going on again but otherwise it is a good shot.  Try running a blur brush over the leaves, or just sharpen the couple and not the leaves if this is a sharpened image.

http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I0000CpsiT5qQstU, has slightly too much flash power.  It`s interesting, your flash did not get all the way up the tree!

Chicks with shades, http://jessnphotography.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Weddings-2013/G0000QcZc7k2Mtu0/I0000tOrdwo1Vj5U, needs one or two more shutter speed increases and a little more pop from the flash to keep the girls about where they are lit.  That might require high speed sync.  I would take the white dots out of the water on the right side.