• Planning

    What Should You Include in Your Wedding Scrapbook

    Making a wedding scrapbook can help you recall all of the day’s important moments, even after decades of marriage have eroded your memory. To get the most out of your scrapbook, carefully choose items that have special meaning to you. Otherwise, you could end up with a book that leaves you shrugging your shoulders instead of reconnecting to your special day. Your Save-the-Date Cards A lot of couples put hard work into making their save-the-date cards. Those cards can end up looking nicer than your actual wedding invitations. Save at least one of your cards so you can remember a time before you had to think about coordinating the biggest…

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    Tips To Consider When Choosing a Wedding Photographer

    The wedding day is one of the biggest days in anyone’s life regardless of their traditional and religious beliefs. As the big day keeps approaching, the tension is rising; the check list is reducing but… the photographer is not yet checked. What do you do? Are you just going to drive down street and turn to the first photo studio signpost and award the job because the guy has nice and big cameras? Photography is not just the cameras you see; it is more of the art and professionalism. You don’t want to spend all the time and money trying to come up with the most memorable day of your…

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    Digital Photographs are Inevitable What are the Pros and Cons

    Unless you intentionally seek someone who still uses film, your wedding photographer will use a digital camera. Digital photography is almost inevitable today, but there are pros and cons to it. Pro #1: Your Photographer Can Take More Pictures Since your photographer doesn’t have to worry about “wasting” film, she can take as many pictures as possible during your event. Most of these pictures won’t look that great. But the ability to take picture after picture also means that your photographer can capture special moments that she wouldn’t have gotten with a film camera. Pro #2: Your Pictures Don’t Age Print photographs age over time. Even using the best paper…

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    Photo Friendly Rainy Day Wedding Favors

    Rain can dampen your spirits but it doesn’t have to dampen your clothes or guests. If you have no alternative location make sure you are prepared to work with the rain. The local weather forecast has been known to make a few mistakes now and again. But knowing that the sky may rain down on your day is half the battle; the other half is finding a suitable solution. Boots Fashionable rubber boots are becoming a huge trend in wedding locations where the rain is known to fall often. Give them as a gift to your wedding party. If you need them, they’ll be on hand, if not, oh well,…

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    Five Princess Wedding Shoot Ideas

    Some prefer to have it done before the wedding itself while some prefer to wait after. What exactly are we talking about? The obligatory wedding photo-shoot of course. Whatever both your decisions may be, we can all agree that a wedding shoot is nothing but fun. A part of the fun happens to be planning the concept the shoot will be based on. Inspiration for the shoot can be, for example, from a scene from a movie that the two of you can relate to and wish to emulate. The latter will certainly make the brainstorming process even easier since you’re both provided with a storyboard and all that is…

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    Should you Have Your Wedding Pictures Taken Before or After the Ceremony?

    Traditionally couples have their wedding pictures taken after the ceremony. More and more modern couples, however, have decided that it makes more sense to have the pictures taken before guests even start to arrive. When faced with this question, you have to decide which option makes sense for you. Advantages to Pre-Ceremony Pictures Taking pictures before your ceremony will help you keep a tighter schedule by getting one task finished before the event starts. Instead of making your guests wait, you can jump right into the reception party. People who don’t like waiting will love you for skipping the traditional route and getting right to the fun. Pre-ceremony pictures might…

  • Creativity

    Why You Need a Wedding Photographer

    Now that many people have smart phones with great cameras or fancy cameras, it might seem a waste of money to hire a professional photographer. Why need one when the web is populated with amazing candid Instagram photographs?  Well, unlike other DIY aspects like baked goods or a music playlist, it’s not something that can be planned ahead. While I’m not saying that the collective effort of your guests can’t create a fantastic number of photographs, it might not be as complete as someone who’s job was taking photographs. Although this might not be a big deal at the moment, you might really want a photographic record five, ten, twenty…

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    Sharing Wedding Photos

    Even though you’ve hired a wedding photographer, your guests are going to take a ton of photos and a lot of them will be brilliant. How are you going to share these gems? While your guests can mail or email their favorites, here are a few tricks for everyone to share in the bounty. Create a Hash Tag If your guests have Instagram, they have post their picture as soon as they take them. By creating a unique hash tag for your wedding, there will be a common place for your photos. Your guests can also tweet about your wedding. Create a Photo Sharing Album You can also request that…

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    Destination Wedding Photography

    If you’re having a destination wedding, there may be extra considerations that you need to take when hiring a wedding photographer. You can either hire a photographer and pay for his or her travel fees, or you can hire a local photographer. Both come with their own pros and cons. If you hire a wedding photographer and take him or her to the destination, you will be able to do a lot more in person communication beforehand. Perhaps he will shoot your engagement photos and get a feel of your personalities and character. If he has worked in the location before or does destination weddings frequently, he could provide the…