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Wedding Planning for Introverts – how to manage all the attention and still love your wedding

There are different types of people; those who love to be in the spotlight and those who would rather work their magic behind the scenes. But no matter what kind of person you are, this is YOUR special day. Here are some tips and tricks to help you feel comfortable, confident and ready to celebrate as an introvert! Kirsten Holliday Photography Respect your needs. Give yourself some quiet moments. When you’re introverted, it can be exhausting to be the center of attention all day. It could be really helpful [...]

Wedding Traditions in the LGBT+ Community

Stephanie Rogers Photography Wedding Traditions in the LGBT+ Community Planning a wedding is a lot of maneuvering through traditions; those you want to acknowledge, exclude, or rewrite. In the LGBT+ community traditions can look a little different than they do in Hetero, or opposite sex, weddings; from picking out a wedding party, to getting ready, to walking down the aisle. No matter which traditions you decide to have in your wedding, remember you can opt into whichever ones you choose! Let’s take a look at some of the options! [...]

Who should attend a Rehearsal?

April Mae Creative Who Comes to the Rehearsal? And What About Dinner? You’ve gathered your wedding party, planned your wedding, and now the special day is almost here; and you’re being asked about rehearsal plans. Where will rehearsal take place? Who needs to be at the rehearsal? What happens at the rehearsal? And who should come to the following dinner (if you’re having one), and where will that be? Where should rehearsal take place? When it’s possible, having the rehearsal at your ceremony site is going to make things [...]

All you need to know about Hotel Blocks

Rooted Trumpet Photography All you need to know about hotel blocks Let’s face it, a great part of your wedding will be focused on the guest experience as well, so you need to make sure everything will be perfect. As some of the guests will be coming from out of town, reserving their accommodation should definitely be on top of your planning list. Don’t know how to approach the subject? We’ve got you covered! Today we will explain all that you need to know about hotel [...]

What should you do with your engagement ring during your ceremony?

This is such a great question and usually forgotten until you’re practicing at the rehearsal—until now! The answer is: it depends! Okay, that might not be the most helpful response, but let’s chat about the different options you have when handling that little sparkly pride and joy on your finger.  Grant Daniels Photography | @grantdaniels    Take it Off  Sometimes a simple option is the best. Since finger size will vary from hand to hand, it might not be safe to put it on your other hand or even [...]

How to set your ceremony time 

As a general guideline, we recommend your ceremony be between 60-90 minutes before the sunset. So, let’s start with how we figure out where it should be!  Two Pair Photography | @twopairphoto First - let’s determine sunset.  Google this for your date, but be sure to spell out the month instead of using numbers or sometimes your month and date might get swapped and you’ll get the wrong season. Thanks, Europe! For the sake of this example, let’s assume that your sunset is 6:15pm.  Second - are [...]

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