Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach, so it makes sense that many couples want to have their summer weddings on the shore. Strolling through the sand to your future spouse certainly has a dreamy, romantic feel. It’s easy to understand why so many people fantasize about beach weddings before they are even engaged. Nuptials by the ocean seem to especially appeal to those hosting an intimate celebration, but with careful planning, large events can be held on the sand as well. Whether you have two guests or 200, there are a lot of details that need to be accounted for when planning a beach wedding. Photo by Yvette Roman Photography; Floral Design by The Hidden Garden Read below for our suggestions of what you should keep in mind if you want to say “I do” with waves crashing nearby: - Public or private? Private beaches are difficult to book unless you're ... Read More »
In earlier generations, there were relatively few options when it came to weddings. Now that nuptials are more of way to represent the couple, people are more likely to find design elements that reflect their personalities. Another way to achieve this goal is by choosing a venue that stands out. Those who live near the water and enjoy boating, or simply have a great affinity for either, may want to consider hosting their wedding on a yacht. Of course, as with any venue option – particularly those that are off the beaten path – there are both pros and cons to this choice. Read below to help you decide if a yacht wedding is right for you. Photo by George Street Photo & Video Pros: - 360 degree views. Obviously the ocean (or bay, etc.) is all around, but there can be lovely vistas of the city lights on the ... Read More »
Happy Father's Day! Dads and daughters have a special relationship, which is often highlighted through wedding traditions. Even as more women chose not to call it being “given away,” it is often still meaningful for brides to be walked down the aisle by their fathers. Though you will likely have portraits with members of your family, including your dad, candid shots are where the memories of the day really shine. Make sure your photographer knows to keep an eye out for touching moments between you and the man who raised you. In addition to the walk down the aisle, the father-daughter dance is typically an excellent time to capture these beautiful and sentimental instances. Below are some of our favorite photos of fathers of the bride with their daughters, all from real weddings. Click each photo to see more from the celebrations! Photo by Jodee Debes Photography; Bridal Salon: The White ... Read More »
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