Selecting a photographer for your wedding is an important task. During your search, you’ve reviewed numerous portfolios and, perhaps, reexamined your spending limit a couple of times. Along with ensuring that your photographer’s style and approach are in line with your aesthetic and that your personalities are a good match, there are other factors that can enhance the overall results and your photography experience. 1. Choose a Great LocationMuch care and attention went into creating your overall wedding look – from attire to décor. So, why not make a statement with the background and landscape of your photos? Start the conversation with your photographer early in the planning process! A beautiful garden can be a wonderful option for the "first look," if you and your spouse-to-be decide to see each other before the ceremony. Additionally, a hotel with well-lit architecture can work perfectly for both getting-ready photos and as an ... Read More »
You’re engaged. It’s time to plan, and there are so many things to think about! Remember learning the 5 W’s in elementary school? Well, they apply here too: the who, where, when, what, why, and how of wedding planning. Where will I get married? When do I want this celebration to happen? What do I want the theme of this day to be? Why are there so many people on this initial invite list? Okay, perhaps that is not the case – but more often than not there is always a little bit of shock when you first compile all the names of the people near and dear that you want to celebrate with. And last but not least, How do I want to remember this day? The Players of Wedding Planning.You will engage a number of professionals to help pull off your wedding. From the dress and the music to the ... Read More »
Although every aspect of planning a wedding is important, the areas with the most staying power are arguably photography and filmmaking. Sure, the décor pictured in each shot is imperative to the overall beauty of the event, but once the wedding is over, it’s the quality of the photos and video that matters most. Consider the helpful tips below so your multimedia team will be well prepared to capture every precious moment – and you’ll be proud to share your memories with loved ones for years to come. Develop a Team In the past, it seemed as though photography always trumped filmmaking. This ideology would often leave filmmakers with the second-best positions or leftover angles, when in fact, photographers and filmmakers must work as a team to capture the great shots that every couple deserves. To attain the best possible results, both artists should coordinate with the event planner to ensure ... Read More »
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