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5 Creative ways to ask: Will you be my bridesmaid?

By at July 21, 2014 | 8:31 pm

Cupcake - Will you be my bridesmaid

You're engaged and it's now time for you to "pop the question" to your closest friends and family members to be your bridesmaids! Our advice is to make it unique and memorable, show them how much they mean to you and how much you appreciate them. After all, you'll be relying on them for so many things like helping you with ideas & planning, dress shopping, planning

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Wedding Photographer Feature: Victoria Pictures

By at July 14, 2014 | 9:27 pm

Victoria of Victoria Pictures Maryland

We recently had the opportunity to meet new member Victoria of Victoria Pictures.  We're excited to introduce you to her and her beautiful Maryland wedding photography: How and when did you get started? I got my business license in January of 2012 but I have been photographing for many years.  I loved it so much and seemed to have an eye so I made it

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10 DIY Wedding Food Bars and Stations

By at July 11, 2014 | 9:46 pm

Waffle Bar at Wedding

DIY Wedding Food Bars and Stations for your reception are a great way to create a relaxed atmosphere and interactivity with your guests. You can have a food station for your cocktail hour, main meal, or dessert, and the possibilities are endless! Here are our 10 favorite DIY Wedding food bars and stations for your inspiration: Popcorn Bar Photo by: Hostess with the

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13 Things to Do After You Get Engaged

By at July 9, 2014 | 8:16 pm

Things to do after you get engaged

You just got engaged, congratulations! These 13 things to do after you get engaged will help you stay organized, on track, on budget, and on your way to planning your dream wedding. 1. Purchase a Wedding Organizer/Binder Once you're engaged there will be so much researching and planning, you'll want to keep everything organized.  The best way to do this is to use a

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Real Wedding at Vie in Philadelphia, a Cescaphe Venue

By at July 2, 2014 | 7:38 pm

Bride and Groom Kiss at the Vie Philadelphia

This stunning wedding was held at Vie in Philadelphia, one of the most desired and sought after venue in the city. After seeing these photos taken by top Philadelphia wedding photographer Russ Hickman Photography, we know why! The Vie in Philadelphia is located just north of City Hall and the famous "Love Park". It is the fourth Philadelphia wedding venue by Cescaphe

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Real Wedding: Greater Philadelphia Area Wedding at “Industrial Chic” Venue

By at June 30, 2014 | 7:36 pm

Greater Philadelphia area Wedding Venue

Jessica & John held their wedding at Phoenixville Foundry, a greater Philadelphia area wedding venue, one of the oldest structures in Phoenixville. The ceilings are 60 feet high, revealing the buildings original hip shaped roofs & clerestory windows. The dramatic lighting system throughout the  18,000 square foot venue, inside and out, creates a romantic and

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Real Wedding: Michigan Wedding Venue Henry Ford Museum

By at June 25, 2014 | 6:32 pm

Michigan Wedding Venue at Henry Ford Museum

Emily & Christopher's Wedding was held at the impressive Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. What an amazing backdrop for a wedding, and what an adorable couple. This Michigan wedding venue is impressive, with soaring 40 foot ceilings and covering nine acres dedicated to showcasing tens of thousands of the finest artifacts. The Museum Plaza has a sweeping

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Stunning Maryland Wedding on the Water

By at June 17, 2014 | 6:31 pm

Sassafras River harbor maryland wedding

This Maryland Wedding we are featuring today has so many beautiful details, we couldn't wait to share it! Katie and Dan were recently married at the The Kitty Knight House, a wedding venue on Maryland's eastern shore with an 18th-century waterfront inn on the Sassafras River harbor. It has a stunning setting with a tented pavilion that fits 100 to 350 guests and is

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10 New Must Have Wedding Photos of Moments You Won’t Want to Miss

By at June 16, 2014 | 7:26 pm

Bridesmaids First Look

You spend months and months planning your wedding making sure every detail is just right. You've gone through your entire wedding checklist, found your perfect wedding dress, found your venue, chose your wedding photographer, your wedding entertainment, picked the perfect wedding menu, and planned your dream honeymoon. Then, the big day comes and it's all over in a matter

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Top 10 Vineyard Wedding Ideas for a Wine Themed Wedding

By at June 9, 2014 | 8:54 pm

Cork Place Cards

A vineyard wedding has to be the most elegant and romantic venue setting there is. And, what would fit better than a wine theme? There are so many unique and fun ways to pull this off, from save the dates to desserts. Here are 10 of our favorite vineyard wedding ideas for a wine theme wedding, read on! Vineyard Wedding Ideas 1. Wine Cork Save the

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Real Rustic Wedding: Vinewood Plantation in GA

By at May 27, 2014 | 11:47 pm

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Vinewood Plantation in Georgia is an amazing historic venue for a dream rustic wedding ceremony and reception location. The stables date back to the 1830's when it served as an Atlanta area working barn for Vinewood’s original cotton plantation. It has been renovated with all of the contemporary amenities necessary for a wedding, and the attention to detail is

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Unique Wedding Guest Book Ideas

By at April 25, 2014 | 7:22 pm

Puzzle Guest Book

Looking for a unique way to remember your wedding guests? We've pulled together 5 unique wedding guest book ideas to use for inspiration. Give these creative ideas a try instead of the usual signature in a book! Shadow Box Frame Wedding Guest Book Have your guests sign a heart and drop it in the shadow box frame. You can hang this beautiful frame in your

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Bridal Bouquet Styles

By at April 23, 2014 | 6:49 pm

Bouquet Styles

If you’ve been on the hunt for a dose of bridal bouquet styles inspiration to help you select the perfect bunch of blooms for your big day, then you’ve come to the right place! SimplyBridal’s infographic Bridal Bouquet Styles offers some great information on different bridal bouquet shapes and flower types, along with which seasons they’re available in. Looking

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How to Coordinate Mismatched Bridesmaids Dresses

By at April 22, 2014 | 8:02 pm

mismatched bridesmaids dresses

Bridesmaids come in all shapes and sizes, so picking out bridesmaids dresses that everyone will feel comfortable with and look fabulous in can be challenging. This is why the decision to have mismatched bridesmaids dresses has become more and more popular recently. Remember, you can't just let your bridesmaids pick whatever they want, there has to be some element of

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10 Unique Wedding Photo Poses & Ideas

By at March 28, 2014 | 6:37 pm

Bride & Groom Kiss in Grass

Looking for some inspiration and guidance on unique wedding photo poses and ideas for must-haves? We've gathered together 10 of our favorite unique wedding photo poses that are not only cute, but will most definitely set your photos apart from the rest. 1. Hold an ampersand sign between the two of you for a cute engagement pose. Photo by Kimberly Jarman 2. Groom

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10 Unique Save the Date Ideas

By at February 21, 2014 | 5:18 pm

Save the Date Shoes

Photo Courtesy of: Hassas Photography Save the Dates are a great way to get the word out about your engagement and to create excitement and anticipation for your big day! They're certainly not necessary, but especially important if you're planning a destination wedding or if your wedding will take place on or around a holiday. Here are 3 of the most important things

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Valentine’s Day- All About Kissing

By at February 12, 2014 | 5:42 pm

Valentine's Day is upon us, and couples all over are preparing to spend an extra-special evening together. Whether you're going all out and planning a fancy 'caviar and champagne' kind of evening or keeping it low key by ordering pizza and snuggling at home, you’ll most likely receive a sweet Valentine’s Day kiss at some point in the evening. To make sure you

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Wedding Veil Giveaway Winner

By at February 10, 2014 | 8:43 pm

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Aileen Colburn of California, she's won a Wedding Veil of her choice from Simply Bridal! We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to giveaway some cool prizes, and every two weeks we pick a winner! Become a fan on our Facebook page to enter the latest giveaway and win! And if you haven't already, Find Your Perfect Wedding

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Wedding Dress Trends for 2014

By at January 17, 2014 | 4:05 pm

With the New Year clipping along, wedding proposals are happening the world over as excited couples embrace their new life together. Once the question has been popped, the wedding planning starts, even if it’s more wishful thinking than tangible plans at this stage. For the bride-to-be, her most important decisions will be the gown she wears and her bridesmaid

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New York Wedding with a Paebaek Ceremony

By at January 13, 2014 | 5:22 pm

Paebaek Ceremony

The VIP Country Club in New Rochelle New York is located on the shores of Long Island Sound, where Ciara and Chang celebrated their wedding day reception. The marriage integrated both Ciara's Irish heritage and Chang's Korean heritage, including a traditional Paebaek ceremony. The day began with a few quick portraits at the Scarsdale Women's Club Ballroom, followed by a

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‘Up’ Inspired Shoot-Couple celebrates 61 years

By at January 3, 2014 | 5:24 pm

Up Inspired Photo Shoot

We just had to share this special and meaningful photo shoot by Cambria Grace Photography! Donald and Dorothy Lutz were married 61 years ago, and to celebrate they decided on a beautiful anniversary photo shoot inspired by the Disney movie “Up”. The shoot took place on Boston’s Old Northern Avenue Bridge, chosen for its industrial look. “They were

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By at December 27, 2013 | 7:40 pm

Happy Bride & Groom

Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy Thanksgiving! To our readers, members, and friends, we are so thankful, honored, and grateful to have your support. As we celebrate this holiday we'll raise our glasses to you, hope you eat lots of great food, spend quality time with your family, and travel safely! And remember, "Gratitude is the smile of love". We hope to

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Bride/Groom Cornhole Bags Giveaway Winner

By at October 28, 2013 | 1:43 pm

Giveaway winner

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Courtney Conant of Arizona, she's won a set of 8 Bride/Groom Cornhole Bags from The Bag Ladies 2013! They've got a great selection of quality cornhole bags; embroidered, themed, wedding, waterproof, team bags and more. We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to giveaway some cool prizes, and every two weeks we pick a winner! Become

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4 DIY Bridal Makeup Ideas

By at October 24, 2013 | 1:41 pm

Are you trying to decide on the perfect makeup look for your wedding day? Well, there are a few factors you should consider before making the big decision. Firstly, wait until you’ve determined your wedding theme before deciding whether you want a light, natural look or something a bit more dramatic. You should also try to ensure you select a makeup look that reflects

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Behind the Lens with God’s Glories Photography

By at October 18, 2013 | 8:20 pm

Gods Glories

Member James Sebesta of God's Glories Photography's passion for photography began the day he took a photo of the day lilies in his yard. The photo came out so nice it inspired him to begin God's Glories Photography. A few years later he began shooting weddings and fell in love with it. "It's like watching your friends get married every week."Learn more about his

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Behind the Lens with D Coleman Photography

By at October 18, 2013 | 8:18 pm

DColeman Photography

Member David Coleman of D Coleman Photography in Nixa Missouri fell in love with photography 11 years ago when asked to photograph his sisters wedding. Learn about David's style, what he offers, his recommendations for new photographers, and more in this edition of Behind The Lens. WPUSA: David, you've been a member of WeddingPhotoUSA since 2005 so you've got some time

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Wedding Hair Pins Winner Announced

By at October 8, 2013 | 3:53 pm

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Meagan Clark of California, she's won a set of 3 Pretty Wedding Pins from Miss Joan's Bridal Boutique! You'll find beautiful Wedding, Bridal, Bridesmaid Jewelry & Hair Accessories at Miss Joan's Bridal. We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to giveaway some cool prizes, and every two weeks we pick a winner! Become a fan on our

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Wedding Photo Sign Winner

By at September 30, 2013 | 9:09 pm

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Samantha Miller of New York, she's won an Illuminated Wedding Photo Sign from Signs Remembered! Signs Remembered sells personalized gifts and displays for all occasions! We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to giveaway some cool prizes, and every two weeks we pick a winner! Become a fan on our Facebook page to enter the latest

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Wedding Photojournalistic Style of Photography

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:45 pm

Wedding Photojournalism is an increasingly popular style of wedding photography today. Brides who choose photojournalists to capture their wedding day feel the traditional photography style is stale and old, they are looking for something new and different. Photojournalism is a skill, not just the name of a style of photography. A wedding photojournalist is a

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Photography Workflow – How to Cut Production Time by 50%

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:42 pm

Like most photographers, I like to play around and constantly explore Photoshop. Each time you use it, it seems like you discover some new trick or wonderful way of accomplishing something quicker than before. But I'm a businessman too, so I need to be careful about how much time I'm spending in front of the computer. The more time I spend there, the less I have for

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