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10 Unique Wedding Photo Poses & Ideas

By at March 28, 2014 | 6:37 pm | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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 | 0 Comment

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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A Photographer’s Wish List

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:41 pm | 0 Comment

Finding and hiring a professional photographer to document your wedding day is a sizable investment, in not only money, but time as well. By doing your research and hiring a professional that suits your style, you can rest assured that he or she is going to capture your day exactly how you want. But achieving the best possible results doesn't end with the signing of the

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Ideas for a Perfect Bridal Shoot

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:34 pm | 0 Comment

You have selected your wedding photographer and now it's time for your bridal shoot. So many questions to answer and it isn't even your wedding day yet! Here is some advice for the perfect bridal shoot. Bridal Shoots usually occur at least a month or two before your wedding date. The location of your bridal shoot is one of the most important decisions you

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New Years Eve Wedding Ideas

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

There cannot be a more a romantic way to ring in a new year than with a celebration of marriage! We put together some ideas and tips to help plan your New Years Eve Wedding. Attire: Have your guests wear their most elegant attire by making it a special black tie event. The bride would look beautiful wearing a Long Satin Gown with shimmering sequins and a

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How NOT to Choose a Wedding Photographer

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:29 pm | 0 Comment

You have seen it on practically every wedding photographer's web page and in bridal magazines. It seems that everyone wants to give the bride and groom advice on how to choose a wedding photographer. Most of what I have read is sound and useful advice, but I thought it might be helpful to write an article that explores this in more detail. So lets look at the mistakes

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Behind the Lens with A Photo by Ashley

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:24 pm | 0 Comment

A Photo By Ashley

Member Ashley of A Photo by Ashley's love for photography started when her first son was born. "It's something about capturing life as it is...Especially for myself, I watched my son grow right before my eyes."Ashley tells us about her style, what she offers, how she juggles work and family, and more in this edition of Behind The Lens. 1. How and when did you get

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Top 5 Engagement Photo Session Questions

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:13 pm | 0 Comment

Engagement photo sessions are usually the first time a newly engaged couples work with their professional photographer. Often, it is also the first time you and your fiance have photos taken together. Below are the top 5 questions couples ask (or should ask) themselves and their photographer to get the most out of their engagement photo session. 1. Where should we

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Engagement Photography: Display Tips

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:12 pm | 0 Comment

In the last article we talked about how to create beautiful and unique photos for your engagement. Since then we have received several comments from couples wondering how they could put their engagement photos to good use. One couple absolutely loved the idea of having professional engagement photos taken, but were unsure of what to do with those photos afterwards

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Christmas Wedding Theme Ideas

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:10 pm | 0 Comment

Planning a wedding for the Christmas season adds even more magic to the spirit of the holidays. We put together some ideas to help with your Christmas Wedding Theme. Attire: For the bride, a traditional white gown with a velvet or fur shawl and a fur muff rather than a bouquet to keep you warm. For the Groom, all white tux with tails. The bridesmaids

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Wedding Albums – Flush Mount vs Matted

By at September 23, 2013 | 3:09 pm | 0 Comment

If you're having trouble choosing between a Matted album and a Flush mount album for your wedding, it's very likely because it's confusing! (especially if you're not familiar with book-making) I'll share two examples below from my trusted album company, and I'll try to explain the difference between the

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Behind the Lens with Aaron Riddle Photography

By at August 19, 2013 | 1:16 am | 0 Comment

Aaron Riddle

Member Aaron Riddle of Aaron Riddle Photography never thought about himself as a wedding photographer, but when he was asked to photograph a co-worker's wedding he absolutely fell in love with it and that's when his venture into wedding photography began. Learn more about his photography style, how he stays up to date on new technologies and techniques, and more in this

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Valentines Day Wedding Ideas

By at August 19, 2013 | 1:13 am | 0 Comment

Are you getting married on Valentines Day? You can't get more romantic than that! Even if you don't tie the knot on that actual day, you can use a Valentines day theme which will still have that romantic effect. You can use some of the following Valentines Day Wedding ideas to help fill the air with romance: Location Book early if your date is Valentines Day as

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Common Format Of A Wedding Reception

By at August 19, 2013 | 1:09 am | 0 Comment

Arrival of guests at hall Introduction of wedding party Introduction of bride and groom Blessing Meal Cake Cutting Toasts Bride & Groom’s First Dance Father & Daughter’s Dance Mother & Groom’s Dance Special Dances Bouquet and Garter Toss Dancing and Fun Arrival of guests at reception site Some guests may arrive early to the

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Brides: Do you want RAW photo files?

By at August 19, 2013 | 1:01 am | 0 Comment

Recently, I've heard of couples asking for their photographer's RAW photo files as part of wedding packages. Now if you know all about the RAW files, JPG files, TIFF files, etc…then now is a good time to tune out. If not, read on. Do you suppose these couples know what a RAW file is? If they had a RAW file in their hand, would they know how cook it? Or would

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St Patricks Day Wedding Ideas

By at August 18, 2013 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

St Patricks Day Wedding Banner

St Patricks day is a great time to celebrate Celtic heritage and have a great time with family and friends. What a wonderful time to celebrate a wedding! We put together a few tips and advice to help you with your St Patricks Day Wedding planning! Attire: For formal attire, have the groom and groomsmen wear classic black tuxedos with green vests or ties. Or, casual

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Thanksgiving Wedding Ideas

By at August 18, 2013 | 10:32 pm | 0 Comment

All of your family and friends are in town for Thanksgiving weekend....spending time with them and eating delicious food, what a wonderful combination. Why not make it even more special and add in a celebration of marriage! Here are some Thanksgiving Wedding Ideas to help you plan the perfect day. Invitations: Make sure to send save the date cards as soon as you

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