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Wedding Tips & Trends Straight From the Experts!

By at June 27, 2013 | 5:55 pm

Last week we had the opportunity to hangout with a panel of wedding industry experts hosted by HauteLook & Nordstrom Weddng Suite! They answered many different questions from brides on planning, etiquette, fashion and latest trends. We were so excited to learn all of these new wedding tips & expert advice, we had to share it all with you! The Panel of Wedding Experts

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Bridal Giveaway Winner – Illuminated Wedding Photo Sign

By at June 19, 2013 | 1:53 pm

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Sarah Sands of California, she's won a Personalized Illuminated Photo Sign from Signs Remembered! Signs Remembered specializes in personalized gifts and displays for all occasions, check out their website! If you didn't win this time, you can head on over to Signs Remembered and get 35% off by entering "wpusa" at check out! We've

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Love Letter Ceremony

By at June 17, 2013 | 10:37 am

As wedding photographers, we are continuously experiencing new wedding trends. One of our favorites (adapted for our own wedding in Iceland), is the love letter ceremony. In wedding planning there is always a struggle to find a unity ceremony that hasn’t been done by a friend or relative. The love letter ceremony can provide the extra special detail you have been

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When to Book Your Wedding Vendors

By at June 12, 2013 | 11:13 am

The average American engagement lasts 16 months. No matter how long or short your engagement, you'll find that planning always comes in two big spurts: the beginning and the end. The longer your engagement, the more time you'll have in between. But, length of engagement shouldn't make a difference in how fabulous your wedding turns out to be, as long as you know when to

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Bridal Giveaway Winner – Swarovski Crystal Bracelet

By at June 7, 2013 | 11:58 am

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Justyne Matheny of North Carolina, she's won a gorgeous Swarovski Emerald Cut Crystal Bracelet from Sparkle Plenty! Sparkle Plenty specializes in creating genuine Swarovski™ crystal logo & rhinestone apparel for branding, special events, promotions & tradeshows, check out her website! We've teamed up with some great wedding

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Florida Wedding Photographer Overcomes Career Threatening Injury

By at June 5, 2013 | 12:07 pm

When Member Jim Brandano, Florida Wedding Photographer of JP Brandano Photography decided to go out one day for a bike ride, he never thought he'd end up with a career threatening injury. But that's just what happened! He fractured his elbow in six places, making any future in Wedding Photography unlikely! Even though his road to recovery was difficult and the odds were

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High School Sweethearts Tie the Knot

By at May 30, 2013 | 2:34 pm

Bride and Groom - High School Sweethearts

High School Sweethearts, Amanda and Kyle, were married on October 20, 2012 at St. Bridget's Parish in Maynard, MA and the reception followed at Butternut Farm Golf club in Stow, MA. "The Wedding was filled with sense of love and joy that was coming from the couple" said Marina Zinovyeva Photography LLC, New Hampshire and Massachusetts wedding photography.Take a look

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Beach Wedding Sandals Giveaway Winner

By at May 24, 2013 | 11:18 am

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Michele Talmadge of Delaware, she's won a pair of Beach Wedding Sandals from Jewels By Jan! Jewels By Jan sells Bottomless beach sandals & Wedding Jewelry, check out her website! 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

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Flower Girl Basket Giveaway – Winner Announced!

By at May 9, 2013 | 3:57 pm

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Leslie Evans of Trenton Ohio, she's won an adorable Flower Girl Basket from Claudia's Beautiful Baskets! Claudia's Beautiful Baskets sells unique, all natural, Spa Gift Baskets for women; Wedding Baskets and Decorated Baskets for events, check out their website! We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to giveaway some cool

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Playful & Fun Wedding in Charlotte NC

By at May 2, 2013 | 9:28 am

Playful Bride in North Carolina

Gina and Bo were married at Saint Matthews Church on April 13, 2013, and the reception followed at the Palmer Building in Charlotte, NC. "Playful and Fun" was what their wedding day was all about! Chris of Photoplay Photography in NC shared some of her favorite shots of the wedding in Charlotte NC and some details about the day. "When I

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Bridal Giveaway Winner Announced!

By at April 24, 2013 | 11:19 am

Our Bridal Giveaway winner is Allee Cross of Missouri, she's won a unique personalized Whiskey Barrel from Groomsday! Check out Groomsday if you're looking for unique personalized gifts for your groomsmen. You can also find gifts for other wedding party members, including ushers, ring bearers, Dads, or even the groom himself. We've teamed up with some great wedding

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Are Photos Allowed During the Wedding Ceremony?

By at April 17, 2013 | 2:42 pm

As a wedding photographer, through the years we have grown accustomed to the rules that govern shooting during ceremonies at certain churches and synagogues. It can come as a shock to some couples as they begin their planning having booked their perfect ceremony site only to find that during the wedding ceremony, photographers are often prohibited from moving about as

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Wedding Giveaway Winner – Matching Stainless Steel Wedding Bands from Wedding Rings Depot

By at March 12, 2013 | 11:37 am

Our Wedding Giveaway winner is Bethany Holaway of Illinois, she's won a gorgeous set of matching Wedding Bands from Wedding Rings Depot! Wedding Rings Depot offers top quality & affordable wedding bands, engagement rings, and other fine jewelry. Take a look at all they have to offer: www.WeddingRingsDepot.com Bethany's wedding date is set for July 21, 2013,

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Why Do Brides Toss the Bouquet?

By at March 7, 2013 | 1:37 pm

It's one of the many traditional moments captured in photos of a wedding, a fun photo of the bride tossing the bouquet to a group of single women lunging after it. But why do brides toss the bouquet? This tradition dates back to the 14th century, when the bride was considered to be especially lucky to be getting married and to embody that good luck on her wedding day.

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Wedding Giveaway Winner – Bridal Jewelry Set

By at February 26, 2013 | 11:08 am

Our Wedding Giveaway winner is Brittany Dissler of Pennsylvania, she's won our Wedding Jewelry Set Giveaway from Wedding Sparkles! Wedding Sparkles carries a beautiful selection of bridal jewelry for your and your bridesmaids and other members of the wedding party. Visit their site and take a look around: www.weddingsparkles.com Brittany is getting married on June 22,

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Brides Old Restored Car Makes Perfect Photos

By at February 26, 2013 | 8:23 am

Bride in Old Restored Car

"The moment we starting discussing her Wedding Day I could have sat there forever talking about it with her." said Sarah Kossuch, a top-notch wedding photographer out of Michigan. Sarah first met with Laura, the beautiful bride, on an early Spring day at a Starbucks in Royal Oak and they hit it off immediately.The Bride & Groom, Laura and Philip, grew up in the area

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Wedding Giveaway Winner – Unity Sand Ceremony Set

By at February 12, 2013 | 12:12 pm

Our Wedding Giveaway winner is Sarah Dyar of South Carolina, she's won our Unity Sand Ceremony Set Giveaway from Daisy Days! If you're looking for unique wedding accessories, favors, decorations and gifts, visit www.daisy-days.com you'll find more than 10,000 to choose from! Sarah's getting married on October 19, 2013, congratulations Sarah! She has won the second of

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400 Acre Farm Wedding – MetroStyle Studios

By at February 5, 2013 | 9:32 pm

Farm Wedding

Chris Reed & Linda Keskey from Havre, Montana were married on the Keskey family farm on August 24, 2012. What an adorable couple and an amazing day for a farm wedding! George Day of MetroStyle Studios of Minneapolis, Minnesota captured the day and shared his favorite photos and some techniques on how they came out so nice! “Being an organic vegan myself,

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6 Unforgettable Theme Wedding Ideas

By at January 31, 2013 | 11:33 am

A theme wedding can make your special day memorable for both you and your guests. There are plenty of ways to go about planning one; depending on how complicated you want your theme to be. You can go as far as asking your guests to wear something specific in order to fit in with the chosen concept, or carry out the theme simply amongst yourself and the rest of your

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$100 Amazon Gift Card Wedding Giveaway Winner

By at January 29, 2013 | 10:42 am

Our first Wedding Giveaway winner is Cassie Giannini of Florida, she's won a $100 Amazon Gift Card!She's getting married on March 1, 2014, congratulations Cassie! We hope this gift card helps with your wedding planning!Meet Carrie and her Fiance! Cassie won the first of our many fun wedding giveaways this year. We've teamed up with some great wedding vendors to

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Fun on a Carousel – Huntsville Alabama Wedding Photographer

By at January 23, 2013 | 1:33 pm

Bride on a Carousel

"They are the sweetest couple and could not keep their eyes off each other the entire night." says Allison Jansen, premier Huntsville Alabama wedding photographer. She shared with us some of her favorite photos she captured from a recent wedding that took place at St. John's Catholic Church and the The Westin Huntsville. The Westin not only offers a fantastic

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New Jersey Wedding at the Highlawn Pavilion

By at January 18, 2013 | 2:27 pm

Wedding Dress

Heather & Chris's New Jersey Wedding was held at the Highlawn Pavilion, which has an amazing view overlooking the New York City skyline. Bilal of Photography by Bilal shared with us some of his favorite shots and the equipment and techniques he used to capture them! The bride is Columbian and they had a mariachi band come in towards the end of the

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New York Wedding at The Carlyle by Chadwick Creative Arts

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:28 pm

New York Wedding

A New York wedding with "Classical Elegance" captured by member Chadwick Creative Arts. We're so excited to share these beautiful photos and details about Emily and Matts wedding: The ceremony was held on October 20, 2012 at the beautiful, historical Riverside Church on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. A reception at the elegant Carlyle Hotel on the eastern end of

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Destination Wedding on Grand Cayman Island Seven Mile Beach

By at January 7, 2013 | 1:50 pm

Kathy and Randy's Destination Wedding took place on 12-12-12 at the London House Property on gorgeous Grand Cayman Island Seven Mile Beach. The bride wanted a beautiful sunset location on an island where the ocean was an amazing blue color, and she got it! Thanks to Ann’s Photography, Destination Wedding Photographer, for sharing some of her favorite photos with

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Wedding Photography Registries: A Future Trend

By at January 3, 2013 | 11:42 am

Help Cut Costs without Sacrificing Quality What’s new in the photography industry? Wedding photography registries! It’s not something everyone has jumped on the band-wagon for yet, though I predict it will be a revolutionary fad. With today’s economy (and more and more brides risking poor results by turning towards amateurs for services), it would certainly

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Honeymoon Photography – A New Phenomenon

By at December 11, 2012 | 11:13 am

Honeymoon Photography is a new upcoming phenomenon. As couples begin to choose more out of the norm locations (or luxury honeymoon locales) this becomes increasing important to document. This is the couples chance to forever seal their wedding year glamour and turn it to printable legend. It is certainly not every day or even every year you can take such an elaborately

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Hipstamatic iPhone Wedding Photos – An Entire Wedding Day Captured

By at December 5, 2012 | 1:27 pm

Capture hipstamatic iPhone wedding photos for an entire wedding day? That's the unique opportunity that member Marc Sadowski came accross on a craigslist ad. Katie and RT, this adorable couple, were looking for a photographer to shoot their wedding specifically with an iPhone using the Hipstamatic app. If you're not yet aware of what this cool app does, the hipstamatic

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5 Wedding Ideas for Sci-Fi Fanatics

By at November 28, 2012 | 1:15 pm

Personalized weddings are all the rage these days, as brides and grooms decide to go beyond the traditional church ceremony that tends to come complete with a long, white dress and tuxedo. Some of the many wedding ideas to personalize both a ceremony and reception are to incorporate a favorite movie genre, pay homage to a classic movie trilogy or immortalize the day by

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Tips for Brides from the Experts at Back2Back Photography

By at November 27, 2012 | 12:18 pm

Having photographed weddings since 2004, you can only imagine how many tips for brides Laurie & Caroline of Back2Back Photography have learned along the way. They've gathered all of this knowledge and created this amazing e-book to help brides, grooms, or anyone planning a wedding. This expert advice will help couples get the most out of their wedding photos and also help

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Puerto Rico Destination Wedding Photography

By at October 19, 2012 | 11:44 am

Beautiful Puerto Rico destination wedding photography captured by member Vanessa Vargas Photography."Surrounded by their family and closed friends Muriel and Guillermo celebrated their destination wedding at the well know Hotel Caribe Hilton, located in Old San Juan. Before the ceremony took place the couple decided to have a romantic pre wedding session at the amazing

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