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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

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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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Wedding Invitation Etiquette Q & A

By at September 26, 2012 | 10:53 am

Your wedding invitations are such an important part of your wedding day since they contain essential information for your guests. Be sure to read through these wedding invitation etiquette question and answers to learn about some basic rules to follow when sending out your invitations. Q. What should I include in with my Wedding Invitations? A. The

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Wedding at the Dirty Dancing Hotel – Larkins Photography

By at September 6, 2012 | 11:16 am

Jessica and Chris were married at Mountain Lake in Pembroke Virginia, the location of the 1987 film Dirty Dancing! This lodge offers themed Dirty Dancing weekends, with tours, contests, dance lessons and more. Jessica and Chris danced to "I've had the time of my life" and also released butterflies! Their amazing day was captured by member Larkins Photography. Laura

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Virginia DIY Wedding – Beck & Call Photography

By at August 8, 2012 | 9:52 am

Have you ever considered a do it yourself wedding? It can help create a very personal impression on your event, just make sure to leave the high level important jobs to the professionals, like wedding photography, food and entertainment. Here is an example of an impressive DIY wedding in Virginia captured by member Beck and Call Photography. Take a look at some favorite

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5 Easy Steps to Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

By at July 25, 2012 | 9:24 am

One of the most important items you'll need to think about when planning your wedding (besides the dress, of course) is the finding the perfect wedding venue. WHERE are you going to get married? A church? A bed and breakfast? Your backyard? While you may think that it's not a big deal, choosing the right venue is extremely important and quite possibly the most

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Wedding Gift Registry Etiquette Q&A

By at July 20, 2012 | 10:43 am

Wedding gift registries are extremely helpful and expected by guests. Guests can purchase a gift and know the couple will not only like and use it, but they won't receive duplicates by other guests. Before heading off to the store with your clipboard in hand, you need to be aware of basic wedding gift registry etiquette.A guide for Wedding Gift Registry Etiquette:

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Look Great in Wedding Photos – 5 Easy Tips

By at July 18, 2012 | 9:37 am

Apart from having butterflies in your stomach from excitement, a wedding can leave some with a feeling of the jitters. Although most couples feel generally excited and look great in wedding photos, some aren’t quite so comfortable with being the center of attention, making wedding photography a dreaded event. However, if you’d like to feel at ease – after all, you

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Wedding Dresses for 2013 – What’s Hot?

By at July 17, 2012 | 10:36 am

Vera Wang, Monique Ihuillier, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander McQueen, the Amsale Collection, Alfred Angelo… names ring a bell? Well, they should – these are some of the biggest designers working on wedding dresses for 2013 in today’s wedding dresses industry. What's coming in wedding dresses for 2013? Color - Who would have ever thought that

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Must Have Photographs – Part 2

By at July 16, 2012 | 11:46 am

Previous Article: Must Have Photographs, To Pose or Not to Pose? Seems like everyone who writes about weddings has a recommendation for the must have photographs.  Except me . . . and Claire Lewis.   Neither she nor I believe you will cherish the must have photographs on your list or anyone else’s list. Instead, Claire – who I’ve never met –

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Wedding Ring Tatoos: The New Wedding Trend

By at July 13, 2012 | 10:41 am

Celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Maria Carey, and Paris Hilton have "partner marking" -- the wearing of tattoos to represent commitment to a spouse or significant other -- popular. As go the celebrities, so go the public. Consequently, there seems to be a growing interest in having a wedding ring tattoo as the ultimate commitment. True, when you say your vows, the words

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How to Create a Wedding Budget

By at July 11, 2012 | 11:16 am

One of the first things you must do after getting engaged is set your wedding budget. Here's how to to create a wedding budget that is realistic, you can stick to it, and still have a wedding that's perfect for you. Create a Wish List Once you know what kind of wedding you want and how much you can affordboth of you need to make a wish list of items,

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Wedding Advice: 13 Must-Dos for your Wedding Day

By at July 10, 2012 | 11:10 am

Your wedding day has finally arrived! Now that you've made it to your big day, it will be helpful to have a "day of" to do list! Destination Wedding Photographer Ann Peters of Photos by Miss Ann shared with us 13 must-dos for your wedding day. Exchange day of gifts- even if it is as simple as a card you send over to your soon to be that says, “Cannot

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