Category Archives: Pre Wedding Planning

Why Brides Should Pick Established Wedding Professionals

Just today I was heard from several venues and wedding planners about how a local one-stop shop wedding vendor closed its doors and left its brides in a lurch with no services and no refunds. Sadly this is happening more … Continue reading

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Asking for Money at Your Wedding

Want to start a heated discussion, bring up asking for money at your wedding. Some people are all in favor and others dislike it. The key is doing it in good taste. Here are some examples that I have seen. … Continue reading

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Sunset Weddings

Do you want a sunset wedding? If so you must plan carefully and be willing and able to stick to a tight schedule. Many times brides ask about a sunset wedding or sunset during their formal images. They can be … Continue reading

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Unplugged Wedding

The bride and groom are focused on each other, but take a quick moment to look out at their friends and family that have gathered to celebrate their special day expecting smiles looking their way. What they see though are … Continue reading

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ABC Meeting – Emergency Wedding Kit

Today I attended the Association of Bridal Consultants meeting at the beautiful Highland Manor. As budgets are tight many of my brides don’t have wedding planners which, after photographing too many weddings to count over the past 8 years, I … Continue reading

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Affordable Wedding vs. Cheap Wedding Part 2

In part 1 of this blog posting we discussed several generalities (setting a budget, not purchasing anything until you have a general idea of what everything costs, cutting your guest list, etc.) to save you money on your wedding making … Continue reading

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Affordable Wedding vs. Cheap Wedding Part 1

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You want a nice wedding but you don’t want to go in debt to have it. Many brides today strive for an affordable wedding, but what they … Continue reading

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Wedding Contracts

A common complaint I hear on many bride forums these days is about wedding contracts. Brides seem reluctant to sign a contract with vendors. I have to admit that this puzzles me. A well written contract protects the wedding vendor … Continue reading

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Seeing Each Other Before The Ceremony? Part 3

And now we come to the final part of our three part series on should a bride and groom see each other before the wedding. Here we will look at the advantages and disadvantages to seeing each other before the … Continue reading

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Would you let a bus driver drive a nascar racing car in the Daytona 500?

Would you let a bus driver drive a Nascar racing car in the Daytona 500? No!! Why not? They are both professional drivers. A Nascar racing car is very different from a bus. The controls are different, the speed is … Continue reading

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