WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

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1. Start planning early
2. Nail the budget
3. Helping hands
4. Be selective with the guest list
5. Make sure you have a Plan B in place
6. Get the menu right
7. Don’t fall for common beauty mishap!
8. Give your groom his own responsibilities
9. Make the little details personal
10. Lists, lists and more lists!

MY KIT

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Canon 5D Mark II (2)

50mm canon f/1.2  L series

70-200mm canon lens f/4 f/ L series

100mm canon macro lens f/2.8

85mm canon lens f/1.4

24-70mm canon lens f/2.8 L series

WEDDING DAY TIME FRAME

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80 minutes – bride/groom prep (includes something old, something blue, something new, flowers, dress etc)

20 minutes – bridal party photos (if you have a large bridal party, you may need longer)

45 minutes – bride + groom photos

30 minutes – family photos (if you have a large extended families, it may take a longer)

15 minutes – reception decor photos

10 minutes – ceremony decor photos

My style & experience

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I want you to feel happy!  I want to tell your wedding day story in such a way that when you look at the photographs, your memories and emotions come flooding back as if you are reliving it. I want to capture the joy that a wedding day brings, the happiness that is felt amongst your family and friends as well as the intricate details that you have so meticulously thought through. It’s a day for celebration and my aim is for that to show in my work but also my approach on the day. I love getting to know family and friends, making them smile and feel at ease. Whilst being professional, my sense of humour will often shine through and, hopefully, will crack a smile on even the sternest of faces!

BRIDAL BOUDOIR

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Boudoir photography is a sexy new trend that’s especially popular as a wedding day gift from a bride to her groom.   Boudoir photos are usually taken wearing just a little.

Many brides like to have the best of their boudoir photos bound in a mini album just for their hubby.

Your boudoir photo session will probably last about 30-60 minutes. Once your hair and make up are complete your photo shoot will begin.

The price is included with any 8+ hour collection with two photographers.  You need to make sure you have plenty of time from the time the hair and make up is completed to ceremony.

The most important thing when choosing your outfits is that make you feel confident and sexy.  I would suggest bringing something white, something black, and something in a bright color so you can mix and match. A corset will create sexy curves. In addition to lingerie, don’t forget shoes, jewelry, and that engagement ring.

UNPLUGGED WEDDING?

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Do you want to have an unplugged wedding, at least the ceremony.   Encouraging your guests to put down their favorite devices can be a delicate dance, “If I was told I had to leave my phone at home, I’d likely stay with it.” Yikes! As with any special request you make of your wedding guests, you need to be sensitive and respectful.

If you’re unsure how to request unplugging in a way that won’t piss off your guests, we’re here to help. Below, we’ve got copy ‘n’ paste wording ideas for your officiant, wedding website, program, invitations — and even a pre-designed printable sign you can post at the venue!

Wording for an ‘Unplugged wedding’
We want you to be able to really enjoy our wedding day, feeling truly present and in the moment with us. We’ve hired an amazing wedding photographer named _________ who will be capturing the way the wedding looks — and we’re inviting each of you to sit back, relax, and just enjoy how the wedding feels. We’re respectfully asking that everyone consider leaving all cameras and cell phones off. Of course we will happy to share our wedding photos with you afterward!

Photo courtesy of Thomas Stewart Photography   https://phogotraphy.com/2015/11/07/groom-cant-see-bride-for-phones/