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So you’re getting married!

Helping you plan your wedding photography

Your guide to a perfect wedding

WEDDING PLANNING

Congratulations! You’ve said yes! You’ve set the date and now you are in full swing of wedding planning your super awesome wedding! As I want you to enjoy your wedding as much as I’ll enjoy photographing it, I’ve put together a group of helpful and useful guides to help you get the best wedding photography… They include what to wear for a pre-wedding photo shoot, top ten tips for seating guests etc and suggestions and other useful bits to help you during the planning of your wedding.

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    Top 5 new wedding venues in South Wales | Updated 2020

    The biggest step you’re going to take during your wedding planning process is booking one of many wedding venues in South Wales. It’s important to take your time to think about what’s best for you and your guests… The guide helps you with some of the latest wedding venues in South......

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    Formal group photos at a wedding | Do we need them?

    Cheeesssseeeeeeee! OK, so i’m not going to go on about what shots you should have… It takes enough time to shout out the roll call on the day as it is. I wanted to write a honest guide to formal group photos at a wedding.     As a ‘documentary......

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    How to plan your wedding day timeline

    You’ve got one day! You’ll want to make sure every second counts on your wedding day, so it’s crucial to get your timings and wedding day timeline spot on!   There’s no wedding day timeline bible or spot on guide to help you with your schedule. Having photographed a lot......

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    Wedding planning | Ultimate guide to a perfect day | Updated for 2020

    What to expect when you’re wedding planning. How about sunshine, everything going to plan and people arriving on time? Of course this all would be perfect. But have you thought about – What if things might not all work out how you had planned? The wedding planning guide is a......

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    Wedding sparklers at your wedding

    Wedding sparklers are always a feast for the eye! Especially as a wedding photographer. If you’ve planned to include a ‘sparkler send-off’ in the schedule, fantastic, you should read on… Sparklers are absolutely great fun and your guests should sure enjoy it, not to mention you as the wedding couple.......

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    Planning your wedding | Advice from wedding suppliers

    Planning your wedding is exciting right but there’s so much to know and look through. By now you’ve booked your wedding photographer (woo!), you’ve secured your dream venue, there are still other suppliers to book. A dress, Cake, stationery to name but a few. Planning your wedding can be stressful and......

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    What to wear for a pre-wedding photo shoot

    Ok so you’ve just booked you pre-wedding photo shoot. Panic sets in and now you’re thinking what on earth to wear for the engagement session right? Just like any event or arrangement, planning what to wear is sometimes a burden and frustrating task. What to wear for your pre-wedding photo......

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    Why you should consider having an un-plugged wedding

    Having photographed many weddings already over the last few years including several un-plugged wedding. I was once asked by a wedding guest, who may I add, firmly grasping her iPad with the camera app open asked “Can I stand infront of you to take a photo quickly with my iPad?”.......

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    Why do wedding photographers charge so much?

    The “wedding photography cost isn’t cheap” phrase is so over heard, but, the returned value is far more than you can imagine, more than any other part of your wedding. Something you might not be sure on – What do you actually get for your money?...

  • 10 rules to perhaps share with your wedding guests

    To ensure your wedding guests are well behaved and know exactly what side of the line to stay on there is a top 10 for you to perhaps share with them to ensure all guests walk way with a good guest sticker!     1. Wedding guests RSVP – be......

  • Wedding Venues in South Wales

    10 Questions to ask when considering wedding venues

    You’ve begun to consider where you’d like to get married, wedding venues all offer something different and no two venues are the same… These are the questions you should consider asking at whilst considering wedding venues.   1. Is your date free? You could plan everything around your choice of......

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    How to seat your guests at your wedding

    Figuring out where your guests at your wedding are going to sit is one of the biggest parts of your planning, get it wrong and you have some unhappy guests, get it right and you have barrels of laughter and a happy guest list! Would Uncle John be happy next to......

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    How to give a perfect best man speech

    Jitters, butterflies what about panicking? Does this sound like the feelings you’re experiencing while you think and prepare for your best man speech? Don’t panic, it will be all good, whatever you do don’t panic! Here’s a step by step guide on planning and writing your perfect toast to the newly crowned married couple…......

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    Top 10 tips for preparing for your wedding day

    So you’re planning for your wedding day. You’re beginning to feel the butterflies feeling as nerves and excitement begin to build… here are a few tips to help prepare for the big day…   Take it slow – enjoy the planning of your wedding. Take your time and enjoy it,......

I hope that you have found something of interest and helpful for your wedding. By sharing my knowledge of many years I hope to make sure we can plan for the best experience for your wedding day!

 

If you are planning your wedding and are yet to book your South Wales wedding photographer, please get in touch. I would love to check if I am available for your wedding!

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