Archive for July 2019

Should you use ‘first look wedding photos’ on your wedding day?

first look wedding photos

Wedding photography is a wildly creative art form. As we’ve written before, you can find wedding photographers who have honed their own unique style that goes beyond the traditional. First look wedding photos qualify as one of the hottest trends in recent years. Sometimes it’s simply the first look a bride gets of herself after…

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Is a cash bar tacky at a wedding?

cash bar

According to The Knot, the average couple spends $2365 on booze at their wedding. That’s a chunk of change! So what will your guests think if you go with a cash bar to save money? For starters, very few weddings feature cash bars any more. The Knot tells us only 8% of weddings used them…

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The Wedding March was good enough for Queen Victoria. How about you?

The Wedding March

The great classical composer, Felix Mendelssohn, composed the Wedding March in C major in 1842. Today it is known as THE ‘classic’ wedding recessional song. Its triumphant melody never ceases to move wedding guests as a newly married couple march to their destiny, guided by love. Interestingly, Mendelssohn composed the piece as a music setting…

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How a wedding ceremony works

anatomy of a wedding ceremony

Religion, customs, and style will mold your wedding ceremony. Nonetheless, most ceremonies feature fairly typical elements. Let’s look at the anatomy of a wedding ceremony. The Anatomy of a Wedding Ceremony Prelude music: Nice, soft music is typically played while your guests are seated. Many couples hire live musicians to play romantic, classical music. A…

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Tighten up your wedding celebration with a joint wedding toast

joint wedding toast

Wedding celebrations soar to new heights when graced with dazzling toasts. Sadly, most toasters are inexperienced and their efforts sputter. Some weddings suffer because they allow too many toasts. A good way to tighten up your upcoming celebration is to utilize a joint wedding toast. Let’s say you want your best man and maid of…

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