The Do's and Don'ts of Wedding Photography (From a Wedding Photographer)

The Do's and Don'ts of Wedding Photography (From a Wedding Photographer)

Ah, it’s your big day!  From the moment the ring was placed on your finger, you’ve been anxiously planning your wedding, making sure every little detail is going to be perfect.  To remember this day forever, you are probably thinking about hiring a wedding photographer to capture every moment.  From a photographer’s perspective, we want your day to go as smoothly as possible as you do.  Here are some tips from Scenic Event Solutions' photographer, Kenzie Stephens, about how to work with whoever you hire for your wedding.

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3 Wedding Planning Game-Changers You've Never Heard Of!

3 Wedding Planning Game-Changers You've Never Heard Of!

For the brides out there that want an awesome wedding for minimal stress and maximum savings, this post is for you! These are the ideas that blew my mind when I was planning my wedding, and helped take a TON of stress out of the process. It's only fair that I share these Game-Changers with you!

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Red Hot Wedding Theme

So on a Pinterest binge last night I came across a really unique bouquet arrangement featured on The Wedding Chicks where chili peppers were added to a floral arrangement to give it a spicy flair.

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I think that's an amazing statement piece, and in the Wedding Chicks' article shows how the peppers were perfectly placed in many facets of a particular wedding. I have an obsession with spices and have an array of different peppers growing (my habaneros are going to be Bonsai'd, but that doesn't have anything to do with weddings...that'll be for another blog I'm planning) and chili peppers can be utilized in the same way the ever-changing succulents are in weddings.

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I came up with a simple board of inspiration to go alongside the chili-bouquet: a red dip-dyed wedding dress is easy to do, have a spicy taco bar, make your bridesmaids sexy in a red hot lace dress that they'll actually want to wear after the wedding, and accent your peppers with red flowers.

Once my peppers come in I will attempt to recreate the bouquet with one of our awesome florist friends!

Let me know what you think in the comments below! 

 

Happy Planning! 

DeAnna

 

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5 Alternative Wedding Cakes

5 Alternative Wedding Cakes

 I don't really like cake.

Yeah, I know, it's weird, but unless it's ice cream cake, I rarely eat cake.

We opted for cupcakes for our own wedding so that we could get more flavors and there be more portability than regular cake, and they were delicious, but I only ate like one or two cupcakes the whole wedding, and we gave the leftovers out at the after-party. While browsing Pinterest and stumbling across an "Alternative Cake" pin, I decided to scour the web and find true alternatives to a Wedding Cake that aren't cupcakes, that can fit your budget, and that I wish I could have had instead of regular cake!

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