When the big day arrives, every bride wants to look her best in those wedding photos that will be admired for years to come. But for many, knowing how to pose and capture the best angle of yourself can be a tricky skill to master. Luckily for all you brides-to-be, Clare Moreton – photography expert at CEWE – offers her advice to ensure you look your best in a beautiful collection of wedding photos.
by David Rucker, wedding photographer
An unplugged wedding is where electronic equipment such as phones and cameras are banned. Going unplugged can be for the entire wedding, or certain parts: for example the ceremony or reception, allowing only the professional photographer unrestricted access in order to capture those special moments.
As the nation’s excitement for Harry and Meghan’s wedding builds, Aldi is launching a brand new Wedding Essentials range on the 17th May, to show shoppers that weddings don’t have to cost a royal fortune. With lots of great-value accessories for brides and grooms to make their special day perfect, from sending out the invitations to throwing an enviable reception, Aldi has celebrations covered with its beautiful craft-inspired products that shoppers are bound to fall in love with.
The new range will be available to pre-order online from Sunday 13th May and in stores from Thursday 17th May. Lovebirds need to be quick though, as with all Specialbuys once they’re gone, they’re gone.
Today is an exciting day after 7 months of hard work and exciting meetings we officially Launch Manchester’s first Planning and Styling team The Urban Wedding Company.
We are Wedding Planner Michelle Healey of Michelle Amy Weddings and Venue Stylist Zoey O’Brien of Bespoke events & Styling. After running our own successful businesses we decided to come together to offer style conscious couples the perfect balance of planning and styling Urban, Industrial weddings across the North West of England.
We came together to combine our skills and expertise, on a mission to provide couples a complete wedding service. We don’t want couples to face the difficult choice of prioritising a design led wedding, or a meticulously planned day.
Wedding photography can be one of the most expensive elements of your wedding day, so it’s essential that you make the right decision when it comes to your choice of photographer.
You’ll want to be 100% confident that the photographer you choose will capture all the special moments of your big day and in the style you want.
Which means that the first, and most important, decision you’ll want to make is about whether you’re after traditional or contemporary wedding photography, or a bit of both!
Traditional vs. contemporary wedding photography
TRADITIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
We all know weddings can be expensive.
After saving every spare penny for months or years on end you finally breathe a sigh of relief after the big day, safe in the knowledge that you won’t have to fork out any more cash.
However, this is not always the case. From paying off any lingering accounts, to sending out thank you cards, the little costs continue to mount up.
As the North East’s leading luxury wedding venue, Wynyard Hall has seen lots of couples tie the knot, so it’s easy for the team to spot things that work really well, and things that may go wrong. Here are some tips from the venue’s experienced Wedding Co-ordinators to help ensure your celebrations go to plan...
It's important to be both accurate and realistic about the timings on your big day. Sometimes speeches or photography can run late, so factoring in extra time in the first place can be the difference between a stressful day and one that flows beautifully, just the way you planned.
The National Wedding Show is the go-to destination for discerning brides and grooms across the country and is returning this autumn with a spectacular line-up of the nation’s finest wedding suppliers and the hottest names on the high street. The show offers everything from perfect wedding venues to fabulous flowers and show-stopping entertainment to exquisite stationery, not forgetting the all-important wedding dress! The autumn shows promise to be the best and most beautiful yet.
Get a glimpse of what the exhibitors below have to offer at the show:
Nervous about your wedding photography?
From a small intimate gathering of close friends and family to a lavish reception for up to 250 guests, The Woburn Estate gives couples the opportunity to have their perfect wedding day.
The Sculpture Gallery is set in the beautiful grounds of Woburn Abbey and was constructed by Henry Holland during the 18th Century for the fifth Duke of Bedford. It is one of the most majestic and elegant settings for any ceremony or reception, and with its own private gardens overlooking the Camellia Lake, it guarantees exclusivity.
With the rise of smartphones and photography apps, it is now easier than ever to capture professional looking images of your special day and a series of loved-up selfies from your honeymoon.
However, those precious wedding memories shouldn’t be kept in the confines of a digital device; they should be shared with the ones you love in a fun and creative way. With the increase in accessibility to photography apps, it’s also easier to unleash these memories and create fun, personalised keepsakes for family and friends.