We’ve all been to our share of weddings that were just a little on the stuffy side. Formal and traditional is one thing, but some celebrations just seem to end up a little too conventional, to the point that it can be somewhat of a challenge for guests to loosen up and relax.
Luckily, as longtime veteran wedding videographers of NYC & NJ who’ve been a part of celebrations of all kinds, we’ve seen our share of wonderfully relaxed atmospheres, as well as plenty of stuffy parties. So, we thought we’d pass on a few tips to help you end up with the former.
We try to pass on as much knowledge and wisdom pertaining to planning a wedding on a budget as we can around here. Why? Well, when you’ve been around newlyweds both leading up to and on their big days as long as our NJ & NYC wedding photographers have, you pick up plenty of tips and tricks along the way.
Whether it’s planning your budget, budget hacks, getting the most out of a tight budget, etc., we’ve got something to offer, but today’s post is all about staying on your budget once it’s set. Make no mistake, that can be just as difficult as determining your budget or navigating the planning process with a tight one. So, read on for a few tips.
If you’re located anywhere near us here in the Northeast, then like us, you’re probably pretty happy now that the colder weather seems to have finally given way to warmer temperatures and sunnier skies. That’s a good thing for a lot of reasons, and one of them is that beach weddings are back!
Around here, they’re not too common in the winter months, but now that we’re well into spring and headed toward summer, you can expect to see a lot more of them. You may even want to start planning one yourself and if that is indeed the case, then read on because our longtime NYC & NJ wedding videographers have a few awesome tips that could be a big help.
When you’ve been to as many weddings as our longtime NY & NJ wedding photographers have, you end up coming across a lot of wedding cakes. Some are all about the taste and deliciousness while others are more about the visual effect, but one thing you can always expect is for there to be certain trends at any given time.
As always, the hard part is separating the worthwhile ones from the passing fads. So, we thought we’d save you some of the trouble and pass on some of the current cake trends that are actually worth looking into. Read on to find out.
Regardless of the size and style of the wedding you’re planning, it’s never an entirely easy nor stress-free process. It’s just such an important occasion and there are so many variables involved that it’s practically impossible for everything to go exactly as planned, while planning. That’s why it’s such a good idea to accept help wherever you can get it.
If you’re lucky, then you’ll end up with one primary planning helper who’s just willing to go above and beyond the rest. But take it from us as longtime wedding videographers of NYC & NJ, when the going gets rough, it can be a challenge to maintain the same relationship you had with that person before the process began. So, we thought we’d pass on a few tips for doing just that.
While we’ve been to enough weddings to know that the cake can absolutely be one of the focal points of the decor, that doesn’t mean that a cake is your only way to make a statement via your dessert, because it’s not. For more on that, check out this post, 4 Awesome Non-Cake Dessert Ideas from Longtime NJ Wedding Photography Pros.
Today’s post, though, isn’t about all your non-cake dessert options, but just one, and that would be donuts. The good news is that our NY & NJ wedding photographers have been in the business for long enough to know that donuts can be just as special to your wedding celebration as a cake. They also know a few tricks to making that happen, so read on to learn more.
We talk a lot around here about the variety of options you have for cutting down the costs of your wedding, because we get it. It’s rare that a pair of newlyweds-to-be have an unlimited budget and don’t have to worry about a thing financially. Far more often, some sacrifices and compromises have to be made along the way.
And there’s really no better way of cutting down your wedding costs than by reducing the overall size of your guest list. That, though, tends to be much easier said than done. So, being that we’ve been wedding videographers in NYC for a long time now, we thought we’d pass on some tips we’ve picked up over the years.
We talk a lot around here about the importance of making your wedding celebration as personal as possible and for some tips, check out this post, 3 Tips from Our NJ Wedding Videographers for Making Your Celebration More Personal. One of the best ways to do it, however, is by writing your own vows.
It’s a great way of not only personalizing your ceremony but also passing on some of your love story to all your guests. The thing is, though, that while writing beautiful, soul-pouring vows is one thing, reciting them is a whole other. Luckily, our NJ & NYC wedding photographers have captured their share of vows at the altar, so read on for some tips.
It’s a new day and age and you only need to attend a wedding to confirm it. Not too long ago, every single guest’s face would be locked onto all the major moments of the day, whether it be the walk down the aisle, the first dance, etc. Now, it’s often hard to spot one face without a phone right in front of it.
It’s understandable. After all, the guests are only trying to respect and immortalize the moment in their own way. However, that doesn’t change the fact that a sea of “phone faces” doesn’t look too good in wedding videos or photos, not to mention the fact that it’s not a sight you’ll want to see on your big day. So, read on for some tips from longtime NJ wedding videographers on getting guests to put those phones away.
Okay, so a friend or family member has asked you to be a bridesmaid at her wedding. First of all, congratulations because it’s quite an honor! Sure, weddings happen all the time but it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event for the newlyweds and the fact that the bride chose you to be a part of the wedding party is a pretty big deal.
It means she considers you to be one of her closest allies, but as longtime NY & NJ wedding videographers, we can tell you that it also means that certain things will be expected of you. So, read on to learn a few tips for ensuring that you don’t make the bride end up regretting her decision.