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.
Okay, so while almost every wedding tradition is technically breakable, there are some that most couples choose to stick to. Whether it’s the way the walk down the aisle is handled or the first dance, some traditions are just more unbreakable than others, but every newlywed-to-be will have their own view on the subject.
What may seem perfectly breakable to some could be mandatory to others. So, in the end it’s entirely up to you, but as longtime wedding videographers in NJ who’ve been to our share of both traditional and non-traditional affairs, we just wanted to pass along some options.
Every pair of newlyweds-to-be wants their big day to be unforgettable. That goes without saying, but nowadays, more and more couples also want their weddings to be environmentally friendly and the good news is that we’ve reached a point at which there are more ways to make that happen than ever before.
From the materials you use to the locations you choose, there are opportunities to go eco-friendly in nearly every part of the planning process. So, as longtime NY & NJ wedding videographers who’ve witnessed and been a part of plenty of planning processes, we thought we’d pass along a few tips to get you started.
When you’ve been a part of as many couple’s big days as our New Jersey wedding photographers have, you come across some amazingly welcoming environments for guests, and some not so much. Whether it’s the result of poor planning or just a lack of, sometimes guests simply stroll into the celebration without feeling much love or appreciation.
It’s understandable, too. After all, newlyweds-to-be have so much to worry about in terms of planning their weddings that the idea of creating an initially inviting atmosphere may not seem like that big of a deal, but make no mistake, it is. So, read on to learn about a few ideas for putting together a welcome bag that will start your guest experience off on the right foot.
More and more couples are putting the guest experience far closer to the top of their planning priority list than they used to these days. Whether they add some extra form of entertainment or simply better cater to the potential needs of their guests, newlyweds-to-be are taking far more measures to ensure that their guests enjoy the big day as much as the couple themselves.
It makes perfect sense, too. After all, these are the friends and relatives whom you want with you on one of the biggest days of your life and you want them to have an unforgettable experience while they’re supporting you, right? Of course you do. Luckily, we’ve picked up our share of tricks in our time doing wedding videography in NJ. So, read on to learn about a few.
Whether you’re preparing for a huge, extravagant wedding celebration or you’re just having a backyard affair, the planning process is rarely a stress-free one. Even the simplest celebrations can stress you out over time because it’s just such an important milestone.
The thing is that this is your wedding we’re talking about here and the last thing you want is to allow the planning stress to build up so much that once the big day actually arrives, you’re an absolute mess. Luckily, as longtime NJ wedding videographers we’ve been a part of plenty of planning processes, so read on for a few tips.