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March 2, 2010

Choosing the right Wedding Photographer

When looking for a wedding photographer, most couples are not sure where to begin. Photographers are online, in magazines and at trade-shows, but how do you know who will be right for you and your wedding day? First step: Book at least three meetings with photographers whose work you love. Once you get to the meeting, here are some essentials that you should be looking for:

    Leslie Boudreau of Innovative Photography

    Leslie Boudreau

  1. Are they listening?
    It’s the key element to having great photos you will love for years. If you’re photographer doesn’t “hear” that you want your formals on the beach at sunset, you most likely won’t get those images. Ask what they think of your ideas, make sure they are taking notes, and find out what their policy is about requesting specific images and last minute ideas. If they are unwilling to budge or don’t seem to be following the entire conversation, it may be time to move on.
  2. Do I connect and feel comfortable with them?
    This is the one vendor you will be working with before, during and after your event, so you need to love them! Yes, the art is the part you will take home, but the experience of the person is what will influence how you feel about your images. Do they make you feel relaxed or more stressed out? Do you feel that they will take care of you on your wedding day as well as afterward? Make sure to bring along (more…)

March 1, 2010

First Aid Kit for The Wedding Day

Category: Wedding Photography,Wedding Tips – Tags: , , – Matt Ward 7:56 pm

First Aid Kit for The Wedding Day; AMust Have that No One told you about!

Dawn Dish Detergent removes makeup stains on your wedding day

A Must Have for your Emergency Wedding Kit

The wedding day can have some minor mishaps that can be quickly fixed with ease if you plan ahead. I suggest using a tackle box or small suitcase. You should think about having a few things  in your wedding day first aid; white chalk, clear dawn dish liquid, needle, thread, straight pins, duct tape, small safety pins, floral tape, make up, hair spray, curling iron or flat iron, hair pins, bobby pins, white wash clothes, clear polish, spare panty hose, baby wipes, comfortable light weight slippers, a few small bottles of water and an energy bar or granola bar.

Some of the things you need for your box do need a little explanation. One of these is the white chalk. White chalk is a real good way to whiten up the brides dress if the bottom of the dress has dragged on the ground and got darkened. Brushing up against a car or walking behind a car that is running can cause a dark blackish smear to appear on the dress. Just rub the white chalk on the affected area and it will cover up the blemish.

Dawn dish liquid can get makeup stains right out. Hair spray is not only good for holding your hair in place, but if you get any ink on your dress just (more…)

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