Back in the day, eloping meant suddenly running off to marry a lover without your family’s knowledge or blessing. It was thought to be irrational and shameful, and although the old views of eloping still linger, a lot has changed in recent years.
With the super bloom happening in California now, we’ve all seen the photos of people trampling the flowers to get their iconic Instagram shots. What they don’t know, or simply ignore, is that their actions have major effects on the landscape. In fragile places, like the meadows in California, it takes as few as 10 people following one person off trail to create a path. Once this happens, it takes several more years to start growing flowers again, but only if the path isn’t used.
As you’re getting closer to your wedding day, you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed with planning an awesome reception (at least I was). Since my own wedding day, I’ve experienced many receptions as a wedding photographer. Here are 10 tried and true tips I’ve learned to make your wedding reception the best it can be!
Rain on your wedding day should not be something to dread. In fact, many believe it's a sign of good luck and it can make for the most incredible images. Overcast skies not only provide great lighting, but they also make colors look saturated and beautiful.
Rain in the forecast? Use these tips to plan ahead and let yourself have fun with it!
While some say couples shouldn’t do a first look on their wedding day, there are actually many benefits to having one. A first look not only gives you a rare private moment with your future spouse on your big day, but it also helps alleviate stress, gives you more time for portraits and creates great memories!