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WEDDING PLANNING ADVICE HUB

Planning your wedding day can seem like such a daunting task at times, but don't worry we're here to help. We've experienced so much over the years and would love to make it easier for you. We've put together some wedding planning advice blog posts below that cover lots of areas that we think you might find helpful.

Our WEDDING PLANNING Tips & Advice

In many cases, there’s a very long list of things that need doing before your big day and that’s why we’ve compiled a wedding planning advice hub to help you along the way as much as possible. Over the years working as a wedding photographer and videographer we’ve experienced so many different scenarios and types of weddings that we’d really love to share our knowledge and offer some wedding planning advice. We’ve also met some fab professionals along the way too and happy to share our recommended wedding suppliers.

If we could offer one piece of advice?

Don’t rush, take your time, and enjoy planning your wedding. Pick the vendors that you really feel comfortable with and do all the things that will make you happy on your day. That’s what it all boils down to really. Making sure you guys are happy with what will be one of the most special days of your lives.

We’re always trying to expand our advice hub articles and blog posts, so if there’s something you would like to share with us or something that you’d like some more information about, feel free to get in contact with us.

Documentary wedding photographer capturing a moment of guests laughing at the churchADVICE HUB
August 11, 2020

Documentary Wedding Photographer

Why should you consider booking a DOCUMENTARY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER? (more…)
ADVICE HUB
May 2, 2019

Benefits of Booking a Wedding Videography and Photography Team

Having worked together creatively for many years we've found a really cohesive style as a Wedding Videography and Photography Team. We really believe that the matching look of the final…
ADVICE HUB
February 15, 2018

Recommended Wedding Suppliers

As an Essex Wedding Photography and Videography Team, we've met so many lovely professionals along the way.  We are happy to share these recommended wedding suppliers and hope that they…
ADVICE HUB
July 27, 2020

The Beauty of Black and White Wedding Photography

There’s something to be said for the old monochromatic black and white wedding photography of days gone by.  Whilst we predominantly photograph weddings in a mixture of colour alongside black…
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May 7, 2020

Why Choose a Wedding Celebrant?

So if you're reading this article, it's likely you're thinking, why choose a Wedding Celebrant? Or have some questions about the benefits of having a Celebrant rather than a Registrar?…
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March 27, 2020

The Pros and Cons of Getting Married Abroad

As a destination wedding photographer, we think getting married abroad is a brilliant idea. They, of course, come with a few pros and cons. But we believe the benefits really…
Last Minute Wedding Day IdeasADVICE HUB
May 29, 2019

Wedding Day Advice : A Wedding Photographer’s Guide

Planning your wedding day can get a little stressful, so we’ve put together a last-minute wedding day advice checklist to help you along a little with your wedding plans. We’ve…
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May 28, 2019

Alternative Wedding Ideas: 6 Ways to customise your day

The increasing popularity of the ‘alternative wedding’ in the UK has been growing year on year with more and more couples opting to do it their way. We thought at…
Top Tips On Doing Your Own Bridal MakeupADVICE HUB
May 3, 2019

Top Tips On Doing Your Own Bridal Makeup

Are you thinking about doing your own bridal makeup? We interviewed Essex based makeup artist Emine Sami to find out some of her top tips for DIY bridal makeup. She…
2 Wedding Albums one open displaying a 2 page spreadADVICE HUB
January 2, 2019

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Professional Wedding Album

A lot of our couples aren't always sure why they should get a professionally designed and printed wedding album. After all, we're already providing them with all the digital images.…
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July 31, 2018

Wedding Reception Music: Band or DJ?

Much like you deciding when is best for your wedding speeches to ensure a great atmosphere during your meal, the music can really make the wedding party.  So if you're…
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July 25, 2018

12 Hints & Tips for Delivering the Perfect Wedding Day Speech

Here's the thing about Wedding Speeches and Toasts; they are an integral and traditional part of any wedding day. Toasts form a chance to share memories from childhood, romantic stories…
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July 18, 2018

When is best for Wedding Speeches? Before, After or Between Courses?

The thing I love about a wedding day is all the emotion throughout the day. There's love, laughter, smiles, tears of joy and even tears of sadness. They are all…
ADVICE HUB
March 29, 2018

Family Photography Shoot Tips and Advice

So you’ve booked your family photography shoot and now started to wonder how to prepare for it? Don't worry there's nothing complicated about it and it's likely to be one…
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March 21, 2018

Couples Shoot Tips and Advice

So you’ve booked a couples photography shoot and now started to wonder what to do next? Well, you're in luck, because we've pulled together a list of couples shoot tips…
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May 4, 2017

Wedding Inspiration at That Amazing Place

As a wedding photographer, I am lucky enough to meet and work with some exceptionally creative wedding suppliers and see some beautiful locations. Claire over at Lily and May is easily…