What are the benefits of hiring us for both Wedding Photography & Videography?
Generally, the most significant decision right after you select your date and venue is who to hire to document your day? In this post, we want to discuss what are the benefits of hiring Ivy Leaf for both your wedding photography & videography needs in a combined wedding package. So here are our 5 reasons you should consider bundling your wedding photography and film with us. Continue Reading
The Importance of Investing 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. However, the question I always ask them is what are you going to do with the photos after you’ve downloaded them. So I thought I’d cover the reasons why you should invest in a professionally designed and printed wedding album.
Should You Have a Band or DJ for Your Wedding Reception Music?
Much like your wedding speeches music can make or break a wedding celebration. So if you’re asking yourself if you should have a Band or a DJ for your wedding reception I’m hoping my guide will help. Both have their pros and cons. Before deciding though there are a few straightforward questions you should ask.
Hints & Tips for Preparing for the 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 of how the couple met through to funny anecdotes. With speeches and toasts being such an essential part of the day, many of the speakers naturally feel a degree of anxiety. For this reason, I’ve created my hints and tips guide to delivering that perfect wedding day speech. Continue Reading
When is best for Wedding Speeches? Before, After or During the Meal?
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 part of the makeup of the story. I especially always look forward to the speeches and being a bit of an emotional guy have even had a little cry myself. I often get asked by my clients when is best for wedding day speeches to happen. To be totally honest, there are no rules. It’s your wedding day, and it should run in the order that you’d like it to. Traditionally, however, it is after the meals. I’ve compiled a quick overview of the normal 3 options. Continue Reading
Wedding Inspiration Shoot 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 one of my favourite floral artists that I have worked with, so I was really excited about this inspiration shoot at That Amazing Place in Harlow. Her elegant, romantic and whimsical designs just add so much to a wedding. And on top of that, she’s pretty darn nice too!