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How To Choose A Wedding Photographer - Different Styles Explained

Choosing Your Wedding Photographer - Wedding Photography Styles Explained By Tobias Key

You've chosen your date, booked your venue and started shopping for dresses. Now you're looking for a wedding photographer.

There are a lot of styles of wedding photography out there, and while people in the industry might know these styles inside out they be confusing for couples. Remember as well that not only are you picking a style of photography, but different types of wedding photography can make different demands on your time on your wedding day.

Picking the style of photography you want at your wedding boils down to three things. What style of images you want, how long you want to spend with a photographer on your wedding day, and most importantly of all your own personality and comfort in front of the camera.

There are plenty of different photography buzzwords out there.
Traditional - PosedReportage - Photo JournalismVintageEditorialArtistic Contemporary Newlywed Wedding Photo Colla…

Top 10 Most Popular and Cheapest Honeymoons 2019

The top 10 honeymoon destinations 2019 are:
According to Instagram (and Hello magazine who collected the data)
BaliThe MaldivesThailandItalyMexicoHawaiiGreeceParisDubaiThe Caribbean
Tropical Island Wedding Collection

Most searched (via Google) honeymoon destinations 2019:

BaliCosta RicaGreeceVietnamLaosBora BoraThailand The three destinations that feature in both lists are Bali, Greece and Thailand, so it might be fair to assume these are in fact the TOP places for destination honeymoons at this current time.
The 12 Best Budget Travel Destinations For 2019
South Africa. Zanzibar. Armenia. Serbia. Transylvania Romania. George TownPenangMalaysiaMoscowTaipeiTaiwan
Two destinations that feature increasingly in search results for the most popular and cheapest honeymoon destinations are Thailand and Taiwan.

What are the differences between Thailand and Taiwan?

I've been doing some research and conclude that at this current time (2019) two of the most popular places to honeymoon are Thailand

Wedding Timeline Guide - Planning 101

Planning a wedding can be a challenge and the key to success is organization
Here to help you is a handy wedding timeline guide which you can use to kick start your wedding planning process.

Many couples set their wedding date on average two-years from their date of engagement. This allows a full year to research themes, color schemes, venues, consider your budget, location and all the niceties of wedding planning. The real work though starts a year ahead of the wedding date as those ideas are put into motion. With this in mind here is your wedding timeline with a two-year window for dreaming and planning.

Watercolor Wedding Timeline Collection by LeahG 
2yrs - Plan an Engagement and Set The Date
If you're announcing your engagement formally, having an engagement party, sending out notices, then it is a good idea to at that same time be able to give guests an idea of when the wedding will take place.

An exact date may not be possible at this stage but some idea of the year and what…

Wedding Planning Tips 101 - Stress Free

Planning your wedding and getting married should be a wonderful memorable experience. 

Without great planning, your wedding can be stressful and you can quickly feel overwhelmed by the escalating costs, the family politics and the sheer volume of what you need to do. To ensure your wedding goes without a hitch and you remain sane throughout the process follow these simple wedding planning tips. 

Enlist help 
Recruit your most creative, organised, enthusiastic friend or family member to help you plan your wedding. This will immediately cut your stress and your workload down by at least half. That is, if you are able to fairly delegate and share the responsibilities. Use the following ‘wedding planning things to do’ list to help divide the responsibilities between you. 

Book the church or wedding ceremony venue
Give yourself ample time to plan for the wedding and for guests to ensure they are free on the day. Anything from one year to two years is usual for an advance wedding venue bo…

How to plan a Forest or Woodland Wedding

Outdoor weddings are limited only by your imagination

If you're a nature loving couple who dreams of  a canopy of trees framing you as you pose for wedding photos a rustic forest or woodland wedding offer charm and beauty in bundles.

There are though additional considerations for an outdoor weddings that don't apply to indoor weddings, so ensure you book a wedding venue with management that is experienced in woodland, forest, garden, outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Woodland Birds Wedding Collection
by LeahG

Rustic Stag Woodland Wedding Collection
by LeahG How to plan your woodland wedding
Find a venue
Search engines are your best friend when it comes to finding a forest or woodland wedding venue in your area that has permission and is equipped to host weddings and wedding receptions. Anywhere else and you would likely have to apply for a special permit.

Having a venue that is set up to cater for weddings is preferable as they will cater for many of the things you will …

Destination Beach Wedding - Plan Ahead For Your Guests

Book early and let your guests know so they can plan ahead

If you're having a destination wedding, flying or sailing abroad you want to give your guests a good amount of notice. They may need to book time off work, make arrangements for children and pets, and start saving for flights, hotels, clothing and that all important wedding gift!

The save the date featured left allows you to add a photo of yourselves AND your destination (background) along with handy reminders for your guests regarding how they need to plan ahead for your destination wedding.

A years notice is not unreasonable

Giving them a years notice also means they can choose for this to be their annual vacation week/destination saving them the cost of two holidays.

A great idea for save the dates that won't be stored in a drawer and forgotten are the new magnetic save the date cards that your guests can attach to their fridge ensuring a daily reminder of your big day.

With this in mind choose something attractive, …