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Should you get an engagement shoot? It can definitely enhance your wedding planning experience but I have some thoughts.

Three reasons to get an engagement shoot

Planning Insight

I never thought I’d ever have this string of words leave my mouth but here we are:
There are some things to consider when you’re choosing a mask for your wedding day…

4 things to avoid when choosing a mask for your wedding

Planning Insight

I don’t know what anyone else is telling you, but the absolute best way to do “storytelling” is through SOUND.
And because of that, as you browse through choices for videographers, you need to be intentional. Evaluate how they treat, not just speaking throughout the day and music choice, but also the combination of those things.

Choosing a videographer – Part 3 – Sound experience

Planning Insight

Here’s the second part of my extended series on how to choose a videographer. As I was editing this, I noticed I missed a couple of important things in this one like the following:⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀In addition to the visual elements I mentioned in the video, here are a couple of other visual elements to […]

Choosing a videographer – Part 2 – Visual elements

Planning Insight

As you plan your wedding, you’re going to have to choose a wedding videographer. You can go on different sites and just feel out the videos but you could be down the wedding videography rabbit hole for hours… and even days.

Choosing a videographer – Part 1 – Style

Planning Insight

With couples downsizing their guest lists and the scale of their productions, I think it’s important to state something that has been a source of frustration for different kinds of vendors

Not all wedding expenses scale down equally

Planning Insight

In light of booking vendors for this year (or dare I even say, next year also), there are some key questions you should ask your wedding pros in your meetings and consultations before you sign the dotted line.

3 Questions to ask your vendors before booking in the pandemic

Planning Insight

Deciding to keep your date or postpone is tough, especially with the rules changing so often. Do this to avoid some very complicated situations that can arise from going at it alone.

Postponing your wedding? Do this.

Planning Insight

This meeting with this prospective couple, Ben and Alisha, was going well. The three of us sat in the coffee shop sipping on our peppermint teas with ever-flowing conversation. We hopped between “getting-to-know-you” and “wedding planning” topics, smiling ear to ear accented with frequent bouts of laughter. It was such a good connection that I […]

Let the pro choose music for your wedding film – 8 reasons why

Behind the scenes, Planning Insight

He was all dressed and ready to go – clothes freshly ironed, tie expertly done by his brother, shoes all shined up. Ben couldn’t remember the last time he was dressed so sharp. He stood nervously, playing with his cufflinks as we waited for Sarah, his bride. He occasionally glanced over at people nearby milling […]

Unveiling the mystery of the First Look

Planning Insight

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