Christopher's Photography Studio

5 Great Wedding Planning Tips For The Newly Engaged

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With over 15 years of wedding photography experience including over 1200 weddings photographed I have come to be a trusted advisor for many engaged couples. Every wedding is unique and each couple we work with has different needs and timelines. 

These are just 5 simple tips I learned when managing timelines, photo sessions, ceremony rules, first looks, families, bridal parties and of course beautiful brides and grooms. We have many more tips and would love to help you plan your day in person so we can create amazing memories for you.

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Tip 1

Take Engagement Photos

Most couples plan to take engagement photos and I certainly encourage it. 

During the engagement session we give each couple posing tips that allow for great wedding day photos. These tips are meant personally for each couple. We are looking for height differences, facial features, smiles, eyes and even body language. This info will give us some great tools to make your wedding day photos amazing.

Tip 2

MUA timing!

The morning of your wedding will be so exciting! The hair and makeup arrive really early, the flowers, next thing you know... the photographer is here....

Will you be ready? We love prep shots! The robes on the bed is a standard for sure. (don't forget to steam the wrinkles out of the robes) 

Planning on your beauty team to be finished an hour before we arrive will keep things on track. If the beauty team runs late then we will never make up those photos. 

Tip 3

First Look Transportation

You are spending more money on the photography/video team than the limo and MUA combined. 

If you are planning a first look, plan on having 2 limos involved for each of you.

Time spent dropping the guys off then driving back for the bride is valuable time you wanted to use for photos so you can get amazing images and get to the cocktail hour! 

Tip 4

After Party Food Truck

What a great time! Pizza, Pretzels, Donuts, Grilled Cheese and more can be delivered on a food truck! Guests love this and it makes for great photos. 

Tip 5

Hire A Photo & Video 'TEAM'

This is a DO!

Very important when we are creating your wedding day memories for sure. We work together and help each other out with posing and understand the story we are looking to create. 

We want your wedding day memories to be amazing and we are here to be your memory team.


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