What’s not to like about a New Year’s Eve wedding? Think midnight kisses, popping bubbly, glitter, and shimmer. Guests are automatically in the mood to party, and your wedding is instantly the last and first party of the year. Besides, it’s the perfect excuse to go all out with a bit of glam and glitz. Worried about going overboard? Subtly incorporate time pieces, metallics, and sequins to pack a small punch among more toned-down décor. These ideas will have you beginning and ending your year in style while celebrating your love with a bang.
Christmas brings out everyone’s wildest wedding fantasies. We’re drawn to its technicolor lights, the grand sense of tradition, and elaborate ornamentation. Above all, the holiday spirit of togetherness magnifies what’s already supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. We’ve compiled some of our favorite holiday-themed ideas from real weddings submissions — consider them a gift from us to you. Good luck to all of our holiday brides!
Summer weddings may be cheerful and bright, but there really isn’t anything more magical than a winter wedding. Dancing snowflakes, frosted mountain peaks, and festive evergreens all dream up an enchanted winter wonderland. Place a bride and groom in the picture, and the romance of the scenery is instantly dramatized. A chilly winter photo session may not sound like a cozy cup of hot chocolate, but the resulting white-washed fairytale photos are completely worth it.
Fifty years from now, your wedding album will be one of the few items you have left to relive all of the precious memories from your big day. Lay the groundwork for your photographer to capture amazing photos you’ll cherish by outlining all of your expectations in advance. Here, pro shutterbugs share how you can prepare for your experience in front of the lens and help make it a positive one.