Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Wedding Planning Articles

A woman holds a little girl's hand while the bride kneels down and smiles at her before the ceremony in this wedding photo | Children photography at weddings.
July 17th, 2019
The start of the great divide between the sexes can be witnessed a lot earlier in life than most believe. Girls and boys participating in weddings around the world demonstrate this... Read more
Photo of the Bride & Groom living in their own little world just moments after the ceremony | Romantic Wedding Photos
July 15th, 2019
The first time you envisioned your wedding, you probably didn’t see a long list of details to attend to, decisions to be made or negotiations to be undertaken. Surely, your vision... Read more
Bride with a really dirty wedding dress getting lifted up by the groom on the dance floor inside a tented reception | Rainy Wedding Photography
April 19th, 2019
There’s nothing quite like a wedding reception in a tent, with its uniquely informal atmosphere, customized decor and proximity to the elements outdoors. There’s nothing... Read more
Photo of the Bride & Groom with the guests caught in the rain running for cover.
October 29th, 2018
You will be told some traditions — Hindu, Maltese — consider rain a good omen on a wedding day. You will be told a wet knot is harder to untie. You may — correctly... Read more
The Celebration Begins with flower petals for the bride and groom at the end of this outdoor wedding ceremony
October 23rd, 2018
For one day, the two of you are the focus of attention. The concerns of the world slip away as you and your sweetheart take center stage for the moment you’ve long anticipated... Read more
Wedding Photojournalism Beauty Photos of the bride crossing her eyes as she reacts to her dress being buttoned up from behind
October 29th, 2017
The bride steps into her wedding gown. Her mother and a coterie of bridesmaids assist her with the final touches on her hair and makeup. They primp and preen at her gown, perhaps... Read more
Wedding Ceremony Photojournalism for article about how to find a good wedding photographer
March 27th, 2017
How do you find the ideal person to document your wedding? Just as there is a skill to taking memorable pictures, there is also a know-how to choosing the person you want to take them... Read more
Pictures of the Bridal party celebrating while riding from the ceremony to the reception on a party bus.
March 27th, 2017
Weddings are a time to honor tradition, commitment and family. But as any wedding photojournalist knows, they’re also a great time for people to come together and cut loose. To capture... Read more

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