Elegant, heartwarming wedding portraits are now outpacing the awkward, snicker-inducing pictures of the recent past. Upon closer inspection, we found that most extraordinary images fit one of seven distinct, possible-to-replicate archetypes. Here's how to get a portrait that won't make your future grandkids point and laugh.
You hire a wedding consultant to handle a serious financial and emotional investment—but do you know how a consultant is educated, or what the job title really means? We answer the questions you need to ask.
If you've been reading wedding magazines and blogs, you're probably feeling overwhelmed by the possibilities. But what if weddings were your job? Knowing all the options—and how to execute them well—could be paralyzing. But instead of panicking, these recently married experts focused their efforts and ultimately made great decisions. Hopefully, their stories will help you do the same.
First, organize who needs a ride, when they need it, and where they are going. (We think all wedding-party members and parents should be chauffeured.) Next, factor in who will be needed for photos before and after the ceremony. And if you're providing transportation only to the wedding, figure out how everyone will be getting home.