Tilt-shift? Holga? Bokeh? No, we're not speaking a foreign language—these terms actually describe some of the hottest trends in wedding photography. Consult our glossary and, if you like what you see, discuss the possibilities with your photographer.


What it is: An effect created in postproduction that adds milky, washed-out tones (of red or yellow to the photograph

Medium: Digital

Good for: Getting dreamy, nostalgic-looking engagement and wedding portraits and first-dance shots (think: your great-aunt's 1960s-era wedding album)

From the photographer: "For a while, a 'vintage' wedding meant photographing engagement photos at a county fair and floral centerpieces in mason jars," says Christine Farah. "But now couples are taking a less literal approach and simply want to add warmer tones and retro colors in postproduction for a more modern interpretation of 'vintage'-looking photos."

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