Music is a fun aspect of your wedding that can be taken in any direction you want! If your budget is a bit larger and you enjoy live music, a band may be the way to go. If you prefer to have the music sound exactly as it does on the album, while having an array of genres, a DJ may be your best bet. Additionally, there is always the option to create personal playlists through iTunes and Spotify. Generally, eighty to one hundred songs are needed to cover the entire reception. This will be altered according to how many announcements and speeches occur as well as the median song length. No matter the length of your playlist, the following are groups of songs to consider for your big day, along with some top choices other couples have used! [Read more…]
If you have ever been in a wedding party on Long Island, you are probably familiar with the idea of a wedding day emergency kit. Even if every minute of the wedding day is planned, there are sure to be minor hiccups that were not scheduled. Creating an emergency kit will allow the bridal party to handle the unexpected with ease.
The following list contains some of the most necessary but forgotten items that brides and bridesmaids may need throughout the day. [Read more…]
The tradition of a wedding guest book has been around for hundreds of years. In the past, those signing their names were testifying to the marriage that had just taken place. This has evolved and now guests sign as a memento for the lovely new couple to have, long after their wedding day has concluded. Guest books are no longer limited to bound books. Couples are always expanding the borders and looking for new, unique ways to record guest attendance.
Here are some innovative ways to record memories of your special day while remembering every special individual that was there to celebrate alongside you and your spouse. [Read more…]
As Vivian Greene says, “life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” This should not be any different for your wedding day! In fact, many say rain is actually a sign of good luck. Rain stands for varying things, depending on the culture. Here are some meanings behind rain and what it could mean for you and your beloved. [Read more…]
There are many risks involved with having your wedding in the wintertime, but if you take the time to plan ahead, the results can be magical. As the resident photographer of six prominent catering halls on Long Island, we have had the opportunity to shoot several winter weddings. Here’s some advice on how to make things run smoothly. [Read more…]