Go for the Gold: Real Wedding Showdown

by Azure

In celebration of the summer Olympics, and in the spirit of inspiring, we're putting out a call to the most medal-worthy photographers, for real weddings that are perfect tens! Real weddings can be submitted via the form here (just click each section to expand the form), or emailed to savvyscoop@onewed.com, and our favorite submissions will be published on the blog. But wait, there's more! Once all our favorites have been featured, readers will vote for the three real weddings...

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Book the right wedding photographer: 9 simple steps

by Azure

Special to OneWed by David of Photos by DSB Step 1- The pickup line: Picking the right photographer is kind of like falling in love. If you’re planning a wedding, falling in love is a subject you should know something about. When you first saw your fiance, something about them caught your eye. You thought, “Wow, how can I get them to talk to me.” Picking the right photographer is sort of similar, except it’s pretty easy to get a photographer to talk to you. A professional...

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Savvy Steals Winner: $100 to Blurb For Our DIY Brides!

by Azure

This week's lucky Savvy Steals winner is... Erin A.! Congratulations, Erin A.! We can't wait to see what you do with your $100 Blurb gift certificate! A gorgeous wedding photo album is a fantastic option! Disclosure: Blurb is generously donating the gift certificate.

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DIY Photo Album Giveaway, This Week’s Savvy Steal

by Azure

Whether you're a total DIY Bride, or just someone who can't get enough wedding photographs, you're going to LOVE this week's Savvy Steal. Blurb, the leader in make-your-own photo books, is offering a $100 gift certificate to one lucky Savvy Steal reader! With Blurb's free online tools, you'll have everything you need to make your own personalized wedding album. You can count on bookstore-quality printing and binding, and a range of choices from hardcover photobooks to softcover...

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4 Potential Wedding Photography Disasters And Tips To Avoid Them

by Azure

Dealing with Wedding Photo Disasters by Asha of Decisive Moments Photojournalists No bride wants to deal with a disaster on her wedding day. Especially a disaster that’s captured for posterity in photographs. Luckily, wedding photography mishaps are avoidable with a little bit of pre-planning, quick thinking, and a talented wedding photographer who knows how to work well with you. Below are our top tips to avoid the unfortunate— and unphotogenic – on your big day! The Problem:...

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Featured Wedding: French Renaissance meets New York Glamor!

by Azure

Featured Wedding from Jason Groupp Photography Rita Veygman and Roman Shukhman’s wedding took place at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. Wedding planner, Christy Bareijsza of The Red Carpet Events developed the theme of “French Renaissance” meets “Classic New York.” Guests were invited into the ivory-washed room where the chuppah (marriage canopy) stood as the center focal point dripping in orchids, roses and hydrangeas, complimented by crystals and layers of silk...

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Advice From An Expert Wedding Photographer: Rockin’ The Ring Shot

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Danielle Murphy Photography Do you love the unique ways photographers are capturingwedding rings? From putting them on cupcakes, to flowers, to the high heels of wedding shoes? There are many creative ways to photograph the special symbols of your union. If you would like to get special photos of your wedding rings, ask your potential photographer to see previous ring shots from other weddings. Also ask them if they have a special Macro lens that allows them to...

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Featured Wedding: Jeff and Erica

by Azure

I cannot get enough of the photography dream team that is Rothwell Photography (comprised of an adorable husband and wife pair-Sasha and Tim Rothwell). When I first featured their work on the blog, I said (semi-jokingly) to my boyfriend that I had found the photographers who would photograph our wedding. And I told Sasha that I would be flying her and Tim out to Chicago when it was time for me to walk down the aisle... But enough about me and my future wedding! Sasha and Tim are...

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Go Green With Your Wedding Photography!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Kerry Brooks Photography Becoming “Eco-Green” and environmentally friendly is a priority that all of us should consider as a responsibility. Even if you don't believe in global warming, it does not make economic, environmental or even plain-old common sense to do things inefficiently and ineffectively. Many couples are doing their part by planning an eco-chic wedding! One of the things that couples might consider is finding an Eco-Friendly Photographer....

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Featured Wedding: Jennifer and David

by Azure

Featured Wedding by Kerry of Kerry Brooks Photography This beautiful December wedding in Alabama took place at Gorham’s Bluff. Jennifer’s bridal dress; from Something Blue in Hartselle, was stunning. The Bed and Breakfast was the perfect place for the ceremony which took place at the overlooking bluff. Thanks to the couple for the chance to work with a wonderful family in such a picturesque location! Disclosure: Kerry Brooks Photography is one of our wonderful paid advertisers....

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