Nine Divine Wedding Shoe Shots

by Azure

As your big day quickly approaches, you start to think about those gorgeous detail shots you've swooned over on OneWed while knees deep in wedding planning. Providing your photographer with a photo wishlist is a great way to ensure you get the wedding album of your dreams. It's important to remember, though, that every photographer has his or her own style, so be mindful of this when making your requests. Ideally, you've hired a photographer who's work you adore, who understands...

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What An Awesome Wedding Shooter Can Do

by Bride Chic

On my Bride Chic Blog I have a once in a while series I run called, Awesome Shooters where I post about some really off-the-charts wedding photographers that are so great, I want to scream their virtues off rooftops! Recently I had the honor and good fortune to work with a very gifted fashion and wedding photographer named Joy Strotz. These inspiring images were taken during a shoot we did for Ceremony Magazine back in August of 2012 at The Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga,...

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Adorable Ring Bearers + Talented Photographers = Priceless Wedding Photos

by Azure

How can you fault a cute ring bearer for stealing a bit of the wedding day spotlight? These little men (and men's best friends) did just that... and the moments captured on film are priceless! From pups with lots of personality walking the white aisle, to smooth operating ring bearers trying to put the moves on the flower girls, check out all the amazing photos below to get inspired to make your ring bearer's role a bit more unique. Who's on Ring Security duty for your I Do's?...

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Priceless Wedding Photography

by Azure

How utterly amazing is the wedding photo above?? I'd love to see every bride and groom give their photographers the finger in this vein! But there are plenty more priceless wedding shots you'll definitely want to consider. From showcasing the bling, to capturing those once in a lifetime moments between bride and groom, head to this gallery to see 20 unforgettable real wedding photos!        

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The “Will My Wedding Be Deemed Blogworthy?” Bride

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Casey of Casey Fatchett Photography “I just worry that my wedding is not going to be blogworthy.” There are few statements regarding my profession that make me sadder than this. Trust me, I have been where you are - I got married last year. I also have six sets of friends getting married this year. And I have been to hundreds of weddings. Yes, hundreds! I know how much time and preparation goes into planning your special day. And I have one secret to pass...

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Guests: Remember They Hired a Pro Photographer for a Reason

by Azure

As wedding season heats up, and my Facebook feed is filled with wedding updates, photos and comments about couples who have literally JUST tied the knot, I thought it was important to share again a priceless piece on wedding photography etiquette for guests, by New York photographer Casey Fatchett. Here's the first commandment wedding guests must follow: Do NOT Tweet, Facebook, or share in any way pictures of the bride before the ceremony. And you'll find more dirty details...

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The Proof is in the Pictures

by Bitchless Bride

The other night I was having a few cocktails with some industry professionals (shocking I know…) when we got to talking about one of the latest trends in wedding photography. Photojournalism. Pretty much every bride I am working with seems to find “traditional” wedding photography outdated, and literally has some sort of physical reaction when we talk about staged photographs. Personally, I too am a huge fan of photojournalism, although I am not completely against making sure...

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Wedding Venue, Bride + Groom Mashup

by Azure

Since today we announced our new smart matching technology and MatchMake tool for Chicago and New York brides, grooms, & vendors, we thought we'd let you try your hand at playing Matchmaker too! Check out the five gorgeous venues and five lovely couples below, then match them up using the form at the end of this post. Good luck! (Venues) 1 - 5 (Bride + Groom) a - e

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Wedding Dress Detail Shot Not to be Missed

by Azure

A talented wedding photographer should be able to capture all the gorgeous details you'll work so hard to create. And while you likely won't have a hand in the making of your wedding dress (unless you're splurging on a custom couture gown), chances are you searched far and wide to find that stunner... so you'll want it captured in all its glory when the big day arrives! There are plenty of wedding dress detail shots we love, but our absolute favorite is the hanging dress photo....

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When Should The Groom Get His First Look?

by The Broke-Ass Bride

According to ye olde wedding tradition, the bride and groom shouldn't see each other on the wedding day until the actual wedding. While there is plenty to keep the couple in their separate corners on the morning of the wedding, many couples feel that this idea is a little dated. Truth be told, I had a delicious brunch with my hubs on the morning of our wedding. Looking back, it was a nice and relaxed way to start our big day - and it certainly hasn't jinxed us so far.  Many...

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