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wedding posing techniques

Wedding posing techniques for awkward brides and grooms

November 12, 2018

Wedding photography is such a wonderful art form. But traditional photography has lost a little popularity over the years. The best photographers have compensated by developing better wedding posing techniques which result in far better planned shots than your parents had. What to do with the hands? The problem with so many awkward brides, grooms,

first dance etiquette

First dance etiquette for modern brides

October 29, 2018

First dance etiquette for weddings is timeless. We live in an era where some couples go to great lengths to choreograph high energy productions for their first dance. YouTube is full of them, like the one below: Let’s face it, this approach isn’t for everyone. Here’s the good news: you DON’T need an exotic production.

memorable wedding toast

The secret ingredient to a memorable wedding toast

October 15, 2018

This blog has written on the subject of the wedding toast on more than one occasion. The subject is important, because a memorable wedding toast is pure magic. At the same time, a toast by your best man or maid of honor can go astray with all sorts of negative consequences. There is never an

wedding toast delivery tips

Excellent wedding toast delivery tips

October 1, 2018

  Wedding toasts can be such a wonderful part of your wedding reception. And they can be a disaster in the hands of an unprepared toaster. Here are some really excellent … and PRACTICAL … wedding toast delivery tips presented in the video below. Study these wedding toast delivery tips Tip #1: KNOW your toast.

wedding communication

New technology enhances wedding communication!

September 17, 2018

Everyone knows that men and women communicate differently. At long last, new technology boosts wedding communication between the genders, setting the stage for a lifetime of marital bliss! Men tend to view communication as having a purpose, while women view it as an outlet for feelings. Women want to talk more often and use more

popular wedding processional song

Popular wedding processional song

September 3, 2018

Vivaldi’s Spring is a very popular wedding processional song. (See our earlier blogpost, “Top classical songs for walking down the aisle.”) You can listen to it in the video below… …complete with the violin sheet music. There’s a problem. While you’ll love the happy main theme, it veers off into sections of music that just

favorite first dance songs

Your first dance song done exactly the way you want it

August 20, 2018

What are the favorite first dance songs? Our blog presented ten of the best a while back, but we also recommend the Knot’s great list, complete with 50 wonderful songs you’ll hear at weddings coast to coast. We’ve made an interesting observation of these songs. The older and the better they are, the more artists

wedding guest entertainment

The Evolution of the Wedding Reception

August 6, 2018

Cake and punch wedding receptions are a thing of the past. Today’s brides and grooms want their reception to pack a punch. Wedding guest entertainment is the name of the game. The Knot conducts an annual survey on the trends in the wedding industry. Their most recent survey revealed that 41% of couples include wedding

first dance songs

The Art of a Love Song

July 23, 2018

First dance songs are usually love songs. Love is the most powerful force on earth. It is the very lifeblood of a marriage, which is why a love song is such a good choice for your first dance. As a professional wedding DJ, I really appreciate the craftsmanship of good love songs. There are many

thank-you note etiquette

Thank-you note etiquette

July 9, 2018

Thank-you note etiquette never changes, even with our culture’s growing menu of communication options. In other words, you should send your thank-you notes on personal stationary or nice thank-you cards. Emails, Facebook messaging, texting, and phone calls don’t cut it.  Each note should be personal.  Fill-in the blank notes are worse than sending no note