Posted on July 29, 2015 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
Alvan and Ethelyn flew to Europe to escape from wedding planning for some time, and toured citadels and jumped through haystacks rather. Their stunning pre-wedding photos were shot by Androids in Boots (Still + Movement), and record their love for nature with casual pictures lying on winding country roads, as well as their love for God, with ethereal shots in proud churches lit by candles. !
Alvan: We met when we were studying in NUS. We really understood each other during our undergraduate days where we stayed in same block and the exact same hall. For some reason, we used to speak with everyone in Hall except for each other. But I chose to ask her about dancing, only so I could strike up a dialogue with her, although not because I liked to dance. I have to say it went extremely nicely... I don't dance till now.
Ethelyn: We did not have really great impressions of each other at first. When we first saw each other, we believed the other man was too snobbish because neither said "Hi" when we walked past each other. It absolutely was Alvan who started our first dialogue. Understanding that I was in a modern dance group in NUS, he came up to me saying he needed to figure out the best way to begin in dancing. But Alvan never got down to dancing in any way. Super cheeky in the event you ask me. Well, things spiraled away from there.
Alvan: It was when friends as well as family began to mistake us for sibs since they believed we resembled each other... Okay, not actually. Jokes apart, I believe the minute I realised Ethelyn was the man I needed to wed was when I began to see the other side of her, and adored her. I believe love is the union of two individuals who easily forgive. I realised that although we may quarrel we accommodate at the snap of a finger. Having the same beliefs as well as the same degree of comprehension are also essential for me.
Ethelyn: There were. Fully being a Catholic myself, the important avowal was after the Catholic religion was voluntarily taken by Alvan. When God became the bedrock of our relationship, our relationship developed more significant. I saw love me for who I was and Alvan had developed to cherish me.
We had our share of ups and downs also, even minutes when we nearly stopped the relationship. But we came out of these trying times more powerful than before. It made me realise this man was someone dependable and someone I needed to spend the remainder of my life with.
Alvan: It proved to be a quiet relationship because Ethelyn constantly suggested that she needed something simple and I believed something private would be unique. I proposed to her on our third anniversary. I popped the question and reserved a staycation at Capella Sentosa.
Ethelyn: Alvan understood I needed a private suggestion with no frills. Because I believed it was only another anniversary party, I did not anticipate anything from the staycation. We were wandering in the compound in Capella shooting pictures in the morning. When I was going to shoot a we-fie, he abruptly knelt on one knee, said a sequence of statements (which I don't have any memory of because I was too taken aback) and popped the question. as soon as I said, "Yes," Alvan's godparents (also my godparents now, by default) came running towards us with a camera as well as a bouquet of flowers in their own hands and yelling "Congratulations!"
Alvan: We did our pre-wedding photography shoot in France, mostly Tours and Paris. When we reserved our two-week holiday to Italy and France, we'd no intent to do a photoshoot. We subsequently discovered that our real day wedding photographer, Androids in Boots (Still + Movement), was also heading there for a vacation cum work excursion. We believed we should catch this chance to work out something and so we did!
Ethelyn: We needed to really go on our first Europe trip to get away from the wedding craze for some time. When we found out our real day wedding we leapt at the opportunity for doing a Europe pre-wedding photography shoot. (We had already bought a bridal studio pre-wedding shoot bundle months before - so we ended up with two pre-wedding photography shoots - one local, one abroad.) The encounter was definitely worth it!
Alvan: The thought was to go to someplace with a cooler temperature where we capture our wonderful moments and can have pleasure. Ethelyn really needed to have churches and fortresses as the backdrop together with the cityscape of Paris. But we found lots of nature backdrops and drove through the countryside, which was what I needed.
Ethelyn: I needed our engagement session to embody Alvan and me - to catch what we hold dear and love in our lives using a tinge of dream and ethereality. Shots in a church were required because we needed to magnify God's presence in our relationship. Fortresses have a peculiar draw for me. I could not miss out on the chance to doll up and be photographed since we were heading to Tours to see the fortresses. Alvan and I really like nature - so the carefree, casual, and interesting shots were done in the countryside amidst vast open fields. I chanced upon the "nature" locations, so it was a plus that we'd so many wonderful images from those areas. The tourists of Paris do when in Paris, do what. And so we did... we could not leave out required shots of the Eiffel Tower.
Alvan: It was our first trip to Europe, so it was an experience to see the amazing spots in Europe for the very first time. On the final day of our shoot, we needed to gain the Eiffel Tower during dawn. We waited in the early hours of the morning, enduring the chilly while looking forward to the sun to rise. It was likewise an experience as it absolutely was our very first time renting an automobile as we sniffed out our shoot places and driving in Europe.
But it was undoubtedly an enjoyable eyeopener encounter. I realised that behind every glamorous opportunity is lots of "inelegance" – or "unglam" as most call it. We waited for cars to clear and then ran to the middle of the road only to get several snapshots; got chased outside because we were trespassing on private property; climbed on haystacks half-concerned the dog in the far end of the farm might come chasing after us... It turned out to be a thrilling encounter with several firsts for us.
We needed our guests we were to have many individuals sharing in our joy and to understand our love story. So we showcased a few of the handcrafted presents we made for each other; choreographed and did a dance for our second march-in to "Good Time" by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen (we danced alongside several other significant couples in our lives). The wedding planner put together a montage of our pre-wedding pictures and wedding shoutouts and congratulatory messages from buddies who sent them in when they learned about our big day. These were screened when our guests were waiting for the wedding banquet dinner to commence. !
The Gown: Z Wedding D’signal
The Bride's Shoes: Pedro
The Suit: The Top Butler
The Bridegroom's Shoes: Apolat par d'boiss
The Engagement Ring: Love Insignia
The Site: St Anne's Church for church wedding; Fairmont Singapore for wedding banquet
The Hairstylist and Makeup Artist:Z Wedding D’signal
The Florists: Love Label
The Photographers: Androids in Boots (Still + Movement) for Europe engagement session and real day; Chris Ling International Photographers for local pre-wedding photography
The Wedding Planner: Love Label
The Caterer: Lavish Dine
Posted on June 17, 2015 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
It wasn’t the bride and bridegroom who wore white at their urban-chic wedding dinner, but the guests! Having dated for Alice, a decade and Jonning’s relationship moved on to another degree in a casual and enjoyable wedding party in HOUSE at Dempsey. Alice had stunning lilac locks for the event, as well as the couple wore black, their favourite colour. They even got matching sneakers! See more of the interesting wedding details below, superbly captured by Chris Ling International Photographers.
Alice: We were classmates from poly but it was just until the past year of education that we finally got together and began dating. My first impressions were: "trendy, cunning," and then it became "I despise this Jonning Chng!" But eventually despise became love.
Jonning: Yeah, we consistently described our relationship as "love-hate." My first impressions of her were that she's outgoing and interesting but can be temperamental sometimes. I see a kind soul in her as well, as I got to know her over time.
Alice: We were really celebrating our 11th anniversary during the month that we got married, so I think, the idea of spending the remainder of our life simply arrived naturally with no fight, after being together for so long. He's what I am not as corny as it might seem, I Have always told him.
So I did not expect him to do those small things that he prepared for the suggestion, he wasn't the typical romantic type. It was not long, pleasant, surprising, and undoubtedly not his fashion also. However , I think it is a once in a lifetime occasion, so he made an effort to do it right solely for the two of us. !
Alice: We had our church wedding at St. Mary of the Angels with a lilac motif. We only made a decision to go with this, although there is no reason regarding lilac. My hair was coloured purple, and everyone has a tinge of lilac on them during the day church service.!
When it comes to wedding dinner, it's so our dress was black, simply that our favourite colour is black. And we chose to make since I believed it'd be a lovely sight to see everyone wear white, with everyone. All we did was to request every guest as well as our parents were sporting enough to go together with the thought.!
Jonning: Our wedding was informal, relaxed, fuss free, and straightforward. We needed the guests to mingle about instead of simply sitting with individuals they are knowledgeable about. It is a party of family members as well as buddies –individuals whom we truly wish to share this particular day with.
Alice: It was rather an eventful morning. The motorist was not an hour early to the location of Jonning. It turned out to be a great thing we gave considerable buffer time in our scheduling, so fortunately we were able to catch up and everything was on time.
The Wedding Dress: Narcissism
The Bride's Shoes: CDG PLAY x Converse Jack Purcell for day; Valentino Pink Rock Stud for nighttime
The Suit: Narcissism
The Bridegroom's Shoes: CDG PLAY x Converse Jack Purcell for day; Y3 Qasa High for nighttime
The Engagement Ring: Niessing
The Wedding Bands: BP De Silva Jewellers
The Groomsmen's Shoes: Customised Converse Jack Purcell
The Wedding Place: St. Mary of the Angels (Bukit Batok) for church service; HOUSE @ Dempsey for dinner
The Hairstylist: Koinonia Salon
The Makeup Artist: Shu Umera
The Caterer: Various food and cake caterers for church service; HOUSE @ Dempsey for dinner
The Photographer: Matthias Chng of Chris Ling International Photographers
The Videographer: Androids in Boots
The Photobooth: Hello Eternally
The Wedding Favours: Succulents in miniature pots
The Wedding Band: Nicole Duffell and her ring
Posted on May 15, 2015 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
Let’ s. Like photography, I believe videography is an important part in a wedding party. For starters, it’s a good method for couples to recall by and to catch the minutes that they were unaware or part of during the party. Many times, the wedding video additionally functions as an amusement for the guests, giving them a peek into the party they missed out on. !
Yet, not every guest will probably be amused by your wedding videos, particularly when they’ve saw many wedding video montages that run on the exact same trajectory and been to their reasonable share of weddings. However, it's not impossible to prevent your visitors from feeling that “seen one brains during your wedding videos by following our 5 simple rules to an award winning wedding video.!
There are lots of designs of as videography, such cinematic, stop motion, and animation. For your wedding video you need to choose a fashion that certainly will catch your guests’ focus and signifies your characters. Cinematic is an excellent method of keeping your audience captivated with epic Game-of-Thrones or that film preview touch. Instead, fun-loving couples may go for stop motion or animation animated videography for something far-out which will supply a standard talking point for many of your guests.
Besides the type of your wedding video, the tune used determines in case your video is a hit or miss among your visitors. It doesn’t matter in the event you choose a track that's words or not; it's more significant that you just choose a tune that's not inappropriate to your videography style that is preferred as it establishes the disposition of the video. The feel of its own tempo and the tune additionally helps your videographer piece the highlights from your wedding day collectively.!
Always tell a story with your video, while it's your photo montage or your wedding highlights. Your wedding video is an excellent strategy to introduce all your guests to the morning section of the party, and to you as a couple and as people. Keep your audience wanting more by including emotional or private minutes they can relate to, for example your vows or thank you address for your parents.
Yet amusing your video is, your guest isn't going to need to sit through a 10 minute long video. Keep the duration of your video in relation to the length of a tune. Or at the very most, one along with a half tunes. Your videos are intended to show the highlights #8217;ve missed to them, not every single minute of it.
Every wedding includes two kinds of wedding videos: the same day edit, which includes highlights of your morning gatecrash and/or your solemnisation, as well as the photo montage video, which is a powerpoint-esque slideshow of your youth pictures and those of you during your courtship. It’s not easy for guests to get excited over just one more powerpoint picture slideshow of the couple when they’ve seen the same thing at different weddings. However, you don’t need your visitors to feel the exact same fashion about your photo montage. So what do you really do?
Recall Rule #3? The same is true to your photo montage video. Tell your story to your guests using some of pictures of your growing up years and courtship. Note: use just some of pictures that represent you at that point of your narrative, instead of every picture you'll be able to see in your record. Make it even more personal and enjoyable by narrating the story together, giving a his- her, side -side comments in an informal manner, like you were seeing these pictures jointly in private.
Or, should you not desire a slideshow of pictures, you can contemplate doing a pre-wedding video which includes movie footage of your time and still pictures of courtship pictures and your youth. You could also opt to insert your private videos of yourselves doing ones or daft things which were taken during your journeys together.
Posted on May 06, 2015 at 12:17 AM / Under Photography + Videography
Arranging a wedding could be an intimidating process. Brides from a century past looked forward to an easy event within their house church with tea and cake in the church living room later. Now, however, there are extravagant events in hotels, public parks, and even destination weddings in exotic locations. And in case your destination (or house) is in Nashville, Tennessee, there are a lot of choices that are available to you personally. Just how do you locate the right location for your fantasy wedding?
Many couples dream of a lovely outdoor wedding in a lush garden on an expansive estate. Nevertheless, any occasion planned outside is constantly subject to the elements. In sharp contrast to the wonderful wishes one might have of an ideal garden occasion, you might end up with flower arrangements turned over in the wind or high heels stuck in the mud. !
Belle Meade Plantation, in Nashville, Tennessee, is only one of many sites that helps you plan for just such a drawback. They now provide a long-term option in the type of a floored tent just in case you want it. So in the event the current weather turns nasty, you simply transfer everything inside.
This really is simply one of the value added extras contained in Belle Meade's wedding packages., including a fantastic new cocktail lawn game place to use during the image time following the service to keep guests amused. All these matters (and more) are contained when you reserve your wedding (or occasion) at Belle Meade mansion, one of Nashville's premier wedding places.
In addition , there are many other places that attempt to set themselves apart in their own value added parts. Places attempt to get profitable wedding company by offering exceptional "extras". Wightman Chapel at Scarritt-Bennett Center provides a worship space, complete with organ and cheap resort-type rooms for out of town guests. The Hilton Garden Inn at Vanderbilt offers lots of parking (a plus in Midtown Nashville), as well as a stunning view of downtown Nashville. Houston Station uses drapes to transform their wedding space into a reception space within minutes, cleverly taking away the need for individual spaces for each. !
As the wedding market gets more competitive, sellers have become more creative in attempting to get your company. And in Nashville, home to a number of the most wonderful parts and fondly restored mansions, there are a lot of areas that need to be your wedding place. This means it is now a buyer's market where you have more options than ever. As with whatever you buy, it is worth it to look around!
Posted on April 29, 2015 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
It was love at first sight for Tricia and John when they initially met at Salon Vim 4 years past. Brought to his trust and adulthood, their first encounter left the whole salon resonating with their joyful laughter as she cracked many jokes in an endeavor to get him laugh. Learn how John managed to get Tricia’s hand in marriage even though he didn't meet her conditions, and take a look at their serenely lovely, idyllic betrothal photo-shoot at the quaint MacRitchie Reservoir. !
Tricia: John’s first strategy was to propose at Lake Ashinoko, or “Property of the Reeds”, in Hakone, Japan, but while we were making our way there, we passed by the well-known Hell’s Valley that I’ve always wanted to see. I told John that we had to investigate it since we were there, and that’s how we ended up touring the area rather than Lake Ashinoko. In all my delight, I was oblivious that he was anxiously conjuring up a Plan B, although I did see him acting oddly a few times. But they were immediately forgotten.
He ended up proposing at a fairly place in town looking out on a mild lake after we rode the cable car down from the mountains. That instant when he went down on one knee using a paper and ring in hand was an incredibly memorable and valuable minute. I was touched at how he'd planned the whole trip and believed to take me to Hakone for a surprise proposition. And in that instant, I saw tears in his eyes and that struck a chord for me because I’ve never seen this side of him before. It was then that I realised how much this relationship as well as our marriage meant to him. !
John: Thanks! The entire procedure was incredibly nerve-wrecking for me because I’m not good with words but I needed this crucial second to be ideal and memorable for both of us. I think I was close to a nervous breakdown and wasn’t behaving like myself minutes before the suggestion. And even though I neglected to satisfy both conditions Tricia had requested for formerly – to propose openly in front of a tremendous bunch and to video that particular moment, I however managed to get her understanding.
Tricia: We shot at a seldom seen secluded place in MacRitchie Reservoir because we needed to get away from the buzz and concrete buildings we were generally encompassed by. It was likewise an ideal place because we needed a Nature inspired shoot with our pet, Tintin, and refined and mysterious nighttime shots. It was an ideal equilibrium of our laidback lifestyle during the weekends with Tintin as well as our love for quality living.
John: During the shoot, I adored minutes where we needed to share the framework with Tintin. It reminded me of the kind of family I need and I couldn’t wait to do another one in the future with our kid! !
Zyn from Le Fairymeadow was just awesome. This gifted woman who was heavily pregnant in the time of the shoot worked as if she wasn’t taking a valuable load on her, setting up the area with tall flowery arch, flowery swing and candles! Pearlyn, who did my hair and make-up, was exceptionally careful to John and I during the shoot, always ensuring that each fine detail was in place for each framework.
Tricia: Really! I 've one such example that I simply must share together with the world! As my lovers might already know, John is in charge of all my OOTD (ensemble of the day) shots on Instagram. What they don’t understand is that he's extremely critical of my poses, of where my gaze properties and if I'm facing the light. Therefore, when he was modeling awkwardly during the shoot, I took the chance to return the ‘favour’ he's shown me for the previous 4 years!
Posted on April 22, 2015 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
When Kellyn and Jonathan shared their love story with me, I couldn't help but believe this pair of lovebirds were supposed to be. They met as classmates but were never close. Even when they reconnected via Friendster years afterwards, they stayed as friends. Until Kellyn learnt of Jonathan’s aim to help his studies abroad. That was the start of everything. Space became their friend and reinforced their love for one another over the course of their long-distance relationship. Read about how Jonathan popped the question, where this pair of lovebirds went to to commemorate their love, as well as the touching surprise Kellyn prepared for their wedding day that got Jonathan emotionl! !
Jon planned a surprise trip for all of us to Bali, a location I’ve always wanted to see with him and reserved a lovely villa with a stunning ocean view for our stay. Understanding that I loved shooting pictures, Jon suggested we investigate the villa and snap some pictures. We seen two photographers who asserted they were from the villa while we were snapping away, and rejected their request to shoot several pictures of us. But I eventually obliged because they were actually insistent and Jon suggested that we let them catch a chance and they’ll move on. The minute they began photographing us, Jon went down on one knee using a ring in his hands, and popped the question! That moment will forever be special to me, because the most assured guy I’ve ever met, was all nervous and unstable when he asked for my hand in marriage against one of the very lovely and calming view we’ve ever seen.
Melbourne holds a unique place in both of our own lives, as most our long distance relationship was spent between Melbourne and Singapore, since that was where Jon studied at. Besides the Melbourne University campus, we travelled to the outskirts of Melbourne like Carlton Gardens and Mornington Peninsula for the shoot as we adored going on road trips. Kai, from Trouve , made the entire process extremely smooth and enjoyable for all of us. She made us feel extremely comfortable so it wasn’t hard or embarrassing to get great shots for the shoot. I didn’t even need to be concerned about hiring a hair and makeup artist as it came with our package, and she saved me the hassle of procuring a flowery crown by getting one for me from a neighborhood florist! !
We'd a straightforward garden solemnisation at Alkaff Mansion, surrounded by a little group of closer buddies a day before the dinner banquet. We were truly grateful for that brilliant and lovely sunlit day because not only had it been raining a number of days before, there was a tremendous downpour after our ritual! Rather than a flower girl or lad, we'd Jon’s good-looking German Shepherd as our ring bearer – that made our solemnisation only that much more particular to us.
Because we'd our solemnisation done a day earlier than our gatecrashing and tea ceremony, and dinner banquet, we didn’t head the early hours too much the following day, as we could slip in a 2-hour rest before getting ready for dinner. That really helped us recharge for the night ahead and we truly loved the dinner much more than we'd anticipated to! Our guests had enjoyable as well as the feeling was just what we'd desired for our big day, and we couldn’t have done this without our families and friends, particularly our bridesmaids and groomsmen!
Collectively with some of my closer friends from my group days in school, we performed “Endless Love” in a surprise flute quartet for Jon that left him in tears! It was a really unexpected and precious moment to me because I’ve never quite seen Jon cry! !
The Gowns: Shirley Li from Flamingo Bridal
The Suit: Dick Beaumonde
Hair & Cosmetics: Shirley Li from Flamingo Bridal
The Site: Alkaff Mansion (Solemnisation) and Goodwood Park Hotel (Dinner Banquet)
The Florist: Shirley Li from Flamingo Bridal (for automobile decoration and wedding bouquet)
The Photographer: Kai from Trouve (Pre-wedding); Valerie from Click! Photography (Solemnisation and Real Wedding)
Slowmo Booth: Click! Photography
The Videographer: Viscad Studio
Posted on April 14, 2015 at 09:19 PM / Under Photography + Videography
The anticipated small mite is showered with presents and relatives boast that they are going to be uncles, aunts and grandparents. In certain cultures, a godmother is selected. That's a brand new notion for the majority of Africa, because convention takes care of that.
All the excitement about the infant pushes the mummy to the sidelines, the individual will probably do all the hard work. It will not be a poor idea to purchase presents for her which will be presented at the baby shower. !
Girls in southern Africa used to go back home to their moms to get their first kid. Moms guided their daughters the best way to get back their level tummy, the best way to breastfeed, the best way to read the infant 's needs, everything. Urbanisation shifted most of that.
There are definite matters that cannot be gift wrapped. The brand new mummy will probably be exhausted after arrival. She may be overjoyed that she made it and that her kid has all the ten fingers and toes. She is able to also be depressed by all of the extras her kid left on her body. !
Doctors can estimate the time when the infant will rap on the doorway, but that mightn't work because nature runs on its own clock. Be that as it might, the pregnant woman must not worry about gray hair when it's show time.
Hair and makeup is also critical after arrival because all you folks have cell phones and will be shooting pictures of a girl who's exhausted and not looking her best. A hairdresser ought to be dispatched to practice following the infant is born. This may be contingent on the practice or hospital where she's. Cash additionally speaks. Anything is possible if she's in a private practice or room.
Presents for the brand new mummy should additionally contain 'future' garments, that can inspire her to recover her previous weight or adapt a size or two. Not all moms have resources like Kimora Lee Simmons, Beyonce, Kate Middleton or Kelly Rowlands that put the clock back to their preceding weight. !
Posted on March 28, 2014 at 09:05 AM / Under Photography + Videography
While they might have distinct variations of the narrative on how they first met, Fenny and Derek have one thing they unanimously agree on – their love for every other. Limit by their mutual love for music as well as a common group of buddies, our couple waltzed and shimmied towards their significant day, where their friends as well as family were encouraged to join them on the dance floor.
Fenny: We first met at a cafe below Capital Square. My buddy, Sherlyn, and I were searching for a table once I seen my ex-schoolmate, Donald, having coffee with Derek. Since Donald and Sherlyn were also friends, we requested to join their table, as there were no other tables available. But, Derek likes to believe it absolutely was a narrative I cooked up to pick him up!
Derek: We afterwards found out that we were both working for Citigroup in an identical building and due to our common interests in finance and music, our interactions raised towards the final quarter of 2007 until we eventually got together at Zoukout 2007. !
Derek: Fenny loves surprises, so I made the decision to surprise her with a proposition on the eve of her birthday. I went by her spot in the morning and put the engagement ring on her bed, so that when we returned in the evening, she'd see it. My first strategy was to propose after dinner, but because I could not wait that long, I feigned to feel queasy and requested to stop by her place before dinner, so that she'd be able to see it sooner!
Fenny: I was more concerned with taking good care of his queasiness so I was incredibly surprised and pleased to see a diamond ring laid out on my bed! Because it absolutely was my birthday the following day, I inquired if it was a birthday gift, and that is when Derek proposed. Although "yes" was not the first thing I voiced after he popped the question, I did say yes finally!
Fenny: Being music lovers, we needed everything to be music related, so we had a say in the music used for the march-ins, the champagne toasting and everything else for that whole night. That pretty much settled our wedding topic for us. Our dress code was "Dressed for Success", inspired by a Roxette's tune, and to help our guests figure out what that dress code really means, we offered them three options: Electrifying 80's, Roaring 20's Redux and Walk on "Wall Street". We also had see-through bubble-like balloons to represent my love for carefree and playful dolphins swimming in the ocean which turned out to be a good complement to the Great Gatsby 1920's topic.
Derek: Our real day itself was frantic and full of pleasure! Time appeared to swirl past us so fast but everything fell into place perfectly and we're incredibly grateful for that. We began the morning using a door bashing session at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, followed by a lunch for close family members, relatives as well as the bridal party at my patio pool. After our dinner banquet at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, we had an after party at Zouk's Velvet Lounge to observe our respect for music and to reminisce our nights of partying with our friends. !
Fenny: We needed something revolutionary that reveals us having fun in the areas we adore. These comprised Zouk, Butter Factory, old shophouses because I used to live near them, as well as the Singapore CBD skyline. We also needed our favourite tune, Just Like Heaven by The Cure to be in the video as it reminded us of the time when we first began dating and those were the areas we hung out most at while listening to this song on repeat. We ran our thought by Bernard from Reddot Studio and jointly with Mark Song, he made such a fantastic video that Derek and I would not have it any other way!
Derek: We needed our parents and two of my aunts whom I grew up with to be involved in our wedding. So, we requested Fenny's dad to walk her to the stage for our solemnisation where my dad and I were waiting to receive them. Collectively, our dads watched our signing of the marriage certificate. For both our moms and my two aunts, we gifted them with an infinity bracelet and pendant from Tiffany&Co. They were all incredibly touched to get see our solemnisation! We also selected for the biggest VIP table potential, a twenty-seater, so we could seat all our immediate family members collectively.
Posted on June 11, 2013 at 07:52 PM / Under Photography + Videography
So we have already discussed what wedding photographers are in our post Wedding Photographers and What They Supply. We talked about all of the various sectors in which photographers work, and compared wedding photographers to any or all other photographers. We discussed all the various merchandise and services many of them offer, and yet the variations among them. But, we've really not yet discussed costs.
In regards to typical costs and fee programs, most photographers in this business remain within specific limits. You'll notice fee programs and costs that surprise you, some that are very low, and some that are very high, but most remain right in the center. The same as every other business, there are various levels of pricing to fit the various needs of brides trying to find a wedding photographer. For instance:
But wedding photography packages aren't the sole products offered by these wedding professionals. Photographers have plenty of other offerings, and each one offers each of these items at different costs. It is intelligent to contemplate details when inquiring about advice however, because a slide show, for example, might be an entirely distinct service between one photographer and another, and not all products are provided by all photographers. Here are most of the discretionary merchandise and services that these professionals are providing customers, as well as the array of costs within each.
I understand a few of these costs are astonishing, but so are a few of the goods and services being offered. Wedding photographers have truly gotten creative supplying services to their customers over time. As an increasing number of photographers join the business and are demanding a piece of the pie, the positions are going up for everyone. Photographers are needing to raise the value of their goods, and not only their costs, to reveal their worth, as brides now are expecting more from their wedding sellers than ever before.
When studying photographers, it is simple to simply skim over bundle costs and offerings to attempt to determine worth instantly. But it is important to do your research when seeking photographers to get the very best value. If they look like they are charging too much or billing for too much, they likely are. Call them, ask questions, request references, and ensure that you compare them to other photographers in the region. It might seem like extra work to do the research, but nevertheless, it'll be worth it in the end, particularly when a little research saves you a huge number of dollars.
Many wedding sellers' pricing, as you will see in future posts regarding seller pricing in the wedding business, are intentionally inflated. I have attended way too many conventions where sellers especially encourage the notions that, "Brides may believe they have a wedding budget, however they actually do not. It's possible for you to charge whatever you desire because brides do not understand any better. You just let them know that you've got a better worth and they get the things that they pay for, and you'll be able to charge whatever you need."