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Travel

Wanting to get married away from home, somewhere beautiful and exotic? Destination weddings are often intimate and unique ways to celebrate your love, especially when you choose a place that means something to you and your partner. We’ll be looking at some of the top worldwide places to have a destination wedding; first up, Mexico: What: Mexico is known for its diversity as a holiday destination, with so many different areas to stay in, things to see and activities to...

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Wedding Decor

We all know what it’s like to receive a wedding favour you’re confused about or you know you’ll never use. Rather spend your money on something guests will enjoy and use (either that very day or into the future), here are our suggestions: For a reception venue guests have to travel to: Little double packs of donuts are perfect if your guests have to drive home after the reception. They can snack on them in the car, and you can...

You’ve narrowed your list down to your top two or three photographers, but there might still be a few questions you’d like them to answer before you feel comfortable moving forward with confirming them. The photographer is one of the highest expenditures on the wedding day, and they create the memories you look back on for years to come, so make sure you’re happy with them before moving forward! Here are some suggestions for questions to ask your potential photographers:...

Stressed about how you’re going to look when the professional photos come out of your big day? There are a few simple things you can do to ensure you feel your most confident when you step out in your wedding dress. Everyone knows how you feel internally reflects externally, so take note of these easy tips and get yourself camera-ready and feeling the best you can! Invest in a few facials: If you’re someone who wears make up a lot,...

Photography is usually one of the top investments on the wedding day, so you want to make sure you get the most out of your photographer and you’re truly happy with the images. Check out our top tips for squeezing the maximum satisfaction out of your wedding day photographer: Have an engagement session: This usually acts as the icebreaker between the couple and the photographer, and provides time for you to get comfortable with the person shooting you on your...

Although wedding photographers are professionals so they know how to work with lighting and equipment to give you the best possible images, it doesn’t hurt to add to this with the best possible natural lighting for your images. Photographers swear by ‘Golden Hours’, which are usually the first hour of light after sunrise and the last hour of light before sunset (although this varies dependant on the season and country).  During these times the sun is low in the sky,...

You might be tempted to ask a friend who’s ‘good with a camera’ to take the photos on your wedding day, but we don’t think this is the best idea. Here’s why: If you hire a professional, you’ll get what you pay for. Professional photographers are professional for a reason, and they’ve usually trained or studied photography for the sole purpose of taking beautiful images. This means you can rest assured that if you spend the money, you’ll get a...

It was such fun capturing Urvi and Monish's wedding ceremony and reception at the Trump National Golf Club in Palos Verdes. A few days before I photographed their Sangeet, please feel free to see their images here. A few words from the groom: "We love love our photos, we have gone through all of them. You are so talented and captured our event so splendidly. Thanks again for your work and talent!!"   Event Planning: Allure Events Atelier Photography, Makeup...

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White Weddings

Honored to have photographed Omar and Duna's wedding at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Event Planning: Allure Events Atelier Photography, Makeup and Hair: Nicoletta Daskalakis Venue: Trump National Golf Club Florals: Butterfly Floral Cake: Sweet and Saucy Shop