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The closer you get to your wedding day, the more nervous you’ll get about making sure all the fine details are all buttoned up. You’ll wonder about all the vendors having their staff ready so that your big day goes off without a hitch. One of the most important elements of your wedding day that you’re probably worried about is getting the right pictures. After all, these are going to be memories that you are going to want to share for a lifetime. Don’t worry, we’ve put together a great list of tips to make sure you get all the correct shots for your wedding book. If you are looking for the best in Raleigh catering, then look no further than Catering By Design. Our wedding menus are perfect for any budget and are fully customizable. Call us today and ask about our FREE menu tastings.

Wedding Day Photography Tips

One of the first things that you need to do is make a list of some of the must-have poses for your wedding. Things like pictures with you and your family, you and your bridesmaids, you and your maid of honor will be a good place to start, but take it step further and really think about your venue. Maybe there is a winding staircase that you wanted to take advantage of, or maybe the property features an old barn by the pond, both of these ideas would be a good backdrop for a few photos.

Pinterest is a great place to look for inspiration as well. Just login to your account and search for your wedding venue. You’ll probably find a lot of creative options that you had never thought of. You might even find a few that you’ll want to scratch from your list. Just don’t go overboard with it because too much Pinterest can actually add to the stress that you’re already under by making you want to add too much with too little time.

You should also make a few trips out to your venue during the timeframe of your ceremony, when it’s available of course, and take note of the lighting and how/where the sun shines on the places that you want to be photographed. Make sure to scout out the inside and outside of the grounds. You can also ask the venue staff for suggestions. They should be experts at helping you pick the best places to be photographed while on their property.

Also, make sure you have a sit down meeting with your photographer and create a timeline for all of your photos that will be in concert with the other time elements of your wedding. You are really going to want everything to flow smoothly and this meeting will give you an opportunity to make sure your photographer is on the same page with the other vendors, like the caterer.

Overall, have trust in your wedding photographer. If they are a hired professional then this is their craft … this is what they do. You should be willing to give them some creative power of their own. This way they will be sure to capture the quality images that you’ll love for a lifetime. If you have done your research then you shouldn’t have anything to really worry about as long as you communicate your needs.

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Brides, we’ve been serving smiles to the Triangle for years and we know what it takes to make sure your wedding reception is as wonderful as you’ve ever dreamed. We offer free menu tastings, so please call us today and schedule yours. Our wedding menus are fully customizable and we invite you to bring in your own family recipes so we can incorporate them into the biggest day of your life. Give us a ring, or stop by our kitchen in Cary.