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Wedding Planning Gets Stressful

It’s ok to be overwhelmed.

Let me start with the most important thing, congratulations! Getting married is a wonderful experience, although there is no denying that at times, planning for it can get stressful. Right now, you probably feel completely overwhelmed and have a million and one questions rolling around in your head.

Below you will find information about some of the most common wedding planning questions. I’m sure you will find them useful. If once you’ve looked through the information below you still have questions, then get in touch via the site or head over to Facebook and let me know if you found the tips helpful, or if there are others you feel I should add.  

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A married couple glance back at those witnessing their wedding
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5 Reasons why a 15 guest Micro Wedding is Amazing!

Man, this is really shit, isn’t it? Once again the government has added restrictions to weddings. We know why, but when planning a wedding it doesn’t make it feel any less, well….shit. But, what if there was actually a silver lining to all of this? What if a small intimate wedding might actually be the…

A groom toasts the room during his speech
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Coronavirus, Weddings & UK Government Guidelines.

Writing about the Coronavirus guidelines for weddings is surreal. Even now, it feels like I am working on a script for a budget disaster movie. However, this is real life in 2020 It’s right in the middle of the wedding season. Normally, I would be buzzing with weddings, spending the weeks editing photos and getting…

A bride kissing her new husband on her wedding day
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Is A Minimony & Sequel Wedding Right For You?

2020 is the year of the minimony. The Micro Wedding (choosing to get married with only your nearest and dearest) has been an ongoing trend within the wedding industry. A small, intimate wedding appeals to many couples. A minimony takes this to a new level. With the outbreak of coronavirus, the small wedding has taken…

At a Lincoln Wedding a man dances enthusiastically around a maypole
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What Is Documentary Wedding Photography?

As you start your quest for finding the perfect wedding photographer, you’ve probably been looking through wedding blogs and Pinterest, etc.  Your head is probably spinning at the amount of different options when it comes to wedding photography (don’t worry, everyone feels the same). There are so many styles of photography, but one I am sure…

The Best Wedding Dress Shops in Lincolnshire 2020. The Ivory Room, Woodhall Spa.
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The Best Wedding Dress Shops in Lincolnshire 2020. The Ivory Room, Woodhall Spa.

Buying a wedding Dress is one of those key moments in the journey to your wedding day. Wedding dress shopping in Lincolnshire can be magical, but it can also be stressful. Remember, weddings are never quite like those in movies and TV shows. Real life is a lot more complicated than that.  I recently got…

An engagement ring sitting in the brides flowers on her wedding day
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How To Propose (and not screw it up)

I remember it well. The day I proposed was one of the most nervous days of my life. I kind of knew how I would propose, but even with a lot of thought it wasn’t 100% smooth sailing. It always looks so easy in the films, but how do you actually nail your marriage proposal?…

a couple laugh in the countryside
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What To Wear For Your Engagement Photoshoot

After the question should we have an engagement photoshoot? the most common thing I get asked is what do I wear for my engagement photoshoot? I get asked this a lot. The answer is really quite simple. Something that makes you feel good. If you are in clothes you like and that fit well then…

A groom and best man pose for a selfie before the bride arrives at the church
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The Top 11 Questions to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

What are the questions you need to ask your wedding photographer? I mean it sounds so easy and you probably already have a couple in your head. But perhaps a better title for this blog is what questions should you ask your wedding photographer. And why are these important? By this point, you’ve managed to…

The Dangers of Pinterest When Planning Your Wedding
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The Dangers of Pinterest When Planning Your Wedding

Pinterest is awesome! As a bride, groom or couple, I am sure you’ve probably already spent way more time than you’d care to admit to browsing through Pinterest. In fact, you probably have several wedding planning boards set up already.  Personally, I get lost going down rabbit holes of discovery, looking for new wedding trends…

A photo of c couple against a woodland backdrop in Lincolnshire
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Should We Have an Engagement Photoshoot?

Engagement photoshoots are one of those things that many couples feel unsure of. It could be that you are camera shy (it is the number one reason people are nervous) or you just think they are a waste of time. The truth is however, an engagement photoshoot with a professional wedding photographer is a really…

a bundle of wedding albums
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Wedding Albums. Do We Need One?

Should we buy a Wedding album? Yes, we think you should. There, you’ve just heard our wedding album sales pitch. The obvious follow-up question is why? Well, the simple truth is we don’t have one and we regret it. We did our wedding on a micro budget. Favours were called in and we spent hours…

Lincolnshire couple wedding reception in Heckington Lincolnshire
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Lincolnshire Wedding Planners. Do I need one?

Are you freshly engaged? Or, you already well underway with you planning? Whichever sounds like you, you’ll have noticed that you can’t spend a lot of time looking at wedding websites without hearing about wedding planners. For a long time, weddings were small and simple affairs that the bride’s mother would organise for them. However,…

Beers in an Ice bath
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The Worst Wedding Advice Ever!

There is a lot of wedding photography advice on the internet. It is guaranteed traffic as couples will always be looking for as much wedding advice as possible. The problem is, as with all advice, some of it is good, some is bad and some is just down right ugly. I recently came across an article…

a portrait of a model bride at a wedding fair at Howell Manor Lincolnshire
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Lincolnshire Wedding Fairs. Our Top Seven Tips

Well, we did it! We ventured into the world of wedding fairs (or fayres, we’re never sure either). After visiting loads different wedding fairs when we were looking to get married and a few more to decide on where to do our first one as wedding photographers. We finally plumped for the Bailgate Wedding Fayre…

A diamond engagement ring placed amongst flowers
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Congratulations, you’re engaged. Now What?

After months of nerves, excitement and planning the when and how, he proposed. You said yes of course and the rest is future history. Congratulations! You are engaged. But now what? What’s next and how do you begin the task of organising your wedding? We have created a list of 12 (because 13 would be…

A nervous groom waits as his excited wife to be smiles excitedly at the prospect of him seeing her in her wedding dress for the first time.
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Photography Restrictions on Your Wedding Day

Today we look at something that you might not want to hear on your wedding day, the word “NO!” When it comes to your wedding, you want everything to go perfectly, but you need to be aware of restrictions, especially where photography is concerned. There are some things that you may not be able to…

A well loved Mickey Mouse Engagement ring, with patina
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The Top Five Tips For Planning Your Wedding

Like many of you reading this, we got engaged over the Christmas holidays. We went to Florida on holiday (Lisa is a total Disney nut) and I, complete with a Mickey Mouse ring, that she still have and cherishes, popped the question in the rose gardens of Cinderella’s Castle.  We always joke about how Lisa…