Jan. 4, 2010, 7:30 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Tip from the Expert: How to Have a Fantastic Photo Session

TAGS: TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS, BLUE PRINT EVENTS, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

For the month of January, SmartBride Boutique is showcasing various wedding tips from the experts. Check back daily for helpful tips and advice as you plan your wedding.


Today's tip is from Blue Print Events.


There are so many fine details that go into wedding planning and coordination. We put a lot of time and effort into hand-picking the venue, guest list, dress and especially the photographer. I find that during the rush of wedding planning, there is often less effort put into planning where your photo session will be held.


Blue Print Events
Photo courtesy of Edison Photography


July 30, 2010, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Expert Budget Tip: How to Save on Professional Wedding Photography

TAGS: SNAPKNOT, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY, EXPERT TIPS, BUDGET


What are your options if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on your wedding photographer, but want to hire a pro to capture those memorable wedding moments?


You’ll be relieved to know that it is possible to save money and end up with the high quality wedding photos you want!


Body shot of Bride and Groom


Image Courtesy of Shannon Kelley Photography



We spoke with a few of our photographers on SnapKnot to get their advice on how they best serve their clients on a budget.

Aug. 18, 2011, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Would You Trash Your Wedding Dress? Vote for Your Fav

TAGS: TRASH THE DRESS, WEDDING DRESS, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY



With all the interest we got during our last Trash the Dress debate, we decided to compile a brand new gallery of Trash the Dress photos from talented photographers across North America. Have a look through the full sized photos by clicking on the images within the poll below, or view the full gallery on MSN.ca before you vote!


Trash The Dress Photo Gallery on SmartBride Boutique
Photo Courtesy Imago Photography. Check out the full gallery on MSN.ca


Vote below! Which Trash the Dress photo is your favorite?

Aug. 23, 2011, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Trash The Dress: The Results are In!

TAGS: TRASH THE DRESS, WEDDING DRESS, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY, MSN

The results are in! Last week, we featured a Trash the Dress photo gallery on MSN, featuring 14 different trash the dress photos. We asked you to vote for your fav and vote you did!


Here are the TOP 3 results of our online poll:


  1. Paint Project by Imago Photography with 19.18% of the votes

  2. Trash The Dress Photo Gallery on SmartBride Boutique

  3. Sunset on the Beach by Tea for Two Photography was a close second with 18.52% of the votes

  4. Trash The Dress Photo Gallery on SmartBride Boutique

  5. Champagne Wishes by Jeff Cooke Photography and Applehead Studio came in third with 14.11% of the votes

Trash The Dress Photo Gallery on SmartBride Boutique


Didn't get a chance to vote? Vote below now or check out the gallery on MSN!


Jan. 31, 2012, 6 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Expert Tip: Wedding Trends 2012: Engagement Photo Sessions

TAGS: EXPERT TIPS, WEDDING TRENDS 2012, AMBIENT STUDIOS, ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS, WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY


Get creative and think outside the box……Engagement Photo Session Trends for 2012


Let's be honest - the one wedding vendor decision that will live on with you for years to come is your photographer. Their style, expertise and vision will be the one element with tangible remains once the Big Day is over, so you want to be sure you get it right!


Wedding Engagement Photography


How? Consider an engagement photo session. This is the perfect way to help you get to know your photographer, become comfortable and ensure your personalities mesh prior to the wedding. After all you’ll be spending just as much time with them at your wedding as with your bridesmaids!


When it comes to trends for engagement photo sessions – 2012 is all about creativity!


This year, couples are choosing a location or activity that has some meaning for them. So think outside the box - it's great for photographers to explore a new location, and keeps things fresh and ...