Why Photography is one of the most important investments in your wedding day – and how to budget for it

Why Photography is one of the most important investments in your wedding day – and how to budget for it

Sorting out your wedding budget and prioritising and allocating your budget can be a bit mind boggling, especially when you  a) haven’t planned a wedding before and b) are not really sure what to expect when it comes vendor pricing and what you can get for your money. In this post, Kate Ryan from Ryan’s…

Trimming the guest list

Trimming the guest list

Figuring out who should be invited should be one of the very first wedding planning things you tackle. This is because the number of guests dictate the size of the wedding venue, massively affects your budget, and it can be a long and drawn out process to trim the guest list to hit the spot. It…

6 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Marquee Wedding
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6 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Marquee Wedding

Why should you consider hosting a marquee wedding? We met with the team from Happyhire, marquee hire specialists, for their thoughts. Why Pick a Marquee Wedding? A marquee wedding gives you the perfect venue at your choice of location. It can also provide additional shelter when you’ve chosen somewhere, which isn’t big enough to meet your…

Is an All-Inclusive Wedding Right for You?
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Is an All-Inclusive Wedding Right for You?

Are you considering an all inclusive wedding package, or one where you organise everything individually? Perhaps you haven’t even thought about it yet? We chatted with the team from Dunedin Venues for their thoughts on la carte vs all-inclusive wedding packages. A La Carte Vs All Inclusive Wedding Packages Like most brides, you’ll be keeping…

Organising the Space for Your Wedding Reception
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Organising the Space for Your Wedding Reception

Have you considered whether you’ve got enough space for your wedding reception? When you’ve laid out the tables, chairs, dance floor and buffet area, will it look crowded or empty? We talked with Dunedin’s wedding and furniture hire company Swell Event Hire about their thoughts on organising wedding spaces using different floor plans. Calculating the…

Considering an Engagement Shoot? Here’s What You Need to Know
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Considering an Engagement Shoot? Here’s What You Need to Know

Wedding day photos are a given, but have you considered engagement photos also? Often brides are so focused on their big day that they miss out on the other occasions a wedding photographer can capture too. We talked with Still Waters Photography for their thoughts and ideas to help you learn about engagement photos. How…