To Do or Not Do a Wedding Day ‘First Look’ – Five Points to Consider

Over the last few years, First Looks have developed as a wedding day photography/videography option for couples. Couples have opposing views on the subject. Those against doing a First Look fear it will lessen the incredible moment when the bride and groom see each other for the first time at the ceremony. Other couples focus on the benefits of doing a First Look.

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Wedding Planning Advice from Recent Brides

The holidays always inspire engagements, which means we're ready to kick-off planning season over here! We asked some recent brides for a few of the best pieces of advice they would give to girls currently planning their weddings, and here's what they shared...

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Darren Rush
Shine the Perfect Light on Your Wedding

The staff at Elite Lighting & Sound are once again elated to have this opportunity to discuss what we feel are important aspects of any wedding or special event. A well thought out lighting plan can transform any space into a sensibly lit wonderland that meets your vision and amaze your guests.

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Darren RushElite Lighting
How to Say "I Do"

When engaged couples plan for their big wedding day, sometimes the actual wedding ceremony is one of the last details to be addressed. So many other items can and do take precedent. But when the couple is ready to sit down and discuss wedding and ring exchange vows, scripture readings, perhaps a memorial for a loved one who has passed and how to personalize the ceremony to be the most meaningful to them it is a daunting task.

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Darren Rush
A Passion for Flowers

Peonies, Roses, Daisies, Rannunculus, Anemones, Sweet Peas, Hypericum, Hydrangeas, Eryngium, Dahlias, Solidago, Montecassino, Limonium. So many flowers, greenery and filler. So many colors, growing seasons, conditioning requirements, temperature variations and longevity considerations. The choices can be overwhelming.

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Darren Rush
Are Engagement Photos Right for You?

Depending on the photographer and the wedding collections the photographer offers, an engagement session may or may not be included. But they are always a good idea. It’s not just about getting some super cool couples shots, even though that is the main reason.

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Darren Rush