COVID-19 and Weddings: What If your Wedding Happens during Coronavirus Pandemic
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COVID-19 and Weddings: What If your Wedding Happens during Coronavirus Pandemic

Picking out colours and decor, choosing your flowers and taste testing the menu – these are all things folks look forward to when it comes to planning a wedding and they’re predictable things that you’ll have to consider.  Planning around what to do if your wedding happens during a coronavirus pandemic, however, is a whole…

How Wedding Professionals are Coming Together for their Couples during COVID-19
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How Wedding Professionals are Coming Together for their Couples during COVID-19

With the state of our everyday lives changing as rapidly as COVID-19 is spreading, it’s been a breath of fresh air to see such positivity and flexibility amongst many of Toronto’s top wedding vendors. While some weddings have already been postponed and many more in limbo, couples all over the city – as well as…

Being Ghosted by Inquiring Couples: A Wedding Photographers Reality
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Being Ghosted by Inquiring Couples: A Wedding Photographers Reality

Welcome to 2019. The year where the ghosting epidemic will hit an all-time high. As wedding photographers, being ghosted by inquiring couples isn’t a new things. In fact, it’s been happening for severeal years. But the frequency at which it’s happening has increased dramatically. But before you go calling in an exorcist, let’s talk a…

Asking a Photographer to Not Use Photos Online
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Asking a Photographer to Not Use Photos Online

Whenever you sign a contract with a photographer, I’ll bet dollars to donuts that you’ll see a pretty standard clause appear in the contract. Something along the lines of “Photographer reserves the right to display the images for reasons they feel are appropriate including in portfolio, blog, publication or advertising.”  If asking a photographer not…

Competing with the “Reasonably priced” wedding photographers
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Competing with the “Reasonably priced” wedding photographers

It’s becoming a popular thing for brides and grooms to both search for and ask in forums and groups; everyone wants a reasonably priced wedding photographer.  But what does it mean for a photographer to be “reasonably priced”?  Does it mean that the photographer needs to be under $2,000?  Under $2,500? Under $3,000? Offer albums…

Working with a Budget or Selling yourself Short: Which are you Really Doing?
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Working with a Budget or Selling yourself Short: Which are you Really Doing?

It’s common practice for a lot of brides and grooms to bargain with their wedding photographers.  It’s also quite common for photographers to create “custom packages” to help with with clients who are on a certain budget.  But are you really working within a client’s budget or are you simply selling yourself short?  Should a wedding…

Intimate Wedding vs Elopement: What’s the Difference?
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Intimate Wedding vs Elopement: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between an intimate wedding and an elopement?  If you’re recently engaged and diving into the world of wedding planning, you’re probably seeing a lot of information about intimate weddings as well as elopements since they are the “it” thing this year.  But intimate wedding vs elopement – what exactly is the definition?  What’s…