Strawberry Wedding Photography

22 Aug

16 Must-Have Wedding Photos

After spending over 30 years as a photographer, I’ve seen it all. There have been weddings where the bride and groom wanted to perfectly pose for every possible picture and others where the happy couple didn’t want anything to do with formal photos. Sometimes, getting 150 members of an extended family together takes an hour and then, other times, everyone’s efficient and on the same page.

At Strawberry Wedding Photography, we understand that our services aren’t just about providing you with physical pictures. We’re about a lot more than that. In fact, we’re in the business of telling the story of one of the biggest days of your life. It’s an investment that shapes your memories for years and generations to come. Continue Reading

22 Aug

Are Photo Booths Worth The Hype?

Why You Won’t Regret it in the Long Run

It was about a decade ago that photo booths became a “thing.” Before then, brides would occasionally rent a large, heavy booth, but it’s wasn’t common or even relatively affordable.

Today, almost any wedding can feature a photo booth. In fact, they’ve become completely (and easily) portable and even customizable depending on the happy couple’s preferences. Many photographers such as myself find that photo booths are guaranteed to be a hit.

Are photo booths worth the hype? Absolutely!  Here’s why you won’t regret investing in a photo booth at your wedding. Continue Reading

22 Aug

Destination Weddings: Considerations Before Taking the Leap

Destination weddings are all the rage and for VERY good reason. They’re a great idea for many happy couples looking to change up their own wedding experience with something unique and adventuresome.

The reasons that engaged couples choose to have a destination wedding vary greatly from one couple to the next, but one thing remains the same—guests are bound to remember your big day for years and decades to come.

Are destination weddings worth the hype? Most of the time, absolutely! Bermuda, Bahama, come on pretty mama, it’s time to consider planning a  destination wedding! Continue Reading

22 Aug

Don’t Make These 7 Wedding Photography Mistakes

A good wedding photographer is there to ensure that no moment gets missed in the hustle and bustle of your big day. But what happens if you don’t hire the right professional or you overlook some common elements essential for a quality wedding photo session?

Don’t worry too much. As long as you don’t make one of these seven wedding photography mistakes, you should be in the clear. Continue Reading

22 Aug

Finding a Photographer For Your Wedding: 5 Questions to Ask

While you’re busy running around saying yes to the dress and tasting a dozen different cake combinations in preparation for your big day, it’s also important to take the time to find the perfect wedding photographer.

Whether you live in the tri-state area or North Carolina or North Dakota, one thing is for sure: it’s important to hire a photographer that you trust.

Are you gearing up to hire a wedding photographer? If so, ask these five questions. Continue Reading

22 Aug

Get the Timing Right on your Wedding Day

Weddings are naturally busy times. Considering the fact that you have out-of-town guests to visit with, a rehearsal to attend, and any number of other activities before and after the wedding itself, scheduling the day-of is something that many brides genuinely overlook until it’s too late.

Truth be told, you have a lot going on!

But getting the timing right is important to help ease your stress and keep everyone on the same page on arguably the most important day of your life. From my experience as a wedding photographer, there isn’t anything as effective in guaranteeing a smooth wedding than a detailed schedule. Continue Reading

22 Aug

Indoor vs. Outdoor: The Pros and Cons of Wedding Venues

Many couples that work with our team at Strawberry Wedding Photography are torn between different types of wedding venues. We’re lucky in a sense that the tri-state area we work in is full of beautiful wedding venues of every size, shape, and “vibe.” However, sitting down and actually picking a venue from all the options available is hard.

By far, choosing a venue is one of the biggest, most important decisions you have to make during the planning process.

If you’re torn between an indoor and an outdoor wedding venue, you’re not alone. Here are some of the pros and cons of each venue type. Hopefully, this helps you determine the venue that’s right for you. Continue Reading

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