Wedding Planning Articles

Shaunte Dittmar, of California, is a wedding photographer for West Shore Cafe
September 19th, 2019
Picture this: It's mid-summer, with temps in the low-80s, a cloudless sky, and oh-so-light gusts keeping everyone just cool enough. Maybe you're out on a bluff, overlooking the... Read more
Denis Gostev, of New York, is a wedding photographer for St. Francis Xavier Church
September 18th, 2019
You can argue that of all the photos on your wedding day, the ones taken during the ceremony are the most meaningful—that’s why you’re there, right? It’s ironic... Read more
Wenjie Han, of New York, is a wedding photographer for
September 7th, 2019
A wedding is a special event for all involved, and children are no exception. With little boys suiting up in tuxedos and young girls stepping into gowns layered in satin and lace, it... Read more
Philippe Swiggers, of , is a wedding photographer for Puglia
September 6th, 2019
While wedding party stereotypes still exist, most people realize there’s more to being a bridesmaid than looking beautiful, more to being a groomsman than adding life and excitement to... Read more
Sybil Rondeau, of , is a wedding photographer for Domaine des Forges
August 21st, 2019
While you may have picked out a beautiful, rustic church, a serene outdoor setting, and a posh reception hall as ideal backdrops to your wedding photographs, the shots don't stop there... Read more
Pasquale Minniti, of Reggio Calabria, is a wedding photographer for palmi- reggio calabria
August 19th, 2019
There are those couples who wouldn’t think of banning their favorite creature from their wedding, whether it is a dog, a cat, or a parakeet. They would rather drop one of their family... Read more
Cake cutting photograph with the bride and groom deciding if they should smash or not smash the cake.
July 21st, 2019
No other tradition during the wedding day should rely as heavily on improvisation as the cake cutting. Those entrenched in the traditional camp may want to offer guidelines on where to... Read more
The Best Wedding Photojournalism - The bride turns toward her reflection as she tosses her bouquet over her shoulder in this wedding photo.
July 21st, 2019
With the number of wedding photojournalists perpetually on the rise, confusion over what they will and won’t do seems to be increasing at a parallel rate. This article aims to... Read more
Creative and Professional Wedding Photography from the Reception
July 21st, 2019
Like many brides and grooms, your wedding could be the first time you’ll be hiring a creative professional. You might think the ins and outs of working with a wedding... Read more
Wedding Photojournalist captures generations | The bride shares a moment with her mother and grandmother before the ceremony
July 18th, 2019
When you hire a WPJA member to document your wedding, you will most likely receive original, dynamic photos that capture the story of the day. Often this story contains many intimate... Read more
A woman holds a little girl's hand while the bride kneels down and smiles at her before the ceremony in this wedding photo | Children photography at weddings.
July 17th, 2019
The start of the great divide between the sexes can be witnessed a lot earlier in life than most believe. Girls and boys participating in weddings around the world demonstrate this... Read more
Photo of the Bride & Groom living in their own little world just moments after the ceremony | Romantic Wedding Photos
July 15th, 2019
The first time you envisioned your wedding, you probably didn’t see a long list of details to attend to, decisions to be made or negotiations to be undertaken. Surely, your vision... Read more
Bride with a really dirty wedding dress getting lifted up by the groom on the dance floor inside a tented reception | Rainy Wedding Photography
April 19th, 2019
There’s nothing quite like a wedding reception in a tent, with its uniquely informal atmosphere, customized decor and proximity to the elements outdoors... Read more
Photo of the Bride & Groom with the guests caught in the rain running for cover.
October 29th, 2018
You will be told some traditions — Hindu, Maltese — consider rain a good omen on a wedding day. You will be told a wet knot is harder to untie. You may — correctly... Read more
The Celebration Begins with flower petals for the bride and groom at the end of this outdoor wedding ceremony
October 23rd, 2018
For one day, the two of you are the focus of attention. The concerns of the world slip away as you and your sweetheart take center stage for the moment you’ve long anticipated... Read more
Wedding Photojournalism Beauty Photos of the bride crossing her eyes as she reacts to her dress being buttoned up from behind
October 29th, 2017
The bride steps into her wedding gown. Her mother and a coterie of bridesmaids assist her with the final touches on her hair and makeup. They primp and preen at her gown, perhaps... Read more
Wedding Ceremony Photojournalism for article about how to find a good wedding photographer
March 27th, 2017
How do you find the ideal person to document your wedding? Just as there is a skill to taking memorable pictures, there is also a know-how to choosing the person you want to take them... Read more
Pictures of the Bridal party celebrating while riding from the ceremony to the reception on a party bus.
March 27th, 2017
Weddings are a time to honor tradition, commitment and family. But as any wedding photojournalist knows, they’re also a great time for people to come together and cut loose. To capture... Read more