Wedding of the Week: Jennifer & Derrick

Wedding of the Week: Jennifer & Derrick

Jennifer & Derrick 5.11.17 Jennifer and Derrick first met as they were working out at a Crossfit in North Carolina. Jennifer claims he was the “hot guy” at the gym that all of the ladies loved to look at, including herself! Jennifer and Derrick slowly got to know each other more and more and everything ended up … more

Wedding of the Week: Carlyn & Prince Turner

Wedding of the Week: Carlyn & Prince Turner

Carlyn & Prince Turner 7.21.17 Carlyn and Prince Turner first met 5 years ago as they were getting off the bus. Neither of them realized that they were both working on the same block only 100 feet away from one another. After many years together, Prince Turner decided to propose. The couple was in West Palm Beach … more

Do you have an outdoor wedding? Take advantage of the beautiful weather and gorgeous venue by kicking back and playing some lawn games with your guests! You can even incorporate your own, unique wedding theme or colors into the games! Ring Toss: Create your own ring toss game with painted glass wine or soda bottles … more

Wedding of the Week: David & Tiffany

Wedding of the Week: David & Tiffany

David & Tiffany 7.15.17 11 years ago Tiffany and David first met at a night club in Providence, RI. According to Tiffany, it took David many attempts before she finally agreed to go on a date with him! After having two kids throughout the past 11 years, the couple’s kids felt that Tiffany wasn’t apart … more

Wedding of the Week: Jossalyn & Shawn

Wedding of the Week: Jossalyn & Shawn

 Jossalyn & Shawn 5.28.17 Jossalyn and Shawn were neighbors in downtown Dover, NH and lived directly across the street from each other. Jossalyn decided after weeks of seeing him across the way to put a note in his mailbox asking him to dinner one night. From there the two had their first date at the Oriental … more

Tuesday Tips: Wedding Shoe Game! If you’re in need of a fun game to play at your wedding, you should take on the wedding shoe game! The Wedding Shoe Game game helps guests learn about the bride and groom on a different level. The bride and groom sit back to back in chairs. Both of their … more

Wedding of the Week: Allie & CJ

Wedding of the Week: Allie & CJ

Allie & CJ 6.3.17 Allie and CJ first met in high school. Although they never dated, they graduated together and had mutual friends at the time. Fast forward 9 years later, and Allie and CJ bumped into one another while they were out with friends. CJ reached out to Allie and ended up asking her … more

Wedding of the Week: Rebekah & Mark

Wedding of the Week: Rebekah & Mark

Rebekah & Mark 5.27.17 Rebekah and Mark first met in Marching Band at Liberty University as she played the saxophone and he played the mellophone. Rebekah was initially just friends with his twin sister and older sister and eventually Mark and Rebekah were introduced to one another and became close friends. Rebekah had no idea … more

Tuesday Tips: Wearing a Veil

Tuesday Tips: Wearing a Veil

Why Do Brides Wear a Veil? Wedding trends have come and gone throughout the years, but the veil has been a constant trend for quite some time now. The custom of the bride wearing a veil on her wedding day traces back to Rome. The bride would wear a veil as she walked down the … more

Featured Photographer: Kassandra R.

Featured Photographer: Kassandra R.

Kassandra R. Hometown: Farmington, New Hampshire “I am a chaser of emotion. I love to be there with my camera as your moments unfold. I honor your day as if it is my own and my trained eye will assure the story of your wedding is preserved for generations to come. I appreciate the raw reality … more

Wedding of the Week: Doris & Warren

Wedding of the Week: Doris & Warren

Doris & Warren 6.25.17 Doris and Warren’s love for each other grew as they traveled with one another and spent time with family and friends. Warren proposed to Doris in Atlantic City and she was completely surprised! In a restaurant full of people Warren got down on one knee and popped the big question. Of … more

Featured Photographer: Laura J.

Featured Photographer: Laura J.

Laura J. Hometown: Gig Harbor, Washington “Photography inspires me to constantly explore the depths of life through art. I express my curiosity and interest in humanity’s connection and emotion by capturing each individual’s unique energy. Every couple displays a magnificent equation of love and energy that exudes true beauty. My goal through photography is to capture … more

Wedding Of The Week: Tara and Blake

Wedding Of The Week: Tara and Blake

Tara & Blake 5.6.17 Tara and Blake first met each other online. After talking back and fourth for a few weeks, they had arranged to meet up at a later date. Although, they both decided that they didn’t want to wait any longer so they made a rash decision to finally meet later that evening. … more

What Type of Cake Topper Do You Want? The bride-and-groom cake topper tradition began when Queen Victoria crowned her wedding cake with mini sculptures of herself and Prince Albert in 1840. By the 1920’s the trend reach the USA and became popular in the 1950’s when couple figurines came to symbolize marital stability. Today, cake … more

Trending Wedding Themes

Trending Wedding Themes

White & Rosé All Day Wedding No matter what time of year it is, rose gold has a special place in our hearts. If you are all about the glitz and glam of your wedding day then perhaps you have stumbled upon your dream wedding theme?! Take some pointers from Kiah & Cedric because their … more

Featured Photographer: Ashleigh K.

Featured Photographer: Ashleigh K.

Ashleigh K. Hometown: Bennett, Colorado Ashleigh offers fun, energetic photography, capturing those special moments on your special day! 1. How did you get into the wedding photography business? ” I got into the wedding photography business after photographing several of my friends’ weddings! They kept saying “Ashleigh, you could make money doing this!” Therefore, I pursued … more

Wedding Of The Week: Cynthia and Jeff

Wedding Of The Week: Cynthia and Jeff

Cynthia & Jeff 4.2.17 Cynthia and Jeff first met in Las Vegas. At the time, Cynthia was living in Boston, MA while Jeff was living in Seattle, WA. For almost a year, the couple traveled back and forth every month to visit each other. Eventually, Jeff decided to move to Boston and together they took … more

Do you know what the average cost of a wedding is? According to “The Knot Real Weddings Survey”, the average cost of a wedding is the highest its ever been at $35,329! Over 13,000 couples who planned their wedding and officially said their “I do’s” in the year of 2016 completed the survey. Here are … more

Featured Photographer: Carrie G.

Featured Photographer: Carrie G.

Carrie G. Hometown: Berkeley, CA Carrie studied at the California State University of Sacramento and after receiving her B.A. in Photography, carried on to expand her portfolio into portrait, wedding, fashion and lifestyle photography. With a passion for creating and an eye for detail, she strives to capture playful, romantic images for her clients. A … more

Classic Photographers Bridal Show Appearance This Weekend!

Classic Photographers Bridal Show Appearance This Weekend!

This weekend Classic Photographers will be attending one of the biggest Bridal Expos in Texas! Every year we offer our very popular Bridal Expo Specials & wanted to give you the chance to see them first! Here is the information for the show we will be attending in your area: July 22nd & 23rd: George R … more

Wedding Of The Week: Danielle and Jeffrey

Wedding Of The Week: Danielle and Jeffrey

Danielle & Jeffrey 4.29.17 Danielle and Jeffrey first met the night they attended the same haunted house in Auburn, Alabama because of a mutual friend they shared. “We hit it off, and the rest is history.“ Although it seems like yesterday to the happy couple, it was actually 8 years ago! Originally when Jeffrey first bought the ring … more

Featured Photographer: Sarah S.

Featured Photographer: Sarah S.

Sarah S. Hometown: San Antonio, TX “I am a portrait and wedding photographer serving the San Antonio, TX region and beyond, specializing in both natural and artificial light for my work. I fell in love with capturing love through my lens in 2009, and haven’t looked back since! I’m lucky that I get to say … more

Wedding Of The Week: Traci and James

Wedding Of The Week: Traci and James

Traci & James 5.13.17 Through living in the same area and having mutual friends, Traci and James first met a long time ago back in high school. They were good friends for many years, but nothing more than that. Years and years went by, and Traci and James realized that they would be perfect for each … more

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Jaz L.

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Jaz L.

Jaz L. Hometown: Dallas, TX “I have been photographing weddings for the last 9 years and every year I fall more in love with it. Wedding photography is what I was meant to do. I really enjoy hearing from the couple and learning their story so I can capture their personality during the wedding. 1. How … more

Wedding Of The Week: Emma and Christie

Wedding Of The Week: Emma and Christie

Emma & Christie 4.29.17 After talking over the phone through texting and calling for about a month, Emma and Christie finally met in person at World of Beer. From this point on, Emma’s and Christie’s lives changed forever. After falling in love, Emma proposed to Christie on the beach in Maui, Hawaii with a video montage … more

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Brandy P.

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Brandy P.

Brandy P. West Palm Beach, Florida “Hi! I am Brandy, I was born and raised in the lovely Key West, Fl. I have always had a passion for photography, I love to capture every moment, fast, steady and with emotion. It gives life to the image, not just a still memory of your special day, … more

Wedding Of The Week: Julie and Joost

Wedding Of The Week: Julie and Joost

Julie & Joost 5.5.17 Julie and Joost first met when they became salsa partners in Maastricht, Netherlands! From this moment on, Julie and Joost’s love story began together. Julie and Joost fell in love with each other. Joost proposed to Julie after a long day of skiing together. As soon as the sun started setting … more

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Amryn S.

Classic Photographer's Featured Photographer: Amryn S.

Amryn S.  Atlanta, GA “As much as I love the many other types of work I do because they help me to learn about my craft, there is something about weddings that is incredibly special and fulfilling in a different way.” 1. How did you get into the wedding photography business? “I have been a … more

Wedding Of The Week: Louis and Rebeca

Wedding Of The Week: Louis and Rebeca

Louis & Rebeca 4.15.17 Louis and Rebeca both attended the same local pub one evening where they were spending time with their friends. They ended up meeting each other here for the very first time, which is where their story began. After falling in love with each other, Louis decided to propose to Rebeca. After spending a beautiful … more

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Gopi R.

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Gopi R.

Gopi R. Hometown: Herndon, VA “Hello my name is Gopi. A wedding day is unlike any other day a person goes through and I am honored to spend my time making breathtaking memories that puts a smile on their faces now, and years into the future. I take pride in knowing I am surrounded by people … more

 Wedding Of The Week: Olivia and Richard

Wedding Of The Week: Olivia and Richard

Olivia & Richard 4.28.17 Many years ago, Olivia and Richard met as children in elementary school. After going their separate ways growing up, they recently reconnected on Facebook and began talking back and fourth again. Eventually they exchanged phone numbers and their relationship took off from there. Ever since their first date, they have been inseparable. Olivia and Richard were … more

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Hani M.

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Hani M.

Hani M. Hometown: Norwalk, CT “I am lifestyle photographer and visual storyteller. I love creating images of the fleeting moments in life. As a wedding photographer, I like natural look and my approach is relaxed and candid. I strive to capture emotion, romance and beauty for the wedding.” 1. How did you get into the wedding … more

Wedding Of The Week: Tiffany and Branden

Wedding Of The Week: Tiffany and Branden

Tiffany & Branden 4.15.17 Tiffany and Branden first met when they attended school together. They initially began hanging out and spending more time together because of the friendship that Tiffany shared with his younger sisters. This is where their relationship first began, and from this point on everything fell into place. Branden happily proposed to Tiffany after a 4,080-foot … more

Wedding of the Week: Laura and Tommy

Wedding of the Week: Laura and Tommy

Laura & Tommy 4.29.17 Laura and Tommy first met at an ugly sweater Christmas party in Boston, Massachusetts. Little did Laura know that it was actually a setup through mutual friends that they both shared. When Laura and Tommy finally saw each other at the party, they instantly clicked. From this moment on, Laura and Tommy’s lives … more

Wedding of the Week: Jason and Laura

Wedding of the Week: Jason and Laura

Jason & Laura 4.29.17 On a typical day, Laura and her family went sledding and had a fun-filled family day. Later when they got home, Laura’s younger daughter was not feeling well when she suddenly stopped breathing. Laura instantly called 911 and Jason, the Assistant Chief of their local ambulance service, was the first person to … more

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Christian N.

Classic Photographers' Featured Photographer: Christian N.

Christian N. Hometown: Andover, MA “I have been a documentary photographer for the past 8 years, naturally with an attraction to people of all types. Documenting the stories of individuals speaks to me in a way that nothing else does, and what better way to capture those moments and emotion.” 1. How did you get … more

Press Release: Classic Photographers Named Winner In The Knot Best of Weddings 2017

Press Release: Classic Photographers Named Winner In The Knot Best of Weddings 2017

PRESS RELEASE CLASSIC PHOTOGRAPHERS NAMED WINNER IN THE KNOT BEST OF WEDDINGS 2017 Eleventh Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America USA/January 1, 2017—Classic Photographers is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a 2017 ­­winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, an award representing the highest-rated wedding … more

Wedding Of The Week: Mackenzie and Peter

Wedding Of The Week: Mackenzie and Peter

Mackenzie & Peter 4.8.17 Mackenzie and Peter happily met “the old fashion way” a few years back. Mackenzie had been trying online dating for a while but it didn’t seem to be working out for her. When Mackenzie went out for a typical night with a friend, somebody else decided to tag along. This being Peter, … more

Wedding of The Week: Robyn & Kevin

Wedding of The Week: Robyn & Kevin

Robyn & Kevin 4.4.17 Kevin and Robyn met in January of 2015. While they bonded over prior teaching experience and a passion for literature, it still took them some time to figure out that the universe intended for them to be together. When they went for a beer and wine making weekend in Los Osos … more

12 Questions To Ask Photographers At A Bridal Show

12 Questions To Ask Photographers At A Bridal Show

After the initial excitement of your engagement wears off, you may be stressing about how you’re going to plan an entire wedding! One of the most important elements of your big day is picking out your wedding photographer. By attending a bridal show, you will have the opportunity to meet with various options in one … more

4 Reasons Why Two Photographers At Your Wedding Are Better Than One!

4 Reasons Why Two Photographers At Your Wedding Are Better Than One!

Why are two photographers so beneficial for brides and grooms on their wedding day? Booking a second photographer offers brides and grooms various perspectives to tell their wedding day stories Photography duos are able to capture more moments at the same time – such as you getting ready, as well as your spouse One photographer … more

2017 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award Recipient

2017 WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award Recipient

                    Classic Photographers Honored For Excellence With 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award®                       Londonderry, NH – January 10, 2017 – WeddingWire, the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and event industry, announced Classic Photographers as a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for … more

When Should You Book Your Wedding Photographer?

When Should You Book Your Wedding Photographer?

So you’ve gotten engaged?! Congrats! This is such an exciting moment in your life leading up to the start of your new journey with your significant other… But it would be unfair if I didn’t mention that it is also stressful. I wish I could sugar coat that for ya but­ even if you hire a … more

Tips on Tipping: Wedding Edition

Tips on Tipping: Wedding Edition

Your wedding day is on its way and you have checked your list over (and over and over) making sure you haven’t forgotten a single aspect of your big day; but did you factor in tipping for all of the staff who helped make your day so special?

What is Photojournalism?

What is Photojournalism?

At Classic Photographers, all of our photographers mainly focus on a photojournalistic approach to their shoots (many are talented in other forms as well). It can be difficult to differentiate the numerous styles of photography used for weddings, so I wanted to give you a thorough definition and examples of our approach. Photojournalism is originally … more

Great group wedding photos!

Great group wedding photos!

Great group photo’s start with getting everyone where they need to be quickly so there is plenty of time to get great unhurried shots As the wedding photographer doesn’t personally know everyone on each side of your family I recommend you assign a gather (enforcer) from each side of the family to coral everyone to … more

Wedding Albums Are More Than Just A DVD

Wedding Albums Are More Than Just A DVD

When you hire a wedding photographer make sure you Don’t just get the DVD! You need to find away to get a wedding album ordered before you get married once your married then comes a house, and kids etc. and there will never be a good day after your married to spend $1000 and make … more

Why reviewing a complete wedding album, not just a portfolio, is so important!

Why reviewing a complete wedding album, not just a portfolio, is so important!

Review full albums not a portfolio book because when choosing a wedding photographer portfolio books don’t cut it Don’t look at portfolios, Look at actual wedding’s they shot! When reviewing a photographer’s work many times they will show you samples of different weddings in a portfolio book this is not ideal as any novice can … more

Getting your money’s worth from your wedding photographer!

Getting your money’s worth from your wedding photographer!

Be careful of wedding photographers that want to charge you a flat rate for all day and not give you a wedding album! Page content. Be careful of all day rates Many photographers now a days want to convince you that they will shoot all day and give you the DVD with the reprint rights … more

Online wedding photo galleries – are they for you?

Online wedding photo galleries – are they for you?

Do you want to have your wedding pictures uploaded to an online gallery? Some photographers will post your wedding pictures to an online gallery. This will sometimes come at an additional cost of $50 to $200 per event the pictures typically stay on the gallery anywhere from 30 to 120 days. this is a nice … more

Use your friend with a camera or hire a professional Wedding Photographer?

Use your friend with a camera or hire a professional Wedding Photographer?

Why is having a friend photograph your wedding possibly the worst wedding decision you could make? After the wedding is over all you have are the pictures if they are not what you want you can never redo that day. Having a friend with a good camera who thinks they are photographer is like having … more

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