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Is that a……?

  On top of every cake their is two little people (or dogs) that symbolizes the wonderful couple who is getting married. These little people can be elegant, funny, and personal but mostly they like to steal the attention from the cake! No, I'm just kidding! The cake...

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Decorating Your Aisle!

Some of the cutest decorations I have seen have been used to decorate the aisle. Some brides put cute bouquets at the end of a row of a row of chairs or next to each bench down the aisle. These cute details end up being my favorite pictures! Other brides have flower...

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Pets at Your Wedding, Yes or No?

Do you have a dog, cat, or even a bunny?! Are you getting married?! Have you thought about including your beloved friend in the ceremony? This new trend has been catching fire on Pinterest and Google +. Because of this, I decided to give you the pros and cons of...

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Garter Toss? Whats that?

Garters are an easy way to add old fashion elegance to your very modern and unique wedding. But did you know that you are supposed to wear two garters? One to throw away in the garter toss and the other to keep as a keepsake! The garter toss started in France in the...

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Now What? A new twist on Invitation Advice

So your boyfriend just proposed and now you’re engaged! Now what? One of every girl’s dreams is to plan their wedding and guess what?! YOU MADE IT! You get to go dress shopping, cake tasting, and put your decorating designing skills to the test! But have you thought...

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Yummy Cake Tips for Brides

When most people think about planning a wedding, they think about a theme, a dress, who to invite, and last but not least the wedding cake. A wedding cake is one of those key items of a wedding! It creates the cutest pictures and causes those memorable moments. Some...

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A Lesson for Aspiring Photographers…

Tonight like many other nights we had a heated debate in one of my photography forums (of which I belong to many...) But it made me think. I know I have a lot of photographers that follow my blog, especially if they are working at getting into the business. So one...

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How to Dress for an Engagement Portrait

You know as a wedding photographer, I am constantly asked questions about what to wear and what not to wear to a variety of shoots. So I decided to blog about it.   Now of course there are too many rules to confine them to one post so instead there are two posts...

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Guest Blogger: Wedding Planning Raleigh Photographers

I have worked with a lot of vendors over the years and I cannot tell you the importance of hiring professionals. By professionals I mean people with at least a good solid 3 years of experience (this allows them to make enough mistakes that they don't make mistakes...

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Pinterest! Raleigh Photographer

If you have any desire to join me in my madness!!! http://pinterest.com/dianemckinneyph/ I post just about everything including of course fabulous photography I plan someday to shamelessly copy.  (I only hope people are pinning mine!)   From amazing wedding ideas to...

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