Posts Tagged‘geneve hoffman photography’

Rainy Day Elements

No ones wishes to actually need their rain plan, but it’s important to have one and it’s even more important for you to like it.  I always tell our clients to have a plan b and sometimes a plan c and to love them as much as your fair weather plan. These plans of course usually occur when you’re hosting an outdoor wedding. This series of blog posts is going to help you create your rain plans, making sure you…

El’s Cards Wedding Sale

Happy Spring & 20% off Wedding Suites! From El’s Cards El’s Cards of Greenland NH asked me and Michelle Rose of Minka Fine Flowers to help her showcase a beautiful new line for her floral watercolor wedding invitation series called Coral Succulents. She designed the series as the centerpiece of the launch of her stunning new shopping site at www.elscards.com.  El offers an entire line of wedding invitation suites, and her signature piece is hand illustrated custom seating chart. https://www.elscards.com/products/custom-seating-chart Michelle…

Winter Weddings

Six Reasons Winter is the Perfect Wedding Season If you’re like most New England brides, you’re thinking of getting married in June. It’s the most popular month to be married, followed by August, September, and October. But why should summer and fall receive all the attention? There’s a lot to love about a winter wedding. There’s less competition for venues and guests’ schedules are more flexible. Plus, New England winters offer a romantic backdrop, from frozen lakes to snowy peaks,…

Cathleen Toomey & Chris Donovan

September 19, 2015 Exeter, NH Chris and Cathleen dated for three years before Chris proposed during a Maine getaway. Although she knew Chris was “the one,” Cathleen wanted time to plan and save for the wedding, as well as merge their households. Five years later, on a trip to Block Island, Cathleen let Chris know she was ready by giving him a watch with a note stating “It’s time.” Wedding planning was a family affair. Both Cathleen and Chris have…

Budget for Your Big Day

Every couple faces tough choices about the details of their wedding day Especially when it comes to their budget. We asked some of the seacoast’s top wedding experts where couples can save, and where they should splurge, on their big event. Save: If you’re looking for that perfect dress but working with a limited budget, Malinda Macari of Dream: A Bridal Boutique recommends using a seamstress, not the production place of the gown, for any small alterations you may need.…

Tips & Trends

Lighting, photography, style and other tips and trends from our experts TIP: Create a Reception Timeline When’s the right time to leave your wedding reception? Don’t leave the decision up to guests. Create a timeline that ensures people have enough time to socialize, eat and shake it on the dance floor, but closes down the party before eyelids start to droop. Five hours is a standard length for a reception, says Fausto Pifferrer of Blue Elephant Events & Catering in…

A Tale of Two Wedding Days

Storytelling via community on your wedding day By Geneve Hoffman of Geneve Hoffman Photography Modern wedding photography has evolved from the lone artistic wedding photographer controlling the day, to a more organic, multi-faceted social collaboration. Everywhere we turn at weddings now, someone is documenting the story of your day from their own unique perspective. Your photographer, your friends, and your family all have something to share. As much as I like the idea of an “unplugged” wedding (the no iPhone zone)…