Classic Songs for Your Entire Wedding

Photo by Tom Nicol Photography Music sets the mood for any occasion, which is particularly important on your wedding day. While new and trendy songs are fun, there are certain songs that will never go out of style. Below we’ve listed five classic songs for the ceremony, dinner, and reception that won’t fail to entertain

Why Having a Wedding DJ Is So Important

Music is a vital component of keeping guests entertained at your wedding. If you prefer a specific style of music and fear that a DJ will not abide by your rules, it can be tempting to create your own playlist and call it a day; but before you go crazy on Spotify, let us explain

Fresh First Dance Songs

Photo by Tom Nicol Photography Ah, the first dance: The first moment post-ceremony that you and your new spouse can spare some time between the hectic agenda of your wedding day to stare into each other’s eyes and appreciate the relationship you’ve established. It’s no surprise that you feel the need to have a perfect

Communicating With Your Photographer

Kelly Vanderploeg Photography Believe it or not, your magical day will quickly pass and the stresses of planning will begin to subside. Now all you can think of is getting your hands on the tangible proof of your wedding day—the photos! Having a conversation regarding certain topics with your photographer before your big day will

Behind the Lens

Time flies when you’re busy planning! As fall wedding season nears, it’s important to know that you have a talented photographer who can capture your perfect day. We are thrilled to have three professional photographers who consistently produce high-quality content. Get to know Geneva Bride’s photographers and view some of their stunning autumn engagement and

Suffering from Planning Fatigue? Take a Romantic Time Out Together

Photo by Tom Nicol Photography By Sally Keys, contributing author Your forthcoming wedding is one of the most important events of your life. Chances are, you have heard that phrase about 100 times, and while you know the truth of it, it can get just a little wearing after a while. If this sounds familiar

Moments Captured: Everything You Need Photographed on Your Wedding Day

All photography by Kelly Vanderploeg Photography The presence of a professional photographer at your wedding is essential for capturing the essence of your special day. After all, photos are one of the only ways to transcend time and recall the emotions felt on your big day. So how can you be sure that your photographer

Need A Favor?

Photo courtesy of Graham’s Chocolates Wedding favors are a great way to show gratitude to your guests for celebrating your momentous day with you. While there are a variety of different ways to give thanks, edible favors are a simple and tasty way to treat your guests. One of our beloved sweets vendors, Graham’s Chocolates,

Beat the Heat

Kelly Vanderploeg Photography Admit it, you know it's a little bit of a gamble when choosing a hot summer day for your wedding. Despite the beautiful weather and carefree vibes, the temperature can undeniably reach some uncomfortable highs. If you’re sitting here asking yourself how not to die of heat exhaustion, you’re in the right

Summer Weddings 101

Kelly Vanderploeg Photography Ice cream, barbeques, beach days, and an abundance of sunshine—what’s not to love about summer? After a long and unusually chilly spring, we can’t get our minds off of the possibilities that summer weddings hold. From seasonal snacks to perfect dress styles for a hot day, we’ve got all of the bases

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