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Wedding Tip # 1: How to Be Present On Your Wedding Day

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. It’s a day full of love, joy, and happiness, but it can also be a day that passes by in a blur. As a photographer, I want to capture you and your fiancé as authentically as possible. The best way to be able to do this, is to help you to be fully present on your wedding day. Being present on your wedding day won't only help you get better images, it is also essential to fully enjoy and appreciate every moment of it. Here are a few tips on how to be the most present on your wedding day:

  1. Take a Deep Breath: Take a few deep breaths, and remind yourself to stay calm and present. This will help you to focus on the present moment and appreciate everything that’s happening around you.

  2. Put Your Phone Away: Avoid checking your phone or social media on your wedding day. This can be a big distraction and take away from the special moments that you should be experiencing.

  3. Stay Focused: Try to stay focused on the present moment and enjoy each and every moment as it comes. Take in the sights, sounds, and smells around you, and appreciate the people that are there to share this special day with you.

  4. Take Mental Snapshots: Take mental snapshots of all the special moments that happen throughout the day. This will help you to remember all the little details that made your wedding day so special.

  5. Let Go of Perfection: Don’t worry about everything being perfect. Remember that this day is about celebrating your love and the start of a new chapter in your life.

By following these tips, you can be sure to be fully present on your wedding day, and make it a day to remember for the rest of your life.

P.S. Only a few hours left until we'll be announcing the winner to our giveaway. But in the meantime, we wanted to share some helpful resources for you to get some inspiration for the big day!

Here's a resource guide we put together on tips for finding the perfect wedding dress for you and your body type! Hope you find it helpful. :)

- Janessa, Golden Palm Photography


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