You've planned and envisioned what florals you want at your ceremony, who you want standing up at the altar with you, what your altar decor will entail, and how many guests will be in the audience, but before you get to any of this - have you considered the timing of your wedding ceremony? Timing is key when it comes to the best lighting for photos and a myriad of other factors that are based on this.
Tips to Consider
Look at the sunset time and plan for 1.5 hours before sunset. No one wants wedding ceremony photos blown out by direct sunlight, be sure to plan accordingly to be able to remember your day in the best light possible. Be sure to also take into account if your ceremony venue is surrounded by any large trees, scenery, or architecture that could potentially affect lighting timing.
Be sure you have plenty of time to access the venue before your ceremony time so your vendors can set up. Now that you've nailed down your ceremony time, check to make sure your vendors who will be creating and perfecting your vision have enough time to set up before your ceremony! Some venues have stricter limitations than others, so it's important to have an understanding ahead of time.
Be sure to avoid high traffic times if on a weekday. Especially if you have a lot of guests driving in, rush hour particularly on Fridays can be incredibly brutal depending on where you are tying the knot. If possible to take this into account with your ceremony time, we recommend doing so to ensure you can start your celebration on time!
TWE Officiant Kit
You've solidified the above details, but have you chosen an officiant? If you are hoping to have a personal connection perform your ceremony, consider sending them our officiant kit! This toolkit will prep them for everything they need to know on how to professionally officiate your wedding. It also includes a mentorship zoom call with our lead officiant, Rev. Rick Tan!
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