The Best Questions To Ask a Wedding Photographer

The Best Questions To Ask a Wedding Photographer

The web is filled with blogs and articles about asking the standard types of questions: do you have the date, do you shot B&W, what is your style, do you have back up gear, what exactly is included, how many weddings have you photographed, etc… However, in the end most of these questions don’t really help you in choosing the right photographer.  Yes it’s good information, but its not what to ask if you want to find a good professional photographer to create amazing wedding photos.

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Choosing The Best Wedding Shoes For You

Choosing The Best Wedding Shoes For You

You have the perfect dress, you’ve decided on your colors, and you know the date and venue so your wedding pictures will be amazing, but you have yet to tackle your wedding shoes … First off … Don Mirra Weddings LOVE’s SHOES!  They are a key stone of fine art wedding photography and if designed correctly, functional pieces of art. However, choosing the right shoes can be daunting and painful, both mentally and physically!  Here are some great tips in finding the perfect pair of wedding shoes to make your wedding photos amazing:

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning the Perfect Wedding

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning the Perfect Wedding
You’re engaged! Congratulations!!

You are elated, and so excited to begin planning your dream wedding! But that joy soon turns into panic when you realize just how many little details need to be considered and carefully planned out. Don’t get steam-rolled by your wedding, follow these simple pointers to avoid major mistakes!

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Honeymoon Makeup

Honeymoon Makeup

On your honeymoon you’ll want to look your best, but let’s face it, the idea of spending 30-45 precious minutes doing your makeup for a dinner in your destination wedding or honeymoon location like Bora Bora isn’t exactly how you’ll want to spend your time with your new hubby!  Plus, if your honeymoon destination takes you somewhere with a tropical climate, you won’t want to wear a lot of makeup.  The melting look is best left for snowmen in early Spring!

This fantastic tutorial by Michelle Phan is one of destination wedding photographer Don Mirra’s personal favorites for simple makeup application. Michelle makes it quick, straight forward, and easy to do.

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Bridal Lingerie part 2

Bridal Lingerie part 2

Here at Don Mirra Wedding Photography have discussed lingerie for your wedding night, but it is also important to pick the right undergarments to support you during your ceremony and reception.  After all, as cute as your husband-to-be might be, he will look a little awkward holding your wedding dress in place.

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Bridal Lingerie part 1

Bridal Lingerie part 1

Every girl wants to look beautiful on her wedding day, and rightly so, but what about the wedding night?  If you want to make your wedding night as special as your wedding day, then spice it up with some sexy bridal lingerie!

Your under garment choices give you the chance to show your man how you want your new life together to be, so why not start off with some sizzle?  You can be bold, flirtatious, sexy, sweet, or downright naughty.  It’s up to you!

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Bring back the hat!

Bring back the hat!

At Don Mirra Wedding Photography we have discussed what to put on your hands, and what to hold in them. Now, let’s talk about your head. While it is traditional to wear a veil at your wedding, there is a new (old) trend making waves in the world of Wedding Photos & Fashion: the Wedding Hat. Add classic, romantic, or retro style to your attire on your big day.  You will look and feel beautiful, and won’t have to spend a whole lot to do it!

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Vintage Wedding Gloves

Vintage Wedding Gloves
Since we are on the topic of hands (formerly what to hold in them), let’s talk about wedding gloves for a moment.

Nothing completes your look or adds a flare of classic style like a lovely pair of gloves.  While sublet, gloves are highly significant detail that can add a lot of character to the look of your wedding photography, and also make you feel like the classy, gorgeous woman that you are!

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Coach At Your Wedding

Coach At Your Wedding

Coach wristlet for wedding purse:

Not sure what bag to carry for your wedding purse?  It’s an important detail that often gets overlooked.  On your special day, you will need somewhere to keep your lipstick, tissues, cell phone (not that you should be texting on your wedding day!), and any other small items necessary to help you though your wedding activities (maybe even a small snack in case guests at the reception are too chatty to allow you to eat)! With all of the little details to manage for planning your wedding day, let Don Mirra Weddings make this decision easier for you. Consider a wristlet from Coach

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Were Back!!!!

Were Back!!!!

After a short hiatus Don Mirra Weddings is shooting wedding photography again. With over 10 years of experience providing engagement and wedding photography services in San Diego and world wide, we are thrilled to be back shooting. There are unmatched locations in San Diego for engagement shoots, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, and much more! Balboa Park offers a European feel for engagement and wedding events (more on that later), there are numerous hotels to hold rehearsal dinners and your wedding ceremony, and the night life is spectacular.

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