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Image by Mr. Edwards Photography via Jane and Alexander’s Modern Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens WeddingYour suit is ready, your shoes are shined and you are ready to get married to the love of your life. But wait, you are staring into the computer screen or speech card and it is all a blank – how

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Image by Towards the Moon Photography via May & George’s Modern Outdoor Hunter Valley WeddingWhether your wedding is a formal affair with a strict run sheet in place or a laid-back party for your closest friends and family, when it comes to making a speech, there are a few things you need to include. Five minutes is a

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Image via I Love WednesdaysIt’s advice often given that your wedding day will fly by. More often than not, this is directed to the bride, to enjoy her day and live in the moment. But let’s not forget the groom! Amongst the busyness of the day there’s a few things to remember that will help you

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Image by Veli Photography via Jess and Rick’s Modern Bali Destination WeddingThere’s no doubt that writing a speech to be spoken as a newly married man does not come easily to most. You want to be funny, you’d like to be generous in thanks and you don’t want to leave people out. If you’re looking to say something profound,

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Image by Jeremy Blincoe via Jess & Matt’s Decadent Country WeddingCongratulations! You’ve done the one-knee-bending, question-asking and she said “yes”. You’ve chosen the woman you want beside you at the altar. Now, it’s time to call in the boys…but which boys? How to choose? For some of you, this part may be even more nerve-wracking than popping the

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Getting ready for your big day is such an important time to share with your best mates  – reminiscing about times past and the excitement of what the future as a married man will bring. At gm photographics, they are some of our favourite moments to capture – so let’s have a look at some of

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Image by Glass Slipper Photography via Nicola & George’s Classic White WeddingWedding planning is all about picking your battles. As anyone who’s done it knows, it can be a labour-intensive process, especially if you’re wanting a unique experience. Vendors must be interviewed, spreadsheets created, menus curated, centrepieces designed – the list goes on. At InStitchu, we think the

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Image via CedarBoxStudioThere’s no question that your wedding day will be one of the best days of your life, filled with memories that will last forever. Invariably, some things will turn out differently than you planned, and in my experience it is these things which can lead to the best fun! However, it doesn’t hurt to be

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Image by Leah Cruikshank Photography via How To Pull Off An Amazing Sunset Wedding.Some say a bride has a million things to do before a wedding. Though there are some things that require a groom to take charge. To ensure you don’t forget the big stuff, we’ve compiled an A to Z checklist for everything a groom needs

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‘Sweet Home Alabama’ image via ElleWho said proposals can’t be magical, just like in the movies? Here are my favourite proposal ideas inspired by a handful of memorable romantic movie proposals.In rom-com classic The Wedding Singer, Robbie (Adam Sandler) confesses his love for Julia (Drew Barrymore) by serenading her with a song he wrote dedicated

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For 32-year-old celebrant Oliver Thomson, meeting his brides-and-grooms-to-be for the first time is a bit like awkward Tinder dating. “I don’t have a picture to go by so I sit with a beer and slightly raise my eyebrows at any couple who walks in the door,” Oliver says. “If it’s the couple I’m waiting for,

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Image by Pictures and Hearts Wedding PhotographyTo assist you with penning the perfect prose for your wedding day vows, we’ve compiled our top 10 musings on love from the greatest romeos of all time.Take note boys: these are the silver-tongued casanovas from classic literature, poetry, music and film who were penetrating your fiancé’s dreams long

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Photography by Ash Imagery Wedding planning is a huge task force operation, and many grooms aren’t totally sure what their rank entails amidst the assault of flowers, photographers, invitations and rehearsals. So here’s a briefing of what every groom needs to know to help you get ready for the attack. With these tips in mind,

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The big day has arrived. You’re obviously excited, maybe a little nervous and perhaps just a tad hungover. With a few hours to go until “I do” how will you use your last moments as an unhitched man? You might want some quiet time to reflect and retrace how you arrived at this momentous occasion.

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If there’s an aspect of wedding photography that is guaranteed to make any groom squirm it’s posing. And I totally sympathise. Even as an experienced photographer just hearing the word “pose” makes me itch.Here’s the truth: no one wants to be in front of a camera except models, and that’s because they’re paid to do

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