Category: Wedding Planning Tips

Wedding Planning Tips

Hello,

I am glad you found this page. My name is Berni and I am an Italian wedding photographer currently based in beautiful England.

Are you looking for some wedding planning help? Feel free to browse my posts with useful tips and join my Facebook group for ‘Unconventional Brides & Grooms’.

You will find lots of interviews with professionals from the wedding industry, some inspiration for your wedding and so much more.

If you’re planning a destination wedding, you could also take a look at my collection of destination weddings and couple photos.

Please get in touch if you have any question regarding wedding photography and would like to discuss the details. I hope you will enjoy looking at my work and learning more about me.

Bespoke Wedding Rings: Top Tips by a Pro
Bespoke Wedding Rings: Top Tips by a Pro
Bespoke Wedding Rings: Top Tips by a Pro I found Louise by chance on Instagram and immediately fell for her work. Creative quirky jewellery is one of my guilty pleasures and her work is so different. This week I have asked her to answer some questions about custom-made wedding rings. You can follow Louise's beautiful work on her ...
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Printing Your Photos: Pro Lab vs High Street
Printing Your Photos: Pro Lab vs High Street
Printing Your Photos: Differences Between A Pro Lab and The High Street Whether is an album or a box of prints, nothing beats the charm of a tangible, physical photograph. In the digital era, printing our photos has become more important than ever. As a photographer, I always offer and indeed encourage my clients to purchase p ...
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Bride lift up by friends on a rainy wedding day, detail of the wet wedding shoes
Rain on your Wedding Day
Rain on your Wedding Day There is a saying in Italy - as in many other cultures, I am sure - that if it rains on your wedding day, you're going to be a sposa fortunata, ''a lucky bride.'' Rain is possibly the one fear most brides and grooms share about their wedding day. In fact, rain is supposed to automatically ruin the party... ...
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Why I had an Unplugged Wedding
Why I had an Unplugged Wedding
...And How It Went When it came to organising our wedding day last year, we had no doubts: it would have been an unplugged wedding. As a photographer myself, it was a no-brainer for me, but friends and couples often asked me why I decided to do that. There are several reasons and, in this blog post, I will attempt to describe our ...
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Photo of Valentina Ring, a wedding planner based in London
Planning Your Wedding: Top Tips by a Pro
Planning Your Wedding: Top Tips by a Pro I first met Valentina, the talented wedding planner behind the Stars Inside, when we were both attending the fabulous SNAP Photo Festival this year. We had a truly lovely chat and shared our thoughts on the industry. I was struck both by her genuine sweetness and incredible life story. No ...
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Ordering Your Wedding Stationery: Top Tips by a Pro
Ordering Your Wedding Stationery: Top Tips by a Pro
Ordering Your Wedding Stationery: Top Tips by a Pro When you first start planning your wedding, the stationery might not be the first thing you think of. Nonetheless, it will definitely be one of the first things you'll need to sort out. Whether you're into super detailed weddings or just want the most simple set up, your wedding ...
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How I Chose my Own Wedding Photographer
How I Chose my Own Wedding Photographer (and the lessons I learnt)
How I Chose my Own Wedding Photographer (and the lessons I learnt) When I start chatting with friends and couples about their wedding plans, the question that pops up more often is how to choose your wedding photographer in a market with tons of options and be sure you made the right choice. When I was a child, in Italy, people w ...
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Planning Your Wedding Dress Shopping Experience
Planning Your Wedding Dress Shopping Experience
By now, you might be familiar with my weekly series of wedding planning tips. As you know, I am always on the look for suppliers who are a bit different or have their own niche. For this reason, this week, I have interviewed Rochelle from Something Old Something New. Rochelle specialises in preloved and sample weddings gowns and if ...
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Buying a Bespoke Wedding Dress: Where to Start
Buying a Bespoke Wedding Dress: Where to Start
So you're engaged, the first thought often goes to the wedding dress. Many brides-to-be start taking appointments to bridal-shop, but what if you'd like a custom-made dress instead? This week, I have interviewed two talented designers to guide us through the process of ordering your own bespoke dress. Louise from Louise Rose Coutur ...
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Your Bridal Make Up: where to start?
Your Bridal Make Up: Where to Start?
For the wedding planning tips series, this week I will be focusing on an extremely important aspect of the wedding planning: the bridal make up.  Every bride wants to look at her best on her wedding day, and make up definitely plays a big part in that. In order to understand more, I have interviewed Joyce Connor, a successful make ...
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