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Category : Wedding Advice

11 May 2017
Malta Wedding Photography on beach at sunset

11 Tips For Perfect Wedding Photos

  11 Tips For Perfect Wedding Photos We’re always asked by friends and colleagues what the best process for ‘perfect wedding photos’ is, and picking a wedding photographer who will make this happen for you is the key ingredient in the mix. Wedding photography is a diverse field, and here we present some important steps to ensuring you capture your day in the most creative and beautiful way possible… 1. Research, Research, Research… As soon as you have booked a […]

10 Apr 2017
The Orangery Maidstone, Turkey Mill, Kent Wedding Venue, Kent Wedding Photographer

Venue Walk-Arounds and Timeline Consultations

Amazing wedding photography doesn’t just happen. There… We said it….  Whilst we would love to be able to just rock up to a wedding with little or no planning and create amazing wedding photography you will enjoy looking back upon for the rest of your lives, unfortunately in the real world that just doesn’t happen.  That’s why we have included in almost all our collections a ‘timeline consultation and venue walk around’. The aim for this meeting is to maximise […]

03 Apr 2017
Knowlton Court, Kent Wedding Venue, Weddings at Knowlton Court, Kent Wedding Photography

17 Rules For Your Wedding Guests

Weddings in Kent and beyond are often plagued by stressed brides who have regretted inviting certain people or who have suffered with family and guests and their bad behaviour. If you’re brave – we’re daring you to print out this (tongue-in-cheek) list and e-mail all your wedding guests today 😉 17 Rules For Your Wedding Guests Don’t Get in the Photographer’s Way There’s a reason we put this one first! So you have a nice camera? Done a few courses? […]

13 Mar 2017
Crete wedding photo of bride and groom against the blue sky on rocky beach in Greece, destination wedding photography at the Stella Palace Hotel

Destination Wedding Tips and Tricks

More and more it is becoming common for couples from the UK to get married abroad, and this can be a fantastic way to budget a wedding and do something unique (as well as beat the English weather).  We’ve compiled a few tips and tricks from the various weddings we’ve shot abroad. Do be careful of local laws and customs, some countries like Mexico and Turkey ask for blood tests that you need to pay for in advance.  Some countries […]

06 Mar 2017
kent wedding cake, bride and groom cutting cake as videographer watches

Choosing A Wedding Videographer in Kent Surrey & London

Whether it’s Marryoke or modern cinematic videography you’re looking for in Kent, Essex, or Surrey – there’s a lot to consider when deciding which videographer to video your beautiful wedding. This often seems like a simple add-on with leftover budget, or a would-be-nice, or even a present/favour from a family member or wedding guest. But choosing the wrong videographer for your wedding day can spell DISASTER – and trusted Kent wedding professional photographer Mykey Day explains why…   UPDATE – […]

26 Feb 2017

Getting Married in Kent & Essex

Getting Married in Kent & Essex   Getting married? So much planning and many things to consider!   You’ll have amazing moment and memories that you’ll want to remember long after the magic day. Photographs are perhaps the most important part of this process and a crucial part of your wedding day. We have shot hundreds of weddings across England and in 4 other countries over the years, so we know a lot about what can happen on a wedding day. […]

16 Feb 2017
confetti cannon first dance wedding at St. Augustines Kent

What to do during your first Dance?

What to do during your first Dance?   The first dance is possibly the most intimate and romantic parts of your wedding day and wedding reception (along with your ‘first kiss’ and your ‘creatives pictures’) and you might not know when you should do your first dance, or even what to do! What song should you choose? How do you dance? Does the wedding band play or the DJ?   Here we give you a run-down of need-to-knows before your […]

02 Feb 2017
bridesmaid holding page boys arm with wedding flowers at St. Clere's Estate wedding venue, nervous boy at wedding

Is Wedding Insurance a Good Idea?

Do you need Wedding Insurance? Insurance is that one thing you hope to never need, and hate paying for, but when you do need it – you really need it…. We’ll start this article by pointing out that when it comes to specific policies and things that are, and are not, covered – we are not experts. There are thousands of companies offering cover with varying policies and limits, etc… Having said that, almost all of our clients think wedding insurance is a great […]

26 Jan 2017

Engagement Pictures and Pre-Wedding Sessions: Tips and Advice

Engagement Pictures and Pre-Wedding Sessions: Tips and Advice   [Editor’s note: Here are at Mykey Day Photography – we really, really love shooting engagement sessions! We find they’re a great way for our clients to get to know us, and for us to get to know them. We always strongly suggest our clients book a pre-wedding photo session as there are so many benefits, and after many years of shooting pre-wedding sessions around the globe, we have compiled a list […]

19 Jan 2017
fairy lights first dance wedding photo at The Barnyard in Kent

5 crucial factors to consider when booking a wedding photographer

It’s January, and for us that means one thing: we are inundated with potential clients enquiring about photography for their weddings in 2017, 2018, and even 2019/2020…  We know organising a wedding is incredibly hard, as there are so many things to keep track of: Where will you be getting ready? What are the shape of the chairs for the chair-covers? When can my florist get into my venue to dress it – and for that matter, what kind of flowers […]