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01 Oct 2019

Great Wedding Photos In The Rain

Being a great wedding photographer means that you don’t just take great pictures on beautiful sunny days, but you also make stunning pictures on rainy days. A lot of planning and thought goes into your wedding photography with Mykey Day Photography, but as much as we’d like to we can’t control the weather!  Please find below some tips on how to make the best of your wedding day, whatever the weather! Getting Amazing Wedding Photographs on Rainy Days On a wedding day […]

01 Jun 2019

THINGS TO CONSIDER FOR GUESTS AT YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING

THINGS TO CONSIDER FOR GUESTS AT YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING   Destination weddings are fantastic ways to celebrate your love and have a super awesome party abroad; but spare a thought for your wedding guests.  We’ve joked in the past that a destination wedding is a great way to keep the guest list down to those who really matter – but that means that those who do put their hands in their pocket to come most likely mean a lot to […]

25 Apr 2019

Getting married abroad: The costs involved

Getting Married Abroad: The Costs Involved At first glance if you look at the cost of getting married abroad can be a real saving compared on a UK wedding ceremony.  Average costs of UK weddings vary between £30,000 and £40,000 whilst most estimates put a destination wedding cost at under £10,000.  But is that the whole story? Some of the cheapest places to get married traditionally include Malta, Greece, Santorini, Cyprus, and even as far afield as Sri Lanka, Mauritius […]

02 Apr 2019

A Wedding Industry Insiders Guide Avoiding Wedding Photos That Your Friends Will Make Fun Of On Facebook

A Wedding Industry Insiders Guide Avoiding Wedding Photos That Your Friends Will Make Fun Of On Facebook   Wedding-day wardrobe malfunctions, missed photos – or photos of things you won’t be able to share from your wedding – don’t fall prey to these wedding day disasters that will ruin your re-tweet-ability! 1. Rushed Photos Not allowing enough time for photos is bad enough, but then rushing through all the photos is even worse.  If you want wedding day photos where […]

19 Mar 2019

The New trend in wedding photography of Fraudtography or Fauxtography

The New trend in wedding photography of Fraudtography or Fauxtography   I personally have friends on Facebook going back many, many years and so seeing friend’s wedding images online is a pretty regular event – but also a regular event is the recurring consternation “My friends are beautiful and the venue is amazing – SO WHY DO THE WEDDING PHOTOS SUCK SO BAD?!” Imagine getting your wedding photos back and having them… well… suck. Blurry shots, bad lighting, everything in […]

11 Mar 2019

Essential Questions You Need to Ask Your Wedding Photographer

Essential Questions You Need to Ask Your Wedding Photographer   Unfortunately, it’s not so easy these days finding a wedding photographer.  There’s so much choice out there and so many variables to choose from – it’s not so easy as just looking through their website and liking what you see, there’s much more to it than that… Your wedding day photos are so precious, it’s worth taking that extra step to ensure that you’ve got the right fit for the […]

20 Feb 2019

Tips For Making The Perfect Wedding Timeline

Tips For Making The Perfect Wedding Timeline Your wedding timeline will make or break your wedding day.  More often than not weddings are held ransom to terrible timelines, or even worse – no timeline at all!  It’s crucial to build a realistic timeline that allows the appropriate amount of time you’ll need for all your wonderful wedding plans, with appropriate ‘cushion’ time to allow for inevitable slips in timings.  Weddings are pretty hectic with all kinds of events and unfortunately […]

15 Feb 2019

The Beginners Guide To The Perfect Wedding Toast

The Beginners Guide To The Perfect Wedding Toast So you’ve just been asked to Best Man or Maid of Honour at your Friend’s Wedding, or your daughter is getting married and as the day approaches you realise you need to make a speech.  Well this was all fun until I realised I had to make a huge speech in front of hundreds of wedding guests! It’s a daunting task, creating a short but sweet wedding speech that hits all the […]

10 Feb 2019

Six Ways To Get The Best Out of your Wedding Suppliers

Six Ways To Get The Best Out of your Wedding Suppliers This year we’re shooting a wedding in Kent for a couple where the groom is a professional lighting technician for a major events company that travels the world.  He was super keen to show that his wedding vendors would be treated like VIP backstage crew at his wedding as he “knows what it’s like to be treated like dirt” at an event.    As well as showing himself to […]

29 Jan 2019

How To Nail The Best Man Speech At A Wedding

How To Nail The Best Man Speech At A Wedding  So you’re the “BEST MAN” ey?  What a privilege, but with great honour comes great responsibility.   We could tell you lots of wedding horror stories where the best man speech went terribly wrong – but we don’t want to scare you (too much 😉 ) – so here’s our guide to nailing that best man’s speech at your friend’s wedding, so much so that you’re carried out from the wedding […]