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What the movies just don’t tell you about wedding planning

By Adriane | March 16, 2017 | Comments Off on What the movies just don’t tell you about wedding planning

When I was a little girl, I played “wedding” with my stuffed animals on a regular basis. I was never blessed with the opportunity to be a flower girl, so my impression of a wedding was based solely on what I had seen on television. The Disney Channel was always on in the background of…

"Mazel Tov, Dummies!" – 30 Rock – Season 7 Episode 7

By Adriane | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on "Mazel Tov, Dummies!" – 30 Rock – Season 7 Episode 7

30 Rock is probably my favorite shows of all time, followed closely by The Office and The Golden Girls. I seem to identify with Tina Fey’s character, Liz Lemon, and I’m alright with that. Liz is a very creative person that loves every single person with whom she works, and that’s pretty much Adriane in a nutshell.…

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Your Guest List – Ceremony Guests and Reception Guests

By Adriane | March 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Your Guest List – Ceremony Guests and Reception Guests

Let’s be honest. Not everyone that loves you will want to sit in a church and watch you exchange vows, and some of your church-going guests might not be interested in attending a reception with an open bar. I think it is completely acceptable to acknowledge this on your RSVP cards. Along with asking what meal…

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How to say "Yes!" to the dress(es)

By Adriane | February 20, 2017 | Comments Off on How to say "Yes!" to the dress(es)

My typical busy season for wedding photography runs from May to November. I typically find a part time job to keep myself entertained from December to April, and this year I took a position with a very well known bridal conglomerate. I can’t say exactly for whom I worked due to contractual obligations, but let’s just…

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Thinking of booking a photo booth? Adriane Dean Photography has one now!

By Adriane | December 3, 2016 | Comments Off on Thinking of booking a photo booth? Adriane Dean Photography has one now!

Thanks to modern technology, photo booths are portable and affordable sources of entertainment at almost any type of gathering. Having seen photo booths at weddings more and more in recent years, I decided it was time to look into offering such a service. After lots and lots of research, I’m pretty proud of what I’ve…

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Beautiful, simple, and no bridal party

By Adriane | November 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Beautiful, simple, and no bridal party

I have photographed a lot of bridal parties, ranging from 2 to 20 additional people that must be clothed, beautified, and fed in preparation for a wedding. Large wedding parties can be fun, but the more people you add to the group, the higher the chance of drama and the higher the tab for rehearsal…

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