There are three things that you must consider during wedding planning.

There are so many emotions and so much excitement around such an important day when the people are going to be married!

Fortunately, these days the wedding planning is a process on it’s own where all details are carried in together.

But these little things – and there are a lot of them, have no limit to achieve perfection.

As shown in our long experience of our La V image, the most important is to get your memories recorded correctly. To keep them in your soul, mind, and on print.

From dawn to dusk – the wedding is a very busy day with so many events. Oftentimes people are not ready to go through all these emotions at once.

The 1st most important thing is the wedding planner in person.

This is a person who will keep everything under control from the beginning of the planning to the end of your wedding day. They have answers to all your questions, and he (or she), will ensure that you won’t go crazy while planning your wedding!

The wedding planner is your guarantee that everything will be as it must be and you can be a guest to your own event and enjoy it.

The second point in our ranking is the DJ/Musicians.

DJ and Musicians are the bread and butter in your wedding party. A good DJ knows how to make your guests dance and controls the crowd. He will find good moments to say the speeches and to get the caterer to serve tables with minimal interference.

A DJ feels the mood of the public, and is able to transform it, if need be!

Good decoration is crucial for a nice sophisticated fest, but in the absence of a good DJ, your guests will not enjoy beauty of the hall nor the delicious food.

If you are going with floral decorations – it is very important to get a great florists, somebody who will provide you a consistent look and follow the vision of your wedding.

The third point, of course, is the photographer and videographers – the people who will be with you during the whole day.

Photographers need to be pleasant and cheerful people, who understand and support you throughout every single step – not only there to document your day. It is one of the select vendors that you will meet after your wedding to receive creative photos of your most touching moments of this beautiful event.

But to all this – you must first take care of the most important flower – the bride – must be perfect everywhere ─ starting from her elegant wedding dress, beautiful coiffure, professional make-up, gorgeous shoes, with a gentle manicure and a big smile.

Of course, these are only the three most important things in wedding planning. Only in our humble opinion…

We, more than anyone else, know how important are all the attributes of the wedding day.

Starting from here, you will be avoid most important mishaps.

We wish you that your wedding is the best you’ll attend.

Get in touch with us so we can provide you with lovely memories.

Here’s an excerpt (in French) from our dear colleague and friend Maryse Noel from Creations Maryse Noel:

 

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This Manhattan Wedding was full of joy, love, dance, glamour and strong family bonding.   Natalie and Brian make a wonderful gorgeous couple. They are fun, bubbly and full of life.

Before the big day came in, there was a lot of preparation for it. Including a big rehearsal dinner with both large families who came from all over New York

From the witty and emotional speeches of family members I learned that Natalie is considered to be princess Jasmine by the little kids. Just like in a fairy tale story Natalie and Brian fell in love at first sight and as the story unfolded further – Brian proposed to her within a year.

The location for the wedding was chosen to be at the University Club of New York. It is a very old classy and incredibly charming place that is so perfect for this Manhattan wedding.

I really loved the arrangement of colors coming in together as a luxurious blend of old and new styles. It made the whole ceremony, ketubah signing and reception look unique.

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Natalie had beautiful details in the morning. I especially enjoyed the view of the yellow taxis behind the wedding dress.

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Okay, so, they proposed. Maybe it was magical and elaborate in a gourmet restaurant on your birthday, or maybe he slipped into your popcorn at the movie theatre – sidenote: has anyone ever done this because I swear people would still ‘shush’ you – now you have to figure out your wedding planning. As photographers, people sometimes forget we’re around at weddings, and we get to witness all the awkward issues that come up. There are a few things that have become more relevant in the past few years that make wedding planning more difficult for the modern bride, and I’m here to help you slip by them as painless as possible.


As a gluten-free vegan myself, I understand how much extra stress it can put on a couple to accommodate the diets of 200 of your closest friends and family. What used to be as simple as ‘check here for steak, check here for fish,’ has now evolved into a mess of endless questions. My solution for the modern bride? Have an allergen-free vegan meal as an option at dinner – get them all in one swipe. Even if that means people who live to eat meat but can’t have the gravy have to live without it, remember that your wedding is about a lot more than the food. For the wedding cake you have a couple options – either make an allergen free cake (like the ones they offer at Petit Lapin), or special cupcakes! Having cupcakes for your vegan, gluten-free friends is a wedding planning dream – seriously who doesn’t love cupcakes.


Okay, so we can all agree that technology has made some amazing strides that make so many delicious wedding aspects come to life, but it’s not always reliable. In order for you to be confident and avoid making your loved ones roast in the sun while the audio gets set up, make sure to do multiple tests before the wedding. Ask your wedding planner or bridesmaid to keep a close relation with the people in charge of technical aspects, and have a checklist so that nothing gets overlooked.


If you’re on board with everyone at your ceremony taking pictures for Instagram, then more power to you. Personally, I think it’s always a good idea to trust that your wedding photographer will capture the important moments (I mean that’s why you choose them right?), and encourage everyone else to be present and in the moment. I’ve been to ceremonies where no one had phones out, and some where everyone did. I couldn’t help feeling bad for the couple’s future wedding album that would be missing beautiful reaction shots from their loved ones, because they’re face is hidden behind a screen.

Create a friendly sign encouraging people to turn off their phones, or you can ask your officiant to do so (you can even make a joke of it, like it’s a movie theatre). As long as you remind them there is a professional photographer there to capture everything, they should feel comfortable putting the phone away.


We love traditional weddings as much as the contemporary, but sometimes brides have trouble sharing with their families that they may not have the wedding they’ve envisioned for them. I once met a bride who was forcing herself to wear a dress she hated because it was her grandmother’s, and could see how much happier she was when she finally told them the truth. The best thing to do is always be honest from the very beginning, and make sure you and your future hubby are on the same page, because that’s the most important thing. Never put yourself in a position where your wedding planning becomes more stressful than it has to be.

I say it all the time, but your wedding day is about your happiness first and foremost. Your family and friends will be happiest when you’re happiest, I promise.