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How to plan a backyard wedding

Where do we begin wedding planning? Joey proposed at the very end of April in Tropea in the South of Italy. We’re both thrilled that we are getting married but planning kind of gets pushed aside for all the of the weddings that we’re documenting. As wedding photographers you’d think we’d know where to begin […]

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Where do we begin wedding planning?

Joey proposed at the very end of April in Tropea in the South of Italy. We’re both thrilled that we are getting married but planning kind of gets pushed aside for all the of the weddings that we’re documenting. As wedding photographers you’d think we’d know where to begin but we didn’t have a single idea. We know that we want a backyard reception but there just aren’t a lot of resources on how to plan a backyard wedding. The whole process seems so overwhelming and we have so many ideas but no place to start.

What we’ve done so far

1. We’ve picked a date!

2. We made a logo which is just a fancier monogram – blog post to come on this.

3. We picked colors and made a mood board.

 

To be fair as soon as we got home from our trip to Italy where Joey proposed we bought a house and decided that we want a backyard reception. We both love a challenge and free creative reign so we decided to wait until we moved into the house to see if the backyard was big enough. Well, shocker (to no one but me) we couldn’t just eyeball the size to know if 250 people would fit and googling How to Plan a Backyard wedding resulted in the answer of “don’t.”

Undeterred we decided to consult the pros to determine if our backyard was big enough.  As wedding photographers we know to trust our pros but I hadn’t thought of asking for help. A few local websites have really helpful guides on how many square feet you’ll need per person. At 90 x 120 our backyard is said to fit well over 250 people.

 

This is the first post in our wedding planning series – follow along with the rest here

You can also see our proposal video below!

Make sure you turn the sound on! Here’s our proposal video! Thanks Matt! 🇮🇹💍👰🏼🤵🏻

Posted by Lauren Kremer on Sunday, April 29, 2018

Alanna and Joey

I’m not sure if I have the right words to say how absolutely stunning these are. I am sitting here supposed to be sleeping and moved to tears already! 

You so beautifully captured not only the depth of Joey’s and my connection and relationship but the incredible bond we have with our people. We love each other and our people so much and they love us and that comes through so strongly here. Thank you so much for everything!

"You so beautifully captured not only the depth of Joey’s and my connection and relationship but the incredible bond we have with our people."

Alanna and Joey

I’m not sure if I have the right words to say how absolutely stunning these are. I am sitting here supposed to be sleeping and moved to tears already! 

You so beautifully captured not only the depth of Joey’s and my connection and relationship but the incredible bond we have with our people. We love each other and our people so much and they love us and that comes through so strongly here. Thank you so much for everything!

"You so beautifully captured not only the depth of Joey’s and my connection and relationship but the incredible bond we have with our people."

Grace and Josh

The Meisbergers were an unforgettable part of our wedding celebration! 

Like many couples, our wedding was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Joey and Lauren helped us feel at-ease and supported as we navigated difficult deicions leading up to our celebration. They were communicative and organized, and they took so much of the stress out of our wedding-planning process by talking us through all the details that might otherwise go overlooked.

As photographers, Joey and Lauren went above and beyond to make everyone feel both celebrated and glamorous, and they captured the emotion of the day perfectly. We could not recommend them more whole-heartedly!

"Joey and Lauren both have an incredible eye for detail, but beyond their skills as photographers, it is their kindness, humor, and flexibility that truly shined."

Adam and Grace

The Meisbergers were the perfect photographers for our wedding. Their photos truly captured every moment perfectly, from getting ready in the morning, to a traditional wedding ceremony, to a wild party to finish the night! They also took TONS of pictures of our family and friends, and really captured all of the joy of the day! We had a couple of crazy ideas (that may have involved Joey running around all of our guest tables taking pictures) and they were totally cool with everything! Beautiful detailed photographs, perfectly edited, and a great online platform to view and share photos! Would 100% recommend to anyone!

"Responsive, organized, flexible, and truly adapt to whatever you want on your big day!."

Katie and Mitch

"Lauren was helpful, kind, and captured our day perfectly. She made us both feel comfortable throughout the process and we received our photos in a timely manner. We couldn’t be happier with our experience using Lauren and the final results with our photos.." 

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