Entries by Leisl Payton

10 ideas to set a wedding budget and keep it

We’ve all heard how easily the costs of a wedding can blow out. My Mum’s voices echoed in my head during my wedding preparations. ‘You can compromise on price but not style and quality.’ She was the best event planner I’ve seen. Her secret was that she started with the feeling she wanted to create. […]

Do you need a professional photographer on your wedding day?

How important are clear, in focus, creatively shot images? How important is your wedding? A day you will cherish forever? If so, read one… Is a professional photographer worth the expense? Think of when you’ve attended weddings: what did you notice? What mattered to you? Did you love looking at their wedding images later? Our […]

Why hire a wedding videographer?

We understand the value of wedding photography. Many of us grew up staring at our Grandma and Grandpa’s black and white wedding portrait hanging in their living room. Videography…well that’s another thing. Wedding videography is a relatively new craft. Rather than a picture you pass each day, it’s a DVD or clip you watch on a […]

Prepare for your wedding detail shots

It is such a privilege to be around a bride and a groom during their preparation. It feels like a sacred time, when their very dear people are present. It’s an exciting, occasionally stressful (for the bride or groom) but always momentous, hopefully cherished time. If wedding detail shots are important to you, here are a […]