Unplugged Wedding Ceremony

Your wedding day is YOURS. You call the shots. We’d like to offer our insight, however, having been to so many weddings, regarding guests and their cellphones. We highly recommend having an “unplugged” wedding ceremony, meaning to ask your guests to not take any photos or video. Well-intentioned guests with cameras can truly affect your photos.

Here are some real-life examples why:

PLEASE NOTE: These are NOT images captured by Meyer Photo + Video, simply ones found online.

Guests often block the views of the ceremony aisle:

 

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Guest’s flash photography can ruin some photos:

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Interested in an unplugged wedding? Here are our tips:

  • Don’t bother putting “unplugged wedding” in your invitations, your guests won’t remember
  • Consider putting an “unplugged wedding” sign at the entrance of your ceremony. There are lots of options on Etsy.

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  • Some guests, even with a sign, do not put their phones and cameras away. We find that asking the officiant to make an announcement right before the ceremony starts is your best bet