Hello everyone! Happy New Year! I can't believe its 2016! 2016 Brides: are you freaking out yet?! *Breath* Lol. So! This post is the first of my FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) because lately, this is one that I seem to get often: "Should I hire different photographers for different days?" I can totally appreciate how so… Continue reading FAQ: Should I Hire Different Photographers for Different Days of my Wedding?
As we know, weddings can be a production. Especially those of the Big Fat Pakistani (Indian/Desi/Asian) variety. Likely, you either have, or will be, spending thousands of dollars/pounds/rupees on some special, but also very fleeting, days. That's why I think it's an absolute no-brainer to be able to weave in some aspect of giving / social cause into… Continue reading Using Your Wedding For Social Impact
1. Weddings are expensive. Like crazy expensive. The word wedding is the industy's cue to up their price points! How do you combat this? A budget is a good place to start. Listing every single expense that you can think of for the wedding, and the estimated cost beside it in an excel sheet, will… Continue reading Real Talk: 3 Things I Learned From Planning MyBigFatPakistaniWedding
Hi Guys, I thought I would share an article that I wrote for Suhaag magazine (published in October 2011) about how to choose a wedding venue. The article was inspired by my own frustrations in trying to find a wedding venue (balancing cost, capacity, and venue uniqueness). I'm republishing it below; hope those in the… Continue reading How to Choose a Wedding Venue!
Dear Dad, You left me thirteen years ago, exactly half of my life now. I had no idea I would be getting married thirteen years later. Without you. I miss you. I miss you so much. I miss you like I've never missed you before. You were supposed to be here. You were supposed to be here… Continue reading In Honour of Father’s Day – Wedding Planning While Grieving
This weekend my fiancé and I made a movie. Starring us 🙂 Yes, that's correct. Taking the concept of an e-shoot to a whole new level, our funny, super-awesome, creative, young videographer pitched to us the idea of a portrait film: he would shoot us doing things we like and put that footage to a… Continue reading Weekend portrait film shoot
I had this realization the other day. When I first had my baat pakki (a "pre-engagement" sorta thing) in the summer of 2011, a wedding in the autumn of 2013 felt like ages away! Even when my fiance officially put a ring on it (in a manner that was nothing short of a production, by… Continue reading Four Months to Go!