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The Best Wedding Planning Tips from Local Experts


Answer: Theresa Johnson Herlihy of Johnson Photography suggests, “Set your priorities as a couple before you set the timeline with your photographer.” She says that you need to talk about what is most important to you on the day. Seeing each other as you walk down the aisle? Welcoming your wedding guests? Dancing at your reception? If you have a clear idea of the memories you want to capture, “when it’s all said and done and your pictures are ready, you’re absolutely thrilled.”

Finding the perfect color palette for your wedding should be one of the first items on your to-do list. Kelly Doloff from Artist Blossoms suggests that you “Go to floral designer prepared by knowing your color palette, but let them be your guide. You may be surprised at what is available in your wedding season.”