EPISODE #17: HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT PHOTOGRAPHER FOR YOUR WEDDING
Of all the elements you have to plan for your special day, finding the perfect wedding photographer is one of the most important. Once the party is over and the dress has been put away, it’s going to be your wedding photos that are the most enduring memory for years to come…so you want to get it right!
But with so many photographers out there, how do you find the one that is just right for you. In this episode I’ll give...
EPISODE #16: ENSURE YOUR WEDDING VISION COMES TO LIFE WITH B-SPOKE EVENTS
Last month I had the pleasure of working with wedding coordinator Bonney Briney of B-Spoke Events and was blown away by her professionalism and attention to detail. She really went above and beyond to make my job as easy as possible, while ensuring that the entire day ran smoothly and on time. From being on hand with family formal lists to making sure my team got adequate time to eat and that hair and makeup was...
EPISODE #15: WHAT TO ASK A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BEFORE HIRING ONE PART 2
In the second episode of this two-part series about what to ask before selecting a wedding photographer, we’ll chat about some of the questions you might have regarding the wedding day itself. First and foremost, you should check in with the wedding photographer about what their approach and vision is for photographing your wedding and whether they’re going to be proactive when it comes to capturing the moments or...
EPISODE #14: WHAT TO ASK A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BEFORE HIRING ONE PART 1
Selecting a wedding photographer to capture your special day is a big decision and once you sign that contract, there’s no going back. So it’s important that you find out as much as you can about what to expect BEFORE you commit to hiring one.
In this episode of a two-part series, we’ll be chatting about some of the fundamental questions you should be asking to determine if a photographer is right for you. When the...
EPISODE #13: PLANNING YOUR WEDDING CAN ACTUALLY BE FUN WITH LUXE EVENTS
A few months back I had the pleasure of working with wedding planner Cara North and her team at Luxe Events on a lavish Hindu wedding and was really impressed by her professionalism and attention to all the details.
So in this podcast episode, I wanted to pick her brains about how planning your dream wedding can actually be fun (rather than stressful)…if you have the right mindset and preparation.
We’ll chat about...
EPISODE #12: ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT THESE THINGS WHILE PLANNING YOUR WEDDING? WITH MASTER PLANS EVENTS AND DESIGN
From venues to florals, guest lists, and budgets, there’s so much to think about when planning your dream wedding. But some things often get overlooked and it’s only with the input of a professional that their importance is really highlighted.
In this wedding planning podcast episode, we sit down to chat with expert wedding planner Yingka Chou from Master Plans Events &...
EPISODE #11: IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS: TIPS TO HAVE YOUR DREAM WEDDING WITH 3 LITTLE BIRDS EVENT PLANNING
A few months ago I had the pleasure of working with wife and husband team (Jessica and Dustin) from 3 Little Birds Event Planning and was really impressed by their professionalism and attention to detail. From the communication and coordination with all of the wedding vendors to ensuring we were fed on the night and helping out during portrait sessions, it was all the little extras...
EPISODE #10: 10 THINGS TO TELL YOUR WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER BEFORE THE BIG DAY
After a short hiatus, Aevitas Weddings’ podcast series is back with another episode designed to help brides and grooms plan their dream wedding day. This week we’re going to be chatting about ten things to tell your wedding photographer in the lead up to your special day, enabling them to capture the most gorgeous photographs possible and ensuring everything runs smoothly.
We’ll talk about communicating your...
EPISODE #9: HOW TO PLAN YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING IN MEXICO WITH SIGNATURE, EVENT CONSULTING & DESIGN
A few years ago, I was lucky enough to fly down to Cabo San Lucas to photograph a destination wedding in Mexico and work alongside the highly skilled wedding planning team at Signature, Event Consulting & Design. Led by business partners Sarai Flores and Martha Huerta, Signature Mexico organizes beautiful weddings in not only Cabo San Lucas, but also the Riviera Maya and Punta...
EPISODE #8: THINGS TO KNOW ABOUt YOUR WEDDING FLORALS WITH WENFLORAL DESIGN STUDIO
A few years back I had the pleasure of working with Pasadena-based Wenfloral Design Studio, led by husband and wife team Jamie and Steve. They have more than ten years experience doing florals at some of Southern California’s most sought after wedding venues and I’ve always admired the stunning work they do on bouquets, centerpieces, and other floral arrangements.
In this podcast, I sit down with Steve and...
EPISODE #7: HELPFUL TIPS TO PLAN YOUR BIG DAY WITH SAMANTHA HALL EVENTS
A few months ago I had the pleasure of working with Southern California wedding planner, Samantha Hall Events, at the celebrity wedding of Kaitlin Doubleday and Devin Lucien. In this podcast, I sit down with Samantha to get her insider wedding planning tips on how to execute your dream day like a professional.
Samantha first started planning events while in college, working as an intern in an advertising agency in...
EPISODE #6: FROM CELEBRITY TO DESTINATION WEDDINGS WITH CHRISTINE CATER FLORAL & EVENT DESIGNS
All about Christine; combining artistic crafts with wedding day dreams.
Hiring a professional florist gives you freedom to plan, and enjoy your special day.
A world market of flowers breaks open new possibilities for brides.
A unique design and collaboration results in priceless value added.
The full client experience; from meet and greet, to show up and clean up.
The value of wedding day...
EPISODE #5: "I JUST GOT ENGAGED. NOW WHAT?" WITH NOZZA STUDIO
All about Trini; founder and owner of Nozza Studio.
Announcing your engagement; navigating today's social media.
Learning how to deal with unsolicited advice from loved ones is key.
Identifying your personal needs and circumstances is key to hiring a wedding planner.
Day-of or full-time planner? Why building relationships is essential for a flawless wedding day.
Wedding planners take away the overwhelm feeling of finding...
EPISODE #4: FROM THE GROUND UP, MEETING AND EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS WITH NOOR
About Robert; how he went from working with musicians to producing weddings.
Exceeding the expectations of brides and grooms on their wedding day.
Frequent questions from brides and grooms, and the importance of top-notch customer service.
The history of the Noor event space and the inspiration behind it all.
The meaning behind the name, Noor and how it is perfectly suited to their ideal client.
EPISODE #3: ASK, ASK, ASK! HOW TO FIND A WEDDING DJ THAT’S BEST FOR YOU WITH DJ MOJOE
All about DJ MOJOE.
A glimpse at the behind-the-scenes preparation of a wedding DJ.
The top question a bride and groom asks their wedding DJ.
Important criteria for couples to look for when hiring a wedding DJ.
Understanding the importance of uniformity, having a DJ who can also take on the role of MC.
The top reasons why DJ MOJOE loves being in the wedding industry.
What are the challenges of...
EPISODE #02: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU START PLANNING YOUR BIG DAY WITH ME WEDDINGS
About ME Weddings and the two ladies behind it all.
The difference between a wedding planner and a venue coordinator.
What is the benefit of hiring a planner in the first place?
What can you really expect from a wedding planner?
What ME love about wedding planners.
The challenges of being a wedding planner often depend on the professionalism of other vendors.
The misconceptions brides and...
EPISODE #1: AN ALTERNATIVE WAY TO HELP BRIDES AND GROOMS PLAN THEIR WEDDING
A little more about me, Henry Chen of Aevitas Weddings, and why I started this podcast.
Wedding vendors have to depend on excellent communication skills to go far beyond the responsibilities of the wedding day.
Building up trust with a prospective couple is a critical step to putting them at ease.
Providing brides and grooms with the complete package allows them to confidently invest in your services.