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Wedding Tips from Striegler Photography

Wedding Tips from Striegler Photography

By Bryan Striegler
Weddings Tips for brides with a mix of goofiness and random TV quotes.

Get help with everything wedding related, from proposing and picking a date to planning your honeymoon. Have a particular issue? Comment or reach out and I'll help out!
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St. Louis Engagement Sessions: Expectations and Surprises
I went to St. Louis for an engagement shoot and had some fun surprises along the way! Learn what I expected of this city, how it compared to my expectations, and things that made me smile. See more of my work here: St. Louis Wedding Photographer
May 6, 2021
Interesting and Unique Wedding Theme Ideas
Do you want your wedding to be different and interesting? Tired of seeing the same thing at every single wedding? Maybe you should do a wedding theme! There are plenty of common wedding themes that people already do, but let's get creative. You could focus on a hobby, your favorite book, or maybe something from your childhood!  The possibilities are endless! Get even more ideas for a unique wedding theme.
May 4, 2021
How Your Mindset Affects Your Wedding?
When it comes to your wedding, are you worried about all the things that might go wrong or excited about all the fun you will have? So much of your happiness and the success of your wedding comes from your mindset. Find out more about what mindset you have and how it might affect your wedding. 
April 29, 2021
How to Deal with 5 Unexpected Wedding Problems
I hope your wedding day goes perfectly...but there's a good chance something will go wrong or surprise you. How you prepare and react to these unexpected wedding problems with determine how your wedding goes.  Learn How to Deal with 5 Unexpected Wedding Problems
April 21, 2021
Why do Engagement Photos?
Right now about 85% of my couples do an engagement session, but are the other 15% really missing out? Do you really need to do an engagement session? Today, we'll look at why engagement sessions are so important and how they will benefit your wedding. 
April 13, 2021
How to Prepare for your Engagement Photos
I love engagement sessions! It's the first time I get to really work with and learn about a couple.  It can be a really stressful thing for couples though. Most haven't had professional photos done before, so they have no idea of what to expect.  Get even more details about planning your engagement photos. 
April 7, 2021
Hiring Wedding Vendors Outside of Your City
Recently, I've been traveling anywhere from 2 to 6 hours for weddings. I've been to Tulsa, Kansas City, and St. Louis. It's been a lot of driving, but I love it! This has worked well for my couples, but it would not be great for everyone. Some people should hire people within their city, and others can look further away to find the perfect hire.  Today, we look at the pros and cons of hiring wedding vendors outside of your city.  Kansas City Wedding Photographer
March 17, 2021
Helping Others Through Your Wedding
Your wedding is going to be so much fun and so amazing. Imagine if you could have that and help others at the same time!  The good news is that it's not that hard and there are lots of options. 
March 9, 2021
How to Feel Relaxed and Look Natural in Wedding Photos
By far, the number one thing couples seem to worry about is how they will look in their wedding photos. Most of them aren't super models, so they worry about posing and looking stiff. Overall, they want to have fun and look natural  In today's episode, I cover all the different things a couple and a photographer can do to make relaxed and natural looking wedding photos.  Check out my site to see some of the photos: Northwest Arkansas Wedding Photographer
March 3, 2021
Tips for Outdoor and Indoor Wedding Ceremonies
Should you have an outdoor or indoor wedding ceremonies? What are the pros and cons of each? Today we've got some great tips to help you make that super important decision. There are definitely some things that most couples won't think about.  Our guest today is Zach Cash from The Barn at the Springs. They have both an outdoor and indoor ceremony location, so he has some great insight on either option. 
February 26, 2021
How many Hours of Wedding Photography do you Need?
Is your wedding ceremony going to be long or short? Do you plan on partying the night away or a quick reception? Does it take you a long time to get ready? All of these questions are important when you are trying to figure out how many hours of wedding photography you need. It won't be the same for everyone, so it's important you do what's best for you.  Looking for a wedding photographer in Northwest Arkansas? I'd love to talk to you more and help you figure out your wedding day schedule. 
February 16, 2021
5 Reasons to have a Photo Booth at your Wedding
Photo booths are so much fun! I bet you've probably had the chance to try one out at some point in your life. Weddings are the perfect time to have a photo booth. Listen and find out the 5 Reasons to have a Photo Booth at your Wedding.  Feel free to check it out here as well:
February 11, 2021
The Importance of Connections and Finding Wedding Vendors you Love
Today, I have a special guest to talk about something extremely important when picking your wedding vendors. Portugal Wedding Photographers, the Lopes will cover the importance of connection and compatibility. Do you want a photographer you love being around or someone that's just there to take photos? See more from the Lopes IG:thelopesphotography
February 11, 2021
Vibrant Occasions Catering- How to Safely get the Wedding Meal you want during Covid 19
Today we have some wonderful guests from Vibrant Occasions Catering in Benton, Arkansas. They have been in the catering world for a long time and are experts at what they do. They will be sharing some of the ways couples can be safe during Covid and still get exactly what they want in their wedding meals. Also, make sure to check out their mobile kitchen in case you aren't in Benton but want a high-end, fresh cooked meal at your wedding.  Right now, they also have a wonderful Valentine's Day special going on. If you want to do something special for the one you love, you've got to check that out. 
February 10, 2021
It's 2021, but Covid 19 is still out there and weddings are still being affected. Even if your wedding is over a year away, you need to be planning on how to keep people safe. I've got several ways to do that on today's podcast! Like reading as well? Check it out on the blog:
February 5, 2021
Finding Your Wedding Values
What do you care about most when it comes to your wedding? Is it all about looking good? Throwing an amazing party? Great food? Spending time with family and friends? It's so important that your wedding be all about you two and what you really value and care about. The first step is finding out those top wedding values.  If photography is one of your top values, see if we are a good fit. Northwest Arkansas Wedding Photographer
January 27, 2021
Top Wedding Party Tips
Your wedding party will be filled with your closest friends and family, and it's a big decision. Like all wedding decisions, it can be really challenging to know exactly what to do. That's ok. Here are my Top Wedding Party Tips! Want more wedding tips? Check out the blog:
January 26, 2021
How to have the Honeymoon of your Dreams
Weddings are awesome, but the honeymoon is the exclamation point on the end of all of it. It's the chance to go with the person you married and have a great time! Just like planning a wedding, planning a honeymoon can be overwhelming and requires some thought. I've put together some tips to make your honeymoon awesome! How to have the Honeymoon of your Dreams
January 21, 2021
Should you do a Bridal Session?
Almost every couple does an engagement session, but very few do a bridal session. It could be one of the best things you do for your wedding!   If you are thinking about doing bridal portraits, watch this video to hear the pros and cons.   3 Reasons to do a Bridal Session
January 20, 2021
Should you Assign Seats at your Wedding?
Think back to your school days. Remember when the teacher would assign seats? Most of us hated that, but it probably was for our good. It helped some kids pay attention and kept others out of trouble.  Should you do this for your wedding? Right now, people are concerned about Covid and being around others, so it might be a good idea.  Get more wedding tips
January 19, 2021