Posts Tagged 'save the date'

January 21, 2013

One of the many exciting things you can do with your gorgeous Ovation Images engagement photography is create delightful and memorable save-the-date cards. Engagement Photography at your choice of location is included with every Ovation Images wedding photography package specifically because the pictures are so useful–and fun! Here’s what you need to know about save-the-dates:

  • When do I send out save the date cards? Five months before your wedding date is about right for people that need to make travel plans–especially if your wedding is on a holiday weekend.
  • What if I don’t have my guest list ready five months ahead of time? This is a problem because you could end up sending save-the-dates out to people who later can’t be invited because you have maxed out your space. So you pretty much have to have your guest list done in order to send out your save-the-dates.
  • Is there a formal structure for save-the-date cards? No. The formal structure comes in when you send your invitations. Have fun with your save-the-dates! Send them something they will want to keep up even after your wedding!
  • Do I want cards or magnets? Cards are less expensive but magnets have become popular. Check the price difference before deciding.
  • Can I use my engagement photos on my cards or magnets? If they are Ovation Images photos, the answer is yes–regardless of whether we supply the cards or magnets or you get them elsewhere. With other photographers the answer may not be so clear–check with them.
  • How do I design my cards? You can pay a designer or do them yourself online on any number of web sites. With Ovation Images, you have the option of using our designer to custom-design your cards or magnets at no charge, provided that you purchase the cards or magnets from us. Ovation Images custom-designed save-the-date cards and magnets are designed to your exact specifications. You work directly with our designer to get the card you want–even coordinated with your wedding colors if desired! The only limitation is that you must buy the cards and magnets from Ovation Images if we design them.

Here are two examples of Ovation Images custom-design save-the-dates:

Custom designed purple save the date cards Custom designed save the date cards

January 07, 2013

Ben and Danielle are a cute couple with such creative ideas! We had a great time shooting a fall engagement shoot with them, and they came with great ideas for their save the dates. We loved the Penn State one, but the one with their dog was by far our favorite- we are suckers for a furry face! We can’t wait to spend their wedding day with them on August 31,2013. Congrats you two!

couple spending a quiet moment together in front of fall trees

close up of couple kissing, pittsburgh engagement photography

fall portrait of a couple head to head

couple sitting in the fall leaves

couple kissing in front of fall tress with a bright blue sky

couple kissing as fall leaves fall around them

couple sitting in the woods kissing on a rock

couple holding hands in the woods with their wedding date hanging from a rock behind them

couple with their dog in front of them with their wedding date  on a sign around the dogs neck

couple holding signs saying we are getting married, penn state engagement photography