Wedding Tips + Tricks Archives - Mikaela Wendel Photography

Wedding Tips + Tricks

Questions You Should Ask Every Vendor

After the initial excitement of getting engaged (and you start imagining what your wedding day may be like), you’ll start looking at a ton of vendors to make your vision come to life. The process can be overwhelming for a lot of people- chances are you haven’t planned anything like this before and you’re at […]

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5 Things Couples Wish They Would Have Done Differently on their Wedding Day

They say hindsight is 20/20. So I asked couples what they wish they would have done differently on their wedding day. I expected an array of responses. To my surprise, most people have the same (or at least very similar) regrets. After realizing this, I knew this article was something that anyone planning a wedding […]

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BRIDES: Look and Feel Gorgeous in ALL of Your Wedding Photos

Your wedding day is probably going to be the most photographed day of your entire life. Does that make you a little nervous? Maybe a little excited? However you are feeling, know that you are not alone. In fact, I hear brides tell me all the time that they aren’t “photogenic” (btw this is your […]

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Reasons to Book a Destination Engagement Session

You’re getting married!! Aside from the insane excitement you feel there’s also a million little decisions you will have to make in the coming months. One of the most fun, but sometimes overwhelming decisions, is where your engagement shoot should take place! You might have a favorite spot in your city or favorite hiking trail […]

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4 Ways to Put Together your Guest List While Keeping Your Sanity

The months or so of planning your wedding are filled with a hundred decisions. You’ll hem and haw over venue, date, dress, bridal party outfits (if you’re having one), cake, dinner, the list goes on and on as you know! More and more couples are catering their wedding to fit what THEY want, and what […]

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Best of 2018

Man, 2018 was a pretty cool year. I wanted to show you guys just how awesome it’s been with a “Best of 2018” article. But who cares what I think the “best” is? So I asked my couples, “What was your favorite photo this year?”   “I honestly have over 102820 favorites that you have […]

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5 Kansas City Area Outdoor Venues to Check Out

There are lots of reasons to consider an outdoor ceremony for your wedding. First of all, ask any photographer and they’ll tell you how awesome natural light is for the photos that you are going to want to cherish for a lifetime. Outdoor ceremonies are also an easy way to capture a relaxed vibe for […]

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Why Your Wedding Photos Deserve to be in an Album

Why should you invest in a quality album after your wedding? Seriously- why? You know you’re going to plaster all of your photos on Facebook and Instagram. I mean more people will see your wedding photos that way than in a book that sits on your coffee table, right? But hey, do you remember that […]

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Kansas City Winter Engagement Session Location Ideas

There’s no reason to wait for warmer weather to have your engagement session in Kansas City. If you ask me, I think winter is the most romantic season- all the holidays, the lights, cuddles, and time spent with loved ones will set the mood on its own. But let’s be real- winters in Kansas City […]

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What to Ask Your Wedding Photographer Before Booking

This is probably your first time researching wedding photographers (unless you’re like me and have had your photographer picked out LONG before an engagement). You are probably wondering how the heck you are going to pick a photographer to document one of the most important days in your life! If you haven’t found out already, […]

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