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  1. Hi, I am researching photographers and had a few questions on what to look for. There are so many photographers! I am not only looking at style and quality but also the package deals. I was wondering why some photographers include high resolution pictures on DVD to brides while others only give the low resolution proofs that is not meant to be printed. If I got the low resolution proofs couldn't I later if I wanted have a photographer retouch them and make it look more professional? and if a photographer doesn't offer high resolution on DVD or CD- is it because they can't (maybe lack of software/equipment) or because is it the time and process? Does it matter if it's on a DVD or CD? And for the brides out there. If your package included just low resolution on a disc- was that all you really needed? Did it matter or not if your package offered all the high quality pictures on disc?
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    Newbie with NO clue where to start!

    Hi Kelly, I am new too and I know exactly how you feel. I don't even know what is an efficient order to start. So if anyone can give sort of a rough idea on the best way to start- that would be great. I had/have some the exact same worries as you. One concern I have is trying to find out if people would be willing to go. Should I send an email asking people if it's something they would consider and then send all the stdate and invites? I have no idea on the etiquette and timeline. I guess we're all learning together. As far as finding a location, I would just narrow it down to a country. Some I considered were Italy, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica. And then after that I would enter the country in the search box on this forum and read what people have to say and from there you can get all kinds of suggestions on hotels or wedding coordinators. I have contacted a few and have gotten quotes. Make it pretty simple with what you want so you get a basic idea and then add details as you learn more. With budget, I'd get some quotes just to get realistic cost for what you're looking for. I know when I started I had no idea what a wedding would even cost and it seemed in bad taste to ask my friends how much they spent. So at least here you can feel OK about asking people. Another thing that I found helpful is looking through the forums that review their weddings. People really write about their experiences and people that I've PMd have been so helpful and willing to share. With pictures of reception areas, when I contacted the wedding coordinators or individual resorts most of them attached pictures to their wedding areas- I asked for them. And about hair and makeup- I've noticed that some packages include a pre-wedding day trial so you know if you like it or not. Anyway, hope some of that was helpful to you. Good luck
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    Newbie with NO clue where to start!

    Hi Kelly, I am new too and I know exactly how you feel. I don't even know what is an efficient order to start. So if anyone can give sort of a rough idea on the best way to start- that would be great. I had/have some the exact same worries as you. One concern I have is trying to find out if people would be willing to go. Should I send an email asking people if it's something they would consider and then send all the stdate and invites? I have no idea on the etiquette and timeline. I guess we're all learning together. As far as finding a location, I would just narrow it down to a country. Some I considered were Italy, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica. And then after that I would enter the country in the search box on this forum and read what people have to say and from there you can get all kinds of suggestions on hotels or wedding coordinators. I have contacted a few and have gotten quotes. Make it pretty simple with what you want so you get a basic idea and then add details as you learn more. With budget, I'd get some quotes just to get realistic cost for what you're looking for. I know when I started I had no idea what a wedding would even cost and it seemed in bad taste to ask my friends how much they spent. So at least here you can feel OK about asking people. Another thing that I found helpful is looking through the forums that review their weddings. People really write about their experiences and people that I've PMd have been so helpful and willing to share. With pictures of reception areas, when I contacted the wedding coordinators or individual resorts most of them attached pictures to their wedding areas- I asked for them. And about hair and makeup- I've noticed that some packages include a pre-wedding day trial so you know if you like it or not. Anyway, hope some of that was helpful to you. Good luck
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    Catholic Destination Wedding

    Hi, I am wanting to do a Catholic wedding also. Someone brought to my attention that weddings shouldn't be celebrated during Lent. March does fall during Lent season and was wondering if you've had any problems with booking. I've contacted a few WC in Italy and I keep getting different answers. I wonder if it's the same in Mexico.
  5. ok, i though i posted but am not sure if it went through but just in case: 1. pbnj 2. sometime in 2009, haven't set an official date 3. throwing around ideas- mexico, italy maybe? I was so glad that I found this site, there's a lot of great information. I look forward to reading and contributing! I will be doing a Catholic wedding and would love to exchange ideas with others that are doing or have done a Catholic destination wedding.
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