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Your Wedding: Put a #Hashtag On It


The hashtag -- it's the modern day way of putting a stamp on your wedding and collecting all those photos that will make their way onto social media throughout your Wedding experience.

Last weekend I photographed a destination wedding for a couple who hosted a lavish Las Vegas wedding and their hashtag was #epicloveparty -- it was a brilliant way to brand their wedding and all their guests totally bought into the hashtag process. The morning after their wedding, I sat in bed and sifted through so many fun images on Facebook and Instagram based on their hashtag. And now the couple says they're working on their #epiclovestory -- seriously though, how cute is that? :wub:

Do you love this idea and want to create your own epic hashtag? ;)

Wedding Wire has an awesome hashtag generator to help you craft the perfect hashtag.

The Knot also offers these great tips to consider before creating your hashtag (to read about these tips in more depth, click here):

  • Step 1. Start with your names.
  • Step 2. Use numbers for a simple way to set your hashtag apart.
  • Step 3. Get punny.
  • Step 4. Avoid easy misspellings.
  • Step 5. Capitalize the first letter of each word.
  • Step 6. Check the hashtag.
  • Step 7. Spread the word.
  • Step 8. Don't overthink it.


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About me: I am a former BDW Bride AKA as MarieSam and was addicted to this forum as I planned my own wedding in 2009. Since 2010, I have been the proud owner of MarieSam Sanchez Photography -- a husband and wife photography team based in Southern California and documenting love all over the world.

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Love this!! I know its super cheesy, but I will be spending a week in Mexico, and then have a reception 5 weeks later. I love that  me, and my friends and families who cannot attend one or the other (or attend both but obviously cant see everything!) have a place to share some fun pics! I have already started to think about ours! 

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