Wedding Planning San Francisco Archives - Grier Cooper Photography

What’s your greatest fear about your wedding day? For some people, the answer to this question is “rain.” Weather in the San Francisco Bay Area can be especially unpredictable during the fall and spring months, as you already know! But rain on your wedding day could be a good thing…most notably because you will get […]

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Sep 18, 2019

We hear a lot about the dress. Say yes to the dress. Find your perfect wedding dress…. I could go on, but you get the idea. However, many of us get so laser-focused on the dress that we forget about bridal accessories you can’t do without… as in all the other stuff, which is equally […]

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Sep 17, 2019

You’ve seen them: of other couples’ epic grand wedding exit photos–those stellar shots where couples run down the middle of a throng of well-wishers holding sparklers–and you’ve fallen in love with the idea for your own wedding day. Sparklers, bubbles, or a shower of multicolored confetti make for a fun, dramatic exit… Who wouldn’t want […]

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Sep 16, 2019

The blissful days since you got engaged are equal parts hectic and joyful, especially when it comes time to search for a wedding dress in San Francisco. It’s hard to know where to shop, and which bridal boutiques are going to offer you an amazing experience. We’ve put together a list of our favorite places […]

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Sep 13, 2019

Your wedding photos are some of the most important photos that you’ll ever take in your life; it’s only natural that you want to make your groom fall over when he sees them. Try these time-tested tricks for photos that are guaranteed to wow your groom! Consider doing a first look. Besides the benefit of […]

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Sep 12, 2019

Would you like to look 10 pounds lighter on camera? Everyone wants to look good in photos, and it’s never more important then on your wedding day. After all, your wedding photos are the photos that you and your family will look at again and again for years to come. Every bride wants gorgeous wedding […]

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Sep 12, 2019

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life; we put together this wedding day meditation to help you enjoy a stress-free wedding day. Even though you might feel like you have a million things to do, allow yourself the gift of five minutes of meditation. I’ve photographed countless weddings as […]

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Jan 24, 2019

Music is an important part of your wedding reception, so you need to know the top questions to ask your wedding DJ. We turned to our friends at Total DJ for their expert advice. Read on so you’ll know the right questions to ask! 1. Will you be the DJ at our wedding? Don’t assume […]

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Aug 29, 2018

Chances are if you’re planning a wedding, you’re also on the hunt for tips for choosing your wedding dress. Not just any dress, but the perfect wedding dress. We turned to the pros at Lili Safarini, the East Bay’s premiere couture bridal shop, for expert advice to help you save time and stress so you […]

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Aug 21, 2018

If you’re planning a wedding and you love vintage architecture like I do, you’ll want to check out our picks for The Top 10 Historic Wedding Venues in San Francisco. Whether you’re looking for a rustic farmhouse, or an elegant Victorian, we’ve got you covered. Lyford House A gorgeous location and beautiful outdoor setting makes […]

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Aug 9, 2018

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