Author: Margie Gardner

Joy and Everette Photography Wedding day is all about the ceremony. Capturing the beauty of the day is important. Your timeline works backwards and forwards from the ceremony time. Let me go through the factors in determining what time should your ceremony be. John Shim Photography The season of the year effects your ceremony time. In the early Spring, late fall, and early Winter, the daylight is significantly shorter. Obviously having light for your ceremony is key (unless you live in southern California where it wouldn't matter which season or what time). Though the ambiance is magical

Each year, we celebrate the exceptional artistry and talent of our photographers by selecting certain photos that we feel are "magazine worthy."  There is something extra special in the lighting, the angle of the photo, the location, or the set up.  Some of these look as though they were carefully staged for a photo shoot.  This is always a very challenging process to weed through all of the amazing wedding galleries and narrow it down to just twenty photos.  Jill and I go round and round with this process until we agree.  We are now ready for the roll out. 

Joy and Everette Photography A bride's bouquet is a beautiful accessory that the bride displays not only her color theme but it should reflect her style too. Allison Pedigo Photography The white hydrangea bouquet above is a very simple but classic and clean approach. Hannah Martin Photography Many brides nowadays have a mix of colors that compliment each other so that typically means that their bouquet is full of this variety as well. Kori Elizabeth Photography Size plays a role in this choice too.  Though you don't want to oversize a petite bride, you still can choose between a more ball effect, a relaxed freestyle, or a

It is always a delight to see the varying colors that each year trends for each wedding year. I am just as excited to see those rare brides who bold;y go their own way despite the trends. Even beyond the colors, be sure and notice the styles. Here are the samplers for 2021. The oranges were very popular and often mixed with different colors to contrast. Hannah Martin PhotographyAshley Blair PhotographyHoneyroot PhotographyWhite bridesmaids dresses are a unique twist. (Photo: Allison Pedigo Photography) Allison Pedigo Photography The continued trend of having a mixed yet blending color

Kenney Photography One of the trends of the last couple of years, amber glass still had a strong presence in the decorating  palette of many brides in 2021.  It is certainly a trend that we, here at High Point Farms, hope will continue. Kenney Photography did you know?  Amber glass is the result of adding iron, sulfur and carbon to the molten mixture. These elements give amber glass its iconic color — a rich, deep umber that, for many people, brings to mind a tasty brew of some kind. There's a reason for that, and it involves the way amber glass protects its contents from