A few brides recently asked me about having an unplugged wedding ceremony, and today I want to share three tips for an unplugged wedding ceremony.
A few weeks ago one of my kiddos was the host for an event held at their school.
I sat in the audience with a stomach full of butterflies and a smile that stretched across my face.
As the show was getting ready to start, I decided to dig my phone out of the largest purse ever to take a few pics of my baby or better yet record some video and take pics.
However, I had a small problem. I didn’t know how to switch between photo and video and the show was starting.
There were also other huge decisions I needed to make such as: should I live-stream it on Facebook, add it to my Instastory, what about Snapchat, or take a few pictures and text them out to family members.
After frantically pressing buttons and asking another kiddo for an impromptu tutorial, I realized that I was missing out. I was behind my screen trying to figure out settings on my phone and everyone else was engaged, connected, and already laughing at the first joke.
As a bride, I’d want my guests to be present during my ceremony. I’d want them to enjoy the moment with me as I’m walking down the aisle on one of the most special days of my life. I’d want to see faces smiling back at me, and not a blaring phone screen. I’d want to see, hear, and feel the cheering as we walked back down the aisle together as husband and wife.
So, how exactly can you have an unplugged ceremony?
Those are my three easy, peasy tips to have an unplugged ceremony. I hope you find this helpful as you continue your wedding planning! Feel free to share it with any of your friends who are engaged!
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