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To Garter Toss or Not to Garter Toss – That is the Question!

The Garter Toss like the Bouquet toss is a traditional part of a wedding that some brides are choosing to not do.  I always advise my brides to do whatever they want to do as it’s their wedding. Whether you do things traditionally, or completely modern, or as most of my brides – choose to do a bit of both, you “do you boo”!  You and your fiance can make that decision. 

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A Photographer Focused Wedding Timeline | Jen Vazquez Photography

I thought it might be helpful to share my ideal timeline with photography being highlighted.  This timeline is for you if you are a bride who wants a focus on photography, so you can relive your wedding day for years and years to come. This sample timeline (a roadmap for what’s happening when on a wedding day) is super photography friendly.  It also helps when things go a bit off on the wedding day as it allows for someone arriving late or a wedding vendor who doesn’t finish on time.

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Santa Clara Catholic wedding at Five Wounds with reception at Fiorillo’s Italian Restaurant | Clarissa + Franco | Jen Vazquez Photography

I had so much fun on Saturday when I photographed Clarissa and Franco’s wedding.  Their friends and family are such a blast and their moving and faith-filled Catholic Wedding Mass at Five Wounds Catholic Church of the Diocese of San Jose was one of my favorites over the last 10 years. Enjoy living their special day through the images below.  You can view the vendors that helped to create this day below the images.

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Newly Engaged Giveaway | Jen Vazquez Photography

I’m so excited to launch our Newly Engaged Giveaway.  We have so many fantastic vendors that are involved.  The winning couple will not only win a free engagement shoot, but you will get discounts from all the vendors for their wedding.

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