Romantic marriage proposal ideas

Wondering how to pop the question? If you're planning a Prescott wedding but haven't let your loved one in on it yet, Aris Affairs Photography offers some romantic proposal ideas. We recommend putting your own spin on one of these thoughtful and creative marriage...

A Boudoir Photo Shoot is Not Just For The Ladies and Makes A Great Valentine Gift

In a recent survey, 82% think that “boudoir photography” is a great gift idea for a spouse/significant other for a wedding, anniversary or Valentine’s Day gift. Boudoir photography is not just for women, it’s also a great gift for the guys to...

Ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding

Every couple wants to get special photos of their rings. This can include spontaneous photos during the engagement, as well as posed images at the wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers some creative ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding....

Posing for your engagement photos

An engagement photo session is a sweet way to introduce the path to your wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers tips to help soon-to-be-brides be camera-ready and perfectly comfortable for your engagement photo shoot in Prescott. Your shoulders: As you are posing...

Puppy Love

Ok, so I thought that taking pictures of kids could sometime be a challenge, what with the “look, there goes a puuurty butterfly” syndrome that they can sometimes have.  If their cranky, hungry, tiered, board, or would rather be doing anything...

The Mini… it’s a new package for 2015

  A Wedding Photography package to keep your costs down and you even get some goodies! Check it OUT! The Mini  1 photographer 4 hours on the day of the wedding All Photos are personally reviewed and enhanced as needed. Every picture is High Resolution...

Black and white vs. color photography for your photo shoot

Black and white vs. color photography. Your choice will either enhance or hinder the impact of your image on your viewer. Aris Affairs Photography gives you reasons for each and describes which one to use and when for your Prescott photo shoot. Making a careful...

Bucket List for Baby Photos

Summer is coming and it’s your first summer with a little one. Your local family photographer in Prescott, Aris Affairs Photography, knows how important it is to capture baby’s first year. Here are some memories you can make with your baby. You’ll...

Professional photographic images for your business website

No matter who your customer is or what type of business you have, high quality graphics for your website are a must. Aris Affairs Photography has some recommendations that will enhance your Prescott small business website. All images are not free. Images on the...

Now is the best time to book your 2015 wedding!

Now is the Best time to get booking!  If you are planning a wedding in 2015 you may want to get a move on booking your vendors.  Most vendors book at least six months in advance.  If you are getting married in the summer months this would be the perfect...

Love is a many splendid thing!

    Love is real, real is love. -John Lenno   This has been a very busy few weeks here at Aris Affairs Photography.  With 4 weddings in 2 weeks at times I felt that I may go crazy, however, I would not change a thing.  It is such a joy to...

What to wear for your engagement photos

Before you stare into your closet in despair or speed to the mall, consider these top five tips from Aris Affairs Photography on how to dress for your Prescott engagement photoshoot. Beautiful photos are simpler than you think. 1. Choose outfits that feel like 'you'....

Spring Fever!

  I don't know about all of you but I have spring fever happening!  All I want to do is spend time of the patio and in the garden.  It is such a great time of year to start getting everything ready to grow.  I love it when all of the hard work pays...

Ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding

Every couple wants to get special photos of their rings. This can include spontaneous photos during the engagement, as well as posed images at the wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers some creative ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding....

Black and white vs. color photography for your photo shoot

Black and white vs. color photography. Your choice will either enhance or hinder the impact of your image on your viewer. Aris Affairs Photography gives you reasons for each and describes which one to use and when for your Prescott photo shoot. Making a careful...

Photography is…

"Photography is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the world." - Bruno Barbey Photographs unite us all, they allow us to see things we never considered seeing, and we're all effected by them differently. At Aris Affairs, we work everyday to...

Something New!

This was something new(well at least for me).  This bride new exactly what she wanted.  I tell my brides, if you know what you want and are specific, your pictures will turn out much better.  We had a really fun time capturing this shot!  And so...

Sharing in amazing moments!

  When you’re preparing to give birth and feel the need to capture all of your special moments before and after baby is here it is important to find the right person to be your birth photographer.  Personally I think that it helps if they have been at...

Prepare now for your holiday cards

Have you noticed that Christmas cards have turned into family portraits with a small seasonal greeting? Good or bad, this is the new trend. Yes, it is June, but now is the time to start considering those family photos. With social media, most of us have a way to watch...

Winter wedding benefits

Are you reluctant to add yet another wedding to your friends and family's hectic summer schedule? Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott wedding photographer, recognizes that there are great benefits that come with winter weddings. Summer is a great time for...

Leave Your Cell Phone at Home When Attending Weddings

Apr 4, 2018

For professional wedding photography contact Aris Affairs in Prescott ArizonaThe next time you are invited to a wedding, remember that you are a guest, invited by the bride and groom. Have you ever thought about the responsibilities of being a guest? What about all those cell phone snapshots people always take at a wedding, thinking they are helping the bride and groom capture the moment. Aris Affairs Photography would like share some thoughts for the next time you attend a Prescott wedding.

The bride and groom have probably hired a professional photographer to capture the moments of the wedding. They have invested in the photographer so that their guests don’t miss important parts of the wedding, like the first kiss, the antics of the flower girl, cake cutting, etc. They want their guests to share all the moments of the day with them, not be on the lookout for a snapshot.

And if you can’t resist taking those snapshots, have you ever considered that you may be ruining the picture the bride and groom hope to capture. While they are walking down the aisle, they really don’t want to see a dozen cell phones. When the photographer is trying to get the picture of the ring bearer and the flower girl, they really don’t want everyone trying to capture the shot and distracting the young ones.

And everyone thinks it’s great to share the wedding snapshots on social media, when in fact, that privilege should actually belong to the bride and groom. They have invested in their day and it should be up to them to share it.

While many brides and grooms fall short of asking their guests to leave their digital devices in the car, as a guest of the bride and groom why not show them your appreciation for being invited. Let the photographer take the pictures and just enjoy celebrating the day with the them. It’s actually more fun to attend the wedding in reality than on a 5-inch screen. So let the professionals do their job, and you do yours – enjoy the day live!

At Aris Affairs Photography we understand how important it is to the bride and groom to capture their perfect day. A professional photographer is skilled at preserving the moments of the day, without intruding on the festivities. If you are planning a Prescott wedding, consider requesting that your guests unplug for the day. If you are looking for someone who can turn life into art, please give us a call at Aris Affairs Photography, 928-642-4049.