Pulling the Plug on Plugged Wedding Ceremonies!
Okay, here we have it. There are two big reasons why people are choosing unplugged weddings. In case you don't know what an unplugged wedding is, it is when no electronic devices are allowed other than for those who have been hired or chosen to take pictures or operate the sound system.
I officiate weddings. When one wedding photographer asked me before a wedding if the wedding was going to be unplugged, I said, "I always talk about that with my couples and I've had no one refuse my suggestion to have an unplugged wedding! That's the first announcement I make before anyone walks down the aisle". That particular photographer looked over to the other photographer and said, "We love her, don't we!"
When guests are taking pictures it interferes with the photographer's lighting. They want to do the very best job possible and then someone comes out of the woodwork and snaps a picture. So much for setting up that perfect shot! At a wedding, there are some moments you just cannot recapture! Professional photographers will give you a link to pictures that your guests can download. As you'll see below it's also very dangerous to get in the way of a photographer..for the guest and the photographer.
The second reason is that the cameras, cell phones and what have you, interfere with with the sound system. I don't pretend to know all of the technical reasons for that, but it's been confirmed by many professional DJ's. I'm happy to not have the sound messed up when I'm officiating a wedding!
Enjoy the other reasons to have an unplugged wedding!
Wishing you the greatest of days!