Let me tell you a little secret… If you’ve found a photographer that you love and trust, but are struggling with thinking about coverage time and what works with your budget then a controlled exit might be perfect for you!
What’s a controlled exit!?
It’s where you and your bridal party (and maybe a few family members) sneak out during the reception and take photos with sparklers.
3 reasons why controlled exits are great:
Tip: I suggest sneaking out only your bridal party and maybe a few family members if you have a smaller bridal party. A group of up 20 is perfect. This way the celebration doesn’t stop. If you invite everyone, some guests get confused and think it’s the real exit and leave your wedding early. Plus, a major bonus of a controlled exit is more photos with half the hassle. If you invite everyone, you run into the same problem that grand exits tent to have- it’s hard to manage 100+ guests and lighting everyone’s sparklers.
Can I still do a controlled exit if I don’t have sparklers? Of course! Controlled exits work for anything you choose- you don’t have to have sparklers for epic photos!
Here’s a photo from Hunter and Nicole’s controlled exit at Keswick Vineyards!!
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