Weddings Archives - Radian Photography

Hello! We're so glad you're here! We are wedding and lifestyle photographers who have big hearts for exploring the world together, finding beauty in the intentional couples and families we get to photograph, and refueling with giant cups of coffee. Thank you for visiting our blog, where we document all of that and more. We hope you stay here for a while!

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two brides at raleigh wedding

June 23, 2020

While we can stay 6+ feet away from you with our lenses to keep everyone safe during the COVID pandemic, it made us wonder — what if we had to be really close to you in order to work? Specifically, what about hair and makeup artists who have to right in front of you? We […]

raleigh micro wedding tips

June 1, 2020

As more and more large events are COVID-canceled, many couples are reconsidering big wedding celebrations in favor of more intimate affairs with their closest family members. Need help planning your Raleigh micro wedding?

wedding hair and makeup beauty tips

May 21, 2020

From terrible tans to overdone bronzer, we know that wedding hair and makeup can make or break your bridal look, so we wanted to provide some helpful tips when you’re ready to book your artist!

tips for what to do to plan your wedding during covid

May 18, 2020

We know that many of you are struggling right now. This is a hard time, even with some things reopening, we know it could be a while until things go back to “normal.” You may have had to reschedule your wedding or you may be newly engaged and wondering, “What do we even do to […]

Get more impact from your wedding flowers

May 12, 2020

Everyone loves a beautiful peony, but why do we have to spend *so much money* on wedding flowers? We asked Madelaine of Mood Fleuriste, Raleigh, NC-based wedding florist, to share some of her top tips for making sure you’re getting the biggest bang for your buck out of your florals. We are enamored with Madelaine’s […]

May 5, 2020

We know that many of you have had to postpone your wedding during this crazy and stressful time. Whether or not you are one of our couples, we have been so impressed by everyone’s grace and flexibility during this time, from both vendors to couples. One wedding professional who has blown us away throughout all […]

how to celebrate your original wedding date

April 29, 2020

We know that so many of you have had to postpone your wedding day, which is why we asked our friend Amy of Plume Events to share some ideas for how you can still celebrate your original wedding date if you’re forced to reschedule your wedding because of COVID!

April 21, 2020

“Wait – what time is it?!” This is one of the most common questions I hear on the day of a wedding. As a Raleigh wedding photographer, I see my fair share of confusion when a bride or groom realizes that time is FLYING by on their wedding day. Without knowing it, hours have felt […]

wedding ceremony at forest hall at chatham mills

January 18, 2020

Sarah and Alex’s winter wedding at Forest Hall at Chatham Mills was everything a New Year’s Eve wedding should be: so much fun and filled with such joy!

January 12, 2020

The Triangle is such a beautiful place to plan a wedding! However, there are some wedding dates to avoid if you want to plan a smooth weekend for yourselves, your friends, and your family! Read on to see which dates are potentially problematic for weddings in this area!