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The technological world we live in has brought the future to us, and so it would be totally bizarre if this trend hadn’t cottoned onto the importance of people’s weddings, which is has. And in a big way too.
Tech trends have become one of the greatest ways to make people’s weddings that little bit more different, that little bit more personal and unique and fun. That little bit more memorable. Of course, some of the trends require a hefty chunk of cash, while others just take a little bit of creative flair.
It could be that you decide to create your very own hashtag on Instagram so that your guests can upload their photos and you can smile your way through a virtual album that consists of a hundred different photographers, each with their own style. It could be that you turn one of the cocktail tables into a charging hub so that no phones run out of battery and your guests can keep snapping and keep filming until the sun comes up the next morning.
A lot of it is just about being clever with current trends. However, there has been a surge in bride and groom’s using high-tech devices, and must-have gadgets, to get that extra dimension when it comes to looking back on their big day, and remembering all of the smaller things, the little details, and the unseen stuff.
And here is how they are doing it:
The Cool And Unique Photo
We all saw that wedding photo go viral, the one where the wedding party is running away from a T-Rex. Well, why not do your own. It doesn’t have to be a T-Rex. It doesn’t even have to require a Photoshop genius. You could just get yourself a drone to capture those shots that weren’t possible before. If you don’t know what you’re looking for, or how much you can spend, then go to RCHobbyreview.com and see what they say. Then it’s just a matter of setting up the best photo ever, like everyone standing outside the church, or you and your partner stood in a field sunflowers with a flare each in your hands, or even a top down shot of everyone dancing their way through the night at your reception. Drones have totally changed the wedding photo game.
Track Your Movement
Technology has become wearable. It has become discreet. And in some cases [cough Apple] it has become incredibly cool. But it has also become seriously useful, and has seen bride’s and groom’s get a whole new understanding of what happened on their wedding day. Of course, we are talking about a fitness tracker; we are just talking about using it in a completely different way. After all, imagine if you could look back on your big day and see what your heart rate was the moment you saw your partner walk down the aisle. Or imagine if you could say that was the moment you both had your first-look pictures, or your first dance, or performed your speeches. This has proved to give people a truly heartfelt means of knowing what happened to their body on their big day, and some people have taken this data to artists, who have turned it into a heartbeat timeline that depicts their day in a totally unique way; a painting that can hang above your bed. Gorgeous.
The world is not the small place is was a couple of decades ago, and traditions don’t hold the same power as they once did. As such, so many couples choose to get married overseas in their favourite place, or in warmer climates, and while this is an incredible way to get married, it isn’t always easy for friends and family to attend. As such, people are choosing to live stream their weddings so that everyone can join in with the celebrations. You don’t even need to employ someone to do it or you because technology has meant that you can simply get a robot and iPad to play the role of videographer. This is the perfect solution for those that perhaps have family that live on the other side of the world, or a relative that isn’t in great health. Whatever the reasons, there is now a solution, and it is all thanks to technology.
The wedding cake is a huge part of every wedding, and every couple looks at new ways to make their cake special and unique.
But baking a truly outstanding cake is tough to do and all too often relies on clever ways to stack the different tiers or complete the icing.
But not anymore, because the culinary world has seen a sharp rise in the way it uses 3D printing technology. Just look at what the experts here are doing https://www.dezeen.com/
This has seen people make their cakes that much more incredible, by having an intricate topper made, or wildly complex decorations. All of it is now possible, and all of it can make you go wow.
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