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Speech & Vow Wisdom

Photography by Mark DavisMy name is Shura Taft and I’m marriage celebrant and MC who has spent over 15 years in front of a microphone. In that time, I have had the great pleasure of officiating almost 50 weddings, being a wedding MC, a best man and having made a speech at my own wedding.I

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Joanne and Joshua’s Brisbane Powerhouse wedding was both heartfelt and beautiful. The love these two share lit up the room and the vows they shared reflected their love for each other perfectly; unique, genuine and heart-warming! The happy couple have kindly allowed us to share their beautiful wedding vows and photos from their special day

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Writing your own wedding vows is a daunting task. However, it really does make for a special and personal ceremony to your beloved! Below are six tips that will have you well on your way to expressing your love in a clear, succinct and sweet way.Research: You have the whole world at your fingertips –

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Image by Florido Weddings via Courtney and Damian’s Byron Bay Barn WeddingThe mother of the bride (or groom) speech is one my favourite speeches to help out with, but it’s also one of the hardest. There is no tradition, no requirements, no box ticking of thank you’s or welcomes – you have the rare opportunity of a

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Image by Jonas Peterson via Monique and Matt’s Country Party WeddingEver thought about making a speech at your own wedding? Or just thought that was all for the boys? Gone are the days with the traditional order and layout of speeches – more and more the brides are getting up and having a say. So if you haven’t

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Image by Mr. Edwards Photography via Jane and Alexander’s Modern Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens WeddingYour suit is ready, your shoes are shined and you are ready to get married to the love of your life. But wait, you are staring into the computer screen or speech card and it is all a blank – how

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Image by Towards the Moon Photography via May & George’s Modern Outdoor Hunter Valley WeddingWhether your wedding is a formal affair with a strict run sheet in place or a laid-back party for your closest friends and family, when it comes to making a speech, there are a few things you need to include. Five minutes is a

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Image by Veli Photography via Jess and Rick’s Modern Bali Destination WeddingThere’s no doubt that writing a speech to be spoken as a newly married man does not come easily to most. You want to be funny, you’d like to be generous in thanks and you don’t want to leave people out. If you’re looking to say something profound,

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Image by Sayher Heffernan via Jem and Brendan’s Intimate Abbotsford Convent WeddingWhether it’s your wedding day or you’ve been asked to speak at someone else’s wedding, it’s a pretty big deal.If it’s your wedding, you and your partner will want everything to be perfect. If it’s someone else’s wedding, then it stands to reason that

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Photo by Judy Pak via Dress Codes For The Groom – White TieWeddings have been around for a while. The ceremonies may vary depending on the couple, country, or culture, but the essence is the same: a celebration of the union between two people! And like all good practically prehistoric ceremonies, there are far reaching

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Image by Pictures and Hearts Wedding PhotographyTo assist you with penning the perfect prose for your wedding day vows, we’ve compiled our top 10 musings on love from the greatest romeos of all time.Take note boys: these are the silver-tongued casanovas from classic literature, poetry, music and film who were penetrating your fiancé’s dreams long

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Image by Cam Grove Photography via Lucy and Stew’s Great Ocean Road WeddingHappy Friday brides and grooms!I trust your wedding planning is going smoothly and you are ticking off your to do lists and organising everything from chalk board artists to sugar crafting fairies! If you are in need of any suppliers, services or products

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Last year I was asked to be the Master of Ceremonies (MC) at my close friends’ wedding. I was honoured, but nervous, and I’m pretty sure my reaction would be standard for most people like me who’ve never undertaken any master of ceremonies duties before.Sure I’ve done plenty of minor speaking gigs like professional seminars,

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Professional wedding MC

Robert Galati photographed by Tealily PhotographyA good Master of Ceremonies (MC) is a must for a successful wedding.The MC is more than just a funny guy with a mic. The MC should work with the wedding planners and coordinators as well as the venue, entertainment, photographers, videographers etc to ensure the whole event goes smoothly.

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Our job is to make beautiful wedding films that capture the emotion and joy of your wedding day. This job is made all the more delightful for us when we get a nice clear audio recording of well thought out and heartfelt speeches. After all that is what we are there for, to go beyond

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