While scanning one of the popular wedding websites today, as I often do to stay informed about the industry,  I came across a great blog entry about wedding lighting by Caroline Wolfe Papocchia that I thought I would share with everyone.

Here is an excerpt from it:

Caroline Wolfe Papocchia, expert event planner and student advisor for the Sheffield School’sWedding and Event Planning course, dishes on the essential ingredient for perfect wedding reception ambiance. The Sheffield School is based in New York City and offers a comprehensive home study program that has successfully trained event planners across the United States and around the world.

After years of planning weddings and events, I have learned that nothing can make or break an event like lighting – yet many don’t give it a second thought. In my opinion, illumination is the single most transformative element in any space, and professional planners often encourage clients to set aside part of their budget for a lighting package. These days there are so many options, from the most basic to the most extravagant. One thing that we stress in the Wedding and Event Planning Course is that you don’t need a big budget to create a fabulous wedding – and lighting is a perfect example of how that idea comes into play……  [read more]

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