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When we want to get more thoughtful, this is the spot for our feature articles. Sometimes we talk big-picture philosophies, other times we discuss wedding trends, and every once and a while we just go ape-shit over a wedding WTF?!

Ladies of the Lake: Nimue marries Morgan Le Fay in this Arthurian wedding shoot

Fantasy for all: Our favorite Lord of the Rings weddings with BIPOC folks

BIPOC folks have infiltrated Middle Earth, and we’re here to stay, bay-beee! With the recent conversations (er, racist grumpiness) around BIPOC actors in the new Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power show, we’ve put together a few of our favorite Lord of the Rings weddings featuring BIPOC newlyweds!

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Welcome to Offbeat Wed, formerly Offbeat Bride

Hi, everyone. Ariel here, author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and owner of Offbeat Empire LLC. And as of today, I’m the publisher of Offbeat Wed, the new name of this here website.

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I did my first boudoir shoot and I have thoughts

Should you do a boudoir photo shoot? Our Assistant Editor booked her first boudoir shoot and is here to answer all of your questions!

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Inclusive boudoir is for EVERY BODY

We’ve put together our favorite inclusive boudoir photos to prove that every body type, gender expression, and all forms of love are welcome in a boudoir photography session. Oh, and you don’t just have to do them for your wedding day!

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Are online prenuptial agreements a good idea for making your marriage stronger?

So you know that a prenup is important, but you’re worried you don’t have the time or budget to squeeze it into your wedding checklist? Here’s the online prenuptial agreement platform that’s changing the game. No lawyers and no leaving the house!

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3 reasons why you should choose LGBTQ+ wedding photographers

Hiring an LGBTQ+ wedding photographers has a kajillion benefits, but River and Root Photography has done the hard work of narrowing it down to 3 important reasons.