In my post about live-streaming your wedding, I singled out Google+ Hangouts on Air/YouTube Live as my favourite option if you want to broadcast your wedding to more than a few people and have a recorded copy saved — for free. Here’s my screenshot-laden tutorial so you’ll be up and streaming, no sweat.
“For various reasons, our family won’t be able to attend our wedding. Do you have any tips on how to go about live-streaming our ceremony and some of the reception?” We have a whole tag dedicated to offbeat couples who have live-streamed their wedding, so you’re the first to navigate these waters. Let’s look at some options for virtually inviting guests to your wedding — whether it be just Grandma using Skype or dozens (hundreds? thousands?!) of viewers on a live-streaming website. Then I’ll run down some tips for making sure your stream runs seamlessly.