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Party rocking, wedding crashing & bizarre requests with Washington-based DJ, Music Masters

Music Masters is a family-owned, independent mobile dj company based in — get this — Bainbridge Island, Washington. Yes, the hometown of our homegirl Ariel! Not only does Offbeat Bride share that connection with Music Masters, but they've also been one of our sponsors for a gagillion years (roughly), Lovesick Expo vendors for the last two years, and has played tons of wild, offbeat weddings.

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Save yourself from these 4 common kinds of wedding photobombers

With pretty much every guest bringing some sort of recording device to a wedding nowadays, the odds of running into photobombers is growing increasingly higher. Many couples have avoided this with planning "unplugged" weddings; however, there are still a few types of people who don't like to play by the rules.

After having shot weddings for nearly seven years, I feel like I've seen enough photobombers to be able to not only classify them but have learned a little about how to deal with them. Here are, from my experience, the four categories of photobombers, and how to deal with them…

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My tacky registry: Why I think registry etiquette is bullshit

Sometimes I browse the Knot (I know I KNOW) for etiquette tips about things I'm not sure of (traditional wording on invites, etc) or to get an outside perspective. Talk about a mistake! The last time I did this was to try and get a handle on exactly WHY it is such a breech of etiquette to do anything other than a traditional, scan gun, store registry. I bring this up only to point out my first big issue with "wedding etiquette" and that's the mistake of thinking that what's rude is universal. It isn't.