How to get a wedding photography discount for just being YOU

They say that things that sound too good to be true, usually are. But this is Offbeat Bride, where we do away with "the usual." In the case of our sponsor Justine Johnson, her deals are just as good as they sound… You either have the chance to have a completely free, completely amazing wedding photographer, just for being your completely awesome selves. Just for being you doing "you."

Here's how you can get Justine to shoot your wedding for either free, or deeply discounted…

Let's get fancy at this grand Gatsby-inspired union in Australia

The Werribee Mansion is renowned as one of the most glamorous and impressive venues in Victoria, Australia as it boasts 1900 period-styled decor, rolling green hills, and an absolutely massive size. Ben and Chris took full advantage with their Gatsby-inspired union among costumed friends and family. The pair actually runs an online business that sources antique furniture, so utilizing their resources, they managed to curate the whole look. The furniture, plants, and decor were all found in vintage antique shops.

Let's explore this Great Gatsby-inspired union with massive style…

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Ring Pops, donuts, and ladies in love at this Voodoo Donuts wedding

Natya and Kris had a small but kick-ass ceremony at the famous Voodoo Donuts in Portland, OR. There were, as always, about 20 people in line at the store and many more outside along the sidewalk. This meant that there were tons of onlookers, many of whom only just realized there was a tiny wedding happening.
There were gorgeous photos out by the waterfront, a sweet (literally and figuratively!) donut-filled ceremony with Ring Pop rings, and a gorgeous pair of ladies in love. Let's take a peek at this Voodoo Donuts wedding…

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These two guys are the absolute CUTEST at their romantic Catskills wedding

Arthur and Scott's Hudson Valley, New York wedding was an amazing example of a romantic Catskills wedding. Gorgeous mountain fall scenery (of course!), two handsome men, and some geeky details that are not to be missed. Oh, and don't even think about skipping the hilarious and super sweet couples shots, the drum solo from Arthur at the reception, and the groom/groom matching socks. These two are KILLING IT with cuteness. Let's take a peek…

It's been one year since the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage…

As the first anniversary of the SCOTUS decision that legalized same-sex marriage rolls around, we remember that the continued perseverance of these communities are making a difference. Is it still mind-blowingly slow and frustrating and hard? Hell yes. But as Lin Manuel Miranda so heart-wrenchingly uttered at The Tonys, "love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside." This anniversary, marked with the pain of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history (which targeted the LGBT and people of color communities), has to remind us to keep fighting. Let's take a look back at some of our coverage of the various legal decisions and a few of our own favorite LGBT weddings we've featured.