This Italian destination photographer is making us PINE for a wedding in Italy

Destination weddings and elopements are de rigueur these days. It's often orders of magnitude easier to plan an elopement and destination weddings fabulously combine vacation with a wedding. Win-win! If you're looking at an Italian destination wedding (omg YES!), I've got the Italian destination photographer for you. Let me introduce you to our rad partner, the adventuring and super talented Duccio Argentini.

BIG news from one of our most popular wedding photographers, Milestone Images, means a RAD deal for you

Our LOOONGTIME partner and photography goddess Angela Gaul of Hudson Valley's Milestone Images has worked miracles for offbeat couples, from making wedding photography affordable to those who may otherwise not be able to snag it, to providing stunning images to couples from quirky to totally immersed in subcultures.

It's been a while since we talked with her and now we've got REASONS. Big news in her personal life AND huge news for those of you on a budget looking for top-notch wedding photography. Let's see what's new with Angela…

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Try not to grin scrolling these ultra happy wedding photos (and see how yours can look just as good!)

You know when you're scoping out the portfolios of wedding photographers and you run across some that just make you scream, THIS IS WHAT I WANT. That's how I felt when I spied the work of our uber talented offbeat photographer partner, Danette Pascarella Photography.

Her photos were just full of that spark that you just want them to have. Clearly all of her clients are seriously comfortable in front of her camera, which is such a FIND. Let's find out more about this awesome photographer and if she's got any special gifts specifically for readers of Offbeat Bride. Spoiler alert: she does!

There's a nerdy engagement ring style here to tickle EVERYONE's Spidey senses

We've already schemed with our partners at Joseph Jewelry in the past about fandom-inspired rings and they've taken it up another notch to bring us these ideas for nerdy engagement ring styles. If you've got a nerd style that you want infused into a custom engagement ring (Star Wars! Disney! LotR! Music! Harry Potter!), bring some ideas to Joseph Jewelry and they will create it for you — made to order, to your specifications (seriously!), and beyond all your geektastic dreams.

That golden snitch ring? Done. A Labyrinth owl wing ring? Owned. Jack Skellington? Ring of Barahir? Cthulhu? Yep yep and yep…

Make all your photography worries vanish with Seattle-based Tom Ellis Photography (with a special reader deal!)

Hiring offbeat-friendly vendors is often not easy. And then sometimes you find one who just makes perfect sense. And in this case, our partner, Seattle-based Tom Ellis Photography, falls easily into the latter category. He's super experienced, has affordable and ultra customizable packages, has over 1000 weddings under his belt (no joke, he's got the chops!), and is so ready to field all your authentic, sentimental, and totally offbeat ideas for your wedding. When it's all over, you'll be ugly crying over how beautiful everything looks in your photos.

Oh! And stay tuned for a special promo just for Offbeat Bride readers…