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Gadgets For the Big Day

Welcome back to Wedding Season on the Sugar Network. Now that I've given you inspiration for creating your own wedding website, provided you with registry tips and imparted my ideas for geeky bachelorette parties it's finally time to plan the big day. Assuming you've found the right videoographer and photographer, the only last minute techie issue you have to tackle is what gadgets you will need on the big day.

If you have hired a professional photo and video team, I suggest you still stock the tables in the reception hall with inexpensive digital cameras or even the new Kodak Disposable Camera, which has recently gotten a makeover and looks like a small digital camera. The Kodak Disposables are inexpensive (seriously, they are $9.99 and available at food and drug stores) so you can purchase a couple dozen without breaking the bank. If you do opt for real digital or film cameras consider making one of the bridal party members the official "camera keeper" and have them pass them out to the dependable, bored looking crowd members. While the professional photos will likely be the ones you'll keep on your mantel for the rest of your life, there's no telling what candid moments your cousin Betty might capture.

For additional ideas for wedding day gadgets, including tips for entertaining the under 21 guests,

If you are inviting a pack of kids to the wedding but don't have specific entertainment planned for them consider setting up a small room or tent with a TV and video game console. Your nephews might get bored of all the Etta James playing, but they'll never forget their cool aunt or uncle who let them play Dance Dance Revolution for three hours straight.

Finally, don't panic about keeping your wedding high tech. You hired a professional photographer for a reason. Just sit back and enjoy your day away from the computer and in the limelight.

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woodycakes woodycakes 9 years
ooh, i've never seen a DDR at a wedding, but that's an awesome idea!
quidditchmom quidditchmom 9 years
I may have to do this for our wedding in October, seeing as the wedding package included an HOUR of the guy is going to get me picking my nose for ten minutes before the damn ceremony..
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