What color of umbrella should we get?

posted 2 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Color of umbrella?
    Black : (2 votes)
    11 %
    White : (5 votes)
    28 %
    Black and White : (2 votes)
    11 %
    Clear : (8 votes)
    44 %
    Other (tell me!) : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2015 - Historic house and gardens

     

    MrsYellowDaffodil:  I’ve been wondering the same thing. We are getting married in June (Australia) and theres a very good chance of rain. I’m trying to see if I can find a clear umbrella as they look great in the rain, and don’t take over the overall look. I haven’t had much luck finding a large one though.

    Post # 4
    Hostess
    8680 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I bought white 60″ umbrellas off amazon for pretty cheap! But, almost everything in our wedding is white or black so white made sense for us!

    Post # 5
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    1441 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    We got a giant black umbrella with a wooden handle and I can tell you it looked great in photos 🙂

    Post # 6
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    We gave the BMS pale blue ones, the GMs black ones, and ours was a giant white one (all of them were very attractive with classic wooden handle). I would say definitely go with white or clear because the light cast underneath them is most flattering. some of the pics with black umbrellS made peoples faces dark. 

    Post # 7
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    1092 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    One of those amazing rainbow ones!

     

    Post # 8
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2015 - Walnut Hill Bed & Breakfast

    I’d go with a light color…. white or clear. Remember that the others will reflect light different and make shadows. A red umbrella will probably make you look pink. The right poses and a good photographer can probably elimiate those issues though. 

     

    Stunning Photos of Weddings in the Rain - Wedding Planning - CosmopolitanTuesday Ten: Wedding Photos Every Couple Should TakeUmbrellas in the renewing ashes.  Something new and good coming together (like a wedding) in the midst of ashes or just after what we all thought was destruction.Like how they group the bridal party and stagger them instead of going with the traditional straight line.Make the best of a rainy wedding day and get some super cute umbrella shots!

    Post # 9
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    265 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    MrsYellowDaffodil:  so I’m not married yet but our photographer carries a huge clear umbrella in case it’s raining and those photos always turn out beautiful! 

    Post # 10
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

    I’d go with one of your wedding colors.  Or you could pick royal blue for your “something blue.”  🙂

    Post # 13
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    MrsYellowDaffodil:  I actually like white or tan better than clear. But either way, it will be a fun prop!

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 1 month ago by  Giraffelover. Reason: typo
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