(Closed) what kind of slideshow are you doing?

posted 8 years ago in Music
  • poll: What are you doing for a slideshow
    not doing one : (11 votes)
    55 %
    having a simple one played in the background during dinner, cocktails, ect. : (3 votes)
    15 %
    making my slideshow an event (please elaborate in comments) : (0 votes)
    other (please elaborate in comments) : (6 votes)
    30 %
  • Post # 3
    Hostess
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Hi danielle…are you talking about the photo slideshow (photos growing up through engagement, etc?)

    I don’t have mine all planned out yet, but I do not plan on having wording.

    I’ve seen the slideshows done at both the ceremony and the reception. I haven’t decided when I will show mine yet—I think it largely depends on how much attention you want your guests to pay for it.

    A wedding I attended recently had a good idea: They played the slideshow at the end of the ceremony after the bride, groom and wedding party had left the sanctuary. While the guests were viewing the slideshow, the bride/groom/wedding party was preparing for their big exit into the limo!

    Post # 4
    Member
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I want to use my digital picture frame to show off our e-photos.

    Post # 6
    Member
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I am doing a slideshow that will run on a loop through the whole night and I am including pictures of us and pictures of us with all of the friends and family that will be at the wedding (small wedding and big picture people).

    Because it is running all night I will not be setting it to music – it will just run to whatever the DJ is playing at the time. I am not using any words it will literally just be random selection of pictures so hopefully when people look up they will see different pics each time.

    This is the less stressful way of putting together a slideshow!

    Good Luck!

    Post # 7
    Member
    201 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I am showing mine at the rehersal dinner only. I think it will be a nice touch for those who are sharing the day with us. Several of my friends have done it this way also. On the other hand, I have gone to weddings when they show it at the reception, too.

    My friend had around 100 ppl at hers and had everyone come on the dance floor and watch it…it wouldn’t work if you had a large guest list.

    I agree with Gemstone, depends on how much you want people to pay attention & the size of your guest list.

    No words in mine, or the ones I have seen. Just pictures and music.  

    Post # 10
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    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    danielle – I’m thinking of just leaving the digi photo frame on the guestbook table and leave it going throughout the reception.

    Post # 12
    Member
    4024 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    OUrs is ging to play during our “cocktail hour” while we are getting our pictures done! 🙂

    Post # 13
    Member
    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    None for us

    Post # 14
    Member
    186 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    We did ours at the rehearsal dinner instead of the wedding.

    Post # 15
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    1732 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I don’t want mine to be an event at all, since that can feel kind of awkward sometimes.  We’re setting up photos and digital frames in the area where we’re having the cocktail hour.  It will be up all night, very casual.

    Post # 16
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    70 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    For the wedding here, we’re just doing a soundless 7-8 minute slideshow that will loop as guests arrive – just us as kids, growing up, some dating pics, etc. No real theme.

    For the U.S. receptions, we’re going to do an “event” type slideshow, showing us growing up side by side in a timeline, accompanied to music, and ending with an actual video clip montage from the wedding itself (entrance, dancing, cake cutting, etc.). We will enter once the video ends.

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