Posted: Monday, January 09, 2012 3:01:35 AM
Renting a Projector For a Slideshow at a Wedding
A very popular idea to use at a wedding these days is having a slideshow for the guest's entertainment. Of course the slideshow is focused on the couple to be married. It is a sentimental gesture that is sure to leave everyone who is attending your wedding in stitches and in tears.
More than likely you will have to rent a projector for the show. You can find these at any audio/video store. They shouldn't be too expensive to rent and you can have the salesclerk give you a lesson on how to work it so the presentation goes smoothly.
Your best bet is to ask a younger guest in their teens if they would like to work the projector. Often the younger set knows how to manipulate audio/video equipment better than their adult counterparts.
What to Include in Your Slideshow Presentation at Your Wedding
The slideshow is going to be about the bride and groom, so including pictures of them when they were little, innocent children is vital. You can include funny pictures of food on faces, happy birthdays with toys and cakes as well as a host of other possibilities. You might want to decide beforehand if you are going for laughs from your guests or a more sentimental approach.
You can include pictures of the bride and groom spending time with family and friends before they met. You can also include pictures of the wedding party as well as both the bride and groom's families. A nice idea is to gather recent pictures of the couple and include them as well.
The Music Means Everything
Another aspect to be considered is the music you will play to accompany the slideshow. Just as choosing the music for your wedding ceremony and reception was an important part of creating the mood, so will it be with the slideshow. Picking the ideal music to accompany the many different photos you will show is key to the success of the venture.
You might choose romantic love songs; you might decide that more contemporary songs with a happy beat are what you want as an accompaniment to the wedding slideshow. You might ask the parents and the attendants what their favorite songs are and include them. A really romantic gesture is to end the slideshow with the song the bride and groom chose to dance their first dance to along with beautiful pictures of the happy couple smiling into the camera.