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Katch Up: Why I didn’t blog about my brother’s wedding

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Mr A Suit by Daks, my dress is from Toast and Miss L’s dress is John Lewis

There are moments I take so many photos of, and moments I feel I really should blog. But then they just become too big in my head, the task of doing them justice, of picking the right shots lies so heavy in my heart that I procrastinate.

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What you waiting for punk? Blog it, make my day.

My brother’s wedding was one such occasion. It also doesn’t feel right either, to share the whole event online, it was a family moment, a special day we shared. I was too caught up in the wonderful people, that I barely took any arty shots of all the lovely touches that make a wedding fascinating to those who weren’t there. Believe me there were loads. Like at my own wedding, I didn’t stop talking and smiling all day.

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I am learning that I don’t have to share every moment of my life online, it’s okay to keep stuff back, even when I am bursting to share it, even when it is as precious as a wedding.

I can never do it justice in a blog post. Some wedding posts are forming in my mind, but they are much more about words than pictures, there are so many things I want to say about this beautiful momentous occasion, but for now, those images I took are still so clear.

So I am putting together a scrapbook on Katch Up, a photo sharing application. Its easy to use and all about creating moments on a timeline, which you can choose to share with certain people as and when, simply by entering their email. The images are private and saved at the same resolution as you upload, so friends and family can print and make copies.

The display is also gorgeous, so pretty, and in a Pinterest style brings all the images together capturing brilliantly the mood, colour and atmosphere of a day.

The minute my brother got back from honeymoon he clicked on the link in his email and had his photos to see. My Dad also accessed them via email. I’m about to send it to my Aunt and my cousins in France. Easy peasy, no more extra uploading and emailing shots, and best of all a pretty gallery of my life.

See how I used it to share photos of a weekend with the girls over on A Residence.

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2 Comments

  • Reply Susan Mann

    Gorgeous photos x

    15/08/2014 at 11:09 pm
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