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The Best Atlanta Wedding Venues (that I’ve photographed)

There are literally hundreds of wedding venues in the metro Atlanta area. Probably even more if you count all the venues that aren’t ‘wedding specific’ but could and can still provide more than amazing services for a wedding. While there are obviously some that are better than others – and some that are AMAZING – these are the absolute hands down best Atlanta Wedding Venues that I’ve photographed weddings, at. (I know – a poorly written sentence that ends with ‘at’.)

The Best Atlanta Wedding Venues

Oh I know! These are the best Atlanta Wedding Venues where I’ve photographed at least one wedding. (Aha, much better… not amazing, but it doesn’t end with the word ‘at’.)

So hey – let’s begin.

  • Summerour
  • Ambient + Studios
  • The Tent at Park Tavern
  • The Trolley Barn
  • The High Museum of Art
  • The Millennium Gate
  • Rhodes Hall
  • The Wimbish House
  • Monday Night Brewing
  • The Ventanas
  • The Georgian Terrace
  • Piedmont Room at Park Tavern
  • Greystone at Piedmont Park
  • Magnolia Hall at Piedmont Park
  • Callanwolde
  • Cator-Woolford Gardens
  • Swan House / Atlanta History Center
  • The Foundry at Puritan Mills
  • Kingplow
  • Old Fourth Ward Park
  • Somebody’s nice backyard
  • Paris on Ponce
  • Ponce City Market
  • Museum of Design Atlanta

I know – that’s a lot of wedding venues here in Atlanta. And in fact – there are easily so many more in the ‘Atlanta area’ that aren’t technically in the city boundaries – but this list – we’ll limit it to just Atlanta. BUT. If you need help narrowing it down – if you need help picking a specific kind of venue for a specific number of guests – drop me a line. We can help. Or at the very least – we can help you find someone who can help you. Right? Right.

The thing with a big city like Atlanta is that you pretty much have your pick as far as MANY different kinds of wedding venues to choose from. A church? An old warehouse? An old mansion? A beautiful park? A museum? Something more eclectic and interesting? (Paris on Ponce/Moulin Rouge)

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Obviously – prices will vary – but you can work around that. Pick a less popular date. Find one where you can bring your own alcohol (saves you LOTS of money) – or pick one that just takes care of EVERYTHING (saves you a lot of effort planning). Depending on how involved you want to be – or how uninvolved you find out you want to be – there is a venue and wedding team out there for you. Some venues literally take care of everything – and of course they have a list of recommended vendors to work with. 

Now if you’re looking for a wedding photographer… I might have one or two that I would recommend. 

But if you’re looking for a wedding venue – definitely start looking up the names up top. Those are literally some of the best in all Atlanta – and if you want any more advice or opinions about them – let me know. I’ll tell you exactly what I think and what to expect from them. I’ll admit though – none of them are ‘bad’ so don’t think that I’ll tell you anything negative. Besides – I didn’t put any bad wedding venues on that list (of course not!)


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How to Create Your Personalized Wedding Ceremony

Your wedding ceremony doesn’t have to suck.

Let’s say that again.

Your wedding ceremony won’t suck.

It’s 2017 and you are completely responsible for your wedding ceremony being however it is going to be. SO. Having said that – make it however YOU want it to be (and by ‘You’ I mean the both of you.) How do you do that? How DO you create and make a wedding ceremony that’s personal and meaningful but not boring or cold. And yes – there are cold/empty feeling wedding ceremonies. You know what I’m talking about. The kind where there ceremony sounds like wordswordswordswordswordswords kiss zzzzzzzzzz. Don’t let that be your ceremony.


How to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

So right from the start – do you want your ceremony to have a religious component? Taking it further – is your wedding ceremony essentially the ceremony of the church/religion that represents you? Great. You’re largely done. One of your main jobs in that case is to understand and learn what all is included in that traditional ceremony. If there are special prayers or customs – KNOW them and find out WHY they’re included. Your actual wedding ceremony is probably 15-30 minutes. You should care enough to know what the F*ck is being said and what you’re promising to do. I know right? Harsh? THIS IS YOUR LIFE. So YES. Pay attention.

Now – if you’re not incorporating a religious template for your ceremony then hey – you can make this thing WHATEVER YOU WANT.

Let’s say that again. Your wedding ceremony can include (and NOT include) and be anything you want it to be.

It can be funny. It can be entertaining. It can be awkward. It can be and have all the things that represent the TWO OF YOU. Are you interested in boring things? Include those boring things. Are you interested in not so boring things? Throw those in too. Do you want to promise everything and nothing to each other? Do that. Would you like to agree to be together until you’re not together? Do that too.

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How about five (5) poem readings from Dr. Suess? Okay no – don’t do that.

But if you want music and readings and more things – throw those in.

Oh yeah. Here’s a template.

  • Processional (where everyone walks in)
  • Handoff (one person is um, ‘given’ to be married over to the other person)
  • Officiant welcomes everyone
  • Officiant says some words about how meaningful marriage is
  • Officiant talks about how the people getting married are perfect for each other
  • Reading from friend/family member
  • Unity Candle
  • Unity Sand
  • Unity Knot tying thing
  • Unity Hand Binding
  • Unity Unity Unity

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  • Wine Boxing thing
  • Officiant makes some sort of joke
  • Officiant recites vows
  • Personal vows recited
  • Ring Exchange
  • KISSSSSSSSsssssss
  • Recessional (exit)

I know. That was a lot wasn’t it? Nah. It looks that way but the whole thing up there? That would’ve lasted like 20 minutes tops. Trust me. If you plan for a 15 minute ceremony – it’ll probably be done in 11. If you plan for a 20 minute ceremony it’ll finish up at 14 minutes. Everyone moves and talks fast.

Oh Yeah. One more thing. Actually – THE MOST IMPORTANT THING.

Don’t hold back. Don’t be cool. Be THERE. Be present and don’t hold back when it comes to professing your love for your partner during your ceremony. No one else F*CKEN matters. Your wedding ceremony is for the two of you to profess and promise your commitment to each other. That moment and those words should mean many things to you – and they should be more important than what anyone watching thinks.

Basically – make the ceremony you both want because it’s for YOU GUYS.


How Many People Should You Invite to Your Wedding?

Figuring out where your wedding is taking place (the venue(s)) generally requires that you have an idea of how many guests you’ll be having attend. So. How many people should you invite to your wedding? How do you figure out how many people?

You could just pick a number from your head – how about 50? Or 100? What about 150? Too many? Too little?

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How Many Wedding Guests Should You Invite?

Start from the biggest number and then work your way down. Basically – first write down everyone you can think of that you may have to or want to invite. Family is usually easiest to write down first. Get all those names and count. Oh and are you allowing children to attend? Make sure you count all the kids too. Then your closest friends and even some of your work folks (if you like them.)

This first count would include all the people you ‘should’ invite – even if you don’t necessarily want them to attend… like distant relatives… or co-workers. Don’t worry – when it comes down to it – you can just cut them from the list. But get that initial count and make it as high as you can. It’s often much easier to take away people from this imaginary list than it is to add them later.

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So that’s your initial guest list – and it’s BLOATED. Now. The other thing you may need to take into consideration is anyone that your parents may want to invite to your wedding. Of course this depends on your relationship with your parents and then their relationship with your wedding budget. If they’re providing a portion (or most or all) of the budget for your wedding then honestly – they get to invite a few people of their choosing. Of course – there are always exceptions to that guideline. But tread lightly… and do ask your parents if there are any of their friends that they would like to have as guests at your wedding. Even if you already know the answer – it’s still a nice gesture to ASK your parents and include them. Trust me, they’ll really appreciate the effort.

Alright! Now you have a giant giant guest list with way more people than you ever wanted, possibly attending your wedding. How does that number feel to you? Too high? Surprisingly low? Strange? Well here – let me tell you that there is no ‘right’ number for how many guests you should have at your wedding. So get that out of your head. Your wedding is YOUR wedding.

I’ve had weddings with guests numbers as small as 3-5 and then upwards of 400 people. Of course the 400 people is on the extreme side. Wedding attendance between 40-150 people is probably the most common range. I know – that’s still a big range. But because of spaces and blocks and how things work out – the ranges of guests counts are more like this:

  • 40-80
  • 80-120
  • 120-150
  • 150-200

Right. So making the list. You have the big BIG list of EVERYONE. Now pick a number range you like. Okay. Now be ruthless and remove all the people you would like to remove. I mean it – be ruthless.

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Now what’s that number? Is it really low? Still too high? You may realize that you have some wiggle room and you can add a few back. You may realize that you really do want some of those people attending and it would be strange that they weren’t there.

The thing is – you don’t save too much money in the difference of feeding 20 less people. So if you have the room – and you actually like those people – feel great that you can invite them to your wedding and put them back on the list!

Now add spaces for 10 more people to that list. Especially if you’re at the early stages of your wedding planning. You’ll need that extra unreserved space. Because inevitably you’ll forget someone – or more family will appear out of nowhere or or or. But go into your venue hunting and planning with a slightly larger guest count and see how that count can beaccommodated. You don’t want to be AT YOUR LIMIT right from the start. It’ll hurt later on – trust me.

Alright! Get to it!



How to Choose the Best Time for Your Wedding Ceremony

No really -when should your wedding ceremony time place? I mean – I know some of you will consider your wedding ceremony as nothing more than the ‘break in between drinking’ – but still, you need to set a time for the ceremony so that people have an idea of when they should actually show up.

How to Choose Your Wedding Ceremony Time

Of course – what time you should have your wedding ceremony also depends on a few factors (Or a few many factors. Like that?) For example – what day of the week is your wedding?

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If you’re getting married on a Saturday then you reasonably have most of the day available for your ceremony – definitely all of the afternoon. Now if you’re getting married on a Friday, your ceremony should generally be 6pm or later. Especially if some of your guests live locally. Because people will attend work AND THEN attend your wedding. Unless they’re in your wedding party – they’ll at least go to work for half the day. None of them will take the entire day off (well probably not) – which means yeah – they’ll be battling afternoon traffic to get to your wedding ceremony. So make sure you provide enough buffer time and make your ceremony a little later than afternoon rush hour traffic. That’s a Friday wedding day.

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Sunday? You run into a different problem. People are going to work the next morning – so they won’t want to be at your reception until midnight, which means that you may want to push your ceremony a little earlier in the afternoon than you normally would. This will enable your reception to be a normal 4-5 hours without it going on until 11pm or midnight.

See? Totally easy right? Ha.

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But really – what time should your wedding ceremony be?

  • Friday – 6pm or 6:30pm
  • Saturday – anywhere between 4pm -6pm
  • Sunday – no later than 5pm

Of course – this totally doesn’t take into consideration if you’re having an earlier ceremony and then a later reception. Some churches only allow you to have your ceremony in the window between services. So you may be getting married at 1pm and then have a reception a few hours later at 4 or 5pm.

Adjust accordingly.

This is all pretty normal and regular talk – what if you want to have a morning or brunch ceremony? That’s cool too. But you know what’s not cool? A SUNRISE CEREMONY. Well – I mean it’s not cool if you’ve invited more than maybe 20 people. And even then – it’s still kind of cruel to those 20 people. Unless they’re cool with it. But ummmm. Oof that would be rough. Ha. Still – apparently it does happen.

Right. So. Standard times for your wedding ceremony? Anywhere between 4pm – 6pm. Simple right? Right. So just do that. OR. Oh I just remembered this too.

Just work backwards from when your reception MUST end.

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Say you have to end your reception at 10:00pm. Working backwards – you have 4 hours for the reception, that’s 6pm. And before that you have a cocktail hour. So that’s 5pm. And then you have 30 minutes for your ceremony so that would be… 4:30pm. Confusing? Well that’s because that was backwards.

Going forwards –

  • 4:30 – 5pm – ceremony
  • 5:00 – 6pm – cocktail hour
  • 6:00 – 10pm – Reception

See. Done. Congratulations.


How to Start Planning Your Wedding

Once you’re engaged and you’ve started to come down from the high of the proposal – you may start to think… well f*ck now we have to actually plan a wedding. (Please note the ‘we’ and not an ‘I’ in that sentence – as in the both of you and probably anyone else you can con into helping you!)

Or you can skip all of this do it yourself business and hire a great wedding planner/designer.

How to Start Planning a Wedding

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are too many options. Too many choices – and it starts to get considerably worse when you realize that you don’t even have any idea about what youactually want. I know what you’re thinking. You’d like a small wedding with just your closest friends and family – maybe 10, maybe 20 people – 30 TOPS. But then you started writing out all the people that youmight invite and realize again – F*ck. Some of these people Ihave to invite. (Although I’ll tell you right now – no you don’t.)

So. Where do you start? How do you even begin to start planning your wedding? Easy. Just imagine things.

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Imagine what your wedding might look like. Don’t imagine how ithas to be – just how itcan be.So imagine that your ceremony is in a church. How’s that feel? Great? Awful? Weird? Write that down. Imagine your reception being indoors in a hotel ballroom. How doesthat feel? Write that down.

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When it comes to wedding planning – everything is not a linear straight line process. Sometimes it’sall-at-once. Like the venue. You may like a certain type of venue – like a farm barn (I just like how that rhymes and it’s annoying that it rhymes) – so with a farm barn you also want one that can accommodate the number of people you’re going to have - so you need to come up with a rough estimate of that number. And with that you probably want it to be in a good spot not too far of a drive for people from their homes/hotel wherever. See – all-at-once.

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But really – venue and number of guests are generally the first decisions when it comes to starting your wedding planning. Location – location – location. Right? Right.

Maybe you don’t want to get married in church. What about a park? Or a museum? Or the above mentioned farm barn. Or. Or. Or…

  • Converted warehouse
  • Converted factory
  • Old Historical Home
  • Hotel Ballroom
  • Restaurant property
  • A neighborhood park
  • A state/national park

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  • Someone’s amazing backyard (not someone’s ugly backyard)
  • Science Museum
  • Botanical Gardens
  • UnBotanical Gardens
  • What’s an UnBotanical Garden?
  • Art Museum
  • Children’s Museum
  • Theater
  • Destination hotel/resort

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  • Beach
  • Rooftop of something with a roof
  • Sports arena
  • Ancient Ruins
  • Abandoned buildings
  • Haunted buildings
  • Cemeteries
  • Old Hospitals

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  • New Hospitals
  • Haunted Hospitals
  • Someplace with a waterfall
  • Someplace with a great big cliff/canyon
  • Golf course? (please no)
  • My back yard
  • Your back yard
  • We all scream for back yard
  • Vineyard

See. You have a plethora of options when it comes to the location of your wedding venue. There are also other considerations in picking your venue – other than just what you like (although that’s a big one.) Now – after deciding on your venue (and we’ll get into that process a little later) – what’s the next step?

Your photographer of course! (Atlanta Wedding Photographers)

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And also – here’s a short list of a few of the things we’ll cover in the new few weeks. Because you know – planning a wedding is bonkers.

  • Budget
  • Size
  • Location
  • Time of Day
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

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  • Photography
  • Wedding Party
  • Rings
  • Dress
  • Food/Catering
  • Alcohol
  • Entertainment
  • Cake/Dessert

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  • Communication
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Honeymoon
  • Legal Considerations

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What are your Wedding Photography Goals? | Vlog

One of the most important things you’ll want to consider or think about – in regards to your wedding – is what is/are your wedding photography goals?

Basically – in about 4 weeks after your wedding, when you receive your wedding photos – what will you see in the photos that will make you thinkwow Mark didn’t totally F*ck up our wedding photos!

That’s the baseline rule of thumb – what are you looking for that would make the wedding photos a success for you. Whether that means some ridiculously amazing portraits of the two of you – or great intimate documentary photos of moments that just happened – or ALL OF THAT AND MORE.

Share your wedding photography ideas and goals with any of your potential wedding photographers and see what they say. See if they understand what you’re describing and if they have more ideas or input on the subject. If they ask more questions or are open to talking about that with you more – that’s always a great sign. You want someone that will photograph your wedding the way your wedding needs to be photographed. Not just someone who will run their ‘wedding photography’ program and pump out their usual work.

Because honestly – your wedding is different and special. Like you.

Alright that was probably totally just generic ‘you’re a special snowflake’ copy but still – there will be moments during your wedding day that are unique to you guys and your wedding – and your photographer should be capable enough to capture those right the eye and attitude.

Alright. If I don’t see you on your day – have a great wedding and I’ll talk to you later.

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Make Time to Connect w/Your Partner at Your Wedding | Vlog

When you’re making the schedule for your wedding day – one of the things you’ll want to do is actually planning and scheduling about 10-15 minutes of quiet, private time for the two of you. I know – it’s a super busy day and you have lots of people waiting, wanting, hoping to spend a few minutes with you.

But it’s also really easy – too easy to let the day slip by without ever actually connecting with your partner. So it’s very important to make the time to be together. Really be together – without your photographer or videographer. Don’t worry – our feelings won’t be hurt (well maybe mine will – but I’ll get over it!)

In Jewish tradition – this time is called the Yichud (seclusion) – and I think it’s a great idea for EVERYONE. Your wedding day is going to be crazy and everyone’s going to be trying to pull you two apart so they can get a moment with you, do this to make sure that at least one part of your day is actually YOUR DAY together.

Alright – if I don’t see you on your day, have a great wedding and I’ll talk to you later.

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How to Help Your Stylists Give You Perfect Wedding Hair! | Vlog

Since I was getting my ‘hawk refreshed – I figured that I’d cover a few tips on helping out your stylist for your wedding hair!

A few months before your wedding – find a hairstylists and have a ‘trial’ session. If they’re a professional stylists – they’ll ask you questions to narrow down your ideas and get a better idea of what you want your hair to look like on your wedding day.

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You will want to bring anything you can to the trial with you. Photos of your dress, and then also photos of you IN your dress as well. Having those will help your stylist get a better idea of how your hair will sit on your head with the dress on your body. Sounds like common sense right? And it is – but this is wedding stuff we’re talking about so common sense GOES OUT THE WINDOW! Cause you know – weddings are bonkers!

Bring any photos you’ve gathered as well for ‘hair’ inspiration – and then also any colors, or fabrics or really anything you might want your stylist to incorporate somehow into your hair for that day.

Another good idea is to make sure you know what you DON’T WANT. That’s almost as important as knowing what you do want – and it’ll cut down on the wasted time of going through bad ideas that you were never going to like in the first place 🙂

Alright! If I don’t see you on your day, have a great wedding and I’ll talk to you later!

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Kelita + Ernest | Atlanta Wedding

This is Kelita and Ernest. They’re pretty awesome.

They’re wedding took place at the Crowne Plaza Midtown – which is a new venue to me but apparently has some ridiculously amazing sky level views of the city. Right? LOOK AT THE PHOTOS. Ha.

On top of that – when you’re an Atlanta wedding photographer (SEO alert! SEO alert!) – weddings just happen to be your favorite thing to photograph. I know. That’s a crazy thing to say – and believe me – it took me years and years to come to grips with that fact (and probably a fortune of therapy.)

But hey. When you’re one of the best Atlanta wedding photographers (SEO alert!) – what else is there to say?

This wedding was awesome! Kelita and Ernest are awesome! Coffee is awesome! Atlanta is amazing? (Had to change things up there.)

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Venue: Crowne Plaza Midtown

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Five Things | The Best Parts of Wedding Planning

Wedding Planning! For some people (crazy ones) – wedding planning is Awesome, and Fun! For many people – not so much.

Of course – it’s not that ALL wedding planning is awful – and there are definitely some areas that are just absolutely more fun than others. There’s also the fact that one person’s idea of fun is another person’s idea of torture. No matter what – it all depends on how you view the situation. Except for one thing – the cake/dessert tasting. I think EVERYONE likes that part of the wedding planning process. After surveying absolutely no people – here are five things that are the best parts of the whole wedding planning process.

1. Cake Tasting!

Come on now – it’s a totally reasonable excuse to try AS MANY CAKES AS IT TAKES to find the right one for your wedding day! Not only the type of cake but then also the design on the cake. And then when you consider the cake maker – well this could take several months of cake tastings and you ARE DEFINITELY UP TO THAT TASK.

2. Selecting Your Photographer

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Other than your marriage and literally hundreds of left over ‘wedding favors’ – your photos will be the only thing you have to remember your wedding day. Selecting your photographer isn’t stressful and it’s not hard. You’re basically picking a talented person to follow you around for 10 hours to be your personal paparazzi. PERSONAL PAPARAZZI. Also – they’re going to make sure you look amazing in the photos because IT’S THEIR JOB. Unlike your jealous cousin Sally who will inevitably try to take the worst photo possible and post it to social media immediately.

3. Choosing Your Venue

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Choosing your wedding venue isn’t stressful. Don’t worry – there are MANY, MANY, MANY venues out there. Sure some of them book up a year or more in advance. You know what? F*ck’em. Seriously. F*CK THEM. They’re completely booked already for the next year? That just means all those brides are going to have the same lame wedding because that place is a wedding machine. You get to pick someplace special. You can take a little more time to find the perfect venue for YOUR day and not just the last available date that no one else wanted.

(Okay I know – that’s not totally true. They’re probably already booked so much because they ARE awesome. But hey – that also just means that they weren’t the right venue for you anyway.)

4. Planning Your Honeymoon

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In the midst of planning your wedding – we HIGHLY recommend that you also start planning your honeymoon. Even if you’re not going right after your wedding. Even if you’re not going until six months after. START PLANNING YOUR HONEYMOON. Start dreaming about your perfect getaway. Don’t worry about how you’ll pay for it. Don’t worry about all the logistics. Just start planning it. It will happen. Pick someplace new. Pick an adventure. Or if you’re always going on adventures – pick someplace completely, totally, relaxing. This is arguably the best part of wedding planning! (I know it’s not ‘wedding’ planning but you don’t plan a honeymoon unless you’re planning a wedding so IT COUNTS.)

5. Letting go of it all

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At some point – after the major things have been booked and you’re past the point of no return – everyone will start coming at you to make a billion final decisions. Go ahead and make a good effort – but then at some point – you really can just say F*ck it all and decide not to give any F*cks. Hand it off. Say whatever. Say I don’t care. Don’t say anything at all and just THROW SOMETHING – they’ll get the message and just take care of it. See? You didn’t even have to talk that time. MUAHAHAHA. The power of letting go and not giving any F*cks.