The Bridges Golf Club
Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery
Vicens Forns Photography
 Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort
A Day Like No Other
Terranea Resort
Westin St. Francis
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
The Langham
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Quail Lodge & Golf Club
InterContinental Mark Hopkins
Lake Forest Limousines

(blog-only submissions)

Please adhere to the following guidelines in order to have the best chance of your wedding being published.

Featured Wedding Criteria:

  • Wedding should have taken place after June 1st, 2016.
  • We look for uniqueness, fashion-forward style, high quality vendors used, inspirational décor and details.
  • The final mixture of weddings chosen will showcase a variety of vendors, venues, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientation, themes and style within the featured weddings section.

PRINT Submission DEADLINE: October 15th, 2017

Deadline extended through November 1st for Ceremony advertising wedding professionals and their wedded couples.

  • Submit MINIMUM 35 images and MAXIMUM 75 images per feature submission.
    • HIGH-RES JPG Images via Dropbox.
    • NO TIFs Please!!
    • Web links will NOT be viewed.
    • Images must be minimum 300ppi at 8" x 10"
    • Images must be final, high-res, color corrected and print-ready as you will NOT be notified of images chosen for use, nor have the opportunity to re-touch previously submitted photos.
    • Please review featured weddings in current Ceremony issues to submit images that reflect our editorial style.
    • Submissions should include (if applicable) but are not limited to: Full shots of couple (both horizontal and vertical a must), ceremony, reception and table décor, flowers, bouquets, details, bridesmaids, cake, stationery, food, limo, flower girls, groomsmen, cultural details.
    • Color and black & white images are accepted; a variety of horizontal and vertical images preferred.
    • Images submitted for print must NOT be watermarked. Any images with logo watermarks will not be reviewed or considered for print and will be discarded.
    • Submitter may include watermarked images in addition to the unmarked images, if submitting for blog consideration in addition to print.
  • Please label your Dropbox folder and EACH photo with Photographer Company Name and Couple’s First Names (ABC Photo_Jane_Joe)
  • Submit the online Wedding Submissions Form below
  • Send wedding images using our Dropbox Upload Link

Weddings Selected For PRINT Publication:

  • Couples chosen for print features will be contacted by December 15th, 2017.
  • Due to the large number of wedding submissions, we regret that we are not able to respond to all submissions.
  • Ceremony requires exclusive publishing rights and chosen weddings must not be published in any other magazine.
  • ALL submitters MUST obtain permission from the photographer and couple, and Ceremony editors will take submissions as evidence of obtained permission for Ceremony to publish the submitted wedding in any of its editions, or blog if applicable per the questionnaire below.
  • All weddings chosen for print will also appear in the online/digital versions of Ceremony Magazine, and may also appear on Ceremony's blog and social media channels.
  • Ceremony maintains complete and final editorial control over which weddings are published, which photos are used and which vendors are mentioned in the feature credits.
  • Images used will receive credit with photographer's company name.
  • Ceremony reserves the right to alter photographs (crop, change to B&W, retouch).
  • Submitted materials will not be returned.
  • In order to obtain copies of Ceremony Magazines, they may be purchased for $8.95 at many periodical stands, including most Barnes & Nobles or they may be ordered for $13.00 online
  • Couples chosen for print features will have the opportunity to purchase the magazines for a reduced rate of only $6.00/magazine including tax, shipping and handling. Couples will be notified with discounted ordering information via email in January.

Wedding Submissions Form

PLEASE READ:
***Please do not press “enter/return” on your keyboard until you are ready to submit the form. If you do hit the enter key by mistake the form will automatically submit before you are finished! If this happens please just continue where you left off on a new form but just reenter your name and email at the top.

***Before you submit the form it is a good idea to either copy and paste the form and all the info you just entered into a blank document or do screenshots of the form just in case the form doesn't submit for a technical reason and all the data you just entered is deleted. If this happens you do not need to redo the form, just email your screenshots or copy/paste backup of the form to us at submissions@ceremonymagazine.com.

PLEASE REFRESH THIS PAGE BEFORE STARTING THIS FORM *AND* COPY/PASTE THE FORM AND ALL THE DATA YOU ENTERED INTO A BLANK DOCUMENT BEFORE SUBMITTING THE FORM (in case something goes wrong).

* = Required

* If my wedding is not chosen for print:

Ceremony may publish on its blog. I would like to rescind my submission. 

* Submitted by:

* Your Email:

* Submission Date:

* Wedding Date:


The Couple

* Bride's Maiden Name (first and last):

* Groom's Name (first and last):

* Bride's Phone Number:

* Groom's Phone Number:

* Bride's Email Address:

* Groom's Email Address:

Same-sex Couples

Couple Person #1 Name, first and last:

Couple Person #2 Name, first and last:

Couple Person #1 Phone Number:

Couple Person #2 Phone Number:

Couple Person #1 Email Address:

Couple Person #2 Email Address:

Venue

* Ceremony Venue:

* Reception Venue:

Reception Venue website:

Reception Venue Instagram:

Photographer

* Photography Company Name:

* Photographer Contact Name:

* Photographer Phone:

* Photographer Email Address:

* Photographer Website:

* Photographer Instagram:

Wedding Coordinator

* Coordinator Company Name:

* Coordinator Contact Name:

* Coordinator Phone:

* Coordinator Email Address:

Coordinator Website:

Coordinator Instagram:

Coordinator Type:  Day-of Month-of Full-coordination Event Design Full Coordination & Event Design None

Other

Please include: COMPANY NAME for all applicable vendors. Websites and Instagram handles are not required but help to ensure accuracy in print & online so that your vendors receive proper credit. Please note that a lot of business names are similar; your vendors will appreciate accuracy in titles and spelling.

Florist:
Linens:
Rentals 1:
Rentals 2:
Rentals 3:
Lighting:
Invitations:
Wedding Day Stationery:
Caterer:
Cake/Cupcakes:
Candy Bar:
Dessert Bar:
Favors:
Entertainment 1:
Entertainment 2:
Entertainment 3:
Videographer:
Limo/Transportation:
Gown Designer:
Bridal Salon/Gown Store:
Bridal Shoes:
Hair:
Makeup:
Groom's Formalwear:
Groomsmen's Formalwear:
Bridesmaid Dresses:
Flower Girl Dresses:
Engagement Ring:
Wedding Rings:
Gift Registries:
Honeymoon Destination:
Honeymoon Hotels:
Other Vendors 1:
Other Vendors 2:
Other Vendors 3:

Editorial Questions

Love Story: How and when did you meet? How did the proposal take place?

Love Note: A fun or interesting fact about the couple or wedding?

Reader Profile

Want a FREE copy of Ceremony Magazine's all-new National Weddings & Lifestyle issue debuting Spring 2017? Simply fill out the form below and provide your mailing address!

Ceremony kindly asks for the following information for readership data purposes only. Ceremony will NOT post this info, will NOT share it with any vendor or third party, and it does NOT play a factor in whether or not your wedding is published.

Bride Age or Couple Person #1 Age:

Groom Age or Couple Person #2 Age:

Combined Household Income:  <$75,000 $75,000 - $150,000 $150,000+
Do you have a college degree?:  yes no
Do you own your own home?:  yes no
Is this your first marriage?:  yes no

What magazines did you use to help plan your wedding?:


What websites did you primarily use to help plan your wedding?:


What sources did you use to find your vendors?:


How did you receive a copy of Ceremony?:  purchase online purchase at store receive as a gift receive from a wedding venue or vendor receive at a bridal show other I did not have a print copy of Ceremony

Please list the approximate dollar amount spent on your wedding details.

Coordinator:
Invitations & Stationery:
Favors:
Venue & Catering:
Cake/Desserts:
Entertainment:
Floral & Event Design:
Rentals & Linens:
Photography:
Videography:
Gown:
Engagement Ring:
Wedding Bands:
Bridal Shoes:
Hair & Makeup:
Honeymoon:

Mailing address (for complimentary issue):

Name:

Street:

City:

State:

Zipcode:

Ceremony Exclusivity

 I understand that Ceremony requires exclusivity, and by submitting this wedding I confirm that this wedding has not been featured previously and/or is not currently submitted and under review by another magazine, and I agree to refrain from submitting to any other magazine or website unless/until December 15th and I have received confirmation that Ceremony has not chosen this wedding for publication.

OR

 This wedding has been featured on/in a magazine or blog.

IMPORTANT!

 (required) I hereby agree that upon submission I have obtained adequate and proper releases, permissions, licenses, or other applicable authorizations from all persons or entities who or which provide services, materials or rights with respect to the work who would claim any interest or right, direct or indirect.

NOTE: If you need to fill this form out again please refresh the page before doing so or you will lose all of the data you entered. Thanks.