HOW TO SUBMIT
First of all, thank you for your interest in submitting your wedding, shoot, or DIY project to Ruffled! We’ve been sharing inspiring design and love stories since 2008, and we would love to work with you. Should your submission be declined, please rest assured it simply means that we either know there is a blog out there that would be a better fit for your work, or we’re simply backed up with pending features. No matter our decision, please continue to keep us in mind when shooting and submitting features in the future!
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
-Creativity and personality above all else!
-Seasonal weddings and shoots
-Time-appropriate holiday shoots and weddings
-Destination weddings (domestic or international)
-Unique elopements and city hall weddings with stylish couples
-Ultra modern weddings
-Unique and eye-catching DIY projects
-Shoots and weddings loaded with decor and design inspiration
Some images we generally keep an eye out for include: vertical shots of the bride and groom, wedding bouquet, bridesmaid fashion, wedding cake, reception table, and wedding invitations; detailed shots of the groom’s boutonniere; a seating chart display; eye-catching backdrops or garlands. For photo shoots, we look for a fresh concept and inspiring images with a mix of portraits, fashion and decor.
-Please send anywhere from 65-200 images for us to consider
-No watermarks, please
-Images should be at least 800px wide, all individuals (no collages)
-Keep black and white photos to a minimum
HOW TO SUBMIT
We welcome a number of different methods for sending images, but we ask you please DO NOT send individual images attached directly into the email. Also, if sharing through Dropbox, please send a direct link to the Dropbox folder in lieu of a Dropbox folder invitation. A direct link saves us both time and space, and will ensure a quicker response. Here are an assortment of popular ways to share images:
-Dropbox folder link
-a .zip file of compressed images
-Two Bright Lights
-PASS Gallery link
-Submission form below
We also ask that you kindly share any known social media handles for all involved vendors – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+.
We respond to every wedding or wedding-related submission that follows our guidelines with feedback. We will do our best to respond as quickly as possible, but due to the high level of submissions we receive, it can take up to 14-21 days for us to review and respond to a submission. If you don’t hear from us within 3 weeks, please be sure to follow up to ensure we received your submission before submitting elsewhere.
By submitting features for consideration to Ruffled, you hereby assume responsibility or ownership of its copyrighted work. Make sure included vendors are all in accordance with the plans to submit a feature. Please do not submit if a submission is pending elsewhere, as we do not retract scheduled features. Be advised we will not respond to submissions without images and list of vendors.
Please keep in mind that we are an exclusive blog – if you wish to submit an accepted wedding or shoot elsewhere, we ask that you wait until 90 days have elapsed since your feature date on Ruffled. We continuously promote your feature to make sure it receives the exposure it deserves.
We love diversity. That’s part of what makes Ruffled special and relatable. We do not discriminate or otherwise give priority to weddings based on color, religion, sexual orientation, dress size or national origin. Featured weddings are determined by image quality, decor aesthetics, unique details, settings and fashion styling according to what Ruffled readers love.