Choosing your wedding vendors is difficult as it is, with all the planning and researching, asking around for recommendations, lots of social media deep dives and comparing so many price points. But could you imagine having one of those thoroughly researched vendors fall through? Well, I hate to bring the bad energy into your lives, ladies, but this isn’t as uncommon. There are lots of reasons why a vendor may need to cancel, sometimes they double book people and don’t realize until it’s too late, an unforgettable accident, even going out of business. This is not very comforting to you, but I bring it up because it’s important you know the possibilities and that having a last minute cancellation is not the end of the world.
When this happens, we just need to asses the situation, scramble for a few days, but in the end all will be fixed! I promise! As a Pittsburgh wedding photographer, I’ve gone to my fair share of weddings and I’ve gotten the opportunity to see many vendor quick fixes that even though they were last minute, they completely saved the day. Here’s a list of things you should keep in mind if you ever find yourself in this situation: