Hi-Tech Wedding Gifts Tops the List Says Denver Shea McGrath, Denver Wedding Photographer

Denver, CO, August 08, 2015 –(PR.com)– Shea McGrath, Denver Wedding Photographer, agrees with Best Buy’s survey from Wakefield Research, which sees a growing increase with technology requests for wedding registries. According to a survey of brides and grooms, 74% of those married within the last five years consider requesting hi-tech gifts (such as flat-screen television, camera or video camera, a tablet, smart thermostat, or wireless sound system) acceptable on a wedding registry.

“I think it is mainly because we are from the millennial generation. We were raised on technology as small children and have adapted our lives around the conveniences of technology,” noted McGrath. “Additionally, I see technology gifts are more common than traditional gifts such as chinaware,” added McGrath.

“Technology is of course ever present today and couples are really starting to include these tools in their weddings – including their gift registries,” said Wendy Fritz, head of gifting registry for Best Buy, which began its own registry in February. “It’s no longer about a fancy china place setting, it’s about a flat screen TV for a new home or a digital camera for the honeymoon.”

Most of those surveyed (74%) said they would prefer a useful gift such as a tech product over a sentimental gift. For Best Buy’s survey, Wakefield Research got input about wedding gifts from more than 1,000 brides and 1,000 grooms from May 29 to June 12, 2015. Half the respondents were married five years ago or less, the other half 20 years ago or more.

Shea McGrath Photography is relocating to Denver, Colorado and is now accepting bookings for weddings, engagements, and lifestyle portraits starting in September 2015.

About Shea McGrath Photography:
Shea McGrath Photography is developing a reputation as an intuitive and kinesthetic photographic artist. McGrath is often asked to photograph for personal events, such as weddings, as well as for the health & beauty, and fashion industries. According to McGrath, “What started as a hobby and avocation in college has quickly turned into a passion and profession. Invited to be part of those special moments in people’s lives is joyful and allows me to capture happiness. Clients feel comfortable and have a great time when on one of these photo shoots. Many clients have shared they had so much fun during the session, they forgot there was a camera around.”

Shea McGrath Photography (www.sheamcgrath.com) is a professional photography company specializing in natural light photography helping people to celebrate life events such as weddings, graduations, engagements, Bar Mitzvahs & Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras, and all lifestyle celebrations. Her work style is quickly gaining attention for product, fashion, and beauty photography as well. McGrath is now recognized worldwide as a portrait, nature, and industry photographer for over a decade. Follow Shea McGrath Photography on Twitter @shea_mcgrath, like on Facebook at facebook.com/sheamcgrathphotography, or Instagram @sheamcgrathphotography.
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