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How to Make the Most of Your Wedding Photos

Your wedding photos are incredibly important. You’ll display them for years to come and you’ll be showing them off to your nearest and dearest at every opportunity! I will always advise couples to book a professional wedding photographer to capture their Big Day. But is there more to making the most of your wedding photos than who you hire? Yes, there is!

There are lots of things you can do to prepare for the Big Day (like having a list of photos you’d like your photographer to capture) and ways you can enjoy your photos after your wedding (hint: it’s more than just sharing them on social media). You’ll thank me later!

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Pictured below: David McAuley Photography (left) and Keith Gordon Photography (right)

 

Book an engagement shoot

The first step to making the most of your wedding photos is by being relaxed in front of the camera. I always advise couples to book an engagement shoot with their photographer. This is a fabulous way to get to know your photographer and become familiar with having your photo taken.

Pictured below: Aidan Beatty Photography (left) and Timtim Media (right)

 

Be prepared

An expert tip to make the most of your wedding photos is to have a list! Knowing which photos you’d like to have captured on the day means that your photographer can take the time to photograph those special moments.

Pictured below: Bokeh Photography and Film (left) and Art Wedding Photography (right)

 

Print them and display them

You’ve got to do more with your photos than share them on social media! Get your stunning wedding photos printed and displayed in your home as soon as you possibly can. You’ll love seeing them and showing them off.

Pictured below: Aaron1.Photography (left) and Meath Wedding Photography (right)

 

First anniversary gift idea

Did you know that the first anniversary gift theme is paper? Well, get some wedding photos printed and gift them to your Other Half!

Pictured below: Peter Bell Photography and Film (left) and Niall Coogan Photography (right)

 

Use them in your ‘thank you’ cards

A practical use for your beautiful photos is to incorporate them into your ‘thank you’ cards! Whether you are printing cards for each guest or sending a personalised email, why not include a lovely photo from your Big Day in the message.

Pictured below: Keith Touhey Fine Art Wedding Photography (left) and Laura Mc Photography (right)

 

Create a wedding album

A wedding album is a fantastic way to display your beautiful wedding photos for years to come! No matter who you’ve chosen to take your wedding photos, you can contact The Fennells or DKPHOTO to create a gorgeous wedding album for you. Just look at these…

Pictured below: Wedding Albums by The Fennells (left) and Wedding Albums Ireland by DKPHOTO (right)

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Kelly Jane Hartmann

Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.

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