Guest Post: How to Personalize Your Wedding Photos

By Holly Riddle of Trazee Travel

You want to remember one of the biggest days of your life with spectacular photography that captures the emotion of every moment. While sometimes just hiring the right photographer can do the trick, you don’t want your wedding photos to be just another picture of a bride and groom. Everyone has wedding photos — make yours stand out from the crowd and reveal your personality to the world.

One of the easiest ways to personalize your wedding photos is to have them shot in a location special to you as a couple. Whether it’s the site of your first date, the place where he proposed or just the park where you meet for lunch every week, choose a place you’re comfortable and that makes you happy. No one said you have to take your wedding photos at your venue.

Props aren’t just for the photo booth at the reception. If you’re having a themed wedding, bring along a few items that speak to that theme. Colorful balloons, confetti or sparklers can add a touch of fun and whimsy to your photos. Background props, such as a rustic chalkboard with a meaningful quote or a personalized mini marquee, add personality without overshadowing the focus of the picture — you!

Even just a change of shoes or a favorite accessory can liven things up. Are you both huge fans of the same sports team? Get a shot of the two of you in matching team swag. Maybe you’re the type who prefers cowgirl boots or Converse to heels. Include it in the photos.

While you may need the help of a friend or family member to act as zookeeper, there’s no reason to keep your furry best friend out of the fun. A well-behaved pet can help you make fun memories that will last a lifetime.