Wedding photos are a photographer’s job but there are some photo ideas you may offer to him or her or just ask to get an unforgettable shot: your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event and you want to make it as memorable as you possibly can.
While winter daylight lends itself to soft and magical light, the days are much shorter. Schedule your winter wedding photos in the morning when there is plenty of beautiful glowing sunlight. Don’t worry about harsh light this time of year, as winter’s overcast clouds act as a giant softbox making it possible to shoot anywhere you want. Don’t miss the advantages of your season and take these pics!
Having pics of your stunning wedding dress is a must for every bride, whatever the season and theme is. Make your photographer take maximum of your fantastic bridal outfit shooting your dress from each side and angle. Winter brides, especially holiday ones, often choose colorful or super sparkling dresses that look breathtaking in snowy or just pale winter landscapes. Go outside and take pics, be ready for cold – these pics are worth it! you may also take your cover-up with you not to die from cold.
a show-stopping powder blue A-line wedding gown with a lace bodice and a layered skirt, no sleeves and a V-neckline
a gorgeous sleeveless A-line wedding gown with an illusion neckline and gold lace for a statement
a red off the shoulder A-line wedding gown with a train is a gorgeous statement
a jaw-dropping red strapless wedding gown with a super ruffled and long train will take everyone’s breath away
a bright red plain wedding gown with wide straps, a V-back and a train for a gorgeous ultimately elegant look
an emerald velvet fitting wedding dress with long sleeves and a train for a colorful touch
a hot red dress with a lace bodice, long sleeves and a deep plunging neckline for a Christmas bride
a layered airy powder blue wedding dress with short sleeves, a train and a cutout back
a mustard boho lace wedding dress with short sleeves and a high neckline for a woodland or mountain bride
If there’s snow in the place where you are tying the knot, you must take some snowy wedding portraits! Rush outside and let your photographer take pics of you, your partner and both of you at the same time. Get ready to feel cold but these pics will be amazing! Get prepared using proper face creams, makeup, coverups, put on warm tights and boots, maybe even mittens. If it snows, your looks will be even more amazing!
a wedding portrait of the couple on a frozen and snowy lakeshore looks like a real winter fairy-tale
a couple portrait in a snowy forest is a great idea to embrace the season and enjoy the weather
take maximum of your location, if it’s a beautiful lake and mountains, rush outside to shoot there
if there are some animals around on local farms, you may ask the owners for taking them for your shoot
such cool winter wedding pics are sure to warm up your heart later when you get them
winter wedding portraits in a snowy location with real deer is a very cool and romantic idea
take a sled and have fun together riding it in the snow, isn’t it great
why not go to an ice castle for your wedding pictures, you’ll look like an ice queen
Food and drink wedding bars and stations with a winter feel are a must for winter weddings. Hot cocoa, hot coffee and tea, s’mores and other bars like that are right what you need to cozy up everyone – from your guests to yourself. Ask your photographer to take pics of these spaces, they are super cozy and instantly embrace the season.
a hot chocolate bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and various cookies and candies
a cozy rustic hot chocolate bar decorated with evergreens and berries, cookies and marshmallows
a cozy vintage hot cocoa bar made with a sideboard, decorated with evergreens and plaids
a chic hot chocolate bar decorated with florals and greenery and chalkboard signs
a s’mores bar is another must for a winter wedding, besides it will unite people
Fireplaces instantly make any spaces cozier and more welcoming and even if you haven’t chosen one as your wedding backdrop, take a photo of it and maybe of you two by it, too. Get inspired!
a cozy fireplace with candles and greenery and blooms and a couple by it
a cool winter fireplace decorated with evergreens and pinecones plus candles and a bride by it
a refined fireplace with lush greenery and candles all around will become a perfect wedding backdrop