Want to make the most memorable and stylish wedding photography backdrop? I’ve gathered 50 awesome ideas of how to design a beautiful backdrop for wedding photography on budget.
Wedding backdrops are suitable for the photo booth, receptions, and ceremonies. I suggest you looking through the best options for a DIY backdrop for a wedding. You can create an incredible photo place for this touching and memorable day in your life. Be sure everything will be perfect!
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Do you ask yourself: “Can I use a photography backdrop as a backdrop for my wedding?” I will help you work out everything and give some pieces of advice on how to make stunning photos of your wedding day. Set a wonderful photo booth at the reception and everyone will surely have fun taking photos near it. Realize all your romantic and crazy wedding photography ideas.
Unleash your imagination, since almost everything can be an excellent backdrop for wedding photography. Tune in to the wave of creativity and imagine your ideal wedding photography backdrop - just what the style you choose and how far you take it's up to you.
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This night sky backdrop is a great way to show that you love each other to the moon and back! It’s quite easy to create too. All you need is hanging start, an oversized moon, and a black background. Simple, yet stunning! Your guests will adore this unique take on backdrops.
Don’t forget to use Lightroom presets for a better and stylish look.
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For those who are crazy about flowers, this DIY photo backdrop is a perfect option. To create such a beauty you should stock up with a pocket-covered planter and your favorite flowers in the pots. This bright and vivid background will attract with its charm and elegance. Leave the flowers in the lightweight plastic pots as the whole construction is quite heavy. After the wedding, you can present your guests with the plants.
If you are not a fan of rustic wedding backdrop photography, but you are fond of nature, create your greenery background. It will combine different colors and make your photos vivid and bright.
Use flowers as wedding photography props to make wonderful garlands. Watch the YouTube tutorials on how to make these simple and beautiful decorations. You can apply these instructions to any kind of flowers which can stand a fishing line and a needle.
Choose the color that suits your wedding theme. It’s incredible what a little fabric in combination with fresh flowers can do!
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Instead of using an arch, that everyone has grown tired of, why not opt for an unusual shape, like circle? Decorate it with greenery and fresh flowers and it’s good to go. This is one of the best photography backdrops, that will make your wedding photos unforgettable!
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If you are looking to switch up traditional backdrop ideas, this is the one for you. This show-stopping wedding backdrop will draw all the eyes and hold them. It will fit a rustic wedding theme perfectly. Rest assured, wheat arch will make all of the wedding photos magical.
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This backdrop reimagines the classical flower arch, and makes it a bit more whimsical. Fabric will retain a dreamy look, while flowers will keep it more formal. Finished with candlestick holders at the bottom, this is truly a one-of-a-kind wedding backdrop.
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Attach a swing to a crossbar and add a dash of color with bright flower garlands. This backdrop is the one that your guests will love, for sure. The combined effect of the swing and flowers will enhance the fairytale atmosphere at your wedding. It will also compliment any wedding style!
Drapes attached to a wooden pole with pot flowers at the bottom create a modern look. Wedding decorations don’t necessarily have to be created out of fresh cut flowers, be original and use pot flowers! The backdrop takes absolutely no time to make, but will instantly change the entire atmosphere at your wedding.
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Red balloons arranged in a shape of a heart will be an amazing photo booth backdrop wedding idea. You can make it in one color or use different tints. Overall, your wedding photos will get some romantic notes and will look fantastic.
This wedding banner photography backdrop design is very simple and cheap. You only need a few wooden dowels and some yarn of various colors. Stick the yarn on the dowels and get an incredibly bright and captivating background for your photos.
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Take the light bulbs to make the pre wedding photoshoot atmosphere a bit brighter. If you need some modern wedding backdrop ideas for reception, this one will be perfect. You may use these lights for taking outdoor and indoor wedding photos. The background will look much better and the view will remain clear and crisp.
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Vivid hanging origami swans add an excellent "handcrafted" feeling to your wedding photography backdrop. Origami swans would also create lovely wedding favors.
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Colorful ribbons attached to paper balls seem simple and stylish. You can improve the composition with an interesting background behind the ribbons. It’s a quite easy way to create a very glamorous wedding photography backdrop.
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These light air clouds look incredible in the wedding photos. Moreover, you can make them easily and fast. Hot glue and a bit of fluff and you will get an impressive background for your photos. Do not worry that the structure can be damaged during the transportation: the final stage of work can be done on the spot.
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A photography backdrop wedding arch is one of the most popular spots for shooting the couple. Make your own construction and decorate it with different fabrics, flowers, and leaves. The arch will add some color and structure to your space and make your photos stunning.
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One of the most versatile wedding backdrops ideas is suspended lights. This idea is sure to bring in a romantic mood to your wedding shots. Besides, it is budget-friendly.
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Do you think that coffee filters can be used only for their intended purpose? Then you are mistaken. Creating a background from them is one of the simple and cheap wedding backdrop ideas. You will add some elegance and romance to your photographs shot in this backdrop. Buy lots of coffee filters and paint them in the color of your wedding ceremony. You can purchase them in bulk and save some money.
Create cinema-worthy images by connecting the projector to the computer and pointing it at the rear projection screen. In this case, you don't need to buy this device - your photographer can help you rent them since most towns have special shops that offer this service. Create a truly unique image, allowing your guests to choose the custom photo backdrops that they like most, and offer thematic details.
A backdrop completely covered in flowers is sure to provide a jaw-dropping effect. It will transform the wedding into a real-life wonderland. Of course, such beauty comes at a very high price, but it’s definitely worth it.
This is a very fresh take on classic arches. This wedding backdrop is sure to create an intimate vibe. If wall strewn with flowers wasn’t enough, tall lights, that resemble candlestick holders were tastefully placed on both sides. It doesn’t get more romantic than this.
A great decision to complement your rustic wedding motif. It will make your wedding even more memorable, not only for you, but for your guests too. Decorated with artfully placed candles and fresh flowers - you simply can’t look away from this beauty.
Flowers and backdrops in a match made in heaven! This backdrop is just an eye-candy! It’s more budget-friendly than covering the entire background with flowers, but it still looks elegant and chic!
Create or order the oversized book dedicated to your love story, which will serve you as an interesting wedding photography backdrop. It will definitely set a decidedly fun tone for the rest of the day.
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Using old doors is a wonderful way to add a vintage or rustic mood to the backdrop wedding design. This is a timeless style. In any case, old wooden doors will definitely add atmosphere to your photos. Use vintage effect while editing wedding photos for a more realistic look.
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This minimalist, backdrop setup is the perfect fit for a boho style wedding. It’s simple, but it’s packed with personality. You should definitely consider this option if you want to follow the minimalism trend.
No matter how many backdrops you’ve seen before, this one will surely stand out. Looks so simple and effortless, but decorates space in a very elegant way. It will add charm to your special event, for sure.
This attractive backdrop should definitely be on your wedding wish list. It will set the tone for an incredible wedding. Although the backdrop combines a lot of elements it manages to do this, without going completely overboard.
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Want more sparkles around you? To create such dazzling images, we recommend using crystal curtains as the backdrop for wedding photography. Hang them from an arbor, arch or even a branch, if you have an outdoor wedding. For a larger opulence, add a pompous chandelier and plenty of creamy flowers to match the general style of your wedding.
The backdrop made of different clocks is the original way of interpreting the expression "It's time to get married! "This idea is easy to realize if you are a fan of clocks. Otherwise, this photography wedding backdrop is not the most affordable option. But if you do not care about the correctness of the time shown by the clocks on the wall, you will be able to cope with this task.
Take a cue from these smart newlyweds and use frames for adding deep and dimension to a walled photography wedding backdrop with cut-outs.
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These beautiful, glowing decorations will bring the special mood of beauty, allure, and elegance to your wedding photography backdrop. You can make the candle holders yourself or buy hanging candles instead.
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Vivid kites placed along with tassels are very plain but no less funny! There is something child-like and harmonious about this wedding photography backdrop, making it perfect for a home engagement ceremony.
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The most popular trend for wedding photos is the creation of paper backdrops. Their cheapness and simplicity attract many couples. In addition, this is a great field to realize your ideas and fantasies. Use photography backdrop crossbar for wedding to hang the rolls of crepe paper. You can also take a painters’ tape instead of the crossbar.
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Inspired by the creativity of the streets, graphic art walls are popular wedding photography backdrops. You can hire an artist or make it with your friends.
Would you like to have a unique wedding photography backdrop or curtain? You will like this idea for sure. Get some acryl paint of several colors, paint brushes, heavy canvas drop cloth, and special crafting tape to create this wonderful photo booth backdrop.
Koi fish has become a true symbol of harmony and happiness for Chinese weddings. They are also known as a symbol of unity and fidelity, which makes it an excellent symbolic backdrop for wedding photography.
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It's just incredible but you can make a chic wedding couple photography backdrop from paper plates. Buy a ton of these plates from Costco (they are sturdy enough) and paint them with a spray. Make holes in the center of each plate and pull a rope with the knots through them. It’s a brilliant DIY photo booth backdrop wedding idea for wedding portraits.
An elegant vine will be perfect for natural DIY photo backdrops. A spinning green vine on a wooden or brick backdrop looks very nice.
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An original photo booth backdrop frame can be made in a life-sized Polaroid style. It’s a wonderful way to capture your wedding and add some retro tints to your images. Besides, it’s quite cost-effective!
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Who knew that feathers could be a great background for pictures. Hanging a bunch of feathers from a crossbar can result in something as beautiful at this backdrop. Feathers appear to be magically floating in the air. Such a lovely and original idea, that is also easy to make.
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If exciting places aren’t on the list, bring the nature inside with a natural wedding photography backdrop. A faux grass backdrop with the names in the center complete with a garden bed is an awesome way to impart your wedding ceremony with the genuine natural beauty while having all the facilities of being indoors.
Would you like to get wedding photos with you new shared initial? Stick a faux-flower garland on the DIY white photo backdrop or on the wall. You will need self-adhesive hooks or tacks. If you wish you can add some more artificial flowers.
Are you tired of traditional backdrop ideas for photo booth? Then try something new. Take your old books and arrange them in a wonderful way by placing one book on another. If you need a photography backdrop for Halloween wedding, this idea won’t be suitable but in many other cases don’t be afraid to choose it!
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If you are looking for the custom backdrops for events, this idea will be suitable for you. Stick the strips of flagging tape to the wall and you will get an amazing backdrop. Use the fluorescent plastic in various patterns and colors that match your occasion theme and style in the best way.
Create your own backdrop by decorating an ordinary wall in a colorful way. To make a piñata-style collage you will need some sheets of vellum, paper, and foil. Cut the fluttery strips out from different materials and stick them to the wall.
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To temporary titivate the space, drape wallpaper from a rod, and use it as the wedding backdrop for photography. The idea is interesting and eye-catching, but quite easy to implement.
Use a classic version with knots tied in a new way. To form different types of knots and loops, take a rope, a ribbon or a twine. You can combine ribbons and ropes or use different types of knots to get the maximum effect. Decorate this wedding backdrop for photography with flowers, greenery or place your monogram in the center.
Are you skillful and creative enough to turn a blank canvas into a stunning wedding photography backdrop stand? Create a blackboard with your names, the wedding date, and some love quotations written with chalk-style paint. Be sure, such an attraction will be adored by everyone and the photos taken near it will look wonderful. Look through wedding photography tips online and highlight the poses you will repeat near this wedding photo booth.
Hi there, I'm Ann Young - a photographer, photo retoucher and of course, journalist. Here on FixThePhoto blog you can find all of my reviews, photography and photo editing tips, pricing guides, and photography experiments.