Wedding photography props make any wedding photoshoot unique and creative. Make your wedding photos pop with these props and decorations that your clients will love. Do you want a bride and groom to have fun on their wedding photos? Here is a lot of options to do this with wedding photo props! Just make your choice!
The wedding photo session should be unusual and unique too. To make the shots look attractive and touching, you can try using such interesting photography wedding props. Add these 50 wedding ideas with props to your wedding photography checklist.
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Ask the couple to select the sign that will express their feelings and love. The wooden ones will add tenderness and sophistication to the shots.
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Take them to write interesting inscriptions or even wishes on. Use all your imagination and props for wedding photography to get unique pictures. You can make inscriptions with a dating history or describe the best qualities of a groom or a bride. Use colorful chalks, draw pictures, instead of just writing long stories. The bride and the groom can write compliments on the board and it will be a great surprise for the couple, when they see the photos.
Add bright and yummy colors to your wedding photos with the help of Lightroom presets.
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What are the best vintage wedding photography props? If you want to bring the newlyweds into focus, use a photo frame. Let the newlyweds take different poses, they may kiss, while their friends hold the frame. The facial expressions and the positions of the newlyweds’ friends should be different. Invite children to make the pictures even more lovely and touching. Take large frames with different ancient ornaments. Choose a color that will match the general gamut. You can take photos of the couple only holding one or a couple of frames. Let them show their love and sincere feelings in private setting.
This is a one more amazing example of photogenic wedding photography tips and props. You can think over a lot of different ideas how to use such a symbol. Combine it with initials of the newly wedded, words, photos, or even put it between the couple. Ampersand is a universal thing as it will suit any wedding photo shooting and will help create lovely vibes.
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Banners are wonderful for decorating the venue and adding it some style. But they not only look good hanging on the walls, but also when you use them in photo sessions. You can also use the banners as the wedding reception props for the guests. You can choose any inscription the couple wants, as it is very easy to order such decorations.
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What can be more romantic than the petals of roses? (download free rose petals overlays) If you do not want to involve the bouquets of roses, it will be an amazing idea to use just the petals. You can ask someone to throw them while the newly wedded are kissing, to get an incredible shot.
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Such origami cranes can make your photo much more elegant and touching. Moreover, they can also be used as decorations for the wedding itself, as they look really attractive.
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Sky lanterns always add romantic atmosphere, so they are essential props for wedding photography. You can take the wedding portraits of the newlyweds when they kiss and set free the lantern at the same time. Such a shot will be filled with magical vibes.
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It is one of the most popular and great wedding props ideas. With the help of the confetti, you will not have to think about how to pose a couple, and this will allow you to take the dynamic shots at the first attempt. Moreover, such props wedding photography will let the couple have fun! Take the photo of them throwing up the confetti and showing their happiness and love. The different colors and sincere emotions will provide bright and unforgettable memories. Make sure you have the extra package if something goes wrong on the first try.
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Add bright colors to the picture using these smoke bombs. They aren’t very expensive, so you may get one for every person. Use smoke bombs of different colors to create a really vivid, joyful pictures.
Sparklers are the best props for wedding photography. To make the images look gorgeous, use them against the black background. Newlyweds can draw pictures and letters if you use the long exposure. Invite the friends and of newlyweds to write different messages with the help of sparklers, for example, the words «Love» or «Forever». This idea has not become trivial yet so the newlyweds will definitely like it.
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It is thought that the balloons are one of the favorite wedding photography props ideas. But not all photographers can use them creatively. It is not enough just to arrange the colorful balloons around. Use the balloons of non-standard sizes. Put the message or confetti inside the balloons, decorate the strings they are attached to or place them in such a way that you will resemble an interesting figure. These photography wedding props can be easily combined with other knick-knacks if you really want to create the unusual composition.
Oversized cutouts are very popular wedding props. You can use the oversized cutouts of the heads of the groom, the bride, and their close friends. The photos will turn out to be very funny.
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Flower crowns are perhaps the gentlest props for wedding photo shoot. The bride, her friends, and mainly all the girls look very beautiful and graceful, wearing such an accessory. These photos are better captured against the background of trees and the greenery.
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Use this accessory if the groom served in the army or if the newlyweds consider themselves patriots. These props add a peculiar national mood.
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Just a common park swing will look gloomy. Take care of decorating it with flowers and greenery.
To take a memorable and sentimental photo, you can use the photo of the parent’s wedding. It will be really sweet, for sure. Or in case the newly wedded have a close person who cannot be at their wedding, they can honor him/her with the help of such a photo.
It is not about the mountain or touring bikes. Suggest the partners riding really cute and beautiful old bike with basket filled with flowers. This will provide the photos with a peculiar style and atmosphere. But if the newlyweds are bikers, you may use the first idea as well to make the shots more personal.
Probably it’s the most widespread kind of props for wedding photoshoot and engagement pictures. Maybe it is the hobby that has brought the newlyweds together, or it helped them become closer, anyway props related to their hobby are an excellent way to perform really unforgettable shooting. Whether it is reading, playing games, or skating, this will add the special chic to the photos and make them outstanding and touching.
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Using a teepee during the wedding photo session is a wonderful idea as well. Illuminated teepees in the evening or at night, look not just attractive but very intimate and romantic.
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Do you want to create a mysterious and truly interesting shot? Think about using the eye masks, which will add something new to the image.
Riding a boat is always romantic, so why not use this idea for the wedding shooting? Of course, if the bride and groom do not mind getting in the boat, and they are OK with the lake, it is worth to take a few shots of the couple in such a surrounding. It will be especially beautiful at sunset. I recommend taking drone wedding photography to make the photo more romantic and sincere.
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Vintage photography wedding props classy will look amazing in the shots as well. Vintage camera, for example, would be an interesting idea, especially if the couple loves antiques. You can bring the old record player too.
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To take a good wedding photo with paper lanterns in the dark, follow our wedding photography tips and choose proper lightning and camera settings.
If you want to organize something really unusual, you can try to take the recycled mason jars or some other jars, fill them with small beautiful flowers and hang such decorations on the tree in the garden. In such a way you will get the most romantic and unusual background for photo session ever. You can try to hang them at the different distance and use colorful jars to add more bright tones to the shots. Instead of fresh flowers, you can use artificial ones to make it easier to transform them and keep them beautiful.
It has become a common thing to see the bride and her bridesmaids to hold the flowers. But why not try to give the bouquets to the groom and his boys-team? May look very interesting, don’t you think so? There are lots of possible variants of how to use the flowers to get unusual shots.
An ordinary bottle of champagne can become a really interesting prop. Splashes, wine glasses, genuine laughter will give a lot of positive emotions, and you have the opportunity to make many fascinating shots.
Who does not want to make the pre wedding photoshoot non-standard and extraordinary? Try these simple but interesting props to diversify the engagement photo shootings.
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The photo of the couple sipping on coca cola with two straws looks astonishing. This will help them feel comfortable and enjoy each other’s company, and you will be able to easily take photos, capturing their sincere emotions. Try to use colorful cocktails and straws to create the bright shots.
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Sometimes you will have to work with the really shy couples, and such scrabble letters would be a great idea not to let the shooting fail. In such a way, you will be able to take amazing pictures without forcing the couple to pose. Maybe you even have such a set at home, or you can easily purchase it and use it to create sweet photos.
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Before bringing this idea to life, ask the newlyweds whether they do not mind using such props during their photo shooting. Holi colors will help you take truly memorable and bright pictures. The colors are the key elements of the photos here. Holi is the best decision to beautify the whole engagement photo session and take unusual and unique shots. It will be better if the couple wears white clothes to highlight the colors.
If you perform the photo session in the evening or even at night, it is an excellent opportunity to use the fairy lights. Just imagine how romantic and sweet the photos would look with such props. You can hang them on the background to create an effect of beautiful Bokeh, (you can add it by means of Photoshop Bokeh overlay free) or let the couple hold the light in their hands or even wrap the lights around them to create the most magical shots.
Such a simple example of props for wedding photography can turn out to be the main component of the shooting and help you make the couple feel relaxed and recall their first walks and first dates. The ice cream cone will allow you to take the wonderful shots of the couple in love.
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You should try using the bubbles ( you may download free Photoshop bubble overlays to do it while photo editing) at least to create a relaxing atmosphere during the shooting and let the couple have fun and smile while you are taking the romantic and sincere photos. It will also be a great idea if someone is blowing the bubbles when the newlyweds hug and kiss.
Ask the newlyweds whether they have the pet and want it to be involved in the photo session, as it is a great idea as well. The pet will add a lot of charm to the shots, as they are very cute.
If you want to organize the pre-wedding photo shooting in a casual manner, the picnic is a perfect idea. Such photos will remind a couple of their first dates and romantic evenings. It is not so difficult to prepare such props and make sure that you have the flowers and all the picnic element in suitable color gamut.
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It may seem that it is a useless prop, but, in fact, a blanket can help you create truly intimate shots when the couple is very close to each other and wrapped up in it. Do not forget to make sure that the blanket is big enough for two people.
At the weddings, the flowers are everywhere, so they will look great during the pre-wedding photo session as well. Actually, there is a variety of flowers that can be used as wedding photography props ideas, so use your creativity and take memorable pictures.
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Suggest the newlyweds the idea of the photo session in their favorite pop culture theme, for example with the lightsabers as a nod to the Star Wars saga. The shots promise to be really unusual and interesting!
Use candies to create sweet shots! You can ask the couple to share the cotton candy and play with it or take a photo of them kissing behind the heart-shaped lollipop.
Books can also be the great vintage wedding photography props. Choose the beautiful books with hardcovers and do not forget to make sure that the colors of props match the colors of the wedding, not to distract attention from the main message of the photos.
The musical instruments are one of the most amazing wedding photography ideas props especially if the couple is fond of music. They will add the shots special atmosphere. You can ask the groom to serenade the bride, and it will be very romantic if the shots are taken at the sunrise or the sunset. To take wedding photo at night, you should have a Softbox and several flashes in your wedding photography gear list.
All these wedding photo props ideas will help create magic shots, cheer up all the participants of the photo session and establish the comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Do not forget to correctly combine the colors of the props with other elements of the photo session.
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.