The Dos And Don'ts Of Wedding Photo Album Creation

by Alex Melen on December 20, 2022

Does the thought of creating a wedding photo album fill you with dread? Don't worry! Even if you're not a professional photographer, there are ways to make the process easier for yourself. The first step is understanding that your wedding photos don't have to be perfect — they need to capture the spirit of your day. And once you've created your album, there's no reason why it can't be reused as-is or edited later down the road. But first things first: Here are some dos and don'ts for putting together a wedding photo album:

Do Use High Quality Paper

You want your wedding album to last a long time. The paper you use can make or break that longevity, so pick something with the right qualities.

The best paper is thick enough to hold up over time but not so thick that it feels like it will weigh down your album. It should also be acid-free and archival quality for longevity, meaning it won't yellow over time or degrade in any way that could affect its appearance or ability to retain photos.

Do Find The Right Album Company

The right album company can make your wedding photo album creation experience enjoyable, but if you are not careful, you might end up with an album that doesn't reflect your vision.

When choosing an album company, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, make sure they have experience with wedding albums. This is important because many companies use different kinds of paper or binding depending on the genre of book they are making (children's books tend to be printed on a thinner stock than standard trade paperbacks). In addition, some companies specialize in different sizes and styles of albums: some focus primarily on small square books; others create large coffee table-style albums that measure over 12 inches tall! Be sure that whichever company you choose knows how to produce the kind of book that matches your needs.

Do Be Cautious Of Filters

Filters are a great way to enhance your photos and make them look better, but they can also be used for the opposite effect. Some filters are more subtle than others, so it's possible you will only notice them on a larger screen or when zoomed in. Keep an eye out for any filters that drastically change the mood of your photos, and try to avoid those unless you love them!

Don't Add Too Many Photos To Your Page

To avoid overwhelming your guests with too many photos, it's best to have 1 or 2 photos per page. This will allow you to showcase your favorite memories and keep the album simple. While it may have been tempting to include every image from the wedding day, remember that not everyone will want to see each of them!

By keeping your album as streamlined as possible, you can ensure that it's easy for guests—and even yourself—to navigate through its contents at their leisure.

Don't Overthink Every Page!

The order of your wedding album is a matter of personal preference. The most important thing to remember is that your wedding album can be imperfect. If you prefer a different order of photos in one section, move them around or skip it altogether! There's no right or wrong way to design your album—it's all about what makes sense for you and your partner, so don't stress too much about making each page perfect.


Well, that's it from us! Hopefully, you now feel confident in your ability to create a great wedding photo album. All you need is some patience and a good eye for detail.