9 Exciting Ideas to Announce Your Grand Wedding or Engagement Day
The excitement is palpable as soon as a wedding or engagement day is confirmed.
For photographers, this is a special occasion to harness their inner romantic and creative persona. Using imaginative ways, the occasion can be announced to the world more memorably.
Below we share 9 exciting ideas for all those getting hitched so that others around them can more easily save the date. Also, you can download these 10 free save the date cards to announce your big day or for your clients.
#1 Post A Wedding Ring Photo
While this may be somewhat cliched — and done quite frequently, it is also very effective in announcing plans of getting hitched to the world.
Think creatively on this front, for the occasion to stand out. For instance, the picture can be different or unique from the ones we see very often.
Just the wedding ring, and nothing else. A subtle and suitable way to announce the occasion, while reminding everyone to save the date.
#2 Let The Picture Do The Talking
Like the ring photo above, you can also have romantic pictures taken, that will do all the talking by themselves. Those who know you will easily get the message.
Pictures like these require little else to be said, for others to save the date.
#3 Getting clicked in your wedding dress
Even if the big day is some time away, you can get clicked in wedding attire. This will easily announce to the world about your impending wedding, without having to say much else.
Try to be novel or unique in your imagery. That will prove to be more memorable among invitees.
Not much needs to be said when you post images like this before the D-Day.
#4 Love Amidst Nature
As you might have noticed by now, subtlety is often at the core of announcing weddings or engagement days.
In this instance, we suggest taking loving photos amidst picturesque outdoor settings. The impact is even more powerful when you can do this while capturing any of nature’s numerous marvels.
A Romantic Couple during Sunset, making a memorable save the date announcement
#5 Did anyone say football?
Have a passion for sports, especially football? Let that reflect in your save the date announcement photos!
In this case, footballs make an especially interesting prop since you can have the entire wedding or engagement date legibly etched onto it.
At the same time, you can think of any sporty prop, especially if the couple has a passion for it. If they are auto sports enthusiasts, for example, you could consider having similar text etched on an automobile.
Notice how the couple is blurred in the background, while the football — with the save the date announcement on it, is at the forefront
#6 Be Loud & Clear about the Occasion!
Turning our subtlety tip on its head there are times you want to make the announcement loud and clear. This is especially true when you have folks around you who may not easily get the message otherwise!
As a talented photographer, you want to frame your imagery well, where the couple, as well as the message, are both equally prominent.
Like the other tips on this listing, your creativity will make all the difference on this front as well.
The occasion simply could not have been more obvious!
It is amazing how powerful reflections can be when it comes to visual imagery.
While announcing a wedding or engagement day, consider taking pictures of reflections that suitably convey the image in a heartwarming way. You will be surprised how memorable such pictures turn out to be!
A great example of brilliantly showcasing impending togetherness, using reflections.
#8 Showcasing Animals or Pets
Another exciting and novel idea to announce your grand wedding or engagement day is by using animals or pets.
It could be an animal couple, perhaps one which the bride and groom both adore. It could also be your pet cat or dog holding a sign to save the date.
Whichever option you go for, it is bound to be impactful.
Lovey-dovey lions anyone? Imagery like this makes for a memorable wedding or engagement day announcement.
#9 Holding Hands
Sure, imagery of this kind is used rather commonly to announce forthcoming weddings or engagements.
As a savvy photographer, it is all about how creative you can be on this front. Ultimately, the more unique your pictures, the easier it will be for guests to remember the occasion and save the date.
There is a lot that can be conveyed through pictures like this, without as much as clearly showing the couple in question.