Wedding albums are one of our favorite tangible products you can receive from your wedding day. They often become family heirlooms and we like to envision our clients taking out the album on their 10 year anniversary to relive their day. This will be done on Facebook, on a computer, or maybe on an electronic water TV screen, who knows what the future will be like, but we don't think anything compares to holding a tangible photo. It makes you stop, and look at every corner, and brings you back to that exact moment. We picture our couple sitting down for hours, going over the photos, talking about that special day. If they have children, maybe it is the first time they really talk about their wedding day with them, who was there, what it was like, etc. It can also be used as a coffee table book. When you invite guests over to your house, this is something they are able to look at while spending time with you.
Photographers can make a variety of dimensions and pages that best fit your needs. We offer a 10"x10" album with 20 pages or a 12"x12" album with 30 pages. We also have a selection of material swatches which consist of genuine leather, suede, and linen in different colors so you can pick the one that will best fits your home decor. We make sure your wedding album is of the highest quality and built to last, so it can become a family heirloom and have the ability to be passed down for multiple generations. Every page is 1mm thick so they are not easily bent. Also, there are no seams, so the photos are able to be printed across the entire spread which makes for a beautiful and unique design. On the cover, we will engrave you and your spouse's names to give a final touch.
It is important to ask your photographer how they go about the design process of a wedding album. For us, we first let you choose which photos you want in your wedding album (about 70-100 photos). We then create the layout of the photos. We like to do a clean, modern layout because it is easier on the eyes and flows nicely. We will send you a rough draft of the design layout and make sure it is exactly how you want. There is no limit to the amount of changes you want because we want this to be absolutely perfect for you. This wedding album is going to become a family heirloom that will last for lifetimes to come.
The amount of time that it takes to design your wedding album, and the bare costs are what makes them a higher ticket item, but can be so important and worth it time and time again. If it is not included in a wedding package, ask your photographer if it can be added, or even to offset some wedding costs, see if it is something you can do after the wedding! We know how hard it is to plan a wedding and all the decisions that go into the process, so we hope that this has been a helpful guide for you.