There are so many ways to add a personal touch to your Big Day and tell your love story along the way. We love the idea of sharing gorgeous photos in the form of a wedding slideshow. You can share your love, reminisce about your relationship and even celebrate the friendships you have with those in the room!
Here are some simple and oh-so-easy tips for creating your own wedding slideshow.
Featured image credit: Bokeh Photography & Film
Choose your favourite photos and videos
Avoid selecting random photos for your wedding slideshow. Instead, choose carefully. Find photos from different points in your life that can tell your story (and opt for high-quality images where possible).
Ideas of photos to include:
- Your first date
- The first photo you took together
- The day you got engaged
Include other people
Your love story isn’t only about the two of you. There are people who have been with you through good times and bad, some may have even introduced you or helped pull together the proposal. A beautiful way to thank your nearest and dearest for the role they’ve played in your life is to include photos of them in your wedding slideshow.
Select the perfect music
Set the tone for the moment people look at your wedding slideshow by including the perfect music. Choose songs that reflect your relationship and remind you of different stages in your relationship. You will love reliving those moments as you watch the slideshow.
Find inspiring quotes
Quotes are a fabulous way to share your feelings. You can fill your slideshow with photos and then add wedding wishes, funny jokes or even Irish blessings.
Keep it short
We recommend setting the pace of your slideshow so that guests have enough time to admire the photos and understand the message, without it dragging on. Keep the total time at around 5 – 10 minutes or less and display your slideshow in such a way that guests can have a quiet chat or a nibble while the show is on. Consider it like a speech, you don’t want guests to be waiting for it to finish!
Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.