How to choose a wedding venue from a photography point of view

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Let’s face it; your wedding will be amazing from start to finish wherever you decide to get married.
But if you’re like us and value your photography and how your images look, here are some top tips to help you think about which venue will work best for you as a couple.

Here at Liberty Pearl Photography & Film Collective, we love everything to do with the outdoors, here are some top tips on How to choose a wedding venue from a photographer’s point of view.

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Being able to capture the natural beauty of the various seasons makes us happy and so we have compiled these top five tips if you’re starting your search for your wedding venue:

  1. Always begin your search by looking for outside space. How will the area look in different seasons? Think about any ideas that you have for themes and how this will complement what you already have available. Hotel Endleigh Devon wedding photographer
  2. Do you have exclusive use of the wedding venue? We have to admit that we find it so much better when our couples do. It means you don’t get someone else wandering into the back of your photographs. Exceptions to this include lovely golf clubs where you can still find lots of space away from any other guests. Polhawn Fort Cornwall Wedding Venue Outdoor Ceremony
  3. Can you decorate the venue yourself injecting your style to reflect you as a couple? This isn’t essential but it’s a great one to look out for as the more unique you can make your venue, the better. It also means your photographs will reflect this too.How to choose a wedding venue - Anran Devon Wedding Venue
  4. Visit your preferred venue at different times of the day and on different days of the week. This will help you to see it in different lights and will help you envisage how it could look for you and your guests.Dartmoor Wedding Venue Magical elopement woodland nature wedding
  5. Have a look to see if there are any lovely archways or areas that you really like. That way you can discuss them with your photographer and light allowing on the day, they will be able to capture some of them for you.Can Gall Ibiza destination wedding photographer

We would always advise going with your initial feeling about a wedding venue. If it feels right, it will be the one for you.

We hope this blog about how to choose a wedding venue has helped in some way. If you’re thinking about venues but finding it hard to choose, please feel free to contact us for some suggestions, we are the recommended supplier for a number of weddings in the UK.

We photograph weddings across Devon and Cornwall and further afield in the UK and internationally, and it’s highly likely that we have experience with the venue that you have in mind.

If you would like to find out more about our wedding photography and videography packages please get in touch via our contact page.

Happy wedding planning!

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