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Do I Need A Wedding Album?

A way to cherish and relive your wedding day for years to come

You’ve had your wedding day, and it’s now a cherished memory.

The honeymoon is another delightful memory,

And you’ve sent out all the expressions of gratitude with heartfelt thank-you cards to your family and friends.


Amidst all these wonderful post-celebration tasks, one precious aspect remains – the photographs! 😊

The sneak peeks arrived just days after the ceremony, fuelling your excitement to see the entire album.

But then, a question arises: Do we need a wedding album?

A complete view of your special day from beginning to end

Why would I need a wedding album?

You chose an exceptional photographer to capture every precious moment on your special day, and there are a few around Aberdeen/Shire that totally excel at their skill like, Dani Rose, JDyer, Danielle Leslie, Lauren Polson, Michael Westcote, to name a few.

So you’ve received the link to the entire album and drooled over them for weeks, finding it difficult to choose just a few as your keepsake.

Or you’ve got them from your photographer on a USB stick, but what if that goes missing a few years down the line? How would you get them back?

Ever wondered about the status of the good ol’ wedding album in our modern times?

In my day, I can recall when families would roll out the red carpet for friends and relatives to come see the wedding album.

Tea and cakes were the delightful bribes to gather everyone around and relive the “I do”s through a sea of photographs.

But fast forward to today, and things have taken a tech-savvy twist.

The age of sending links is here!

No longer do we need to entice guests with baked goodies.

Instead, the photographer works their magic, and voilà, a digital album arrives in your inbox.

Click, reminisce, and repeat – all from the comfort of your screen.

Have you considered, or even ordered, a wedding album for your photographs?

There are a few reasons why you might want to have a wedding album, so let’s look into them for a second.

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Your own special time machine

An album isn’t just a collection of pictures; it’s a visual history that’ll defy time and chill with generations to come.

A family heirloom in the making!


Not everyone in your family can use technology.. think grandparents.

I know my dad struggles with a link if someone sends him one. And if he lost the link he’d never be able to look over the photos again if he wanted to.

There’s something enchanting about the feel of an album under your fingertips.

While scrolling through screens has its own charm, it can’t quite replicate the joy of leafing through pages.

This tactile experience resonates particularly with the older generation, connecting them to the past in a way that pixels can’t.


But what’s holding you back from ordering a wedding album? Is it the cost?

Wedding albums aren’t all about breaking the bank anymore.

And yes, you can go the full hog and pay for something stunning, but there are cheaper options as well, so don’t let the cost put you off ordering an album.

If you really want one you can find one that fits your budget.

But before you go down that rabbit hole I would decide whether you want to take on the task of designing the album yourself or if you’d prefer to work with your photographer.

Designing an album can be a creative and time-consuming process..

But there’s a whole plethora of choices for wedding albums these days, ranging from sleek digital photo books to the kind of leather-bound beauties that make you do a double take.

Once you get the link to your photos,, you can go online and find an album that suits your budget or work with your photographer to find the right one for you.

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Working with your photographer

If your photographer offers album services, their expertise can be invaluable in curating and arranging the images for the album.

They’ll have insights into which photos work best together and can create an album that flows smoothly and logically recording the story of your day.

But you don’t need to splurge your life savings; these days, the wedding album game is all about making memories without mortgage-level costs.

Doing it online

But if you go online to find an album for yourself, there are a few things to watch out for.


Look into the quality of materials and craftsmanship offered by different album providers.

A well-crafted album will not only stand the test of time but also elevate the presentation of your photos.


Some album options allow you to customise your wedding album, such as choosing cover materials, colours, embossing, or even adding captions.

Consider how much personalization you want to incorporate. if any

Size and Layout:

Different albums come in various sizes and page layouts.

Think about whether you prefer a larger coffee table-style album or a more compact one and whether you’d like a traditional layout or a more contemporary design.

How many photos

Obviously, the more photos you put in your album, the more costly it will be.

So, I’d suggest mulling over the online album for a while and choosing the photos you want to put onto paper.


Can your photographer or wedding album provider offer digital versions of your album that you can share online?

You can then send the album link to the tech-savvy people.

Do your homework

If you’re going down the line of ordering your own album, make sure you do your research first.

Check out the reviews or ask your friends that already have an album where they got theirs.

So there you have some of my thoughts on whether you should choose to have a wedding album or not.

I hope they have helped help you to make the right decision for you.

If you’re already married, did you get an album?

Which route did you go? Was it with your photographer, or did you go down the online route?

And if you went online for yours, how did it look when you got it?

Was it a difficult process to do or not?

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