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12 City Wedding Photo Ideas

You want a photo album that is fit to burst with amazing photos from your big day, but what poses are you going to strike? Well here are 12 city wedding photo ideas that you have to try!

Town Hall Hotel |
Town Hall Hotel

The round windows that many of the city’s older venues have are perfect for lounging in as well as letting in some natural light! Just make sure that you ask permission first.


Martin James Photography |
Martin James Photography

If you’re getting married in London, you have to have a picture with a red London bus. You will seriously regret it if you forget to get this shot.

Town Hall Hotel |
Town Hall Hotel

If you can get to the venue before any guests, an empty venue can create the setting for some truly breathtaking pictures.

Bride and groom in front of street art at Veronica and Alejandro's real wedding|
Image courtesy of Veronica and Alejandro’s real wedding

Street art or petty vandalism, graffiti divides people’s opinions, but everyone can agree that it makes an amazing modern backdrop!

Grand Connaught Rooms - A Principal Hayley Hotel |
Grand Connaught Rooms – A Principal Hayley Hotel

The dip is one of the most beautiful wedding pictures, so don’t waste it in a dimly lit dance floor! Use it to show off the amazing architecture of your city venue.


Town Hall Hotel |
Town Hall Hotel

Just because you’re getting married in the city doesn’t mean you can’t have a wonderful floral shot! Gather all your flowers together and bring the outdoors to your wedding photos.

DoubleTree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside |
DoubleTree by Hilton London – Docklands Riverside

There is a unique beauty to a city’s skyline at night, so remember to use it as a background for your urban wedding reception.

Bride and groom kissing in city traffic by Halo and Hobby at Fabulous Wedding Photography |
Image courtesy of Halo and Hobby at Fabulous Wedding Photography

The world moves so quickly, sometimes it’s nice to slow things down with the one you love. A high exposure crowd shot shows that your partner is the calm in the crazy storm of life.

Drapers' Hall |
Drapers’ Hall

When you are newly wed you want to share it with the world and what’s the best way to announce you marriage? By standing in front of the city together!

Hotel Russell - A Principal Hayley Hotel |
Hotel Russell – A Principal Hayley Hotel

The buildings in large cities tend to be tall, creating that amazing skyline, so they have a lot of stairs. Use the hundreds of steps to your advantage with an aerial shot of you and your beloved.

Browns Courtrooms |
Browns Courtrooms

While kisses do make cracking photos, there is an underappreciated sweetness that comes from just holding your beloved’s hand.

Rebecca and Rhys' Uber Cool Urban Wedding |
Rebecca and Rhys’ Uber Cool Urban Wedding

You can’t have a wedding without guests, so make sure you include them in your photos. This group shot on a roundabout is a fantastic way to include everyone in one picture.

Now you know exactly how to pose for the camera, read How to Plan a Chic City Wedding.

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