28 Ideas to Shoot Fun And Creative Wedding Photos

A wedding is probably the happiest ceremony happening to couples taking the next step in seeking a life together. The event oozes with lovey-dovey quirks and romantic notions, but not everyone thinks that that is the only wayt to go with their wedding portraits.

Some newlyweds take the opportunity to tell the world their love story from proposals, to the actual day itself. Then, there are these creative couples who really pushed the envelope and turned their wedding photos just downright crazy!

Fortunately when it comes to crazy ideas, the Internet is the best source for you. Here we compiled 28 shots to show you various ways of catching out-of-the-ordinary wedding portraits. If you are looking for ideas to use in your wedding portraits, you’re in for a treat!

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Blessings in a Frame

In a plot twist, the bride and the groom are kept out of the frame (literally) in this heartwarming shot.

blessings in a frame
  • Source: I Love Farm Weddings
Beyond the Frame

Now that’s a love story right out of the… er… wall. Prop or Photoshop, Matt Shumate is the inspiring wedding photographer you should contact for shots like this.

beyond the frame
Bride and Bat

The bride is hardly dressed for the part but everyone hits a homerun in this cool shot!

bride and bat
  • Source: Worden Photography
Forever Alone

"Three down, one to go" or "forever alone brother"? No worries bro, at least now you know who is next in line for the next upcoming family affair.

forever alone
He’s Mine

Bridesmaids can be a dangerous group if your groom is hot, and that’s exactly why you have to pick your guests carefully! A cheerful shot from Inna Makeenko.

he's mine
Hero League

The league of extraordinary best men (& groom) strikes again, in this awesome geek-inspired wedding portrait shot of a lifetime.

hero league
  • Source: Hoffer Photography
I Fished A Husband

The ‘there’s other fish in the sea’ phrase finally makes sense with this portrait. A hilarious one from Sergio Miguelez Martinez Yeli indeed!

i fished a husband
  • Source: Sergio Miguelez Martinez Yeli
iPhone Kiss

Now there’s a shot to behold.

iphone kiss
Just Married

The umbrella gives you a behind the scene, shadow look of a ‘just married’ couple. Romanticism at its peak.

just married
  • Source: Freddy Ku Photography
Light Painted Love

You know I’m going to say this – what a dazzling shot! By the way the technique is called Light Painting, and we even have a collection featuring it.

light painted love
  • Source: William Walker Photography
Love Defies Space

You don’t really need to bring up Photoshop every time you talk about creativity, just hire Joe Hendricks to help you think differently.

love defies space
Marineland Wedding

Awww, how much cuteness and sweetness is captured in this single photo!

marineland wedding
  • Source: Sarah and Ben Photography
Witness the Kiss

The one-for-all solution to shoot the kiss, while keeping all guests in the highlight.

witness the kiss
  • Source: Ashfall Mixed Media
Marriage is Fun

Marriage itself is already a wild act, but you can always go wilder with photography.

marriage is-fun
  • Source: Alexandre Bourguet Photography
Protect Our Love

Those are some real dangerous bridesmaids. Hot and loaded.

protect our love
Show Off

It’s the men’s turn to be bedazzled by the rock on the groom’s finger. She put a ring on it boys! OMG OMG OMG!

show off

A wedding portrait inspired by the Inception movie poster Jordan Nakamura puts the inception in their reception (Get it?)!

Transformers Ambush

Easily the coolest and scariest wedding portrait of all time, and the bridesmaids and best men are all in on it! Where’s Bumble Bee when you need it?

transformers ambush
  • Source: IXsf Skillforum Design & Photography
T-Rex Attack!

Looks like attacks at weddings are becoming a trend. And part fo the success of the illusion comes from the right (screaming) guests!

t-rex attack
  • Source: Quinn Miller Photo + Design
Zombie Hunt

What’s more fun than doing a zombie hunt during the wedding photography session? Also watch how Josiahx nailed this manipulation!

zombie hunt
  • Source: Josiahx
Wedding Wars

Perfect for the Star Wars fan. At least this story has a happy ending.

wedding wars
  • Source: Steven Kowalski Photography
Lord of Surprise

Wedding portraits can’t get more magical than this. Superior manipulation skills from Sergey Ivanov!

lord of surprise
Wedding Gang

Now, that’s a way to make an entrance. Love the tie-color coordination too.

wedding gang
You Can’t Escape

Not sure what this one’s about but from the looks of things, both the bride and groom are enjoying this setup. And that’s the whole point, isn’t it?

you can't escape

The guests are having a ‘blast’ with this one! More hadouken photography here!

  • Source: Jordan Weiland Photography

When the bride asks where the groom is, she demands answers! *breathes out loudly*

  • Source: RSB Photography
Don’t Piss Me Off!

They are barely out of their wedding attire and the fight has already begun – in jest!

don't piss me off
Groom Kidnap

There’s no stopping this wedding, especially when you stuff the groom in the trunk to make sure he gets to the chapel.

groom kidnap
  • Source: Stelmakh Studio


While it may look like these awe-inspiring wedding portraits were created out of pure fun, they are very carefully executed ideas with lots of detail forged in the post-processing stage. Thus, a hat-tip to all photographers for really bringing out the beauty (and laughs) one could expect from a shot like that.

Now it’s your turn! Which portrait do you wish to shoot during your wedding photography session? Have you discovered your favorite portrait somewhere on the Web? We can’t wait to see what you have to share!