Save-the-Date Photo Ideas

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After you get engaged, your mind goes a million miles per hour thinking about planning your wedding. The first thing to do after the ring is on your finger is to pick a wedding date. Giving your for sure guests, friends and family a heads up of when the big day will be is thoughtful, and even though you don't have to do it, sending a save-the-date is a gesture appreciated by many guests. Save-the-dates also help you make sure that the people you really want to be present will be able to make it.
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This is why we love photo save-the-dates. If you're still deciding on a wedding style and color palette, taking a fun photo delivers the message in a fun and whimsical way without having to rush to pick a design. These can also be super cost-effective if you can't justify spending a chunk of your wedding budget in save-the-date card - just print your photos as a postcard!
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If you are having engagement photos taken, you can ask your photographer for ideas for a save the date photo opportunity. The best and probably the easiest way to find inspiration is by incorporating you and your beau's lifestyle and hobbies. Today we're sharing our favourite save the date photo ideas, from sweet to quirky, these couples sure got their guests' and the web's attention.
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Incorporate your hobbies: if you are a sports fan, you can play with the with idea of wearing jerseys with you wedding date on on the backs of them with one of you wearing the day and the other the month. Or if you love golf, we love the idea of writing the date on  golf balls  - it would also be cute on ping pong balls and paddles!
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Incorporate how you met: take a picture at where you first met or take inspiration from how you met. Met in a bar? How about using napkins with the wedding date engraved on them?
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Whimsical: we love balloons for their versatile uses, especially the idea of writing the date on the them for a photo or printing save the date on them for guests to blow them up to find out. Also,  letter balloons are great for photos too.

For the crafty couples, there are so many props you can make for your save the dates! We especially love the shadow props utilising a cutout sign or giant free standing letters with a date board!

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For more ideas for your wedding, check out these guides
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