The actual ceremony is a moment where it is preferable that your phone is silenced and tucked away. Recording these special moments on your phone takes you away from the moment that should be appreciated and enjoyed, and it’s highly likely that the ceremony is being professionally recorded anyway.
So, unless the couple has specifically asked you to capture the ceremony, it’s best to wait at least until the reception for any videos or photos. Pictures of things like the table setting and venue decor are great options to post in real time.
Even when you do decide to share the wedding on social media, it’s important to be mindful of what you choose to post.
Their wedding day was likely something that the couple spent months planning out every detail for, so they would appreciate it if your posts reflected all of that hard work.
Take this opportunity to showcase your relationship with the couple by posting sweet photos of them, a great shot of the cake, or a lovely picture of you and the bride. Refrain from posting anything unflattering or less than glamorous!
How do you feel about navigating weddings and social media?
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