Wedding

8 Best Wedding Photo Apps to Capture Your Big Day

Last Updated: Jun 5, 2018

Your big day is quickly approaching and all the little details are falling into place. You’ve sorted through wedding color ideas and wedding flower ideas until you found the perfect match. The dates have been set for everything from the bridal shower to the reception. Now it’s time to make sure you have a plan of how to capture all the special events and moments.

At the wedding you’ll have a photographer that you’ve gone over a wedding photographer checklist with, so you’ll be sure to have high-quality photos. But, what about the bridal party and bachelorette and bachelor parties? What about the candid photos on your wedding day? Luckily in this day and age, most people have cameras on their phones with several photo editing apps. By using a wedding photo app you can easily collect the photos your friends and family have taken.

We have a list of eight of the best wedding photo apps for you to use on your big day. Each one has slightly different offerings, but most include generating a wedding hashtag that you can share with your guests. Scroll through to find the one that is most compatible with your device and budget.

Shutterfly

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

Shutterfly Share Sites makes it a breeze to share and view photos, calendar events and communicate with your guests. Once you have collected the photos and download them, upload them onto the Shutterfly app to create momentos you can keep forever. Through the app, you have unlimited free prints and can make wedding photo books in minutes. You can also upload photos to your wedding thank you cards. The Wedding Shop is now in the app so you can browse styles and personalize your perfect wedding down to the detail.

Eversnap

iOS

Free app + in-app purchases

The Eversnap app (previously known as Wedding Snap) allows you to create a custom digital wedding album on their site. Once the album is created they will give you a custom code that you can give to your guests. With this custom code, your friends and family can upload their photos and videos of the celebration. Eversnap also provides you with 200 customizable instruction cards that you can place inside your wedding program template for your guests to download while they are waiting for the ceremony to begin. This photo album will store all the photos and videos of the event on the app for all to access.

WedPics

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

Wedpics is a wedding photo sharing app that serves as a private place where your guests can upload and edit their pictures of your special day. With Wedpics you can share important wedding details with your guests, upload photos with filters and stickers and invite unlimited guests to your site with a custom URL. Once you find your favorite photos, instantly save and print them so you can add them to a contemporary wedding book idea.

WedSocial

iOS and Android

Free

WedSocial is a wedding photo sharing app that’s run by WeddingWire. With WedSocial you can collect your guest’s photos and download them on your own device. If you have a WeddingWire website, you can sync it with the app and share the photos on it. There is also a function of this app that lets you edit the photos and create your own wedding memes. You can also share any wedding details or changes you may have with your guest through the app. If you are a WeddingWire fan, this app is the way to go.

Veri

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

Veri is an app created by The Knot that lets you collect photos without creating a hashtag. The app has automatic photo sharing so once you send your guests the code and they download the app, it will automatically upload any photos they take during the set time of the ceremony. This wedding photo sharing app can also be used for bridal showers and other events leading up to your big day. If the venue is big, they also have a real-time map view that lets you see where each photo was taken. In this case, Veri does all the work and there’s no need to wait around for your friends and family to send over or tag their photos.

Wedbox

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

Wedbox provides a stylish way for your guests to upload and share their photos. You control who has access to the online photo album by inviting guests to join you on the app. Then anyone invited can upload photos or videos (get your speeches and dance moves on film!). Wedbox uses smart categorization to divide your photos into categories such as rehearsal dinner or reception. This app is also has a multi-language option that will translate the information to your guest’s native language, creating an all-inclusive experience.

Ceremony

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

Ceremony helps you keep your guest’s in the loop with a schedule and allows you to share photos from the big day. The basic free package includes unlimited events, invitations, scheduling, photos and videos. It includes an option to use Ceremony’s camera or upload photos from your own camera roll. This app also provides messaging feature which is a great way to stay in contact with all your guests and inform them of any last minute changes. Unlike most wedding apps, Ceremony claims to be 100% ad-free and does not share any info that your guest’s share.

Wedding Photo Swap

iOS and Android

Free app + in-app purchases

WeddingPhotoSwap is a wedding photo upload app that allows you to collect, share and swap your wedding photos in real time. You can create unlimited invite-only albums and invite your guests by email, your wedding website or an invite card. Once your friends and family have the app, they can upload their photos into your albums the day of the event. After all the photos are collected, you can sort through them and approve, arrange and sort the photos until you have an organized wedding album. Once you find your favorites, they are able to be downloaded as full-size photos or saved to a DVD.

Wedding sharing apps are a new way for you to gather everyone’s memories of your big day. Get every angle of your wedding by using the photos that your friends and family took, in addition to the ones from your wedding photographer. From your wedding party photo to the final wedding send-off, your journey can be captured with the help of this latest technology.