We suggest picking up a wedding photo album after your special day, which will give you a lovely keepsake, a great way to safely store your pictures, and a fun project too!
On your big day, you are absolutely bound to have hundreds of wedding photos taken. Whether you’re sticking to a professional wedding photographer, getting a friend or family member on board or simply popping disposable cameras onto your guests’ tables, there are sure to be so many amazing shots.
"Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life, you do not want its memories lost or forgotten in the depths of your computer or phone. A physical album is a lasting keepsake and a beautiful way to share and relive the day with loved ones, for years to come," explains Rushad Vevaina, CEO and Co-Founder of PikPerfect.
There are many lovely wedding photo albums out there for all budgets and tastes. Many are customisable and can be personalised, while others are simple, classic photo albums that can be used for wedding photos.
Whatever your style, we’ve found some of the most amazing wedding albums from all over the internet, which will store all of those magical moments and give you something to hold on to.
- Traditional Wedding Photo Albums
- Personalised Wedding Photo Albums
- Wooden Wedding Photo Albums
- Leather Wedding Photo Albums
- Luxury Wedding Photo Albums
Traditional Wedding Photo Albums
1. Wedding Photo Album - from £36.95, Heritage Photo Albums
Handmaking wedding albums in the UK for over 25 years, Heritage Photo Albums offers a variety of covers including leather, silk effect, and linen. "The quality of the album I ordered was first class and the craftsmanship was excellent," explains one shopper.
They also use card weight acid-free pages and glassine tissue interleaves between the pages to protect your photos, plus, there is the option to have gold embossed name and date details added.
Pros & Cons: Each wedding album is beautifully wrapped in an elegant box which makes it a perfect wedding gift.
2. Customisable Wedding Photo Album - £79.90, PikPerfect
PikPerfect allows you to really adapt your photo album to everything from your price point to your desired size and page length. It's a great option for building bespoke wedding photo album books as you collaborate with design specialists to create a wedding photo album.
They have an average rating of 4.96/5 from over 1,000 reviewers, with one person stating, "I was very pleased with this service - it saved me hours of time to have them arrange the photos and they were extremely patient with my edits. The album is gorgeous! It's like being back at the wedding."
Pros & Cons: There are tons of designs to choose from, so give yourself enough time to decide on the perfect one for you and your wedding.
3. Traditional Wedding Photo Album - £33.99, Sassy Bloom
Botanical weddings are having a huge moment - if that's the theme you've gone for this traditional album will represent that perfectly thanks to the green wreath. The album can be personalised with text giving it a contemporary update and it has a gorgeous satin finish.
"Really happy with the product and grateful for the ongoing contact with the supplier who agreed to do a rush order ahead of my anniversary. Would definitely recommend," explains a customer.
Pros & Cons: With 30 interleaf pages, there will be lots of room to store your photos. Be mindful that this album looks best when filled with 6x4 photographs.
4. Personalised Wedding Photo Album - from £35, Etsy
Minimalistic, chic and stylish, this wedding photo album is handmade and crafted in the UK. It can be personalised with your names and wedding date, as well as a beige, white, grey or black cover. They will also print your photos out ready for you to stick them in, which is a feature you don't often find with photo wedding albums.
Pros & Cons: You can pick from a regular sized wedding photos album, or a large, depending on how many pictures you need displayed. This is perfect for DIY couples who want to give crafting and designing their personalised wedding photo album a shot.
Personalised Wedding Photo Albums
5. Photo Printed Personalised Photo Album - £40, Clouds and Currents
This lovely hand carved book has a distinct rustic feel, and comes in both A4 and A5 depending on your needs. If you're giving this as a wedding gift they also offer luxury gift wrap that is finished off with ribbon and a handwritten tag with your own special message. You can choose to have as many sheets as desired, from 30 to 80.
Pros & Cons: You can add an engraved twig pen - so it could also work as a wedding guest book.
6. Personalised Hand Foiled Hearts Wedding Photo Album - £49, Made by Ellis
With this divine handmade choice, you can pick from four colours and two sizes. We love the cute etched hearts that can be crafted from metallic red, gold, silver or holographic card and how your names and wedding date can be written on the front of this personalised wedding photo album.
"This photo album turned out to be even better quality than I had hoped for. I ordered it for my sister-in-law as a wedding gift and am beyond happy with the product. The album itself is smart and immaculately made and it arrived in a lovely white box, making it even smarter to give as a gift. Fully recommend this product, I just wish someone had bought one for my wedding day," explains one shopper.
Pros & Cons: The cover of this photo album for a wedding is made from luxe looking material. It won't wipe clean, so make sure you don't spill anything on it that could stain - keep on a bookshelf rather than the coffee table.
7. Our Story So Far Personalised Scrapbook - from £21.90, Etsy
This book boasts super high quality paper, and the front etchings can be made in rose gold, gold, silver, or white, to name a few. The sturdy ring binder will ensure the pages never fall out or get damaged and means you can lie the book flat when you're looking at the photos.
"Second time buying from this company, first being my wedding book and now a photo album, love the quality and will probably use many times within the future!" says one customer.
Pros & Cons: This is a scrapbook style wedding photo album which is ideal if you love the rustic look. The pages are sealed with a ribbon bow, which keeps the book shut and photos safe, plus looks beautiful.
8. The Minimalist Hardback Photo Book - from £44, Papier
Papier's minimalist design comes in both medium and large sizes, and the pages are made with Mohawk Superfine paper, meaning a slightly textured effect. You'll be able to customise your creation with captions and your chosen layout and cover, which features a stand-out photograph of you and your partner.
If you would like extra pages, you can add them in pairs for a small additional fee.
Pros & Cons: This wedding album is hardback making it sturdy and the perfect display item. The cover means your favourite wedding photo can take pride of place on the front.
9. Personalised Wedding Photo Booth Album - £26, Natalie Ryan Design
If you had a fun photo booth at your wedding or you're thinking about having one, this personalised wedding photo booth album is just the thing you'll need to store the pictures your loved ones took. We adore the sophisticated monochrome design and it's sleek size.
The ribbon comes in white and ivory, and provides a glamorous finishing touch.
Pros & Cons: This is a handmade wedding album from the UK, containing quality textured linen look card stock. You can choose your own border colour, but we love how chic the white colourway looks.
10. Personalised Photo Album Locket With Pictures - £32, Silk Purse, Sow's Ear
For a fun twist on a traditional photo album, look to this beautiful locket that holds up to 20 tiny vintage style Polaroid photos inside. The inside of the locket can also be engraved with a personal inscription making this the most wonderful post-wedding present for your other half.
You're bound to receive tonnes of compliments with this, "Everyone has commented how cute and unique it is, like carrying a mini photo album around your neck," says one shopper.
Pros & Cons: There are five chain lengths to choose from - as the locket itself is large, we would recommend a longer chain length. This wedding album is more sentimental and private than other options.
11. Personalised Always Wedding Photo Album - £34.95, Martha Brook
The simplicity of this 'Always' wedding photo album is what makes it so lovely. Available in 11 different colours, if you had a Harry Potter themed wedding day, this photo album is so fitting thanks to the iconic quote.
Martha Brook never disappoint when it comes to wedding stationery so you can expect affordable luxury. "Beautiful photo album and the personalised message makes this a lovely keepsake, very well made," one reviewer explained.
Pros & Cons: As it is wiro-bound it can be laid flat, making writing and sticking photos in much easier. The super thick paper means that pens won't seep through to the other side.
12. Personalised Perfect Match Wedding Album - £27, Posh Totty Designs Creates
This beautiful personalised photo album features an adorable hand drawn illustration of a box of matches. It's totally appropriate to hold your wedding photos inside as you and your partner are the 'perfect match'! It is available in blush pink or navy blue, and you can add a reusable gift wrap.
Pros & Cons: We love the pun associated with this wedding photo album - it's great for couples with a sense of humour.
13. Personalised Wedding Photo Album - £29.90, Etsy
For something a little bit different, look to this holographic design personalised wedding photo album. You can choose from a range of different book and text colours, as well as a custom photo. It includes 20 acid-free, white card pages and is covered in high quality linen.
It would make a lovely wedding anniversary gift, with one person saying, "This item is absolutely stunning! I got the white with silver text to make a story of our first year of marriage on our wedding anniversary and my husband loves it."
Pros & Cons: The shimmering vinyl makes it look and feel extra special. It comes blank inside which allows you to be as creative as you like.
14. Wanderlust Personalised Photo Album - from £23, Etsy
Adventurous couples will adore this photo album to treasure their wedding photos, honeymoon snaps and future holidays in. You can choose to have up to 60 pages so they'll be more than enough room to fit all of your memories.
Many reviews state that you'll even receive extra goodies in your package, such as postcards and bookmarks. "Absolutely beautiful! Beyond expectations. The extras were such a beautiful touch," one person says.
Pros & Cons: This isn't a traditional looking wedding photo album, but it is fun and playful. It was originally hand painted with watercolours giving a beautiful effect.
15. Personalised Photo Book - from £5.99, Cewe
Cewe's wedding photo books give you the option cater your photo album to suit your budget and taste as they have a number of sizes and prices available. More over, you can even bring your book to life with video by having a unique QR code printed in the album you can link to your phone or tablet.
All your photos will come pre-laid out and printed so when it arrives it'll be good to go with no work required.
Pros & Cons: This personalised wedding photo album is great for tech-loving couples - although it is very easy to use so even if you're not super savvy when it comes to that, you can still enjoy.
16. Personalised Typographic Wedding Photo Album - £49, Made by Ellis
There are two sizes, four album colours and nine coloured inserts available for this book so it's a really customisable option. The typographic cover is really unique and we love the solid brass binding screw details. Able to hold a maximum of 80 photos, there will be more than enough room for all your memories.
"Absolutely stunning album, really well made and so much choice on colours," one reviewers states.
Pros & Cons: The font looks contemporary and cool. 1% of their sales are donated to environmental causes through 1% for the Planet.
17. Personalised Linen Wedding Photo Album - £38, The Alphabet Gift Shop
If you had a celestial wedding, we reckon this black and gold photo album is ideal! The high quality, linen covered book is sleek and stylish, including 40 sheets of cream photo mounting board and glassine paper to protect your photos. You can also opt for it to be gift wrapped with ribbon.
Pros & Cons: The black photo album with gold foiling gives this wedding photo book a timeless look that will look great even as you remember your wedding day in years to come.
18. Personalised Linen Wedding Photo Album - £29.90, Etsy
Another lovely linen option is this large photograph album by Peach and Pear Studios. Pick from red, grey, white or brown and a range of text colours. It includes 20 acid-free pages and the heart detail is adorable!
The large pages are super handy, with one person saying that, "The pages are big enough for me to put wedding cards and our vows etc in as well."
Pros & Cons: The metallic foiling makes the font stand out and feel very special.
19. Printed Photograph Album - £45, Etsy
The thick cover on this linen album will ensure your pictures stay safe and protected for years to come. With 50 white high-quality pages included, you'll have more than enough room to display all your memories. Choose from eight different colour choices including pearlescent ivory and rose pink linen.
This wedding photo album book has over 500 excellent reviews - "This album was for my parents who wanted a high quality photo album to display photos from our wedding. It arrived well-packaged and beautifully presented which was a lovely added touch," comments one.
Pros & Cons: Be mindful when choosing the cover colour that they all have varied finishes - for a timeless look opt for the coated picks and for something stylish, stick to matte linen.
Wooden Wedding Photo Albums
20. Personalised Calligraphy Wedding Album - £40, Clouds and Currents
A stunning design by Clouds and Currents is this birch wood beauty. Pick from A4 or A5 sizes, off-white or black paper, and the number of sheets your require. Each book has a gorgeous engraving on the inside of the front page making it really unique.
Pros & Cons: When writing on the black paper, a white or metallic marker pen will give a really cool effect. You can see a digital proof before going ahead with the order so you'll know it is exactly as you wanted.
21. Precious Memories Wedding Photo Album - £25, Mirrorin
Tying the knot at a woodland wedding venue? This personalised wooden album will be a lovely nod this. Laser-engraved with your names and 'precious memories', the book features a real oak veneer cover and 50 sheets of luxury white smooth paper.
Pros & Cons: You can choose from portrait or landscape, which is a lovely feature and allows you to create an interesting layout.
22. Personalised Wedding Photo Album - £25.99, Secret Creation
You can even get a photograph printed onto a wooden album! Using special UV printing to create a personalised keepsake, each book is made from real cherry wood veneer and has the option of 30 or 50 pages. Pick from A4 or A5 portrait or landscape and you'll receive a digital proof before purchasing.
Pros & Cons: As the wedding photo book is made from wood and is a natural material, wood grain may differ and this adds to its unique rustic charm.
23. Personalised Wooden Wedding Photo Album - from £92.42, Etsy
If you're after a wedding photo album with a really rustic feel, this design by New Wood Creations could be the one. It's handmade from oak, walnut, wenge, teak, mahogany, cypress or palisander and comes with black or white paper sheets.
Pick from a small or large size, and the type of font and design you want on the cover. "Such a beautiful album for our wedding photos. The engraving is beautiful and the card stock paper is high quality," explains a happy shopper.
Pros & Cons: You can ask for a custom engraving to be added and they will try to accommodate.
Leather Wedding Photo Albums
24. Recycled Leather Jumbo Wedding Photo Album - £75, Undercover
Modern couples will adore this jumbo leather album. Choose from a range of colourful, recycled leather covers, including poppy, neon orange, flamingo and seafoam. It contains 80 plain pages that will comfortably fit four photos each.
If you have lots of wedding photos, or you want to get creative with sticking in dried flowers, ribbons and other items, this jumbo wedding photo album is ideal.
Pros & Cons: Double sided sticky mounts can be added to your order for an additional fee - so you can get crafting straight away. Most patches and elastics are tonal, however there are a few recycled leather colours that have a contracting patch and elastic colour.
25. Panama Bijou Leather Photo Album - £410, Smythson
You can't go wrong with a Smythson design; they come in blue, black, white and beige and are made from the highest quality leather for longevity. Smythson recommends using photograph corners and arranging photographs on one side of each page to protect them for years to come.
Pros & Cons: There are 50 leaves of gilt-edged white card which adds to the luxury appeal and makes it look amazing even when not opened. This is a sophisticated and timeless option.
26. Rose Gold Wedding Album - £50, BeGolden
Rose gold will never go out of style, and we're sure fans of this colour of choice will love this design, especially if that was your chosen theme on the big day. There are lots of lovely album cover colours to choose from, including mulberry, peacock and blush.
Pros & Cons: Note that 'wedding album' is not automatically printed on the cover but can be added if included in your personalised text. As the leather is recycled and hand-coated then occasionally there are some natural, tiny, variations of texture that may occur. However, this is an eco friendly alternative to original leather.
27. Extra Large Leather Photo Album - £58, BeGolden
Traditionally handmade using hot-foiling techniques in the UK using recycled leather, Be Golden's extra large photo album can display over 300 photos! Not sure what colour to go for? They can send you a swatch to try before you buy.
"I really like these albums. They are beautifully made, great colours & something special compared to a standard album. They make lovely gifts & are well packaged," says a reviewer.
Pros & Cons: This design is not specifically for wedding photos, which means you can easily add to it with other memories from your adventures together.
Luxury Wedding Photo Albums
28. Betsy Tana Lawn Cottage Large Square Album - £70, Liberty London
A gorgeous Liberty London option, this wedding photo album is adorned with a gorgeous floral pattern. Bound in Liberty London's signature cotton, it has a luxuriously soft touch and will look sensational if you leave it out on a coffee table or bookshelf.
Pros & Cons: As this is a square photo album some photo sizes might be tricky to layout, so we recommend sticking one or two per page.
29. Large Linen Wedding Album - £85, BeGolden
Fabulously weighty, this luxury album is embossed with a lovely 'our wedding' logo and crafted from iced grey, pale green, antique rose or vanilla coloured linen. Featuring 40 pages, you can also opt for a luxe presentation box so it would make a brilliant gift.
Pros & Cons: The muted shades keep this photo album for a wedding looking chic. This photo albums is made using traditional bookbinding skills in their workshop in Wiltshire.
Where to Buy Wedding Photo Albums?
Not On The High Street and Etsy are great places to buy a wedding photo album from as they offer many different styles, such as personalised, leather and wooden options. Stationery stores such as Papier are also brilliant and specialise in custom photos, as well as online printing shops including Cewe if you are looking for an affordable pick.
How Many Photos for a Wedding Album?
"While the number of photos you can fit in a wedding album depends on its size and design style, most albums we make have about 120-150 photos in them, but we often make much larger albums too. It's important to remember that in order to create a stunning design, it's often better to select and focus on only the most meaningful photos, avoid cramming in too many similar images," explains Rushad Vevaina, CEO and Co-Founder of PikPerfect.
Now you've ticked off the wedding photo album, don't forget to thank the people that made your big day so special with our roundup of the best wedding thank you gifts.