Scenic Wedding Photos

The bride and groom are the center and (of course) the most important focus of any wedding photo, but having a beautiful backdrop can give the photo that extra something to make it really stand out.  The beauty of scenic wedding photos is that they utilize the amazing landscapes that natural surroundings that this wonderful world offers.

We have pulled together some of our favorite scenic wedding photos. These not only showcase the bride and groom but also beautiful skylines, mountains, greenery and more. You can find a beautiful landscape anywhere… whether you are in a city, with an amazing skyline in the distance , on the water, or simply surrounded by the wildlife in the middle of the mountains.  These photos can be used for inspiration if you hope to have beautiful scenic wedding photos to remember forever.

Here are some of our favorite photos from our SnapKnot members:

The first photo from Gregg & Cath Photography is just amazing. What a perfect, and beautiful, spot for a wedding ceremony right in the valley between the mountains?

scenic wedding photos, Gregg & Cath Photographers

Lin & Jirsa took this amazing portrait in a place that you can’t go wrong with any type of scenic wedding photo: Hawaii!


This scenic wedding photo from Ian Sbalcio Photography shows off the beautiful orange hues of the sunset. If you can plan a photo at that perfect moment during an amazing sunset, you can get an amazing result, just like the photo below.

scenic wedding photos, Ian Sbalcio Photography

Jaime with Jaime Glez Photography used the clear blue skies to capture this amazing bridal portrait. The blue background of the sky really showcases the bride, creating a gorgeous shot.

scenic wedding photos, Jamie Glez Photography

What a fun moment that Jerome Pollos Photography captured of these newlyweds laughing with the snow, water and mountains in the background.

scenic wedding photos, Jerome Polios Photography

Another one of our favorite scenic wedding photos is this amazing and bright shot by Jerry Puts Photography. It was a perfect day for a wedding with the clear sky, fresh, green grass and the tree in the distance.

scenic wedding photos, Jerry Puts Photography

What an amazingly beautiful view this is? If you are having your wedding at a location as beautiful as the one below, be sure to capture a shot that shows the entire landscape like this one taken by Melissa Rae Photography. It will be a shot you will definitely want to remember for years to come.

scenic wedding photos, Melissa Rae Photography

Photography by KLC found the perfect spot by the water for this couple to take a memorable photograph gazing into each other’s eyes.

scenic wedding photos, Photography by KLC

This couple decided to take a photo up against the fence with the beautiful trees and field behind them. The greenery really brings out the couple and makes for an amazing photo by Songbird Weddings.

scenic wedding photos, Songbird Weddings

Our members truly have some beautiful photos! Here are a few other scenic wedding photos we found that may give you some more inspiration.

scenic wedding photos, Andy Barnhart Photography
Photo Credit: Andy Barnhart Photography
scenic wedding photos, Brooke Photography & Design
Photo Credit: Brooke Photography & Design
scenic wedding photos, Edona Photography
Photo Credit: Edona Photography
scenic wedding photos, Kathleen Landwehrle Photography
Photo Credit: Kathleen Landwehrle Photography
scenic wedding photos, Outward Bound Collective
Photo Credit: Outward Bound Collective

Using the natural beauty of the world around us makes for a wonderful background in your wedding photography. Think about the time of day, in case you want to capture an amazing sunrise or sunset in the distance of your photos. Is there a field that has thousands of colorful flowers all around it? Or even the greenery of the forest can make for a great backdrop for your wedding photos. Scenic wedding photos can be taken anywhere!

For additional ideas on scenic wedding photos, take a look at our Scenic Wedding Photos Pinterest board!  And photographers, be sure to read our blog 10 Outdoor Wedding Tips For Protecting Your Gear!

Do you know of an AMAZING place that has natural beauty and is perfect for scenic wedding photos? We would love to hear your ideas?

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