The Best Wedding Photos of 2018

Last updated: 30th May 2022

The Best Wedding Photos of 2018 Are IN! 

With 1 in 3 couples planning their wedding on Bridebook, you know we must love weddings. Like reaaally love them. But what makes them so special are all the individual moments spread through the day. From the bride sharing a whisper with father before going down the aisle, or the shy flower girl kidnapping some canapes, we want to make sure these special moments, and the incredible wedding photographers that capture them, are celebrated. 

This year, once again, we challenged hundreds of Bridebook’s best wedding photographers to send us their most unique, funny, tender and outrageous wedding photos from their 2018 weddings, so we could share those magical moments for all to enjoy!

So without further ado, here are our favourite wedding photos of 2018.

Click the link to each photographer’s Bridebook profile if you want to see more from them, or book them for your own special day!


wedding guest and bride and groom riding a rollercoeaster
© Alessandro Pietrosanti Photographer

How many times do you get an opportunity to take a picture of the Bride on a roller coaster?? This was one of the most exciting moments in this photographer’s career (we just wonder how he did it…). 


a married couple laughing in an old phone booth
© Nick Brightman Photography

This Bride and Groom sneaked into a telephone box at the Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings, where they tied the knot (and where you can too!). 


two groomsmen lauging in an empty bathtub and having a beer, best wedding photos of 2018
© Scott Bytheway of Bluefinch Photography

The photographer caught these lads having a laugh and a beer in the bathtub! They got ready in a jiffy and had plenty of time to relax before the wedding.


bridesmaid spraying deodorant on her bride. best wedding photos of 2018
© Tim Emmerton Photography

Pit stop! That’s what hens are for, no?


little girl looks surprised as she sees the bride. best wedding photos of 2018
© Steven Wheller of Art by Design Photography

This photo was taken just as this little girl’s mother (the Bride), stepped out of the room in her wedding dress. Her expression says it all!


wedding guests laugh at wedding speech. best wedding photos of 2018
© Peter Denness

The best man had just told a rather risqué story about the groom and the range of reactions at his punchline are incredible! 


dad carries his baby at a wedding as he has a glass of champagne
© Dom & Liam Shaw from York Place Studios

Yawns and bubbles! This baby’s nap-time wasn’t going to stop her dad from toasting the Bride and Groom.


dog licks groom in cute newlyweds photo
© Claire Penn Photography

The couple’s gorgeous dog was brought along to the wedding and had some big kisses for dad!


page boy and flower girl getting ready for a wedding. best wedding photos
© Claire Batey of Unscripted Photography

These kids were totally trying to wind their grandmother up as she kept telling them to behave. Ha! Not happening! 


wedding guests arriving at wedding are greeted by the rain
© Martin Beddall Photography

A very heavy downpour catches wedding guests as they head to the village church in Leicestershire. A classic British Wedding! 


bride's dad looking up at camera during her wedding
© Fiona Walsh Photography

Dad is witnessing all the chaos as the girls get prepared. 


guest in t-rex costume dances at wedding
© Vicky Kinmond

A 7-foot dinosaur on the dance floor? Looks like this Bridezilla found her match! 


dad crying as he sees his bride best wedding photos of 2018
© Ian Baker Photography

Happy tears begin to flow with the bride’s brother cradling his daughter while watching his sister, the bride, dancing with their father.


grandma look surprised when she sees the bride for the first time.
© Sandra Hargreaves of SMH Photography

Grandma seeing her Grandaughter in her wedding dress for the very first time – a very emotional moment for all.


bride gets her veil caught in a bush
© Claire Penn Photography

Veil stuck on a hedge, new husband comes to the rescue!


bridesmaids help close the bride's dress
© David Dean Photography

You might look stunning but no one said putting the dress on was easy! Which is why every bride needs their squad of bridesmaids. 

indial wedding parents helping the bride get ready
© Richard Murgatroyd Photography

Hindu weddings are packed with symbolism. Here Pooja’s parents come together to place the final pieces of jewellery before her ceremony.


groom is comforted by his best man while he waits for the bride
© James Tracey Photography

This Groom couldn’t hold in the tears alongside his best man, as his bride walked into their wedding.


mother of bride excited to see her daughter get married
© Matt Wing Photo

This Mum couldn’t hide her excitement as she watched the ceremony!


a diverse family at a wedding best wedding photos
© York Place Studios

The in-between moments, where guests come to greet each other before the party, are often the most beautiful and filled with love!


father o the bride seeing her daughter for the first time
© Matt Wing Photo

This Dad was very emotional upon seeing his beautiful daughter in her wedding dress.


groomsmen in black and white
© Tom Beynon Photography

These Groomsmen waited patiently as the Bride and Groom signed their names. The moment was captured beautifully!


bride drinking a pint
© Patrick Mateer for M and G Photographic

Bottoms up!


guests standing in front of manor house
© Martin Beale for MJBPhoto

Who doesn’t love smoke bombs in front of a beautiful stately home? Woodhall Manor looks amazing in this shot.


two brides and two llamas
© Natalie Martin for Story of Love Wedding Photography

Double trouble. One of 2018’s biggest trends was llamas at weddings, and well, let’s just hope the trend continues!


little page boys posing in a van
© Wedding Photography by Joe Bickerton

This was a shot taken at Tower Hill Barns in North Wales. These little Paige boys were having great fun in the camper van and their playfulness makes for a great photo!


flower girls laughing at wedding
© Sam Pharoah Photography

Sunlight streaming, cheeky faces and belly-laughs!


bride holds a little baby
© Chris Seddon Photography

This newborn baby was just a couple of weeks old, and when the mum brought it to show the bride, everyone in the room wanted to take turns holding her. We love the bliss expression on her face.


wedding photos on iphone effect
Karen Fuller for Fuller Photography

This photographer got the wedding guests involved with their phones during the reception to make this original photo!


bride laughs as it looks like her dog is her groom
© Paul Keppel Photography

This Bride wanted their dog in the picture as they signed the papers. The photographer got the perfect angle! 


bride groom and grandma pose for a wedding photo
© James & Lianne Photography

Photographers often crack jokes to keep family photos fun and energetic. This granny said she had something to make everyone laugh, and with a serious face, flashed the photographer!


couple dancing happily at their wedding
© Aden Priest Photography

A lovely moment is captured as the Bride and Groom dance! If only everyone could look that majestic during their first dance.


newlyweds dancing
© Emma + Rich

The Bride and Groom didn’t want to do a traditional first dance, so they taught themselves to dance to ‘Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger’ by Daft Punk. 


groomsmen carrying flowers on a truck
© Rachel Lou Photography

These Ushers got creative when asked to move the floral arrangements from the Church up to the Marquee!


newlyweds pop the champagne
© Ashley Davenport for Miki Studios

During the cake cutting, the Groom noticed a bottle of Champagne on the table and immediately grabbed it. His wife said no… But it was far too late!


bouquet toss at a wedding, best wedding photos of 2018
© Drew Findlay Photography

Jordan Pickford understudy.


bride holds her dad's hand as he makes wedding speech
© Clive Blair Photography

A tender moment between the groom and his bride during his speech.


newlyweds on a hill with sheep and wolf

One of the most beautiful photos on the list! We love how the photographer capture this fairytale moment. 


two brides kiss under cloudy skies
© Ross Talling Photography

These lovely brides having a moment to themselves, overlooking the Cornish coast before their wedding takes place.


two grooms dancing with umbrellas on their wedding day
© Nicholas Rogers Photography

These Grooms had their reception at a golf course but it rained, but that didn’t stop them from having lots of fun outside in the rain!

Thank you to all the photographers who sent us their favourite wedding photos of 2018!

See you again next year!

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