Why Photographers Love Ranch Wedding Venues

The barn and ranch wedding trend isn’t going anywhere. Many 2018 brides are embracing the great outdoors with themes like enchanted forest, secret garden, and urban vintage. The appeal of these trends is hyped by the gorgeous photos that you see on Pinterest. The thing is, brides aren’t the only ones who love ranch wedding venues. Wedding photographers are eager to book clients with a vision for all the elegance of a wedding in a charming rustic setting.   


What’s not to love about a ranch wedding? If you’re dreaming of a wedding surrounded by lush green pastures, massive oak trees, and the warm glow of a brilliant Texas sunset, there’s a wedding photographer out there who is also dreaming. Here are the top 5 reasons why photographers love ranch wedding venues.

  1. Downhome Glamour

There’s something magical about a newly married couple, dressed to the nines, walking down a dirt road. You know what we’re talking about. It’s like the old countryside with a storied past is the perfect juxtapose to a story that’s only just begun.

  1. Timeless Ambiance  

Where there’s a rustic ranch wedding, there’s usually a dance floor lit up by delicate strands of twinkling lights. Brides who choose to light up their venue this way are in for some timeless photos.

  1. Wood Details


  1. Natural Lighting


  1. Local Culture

Photographers are storytellers. At a wedding, they’re always looking for things that tell the story of the local culture. A ranch venue is often only part of the story, with accompanying details like a local country band or a wedding party wearing cowboy boots. One thing’s for sure, you’ll always remember your venue when you see photos of that brilliant Texas sunset.


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