The Gathering Place : 15 Instagram Hashtags for Wedding Photographers

Hashtags on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter can help boost your networking opportunities along with helping you get found by your ideal brides.  Using hashtags can instantly help other vendors connect with you and publications publish you.  Using smart hashtags is one of the fastest ways to grow your business through Instagram and we’ve found 20 great hashtags that all wedding photographers can be using.

Quick Tip : when hashtagging your images, Instagram will show you how many times each tag gets used.  Using frequently used hashtags will likely increase searches for that particular hashtag.

  1. Wedding photography related hashtags: #weddingphotography #weddingphotographer #weddingphotos #weddingphoto
  2. Your couple’s hashtag : Your couple’s custom hashtag means reaching directly to the bridesmaids, groomsmen and attendees of the wedding you’re posting.  This can often serve as an excellent way to attract furture brides similar to your current bride.  Often times, our bride’s friends also turn into brides of ours!
  3. Wedding day related hashtags : #weddingday #wedding #realwedding #weddingdetails #weddingflorals #thedailywedding
  4. Style hashtags : These hashtags can help you attract your ideal client by reaching the style of wedding they’re searching for.  #vintagewedding #elegantwedding #luxewedding #rusticwedding #bohowedding
  5. Bride and groom hashtags : #couplesportraits #weddingcouple #bride #groom #brideandgroom
  6. Wedding party hashtags: #bridalparty #bridesmaids #groomsmen #girltribe #tribe
  7. Vendor hashtags : using hashtags from vendors can help you connect with them and often, they’ll share your work too!
  8. Designer hashtags: ring designers, dress designers, shoe designers, tag them all.
  9. Publications : Publications like #theknot  #weddingwire #junebugweddings often connect with photographers through their hashtags! Tag ones you love and match your style.
  10. Wedding details : These are great for attracting brides, as they’re often searching these hashtags.  #weddingcake #weddingdress #weddingshoes
  11. Wedding inspirations : #weddingideas #weddinginspo #receptionideas
  12. Descriptive hashtags: #beautiful #love #stunning #gorgeous
  13. Location hashtags: Don’t forget to tag your locations! Wedding venues and your city, state and other surrounding locations should be included!
  14. Branding hashtags: Have hashtags for your brand? Use them! Especially your business name!
  15. Photography related hashtags: #photograph #blackandwhite #film #fineartweddings #photo #portraits

What are your favorite wedding related hashtags?

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