I see a lot of Pinterest boards and other wedding inspiration from brides and often times the actual logistics are looked over. If you are pinning a bunch of outdoor sunset ceremonies with multi colored fall leaves, but your ceremony is in the springtime at 4 pm, you are obviously not going to get the look you are envisioning in your mind. Or if you are getting married in a dark church but your inspiration is coming from chapel ceremonies that have a ton of window light.
I want to show a few examples of what real weddings look like, and I'll also include the time of day, type of location, and season. You might be surprised. :)
As you can see, each wedding is different and even the season itself can make a huge difference. If you have shadows and blown out highlights and color casts, you just have them. It's part of your wedding and part of your story.
Each one of these weddings were so different but they all had one common factor. Love. Lot of it. If it rains on your wedding day and your dream ceremony has to be moved inside, at the end of the day, you're just as married.
As you plan your wedding, it's important to have realistic expectations about what your ceremony will look like. If you are having an indoor church ceremony, ask your photographer to see other indoor church ceremonies. If your wedding is outside with no chance of shade, ask for daytime outdoor ceremonies.
I hope this sheds some light (and some darkness) on your wedding day plans!