I have a question, my photographer doesn't do wedding albums. He provides all the pictures on a jump drive and I have to put the album together myself. So my question is, would it be too much to incorporate my engagement photos and my bridal shower photos in the book as well? I just want all of my pictures in one place.
I actually love that idea! Having all the pictures in one place would capture the entire engagement/wedding process. It's your album, so include whatever pictures you want. You could have different sections in the book, one for each event (engagement, pre-wedding parties, and wedding day).
For our wedding album. I included engagement and wedding photos as I only wanted professional photos in the album. I will probably make another album that's not as expensive of non-professional photos which will include pre-wedding events, engagement photos, and the wedding itself.
I think that sounds like a great idea, and as Bird said above, maybe honeymoon pics as well! If you think the book will be too big and chunky, you could always split engagement/bridal shower, and wedding/honeymoon, and get two books!