Well it is surprising how often this question comes up and I have to say it is entirely up to the couple!
What I will say, though, is that I always do my best to capture young ones at weddings in a way that reflects the happiness of a wedding day – not just the children stood in a line – but not really portraits either.
The style I often use is called “prompted not posed” so not telling a child exactly what to do but giving them a prompt to let them enjoy themselves while I capture the moment….these young ones might not have walked away hand in hand without a prompt!
Here are some more examples – all prompted – none of them posed…
Hopefully you will have some idea of what I try to achieve….at the end of the day the couple can choose whether or not to invite children ….I can only tell you how much I work to capture the moment.