15 Must-Have Wedding Photos
Summary: The key to an amazing wedding photo album is making sure that your photographer captures all the right moments that you can preserve forever.
As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. But for a wedding, what you want to tell is far more than a thousand words. There are so many important moments that make up a wedding day, which can be hard to cover all details. So you’d better think about the moments you want to capture. Here’re 15 wedding photo ideas to get you started.
Still life shots of the bride’s gown, shoes, ring and jewelry is a great way to capture small touches. Don’t forget to snap a shot before you put them on.
BRIDE'S BOUQUET & GROOM'S BOUTONNIERE
Before you toss the bouquet, make sure your photographer capturing the beauty of your fresh bouquet. Meanwhile, don't forget the groom's floral embellishment!
You'll not want to miss both sides getting ready, so ask your photographer to shoot the gals buttoning or zipping up their dresses while guys do the same with their ties.
The stunning moment that you’re in your gown, looking at yourself in a mirror, is really worth a full-length shot.
The final moments are emotional, whether you’ll be standing alone in front of the window, or getting last words of advice from parents, which are truly worth capturing.
First look is a new trend in weddings which many couples choose to break the old tradition of bad luck to see each other in favor of capturing the magical moment. It can be really touching and especially intimate, filled with raw emotion and heartwarming embraces that make for the best wedding photos.
Wide shots of the entire space, including the sky or ceiling, really set the scene for what it was like on your wedding day.
BRIDE WALKING DOWN AISLE
It’s a special moment to walk down the aisle, especially for father and daughter. Whoever accompanies you, make sure your photographer catches the dramatic shot.
GROOM AT THE END OF THE ALTAR
The photographic moment of a groom's expression as he awaits bride is always extremely emotional and beautiful. This shot is not to be missed!
There’s no doubt that I DO moment is truly beautiful and sometimes tearful. When you recite vows and exchange rings, close-up shots will be perfect. Besides you can ask your photographer to candid shots of your guests' reactions during your ceremony, which will give you a different perspective of this moment.
It doesn't get much more romantic than this fairytale moment! And no photographers would miss it for the world.
Getting pristine shots of your reception before guests arrive. From flowers, chairs to flatware, ask your photographer to capture all the decorative details of your planner’s hard work.
You might not remember much of your first dance, but you won’t forget your first dance as husband and wife.
THE COUPLE WITH GUESTS
Group shots of your friends and family will remind you how much fun it was having friends and family by your side.
Throwing bouquet into the crowd definitely is a fun and unforgettable part of a wedding. Many years later, this shot will easily jog your memory of your wedding day.
Now you can choose from above wedding shots, and make up an extensive list of moments that are important to you. Don’t forget to give the list to your wedding photographers at least a week or so before ceremony. Communicating well with your photographer is also a crucial factor to ensure both of you is happy with the result of your wedding photos.