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7 Photos You Need With Your Bridesmaids

There are plenty of photos you have probably considered taking on your wedding day. From getting ready, the ceremony to pictures with your family and of course with your fiance.  What about the photos you need with your bridesmaids? Those amazing souls that are helping you and have helped throughout the entire wedding planning process? While you know you’ll have some time to take group shots of the entire bridal party you’ll want to make sure you have these photos with your bridesmaids as you get ready on your big day. 

  1. Showcase The Back of the Dress

The back of a wedding dress is hidden with beautiful details you’ll want to capture. You can pose with all of the bridesmaids to show off their dresses as well or have some great close-ups of the bridesmaids helping button, zipper, or lace up the back of your dress. 

  1. First Look With The Bridesmaids

You have heard about the first look for the bride and groom and even with dad, but what about when the bridal party sees the bride for the first time? This is one of my personal favorites of the photos you need with your bridesmaids. The bride’s first reveal to her bridal party can result in some emotional and memorable photo opportunities. Each of your girls represents a unique time and season of your life, let’s celebrate that!

  1. Having Fun

As you’re getting ready sometimes everyone’s nerves are a little on edge because everyone wants to look their best. Your friends want your day to be perfect and they are there to make that happen for you. There will be moments when you just need to let loose to relax a little and having a little dance party, jumping on the bed, or just being silly are moments that can make for great photo opportunities and be the mood enhancer you need!

  1. Matching Robes or Shirts

This is such a fun trend and I love how special a gift like matching robes makes your girls feel. Make it unique to you and have fun with it! Customize it with your wedding colors, bridesmaids’ names, or your wedding date. These sweet personal touches are so fun and you’ll want to capture everyone in their cute and thoughtful pre-wedding wear.

  1. Bouquets and Bridesmaids Dresses

Bouquets won’t last a lifetime but the pictures you have of them will. The bridesmaids and bride bouquet shot is one that you will want to have. There are many ways you can showcase the bouquets as well as the bridesmaid’s dresses. This makes for a gorgeous detail shot that adds depth and a fine art feel to your images. As a photographer, these are great as sneak peeks and a beautiful thank you to your florist to say thank you for all their hard work! 

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  1. The Shoe Shot

You can’t forget about the shoes and what about those pedicures? You’ll want to get a group shot that showcases everyone’s shoes.

  1. Celebrating Shot

You’re getting married! There is bound to be a bottle or two of champagne being opened in the bride’s honor. Take a minute to pause as you toast to celebrate life with your bridesmaids for a picture-perfect shot. This often turns into a favorite series with both fun and sentimental images. Laughter can quickly turn into tears of joy which are priceless!!


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