20 bridal get ready wedding photo ideas

The morning of the wedding day is usually exciting, emotional, and super busy with loads of bridal prep sessions. From the moment the bride wakes up, there is a flurry of activity as she and her bridal party get ready for the big event. As a wedding photographer, capturing these intimate moments is crucial in telling the story of the day.

The bridal get-ready shots set the tone for the rest of the wedding album, so it’s important to get them right. In this article, we’ll share 20 bridal get-ready shots that every bride’s photographer should aim to capture. Whether it’s the bride putting on her wedding shoes, sharing a special moment with her bridesmaids, or taking a quiet breath before the ceremony, these shots will help capture the essence of the day and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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The bride getting her hair and makeup done

Close-up of the bride’s wedding dress and accessories

The bride’s shoes and jewelry

A candid shot of the bride and her bridesmaids laughing and having fun

The bride putting on her veil

The bride’s mother or close relative helping her with the finishing touches

The bride looking at herself in the mirror

The bride’s bouquet

The bride’s perfume and other beauty products

The bride putting on her earrings

The bride’s engagement and wedding rings

The bride writing her wedding vows or reading a letter from her partner

A group shot of the bridal party together, all dressed up

A candid shot of the bride’s father seeing her in her wedding dress for the first time

The bride walking down the stairs or hallway on her way to the ceremony

The bride sharing a special moment with her bridesmaids or family members

The bride taking a deep breath or having a quiet moment to herself before the ceremony.

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