As one of the biggest days of your life, there will be so many moments from your wedding that you’ll never want to forget. Luckily, your wedding photographer will be there able to capture stunning visuals of this amazing day that you can cherish forever and relive as many times as your heart desires. You might be tempted to tell your photographer to snap away. However, the key to having a “picture-perfect wedding album” is making sure that your wedding photos represent the key moments of that night and that they are filled with the people you love the most. If you’re wondering what are the must have wedding photos you should include in your shot list, J&J Studios has got you covered. Here are thirty key moments you’ll want to make sure you’re photographer captures on the big day:
Whether candid or posed, snapshots of the ladies in their matching robes and pajamas before the glitz and glam make for great photo ops. Of course, you can’t leave out the groomsmen. You’ll definitely want to have your photographer coordinate between the bride and groom as they prepare for the ceremony.
2.Fun With the Ladies
Whether you’re popping a bottle of celebratory bubbly or laughing with the girls, these casual moments are the ones you’ll want on the camera.
3.The bling bling
Although, you’ll be able to look down and stare at the beautiful jewel on your finger for the rest of your life, a nice shot of the wedding rings should be included in the album. There are all sorts of creative ways the photographer can showcase your wedding day sparkle.
Believe it or not, your wedding invitations are worth photographing. Photographs of your invitation suite help tell the story of your wedding day.
Before you dance the night away in them, you’ll want to make sure the photographer captures a photo of your beautiful shoes.
More than likely, it took months to find the perfect wedding dress. What better way to show it off than to give it a photo shoot of its own?
7. Gift Exchange
Some people choose to send love letters to each other before the ceremony while others exchange gifts. These sweet moments should be captured.
8.Individual portraits of the bride
Once you’re all glammed up and dressed you’ll definitely want to have the photographer take some magazine-worthy pictures of you.
Group shots of the bridesmaids is a must.
10.Portraits of the Groom
The bride tends to get the most attention on their wedding day, it’s only right to show the groom some love. Besides, there’s nothing better than looking back on photos of your handsome groom.
The groom may not enjoy taking a lot of pictures but having the boys there lightens the mood.
12.Bride and her parents
The moment when the parents see their beautiful daughter in her wedding dress is priceless.
13.Groom and his parents
This is a special and emotional moment that should be captured on camera.
14.The First Look
If you’re doing a First Look before the ceremony, the photos of the moment you and your mate lay eyes on one another will be dear to your heart.
15.Entire Bridal Party
The photo of the entire bridal party together is priceless.
16.Empty ceremony space
Before the guest arrives have your photographer sneak in a photo of the venue.
This is the moment where the bride walks in and all eyes on her are one of the biggest moments of the night.
18.Bride walking down the aisle
You’ll be filled with so many different emotions during the walk down the aisle. It’s only right that your photographer captures each and every expression.
The moment you say your vows and say I do will be one you’ll want to look back on forever.
20.The Epic Kiss
There’s nothing like the moment when you seal the deal and finally become husband and wife.
21.Cute shots of the little ones
Portraits of the flower girl and the ring bearer are timeless.
22.Decorated Reception Venue
Remember the beautiful atmosphere of your wedding reception venue with some epic pictures.
Before the wedding favors end up in the hands of your guests make sure your photographer gets a few snapshots.
24.Bride and Groom First Look at Venue
The bride and groom’s look of joy and surprise at the beautifully decorated venue is everything
25.Bride and groom and Family
Photos of the bride and groom with their closest friends and family are non-negotiable.
You’ll want a photo of your beautiful tiered wedding cake before it’s cut and served to the guests.
27.Bride and groom cutting the cake
The bride and groom cutting the cake is an age-old ritual that a wedding photographer must capture.
The first dance a husband’ and wife is so emotional you’ll want to relive that moment with a photograph that catches every angle.
29.Father and daughter dance
The father and daughter dance is another photo-worthy memorable moment.
30.Mid-Reception Wedding Photos
Before the reception is over you’ll need to sneak away from your guests for some epic nighttime pics with your significant other.
There’s nothing more unabashedly joyful as the moment you and your mate parade through your loved ones at the end of your reception.
Book J&J Studios For Your Wedding Day
Searching for a wedding photographer for your special day? The photographers here at J&J Studios will document every moment of your ceremony. We work hard to capture every important to ensure that you have epic wedding photos. Contact us to schedule a consultation.