top of page

6 Tips to Get the Best Bridal Getting Ready Photos for Your Wedding Day

The getting ready moments on your wedding day are special and intimate and you want to ensure that these moments are captured perfectly. That is where the photographer comes in. Bridal getting ready photos are an essential part of your wedding album, as they document the moments of excitement and anticipation before you walk down the aisle. Here are some tips to get the best bridal getting ready photos on your wedding day.

Prepare The Space

Preparing the bridal suite for your getting ready photos is crucial. Ensure that the room is spacious enough to accommodate everyone involved in the process comfortably. Look for a well-lit room with natural light and consider some personal touches, such as candles or picture frames, which can create unique photo opportunities.

Communicate Your Vision

Communication with your photographer is key to achieving photos that match your vision. Discuss your expectations and personal style before the wedding day, sharing any ideas you have. With this in mind, your photographer can capture a blend of candid and posed shots that reflect your personality.

Get Your Glam On

Getting-ready photos are all about capturing the process as you prepare for your big day. While a makeup artist and hair stylist can make you look and feel fabulous, it's essential to plan hair and makeup timing wisely to ensure there is enough time for the photographer to capture some beautiful close-up shots. A great idea is to assign a bridesmaid or friend to manage time carefully and ensure that the photographer captures all the important moments.

Capture the Details

From your accessories to your shoes, your bridal look deserves to be captured in exquisite detail. Pay close attention to the details during the getting ready process, and encourage your photographer to do the same. Capture your engagement ring, family heirlooms, and the details of your wedding dress. These little details will tell a bigger story when featured in your wedding album.

Read more about capturing the perfect wedding flat-lay here.

Keep Family and Friends Involved

Involving your family and friends in your getting ready process can make it even more special. You can invite parents, siblings, bridal party or close friends to join you while you get ready. This can offer an opportunity to capture some candid moments and create memories that you will treasure for years to come.

Relax and Enjoy the Moment

Getting ready photos should be a relaxed and enjoyable experience, so it's important to take the time to bask in the moment. It's natural for your nerves to be running high, but remember to relax and enjoy the special moments as they unfold. Your photographer is there to capture your anticipation and excitement. Take the time to look lovingly into the mirror, share a laugh with your bridesmaids, and cherish each moment leading up to your walk down the aisle.

Bridal getting ready photos are not just about the final photos, but about the full process. By taking the time to prepare the space, communicate your vision, highlighting the details and taking the moment to relax and enjoy the experience, your wedding photographer can capture a beautiful, heartfelt and unique collection of getting ready photos.

If you're in need of a wedding photographer then please get in contact. Let's work together to capture the magic of your special day!

Instagram - @jhydeweddings

17 views0 comments


bottom of page