Must Have Wedding Photo Ideas Checklist

Tips & Advice // Published by Sam, Editor - June 16, 2015

A wedding day is one of the few remarkable days in life that happens only once with the same spouse. Memories are to be cherished and a great way of keeping the fire of love burning, reminding each other of the first steps of the journey called marriage. Having the right professional photographer, it’s key to authentic, beautiful memories. It is very important to inform your photographer to capture every moment.

A wedding is a once in a lifetime event that brings all folks together, long lost friends and the people we have been meeting daily in our day to day life. I want to keep them in my memories. My album will always remind how they made the wedding day beautiful and they witnessed our love upgrading to an official union.

Wedding Photo Checklist

Below is a compiled list of must-have photos for a wedding day. Getting ready photos you absolutely need taken on your wedding day. Ensure you book your photographer to capture you and your girls getting ready in the morning so you get these fabulous shots for your album.

The Gown

Every girl got that dream gown they are looking forward to their wedding day to stun with it. Once in a while, I will be admiring my dream gown. The gown photo will always revitalize the memories of the day I wore my dream gown to meet the love of my life.

Photos by Chantal Lachance-Gibson Photography from Leila & Sam’s Broxmouth Wedding. – A beautiful shot of the brides and bridesmaid dresses hanging up always looks great, a must for any bride having photos getting ready in the morning.

Getting ready

Photos of the bride getting ready, adding the finishing details, putting on her shoes, these are beautiful moments and make for some stunning photos.

Bridesmaids Getting Ready

I always want to cherish moments with my girlfriends. Them fixing the robes and sipping some fine champagne in the most beautiful day in my life.

Photo by Sarah Kathleen from Drew Roy & Renee’s Wedding at Higuera Ranch. If you are getting ready with your girls then it is also about the lace robes and a fun shot of you and your girls together in them. Gorgeous shots of your bridesmaids helping button up your dress are a must for any bride getting ready.

The Shoes

Girls love shoes, so make sure you get some beautiful photos of your gorgeous heels on your wedding day.

Groomsmen Getting Ready

The photo of groomsmen fixing ties and having a crazy laugh of how they expect him to dance is necessary in the album. The memories will always be cherished.

The Rings

The two symbols of our love when sparkling new always reminds the fresh start of our marriage life. The golden shine reminds of our precious love.

The First Look

That first look, the tension, the lovely eyes, and memories I will cherish forever. The look that dictated this the exact day we have chosen to be together forever.

Photos by Kristyn Hogan from the featured Cape Girardeau Sweet Wedding Celebration – when you are all dressed up and your bridesmaids and Mum see you in your dress for the first time. The reaction, emotion and faces of your bridesmaids are moments you will want captured.

Walking Down the Aisle

This lifetime walk of feels great. Everything seems like a dream. All my folks are giving me a silent honor to meet my better half it’s thrilling. The photo of my smiley face and my waiting groom we will cherish.

At The Alter, With the Priest

The Priest made this day possible. He is genuinely happy for us. A photo of him smiling with us of the beauty of love is authentic. Want to remember him facilitating the vowing.

Walking Down the Aisle Married

Walking down with my parent’s hands feels great. That feeling of being my dad’s small girl is thrilling. A memory for treasure, him allowing me to marry the man of my dreams I will always keep safe. The mixture of love and sorrow of leaving my parents’ home is an unpredicted memory that the photographer had to capture right.

The Candid Moment

The climax of the wedding day, him declaring our love in the presence of our folks is one moment to cherish. The courage goes beyond words and the assurance of love. The photo to always remind me of the look that I vowed to, his official look and my emotional face, we still want to go back to a wedding that moment of the promises.

The Love Portraits

Sneaking away from the congregation and taking beautiful portraits to keep in our living room. The photographer had to capture every right move. The smiley attempts of pecks. Lifting me up like the small girl in his life felt very good. We cannot afford to miss the memories of us showing off our attires, shoes, and the flower bouquet. Our brief talk about the day, our expectations are met, relaxation after the essential feature of the day is done and the excitement of the after party.

The Wedding Venue and Ceremony Details

A landscaping photo of the place we declared our love to each other is a memory to treasure. The pictures of floral arrangements, ceremony booklets, and the aisle markers are to make the memory of the choice of our dream venue. The excellent reason for choosing the scene is always to remember why we have to select the very best for each other.

The First dance

Capture the moment you take to the dance floor as a married couple, dancing to your favourite song, having a special moment with just the two of you holding each other before all your family and friends take to the floor to join you.

The Wedding Party

The photo of our bridegrooms and bridesmaid dancing to the best of their moves will always remind us of the fun and the love we received from our friends. Them having fun on our wedding day is fantastic and need a capture. The breathtaking experience of romance and love with the people close to us will be cherished forever. The capture of our favorite wine, signature appetizers and cocktail details to always remind us and our guests the best delicacies and warmth of our wedding day.

Sunset

When the sun falls it is a great time to go and grab a beautiful sunset shot. Depending on the weather and your location, but if your photographers suggests nipping outside for a sunset shot, get out there!

The Little One

A photo of my adorable flower girl I also cherish. Squatting down at her and having that smiling look with her reminds me of my beautiful dream of one day walking down the aisle.A photo of him with his pageboys brings the beautiful memories of our love blossoming from strangers to great lovers.

A Family Photo

A photo with both families, a great blend of celebrating love and appreciating the milestones of love is a memory to be treasured. Being in the company of the people who care and want the very best for our love is exceptional. The moment is to be captured discretely with the several snaps with our parents, our siblings and far relatives.

A photo of Invited Guests

All the people who availed themselves for our big day are to be treasured in our hearts like the memories. A picture of them in groups of our colleagues, far relatives, and formers schoolmates is also vital.

A photo of the Cake

The cake photo to be treasured as the memory of blending our love to the taste we have always wanted. The cake-cutting photo is necessary, as we share our love with the people who honored our invitation.

Wedding Photo Ideas

Your wedding photographer may direct you with a image in their mind of what they want to create, go with it and that image and idea they have may become a perfect photo you will treasure forever.

Finally, the photographer should take the best shots of every moment. A wedding day should be detailed in our memories and the memories treasured forever. The photos should be as many as possible, though the above-mentioned are crucial and a must have at your wedding.

Downloadable Wedding Photo Checklist PDF

We have put together a wedding photo checklist here you can download. Also check out our checklist infographic below with must have photos for your wedding day.

Must Have Wedding Photo Ideas Checklist


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