26 Must-Have Wedding Photos You Don’t Want to Miss

Trust us—you’ll want to capture all of these moments.
by Amanda Casertano

Everything you've heard is true: Your wedding day comes and goes so quickly. That's why preparation is key. Once you nail down your photographer (do this 9-11 months in advance!),  it's time to start thinking about your shot list. While your photographer will guide you on the moments they plan on capturing, it's important to know exactly what you want too. After all, you'll want to keep these memories intact with the perfect photo album. Get ready for your close up by taking a look at these pretty picture ideas you might want to include.

  1. 1. Invitation Suite

  2. 2. Ring Shot

  3. 3. Details

  4. 4. Bouquet

  5. 5. Glam Squad

  6. 6. Admiring the Dress

  7. 7. Hair Moment

  8. 8. All Dolled Up

  9. 9. Bride and Bridesmaids

  10. 10. Moments Before the First Look

  11. 11. First Look

  12. 12. Secluded Moments

  13. 13. Ceremony Views

  14. 14. Exchanging Vows

  15. 15. The Kiss

  16. 16. Favors and Welcome Bags

  17. 17. Escort Cards

  18. 18. Decorations

  19. 19. Seating Arrangements

  20. 20. Centerpieces

  21. 21. Table Setting

  22. 22. First Dance

  23. 23. The Cake

  24. 24. Dancing Queen

  25. 25. The Food

  26. 26. 4-Legged Party Members

  27. Not sure where to begin with your wedding planning? Take our Style Quiz and we'll pull together a custom wedding vision and vendors to match, just for you. After that, create a free, personalized wedding website to keep your guests informed (and excited!) about your plans, and a time-saving Guest List Manager to organize your attendees. Even better? You can sync your Guest List Manager and wedding website to update everything at once. 

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