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

    Invitations must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Brandon Kidd Photography
  2. 2. Ring Shot

    Rings must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Steven Michael Photography
  3. 3. Details

    Shoes  must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Tim Waters Photography
  4. 4. Bouquet

    The bouquet must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Stacy Hart Photography
  5. 5. Glam Squad

    Getting makeup done must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Rebecca Hollis Photography
  6. 6. Admiring the Dress

    Dress shot must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Mint Photography
  7. 7. Hair Moment

    Hair must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Dana Fernandez Photography
  8. 8. All Dolled Up

    Done getting ready must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Kerinsa Marie Photography
  9. 9. Bride and Bridesmaids

    Bridal party must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Pat Robinson Photography
  10. 10. Moments Before the First Look

    First look must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Meigan Canfield Photography
  11. 11. First Look

    First look must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Benjamin Patch Photography
  12. 12. Secluded Moments

    Private moment must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Steph Smith Weddings
  13. 13. Ceremony Views

    Ceremony view must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Dana Fernandez Photography
  14. 14. Exchanging Vows

    Vows must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Jodee Debes Photography
  15. 15. The Kiss

    The Kiss must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by One Love Photography
  16. 16. Favors and Welcome Bags

    Favors must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Emily Millay Photography
  17. 17. Escort Cards

    Place setting must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Lisa O'Dwyer Photography
  18. 18. Decorations

    Decoration signs  must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Hello Love Photography
  19. 19. Seating Arrangements

    Seating arrangement must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Katelyn James Photography
  20. 20. Centerpieces

    Centerpiece must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Katie Stoops Photograhy
  21. 21. Table Setting

    table settings must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Jo Photo
  22. 22. First Dance

    First Dance Kiss must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Abby Jiu Photography
  23. 23. The Cake

    The cake must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Valerie Demo / Honest Portraiture
  24. 24. Dancing Queen

    Dancing  must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Mary Alice Hall
  25. 25. The Food

    Food must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by One Love Photography
  26. 26. 4-Legged Party Members

    Pets must have photo to take at your wedding
    photo by Jen Fariello Photography
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