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Top 7 Photo Ideas With Your Bridesmaids

There are plenty of photos you have probably considered taking on your wedding day. You must not overlook capturing those closest to you on your wedding day with these Bridesmaids Photo ideas. 

Of course, you will take pictures with your family and partner at various stages of the day, but what about the bridesmaids that are helping you and have helped throughout the entire wedding planning process? 

While you know you’ll have some time to take group shots of the entire bridal party; you’ll want to make sure you have these photos with your bridesmaids as you get ready on your big day.


Bridesmaids Photo Ideas

Don’t miss out on taking multiple picture-perfect wedding photos with your bridal party. These bridesmaid photo ideas are sure to bring the right energy and fun while capturing an essential part of your wedding day.

1. Showcase The Back of the Wedding Dress and Bridesmaids Dresses

The back of a wedding dress is adorned with beautiful details you’ll want to capture. You can pose with all of the bridesmaids to show off their dresses as well or have some great close-ups of the bridesmaids helping button, zipper, or lace up the back of your dress.

2. First Look With The Bridesmaids

Many couples look forward to the first look photo. It is an intimate moment for the bride and groom. What about a bridal party first look?The bride’s first reveal to her bridal party can result in some emotional and memorable photo opportunities.

Bridesmaids First Look

3. Having Fun

As you are getting ready, everyone’s nerves are a little on edge because everyone wants to look their best. There will be moments when you need to let loose to relax a little, and having a little dance party, jumping on the bed or just being silly are moments that can make for great photo opportunities.

4. Pre-Wedding Wear: Matching Robes or Shirts

Most brides will have getting-ready attire for their bridesmaids, and you’ll want to capture everyone in their cute and thoughtful pre-wedding wear.

5. Bridesmaids and Bouquets

Bouquets won’t last a lifetime, but the pictures you have of them will. The bridesmaids and bride bouquet shot is one that you will want to have. There are so many ways you can showcase the bouquets as well as the bridesmaid’s dresses. From lining everyone up and holding their bouquets out to the camera or hiding their faces to forming a circle around the bride, this is another shot that you can get creative with.

Bridesmaids Bouquets

6. The Shoe Shot

You can’t forget about the shoes and what about those pedicures?! You’ll want to get a group shot that showcases everyone’s beautiful shoes.

7. Celebrating Bridal Toast and Shot

You’re getting married! There is bound to be a bottle or two of champagne being opened in the bride’s honor. Take a minute to pause as you toast away your single life with your bridesmaids for a picture-perfect shot.

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