Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life. As a bride, you want to make sure that every detail is perfect and captured beautifully in photographs to be treasured for a lifetime. That’s where photographers come in. They have the ability to capture every moment, both big and small, that makes up your special day. However, it can be easy to overlook some of the smaller details when you’re caught up in the excitement of planning your wedding. That’s why we’ve created this wedding day getting ready details checklist to help brides ensure that all of their important details are captured in stunning photographs.
Getting ready is an essential part of your wedding day, filled with memorable moments that you’ll want to remember forever. From the details of your wedding dress to your accessories and bridal party gifts, there are a lot of elements that come together to make your getting-ready moments picture-perfect. As photographers, we understand the importance of capturing these details to create a comprehensive wedding day story that you’ll treasure for years to come. That’s why we’ve put together this getting ready details checklist to help you ensure that everything is documented beautifully.
Pre-Wedding Day Details
Bride’s dress: Make sure the dress is clean, pressed, and ready to go.
Shoes: Choose shoes that are comfortable and match your dress.
Veil or hair accessories: Bring all accessories that you plan to wear, such as a veil or hairpiece.
Jewelry: Choose any jewelry you plan to wear and have it ready.
Bouquet and boutonniere: Make sure the florist delivers them to the right location and on time.
Perfume: Choose a fragrance you love and have it ready to apply.
Bridal party gifts: Have gifts for your bridal party ready to give them during the getting ready process.
Getting Ready Details
Getting ready location and details: Make sure the location is clean and well-lit for photos. Think about any additional details that will help make the location beautiful, such as candles or flowers.
Hair and makeup: Schedule your hair and makeup appointments to give you enough time to get ready without feeling rushed. Have your hair and makeup artists leave enough time for photos.
Bride’s dress and accessories: Have your wedding dress, shoes, veil, and any other accessories ready to go. Don’t forget to bring any special hangers or hooks for your dress.
Bridal party attire and accessories: Make sure everyone has their attire and accessories ready and laid out for photos.
Champagne or other drinks: Celebrate with a bottle of champagne or your favorite drink.
Snacks and food: Make sure you and your bridal party have snacks and food to keep everyone energized.
Have all details ready and in one place for the photographer: Make sure everything is ready to go and in one place to make it easier for your photographer to capture all the details. Having the small items in a box or bag makes it so much more efficient for your photographer to show up and capture those special details.
Rings – give them to your partner so they are all available for photos
Gift or Letter from Partner
Wedding Party Gifts
More Tips for Getting Ready:
Start planning early: Make sure to give yourself enough time to plan for all the details of the getting ready process.
Communicate with your photographer about the importance of getting ready details: Let your photographer know how important it is for you to have these moments captured.
Consider having a designated “getting ready area”: Having a specific area for getting ready can help keep everything organized and make for great photo opportunities.
Relax and enjoy your getting ready moments: Take some time to relax and enjoy the process of getting ready. It’s a special moment that you’ll remember forever.
Getting ready is an important part of your wedding day that deserves to be captured beautifully in photographs. By using this getting ready details checklist, you can ensure that every moment.
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We hope you found this wedding details guide super helpful, and that you feel extra prepared now to have an AMAZING morning on your wedding day. When it comes time to find the perfect spokane wedding photographer to document the incredible wedding you’re planning, we’d be so excited to be considered – consider us your in-house expert on all things Spokane + Couer D’Alene weddings!