3 Reasons Why you Should take Bridal Portraits

Although Bridal Portraits are a very popular Southern tradition- they hold sentimental value, and make perfect keepsakes for you and your family! Now depending on your photographer; bridal portraits may already be include in your package price; if not have a talk with your photographer about adding this service into your final cost. If your on the fence for whether or not you should have portraits taken, no need to worry because we gathered the top 3 reasons as to why you should!

  1. Great Focal Point for your Reception


If possible taking your bridal portraits 4 weeks before your wedding, gives you the opportunity to display your photos at your reception! By this time all of your final alterations on your dress should be finished; this leaves plenty of time for your photographer to print and frame everything for you. It makes a great focal point and Guests will absolutely love it!


2. More Time equals More Locations


One major plus for having bridal portraits taken gives you so much more time! On your wedding day, your photographer will be somewhat limited with where they can photograph you -- they will want to keep you hidden so If you have your bridal portraits taken before your wedding, you can take full advantge of your entire venue!


3. Perfect Test Run before the Big Day


Your portrait shoot should almost serves as a test run for your wedding day. It’s a great opportunity to see how your entire bridal look [ wedding gown, hair, makeup, accessories ] comes together! You will also feel so much more at ease posing for photos day of; by then you will have a better idea of what to expect and know which poses are most flattering!


Photograph: Kayla Jean Photo

Venue: The Addison Farm NC

Hair & Makeup: Silverceiling Beauty Consulting

Bride: Tatiana MacAneney

Hair Extension: Glam Seamless Hair Extensions