Top 8 Photos with Your Bridesmaids

March 18th, 2018

There are plenty of photos you have probably considered taking on your wedding day. From getting ready, the ceremony to pictures with your family and of course with the groom but what about the ladies 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. Below you will find top 8 photos with your bridesmaids that you absolutely need.
bride and bridesmaids photo by wrigley building in chicago

1. Showcase The Back of the Dress
The back of a wedding dress is hidden 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.close up photo of a bride getting ready, closing the buttons on her dress

a bridesmaid closing the buttons of the brides dress

2. First Look With The Bridesmaids
You have heard about the first look for the bride and groom but what about when the bridal party sees the bride for the first time? The bride’s first reveal to her bridal party can result in some emotional and memorable photo opportunities.bride reveling herself to her bridesmaids on her wedding day at the drake hotel in chicago

bride reveling herself to her bridesmaids on her wedding day at the drake hotel in chicago

bride reveling herself to her bridesmaids on her wedding day at the drake hotel in chicago

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 just need to let loose to relax a little and having a little dance party, or just being silly are moments that can make for great photo opportunities.bride and her bridesmaids photo by the chicago river walk

bride and her bridesmaids having fun at ravisloe country club
bride and bridesmaids laughing at each other at white eagle golf clun in naperville

4. 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.bride and bridesmaids wearing matching robes laughing at each other in chicago downtown

bride and bridesmaids with matching outfits sitting on a bed and laughing

5.  Moving forward with our top 8 photos with your bridesmaids – Bouquets and Bridesmaids Dresses
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 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.bride and bridesmaids bouquets at madonna della strada chapel

bride and bridesmaids bouquets at madonna della strada chapel

bride and bridesmaids bouquets at michigan street bridge in chicago

bride and bridesmaids bouquets at michigan street bridge in chicago

bride and bridesmaids with their bouquets at white eagle golf club

bride facing the camera and bridesmaids facing away with their bouquets at white eagle golf club

bride and bridesmaids with their bouquets atchicago river walk

bride and bridesmaids bouquets in front of merchandise mart plaza

wedding bouquets at ravisloe country club

6. Celebrating 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.
bride popping a champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed at the drake hotel in chicago

bride drinking champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed at the drake hotel in chicago

bride popping a champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed

bride popping a champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed

bride popping a champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed

bride popping a champagne with her bridesmaids while sitting on a bed

7. The walking shot
You can lock arms and do the “Friends” walk, or run towards the camera. Just have fun with itbride walking and laughing with her bridesmaids at white eagle golf club naperville

bride walking and laughing with her bridesmaids at white eagle golf club naperville

bride walking and laughing with her bridesmaids at chicago river walk

bride walking and laughing with her bridesmaids at white eagle golf club naperville

8. The bridesmaids surrounding the bride
Either them making sure you look fabulous on your wedding day, or caring your dress so it doesn’t get dirty, there are a lot of ways you can capture the relathionship and all the helping handsbridesmaids around the bride

bridesmaids around the bride

bridesmaids carrying bride's dress at armour house wedding

bride with bridesmaids turned away from the camera and looking at chicago river walk

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