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Wedding Photos of Bridesmaids

The following “Bridesmaids” images were created by documentary wedding photographers from the WPJA, who regularly submit their best candid moments, artistic portraits, details, and scene setters for review by our WPJA competition judges.

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Some of the “Bridesmaids” marriage photography samples below may have come from the getting ready events, the actual wedding ceremony, the reception after-party, an engagement session with the couple, or possibly be artistic portraits or detail shots.

FINE ART WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY: Our Artistic Guild award winners take a more creative approach to wedding day Portraits and use their innovative skills to capture the Details of each couple’s special day. The Artistic Guild’s Scene Setters are some of the most notable and breathtaking from within the artistic WPJA contest categories. Playing with light and shadow, special effects, and post-production editing, these images embrace the artistic component of wedding photography.

PRE-WEDDING ENGAGEMENT PHOTOGRAPHY: The story of every couple starts long before the wedding day, and the engagement marks one of the most important milestones in their story. Engaged couples often want to celebrate the occasion and announce their upcoming wedding with a photoshoot. Pre-wedding portraits of an engaged couple can be just as moving and compelling as the images taken on the wedding day. Engagement portraits can win a Diamond Award, an exclusive WPJA award whose winner is selected from the best engagement photography in the world.

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Honest and sincere emotions are on display in this Lafitte Auditorium, Jean Lafitte wedding day picture created by a Louisiana documentary wedding photographer showing Grandmother of the bride gets her earrings put on by a group of bridesmaids
Honest and sincere emotions are on display in this Lafitte Auditorium, Jean Lafitte wedding day picture created by a Louisiana documentary wedding photographer showing Grandmother of the bride gets her earrings put on by a group of bridesmaids
From Beijing, and by the best wedding photographers in the world, an image from China showing the veiled bride and her bridesmaids
From Beijing, and by the best wedding photographers in the world, an image from China showing the veiled bride and her bridesmaids
Dramatic Earle Brown Event Center wedding image of this Minnesota bride with bridesmaids Bride with their crew pose on the grass lawn against a glass building
Dramatic Earle Brown Event Center wedding image of this Minnesota bride with bridesmaids Bride with their crew pose on the grass lawn against a glass building
Best Omaha documentary wedding picture from the UNO Thompson Center at the University of Nebraska as the Bridesmaids are lacing up brides dress too tight
Best Omaha documentary wedding picture from the UNO Thompson Center at the University of Nebraska as the Bridesmaids are lacing up brides dress too tight
A beautiful Vergennes, Vermont documentary wedding photography example from Basin Harbor Club showing the Bride and bridesmaids getting ready
A beautiful Vergennes, Vermont documentary wedding photography example from Basin Harbor Club showing the Bride and bridesmaids getting ready
Best Vicenza documentary wedding photography at home showing a Cheerful moment between the bride and the bridesmaids during the preparation
Best Vicenza documentary wedding photography at home showing a Cheerful moment between the bride and the bridesmaids during the preparation
A spiritual black and white Asheville, NC documentary wedding picture showing Bridesmaids supporting the bride during a prayer before the ceremony
A spiritual black and white Asheville, NC documentary wedding picture showing Bridesmaids supporting the bride during a prayer before the ceremony
Calabria wedding reportage photojournalist created this image showing the bridesmaids of the bride help the bride to get dressed
Calabria wedding reportage photojournalist created this image showing the bridesmaids of the bride help the bride to get dressed
Los Angeles wedding reportage photojournalist created this image showing the Bridesmaids prepare the dress for the bride
Los Angeles wedding reportage photojournalist created this image showing the Bridesmaids prepare the dress for the bride
Best Rockville, Maryland documentary wedding picture from Glenview Mansion showing Bridesmaids getting ready while waiting on the couple
Best Rockville, Maryland documentary wedding picture from Glenview Mansion showing Bridesmaids getting ready while waiting on the couple
Birmingham, UK wedding reportage photographer captured this moment showing a Happy Muslim bride looking at her mother
Birmingham, UK wedding reportage photographer captured this moment showing a Happy Muslim bride looking at her mother
A natural Flaxfleet documentary wedding photography example from the East Yorkshire Barns in England showing the Bride and her dad walking with the bridesmaids to the ceremony through the rain
A natural Flaxfleet documentary wedding photography example from the East Yorkshire Barns in England showing the Bride and her dad walking with the bridesmaids to the ceremony through the rain
An extraordinary Leicestershire wedding picture by a pro UK photographer at The Woodlands revealing The bridesmaids walking over to the ceremony
An extraordinary Leicestershire wedding picture by a pro UK photographer at The Woodlands revealing The bridesmaids walking over to the ceremony
An exceptional Paris wedding image by a pro France photographer exhibiting bridesmaids helping the bride by adjusting her shoe
An exceptional Paris wedding image by a pro France photographer exhibiting bridesmaids helping the bride by adjusting her shoe
Pennsylvania wedding documentary photographer created this image of the Brides maid of honor getting her torn sleeve sown back up by another bridesmaids as the bride looks on in approval
Pennsylvania wedding documentary photographer created this image of the Brides maid of honor getting her torn sleeve sown back up by another bridesmaids as the bride looks on in approval
An exceptional Scottsdale wedding image by a pro Arizona photographer at the Sanctuary Resort exhibiting The bridesmaids fixing the brides dress right before the wedding ceremony
An exceptional Scottsdale wedding image by a pro Arizona photographer at the Sanctuary Resort exhibiting The bridesmaids fixing the brides dress right before the wedding ceremony
Best Driebergen documentary wedding photojournalism image from Buitenplaats Sparrendaal showing One of the bridesmaids is feeding her mother with cake
Best Driebergen documentary wedding photojournalism image from Buitenplaats Sparrendaal showing One of the bridesmaids is feeding her mother with cake
Best Shanghai documentary wedding photography of flying dollars being caught with chopsticks
Best Shanghai documentary wedding photography of flying dollars being caught with chopsticks
Jinhua wedding photography during actual day in Zhejiang from the the brides home showing the bride and bridesmaids were making up
Jinhua wedding photography during actual day in Zhejiang from the the brides home showing the bride and bridesmaids were making up
An exceptional Denver wedding image by a pro Colorado photographer exhibiting the Bride getting her dress on with help of friends
An exceptional Denver wedding image by a pro Colorado photographer exhibiting the Bride getting her dress on with help of friends
Indre wedding reportage photographer captured this moment at Chateau des Chézeaux as Brides hug their little bridesmaids
Indre wedding reportage photographer captured this moment at Chateau des Chézeaux as Brides hug their little bridesmaids
An exceptional Piazza Sordello wedding image by a pro Mantua photographer exhibiting the bride and bridesmaids using the car glass and mirror for final makeup touches
An exceptional Piazza Sordello wedding image by a pro Mantua photographer exhibiting the bride and bridesmaids using the car glass and mirror for final makeup touches
An impressive black and white Siena wedding photography picture showing that Sometimes Brides need help to close the dress
An impressive black and white Siena wedding photography picture showing that Sometimes Brides need help to close the dress
A high quality Somerset wedding detail picture at the Orchardleigh House in the United Kingdom created as The England bride walking towards the church with her bridesmaids, showing the garter and bridal shoes
A high quality Somerset wedding detail picture at the Orchardleigh House in the United Kingdom created as The England bride walking towards the church with her bridesmaids, showing the garter and bridal shoes
World's most visionary and best wedding photography from Chengdu, Sichuan as the bride goes out, her friends hold the skirt for her, a beautiful walking dynamic, and the lines of the skirt are also very beautiful
World's most visionary and best wedding photography from Chengdu, Sichuan as the bride goes out, her friends hold the skirt for her, a beautiful walking dynamic, and the lines of the skirt are also very beautiful
A prestigious Chicago bridal photo from an Illinois wedding portrait session outdoors in the sunlight with the bride and bridesmaids
A prestigious Chicago bridal photo from an Illinois wedding portrait session outdoors in the sunlight with the bride and bridesmaids
A wedding photojournalist in Georgetown DC at the Westin captured this moment as The bridesmaids help the bride into her dress
A wedding photojournalist in Georgetown DC at the Westin captured this moment as The bridesmaids help the bride into her dress
A top Rio de Janeiro wedding photojournalism example from an indoor Rio das Ostras wedding event showing bride with bridesmaids posing for snapshot inside photobooth
A top Rio de Janeiro wedding photojournalism example from an indoor Rio das Ostras wedding event showing bride with bridesmaids posing for snapshot inside photobooth
A top documentary wedding photographer at St. Paul's Memorial Church in Charlottesville, VA created this image showing Bride and bridesmaids all reacting to a story by officiant
A top documentary wedding photographer at St. Paul's Memorial Church in Charlottesville, VA created this image showing Bride and bridesmaids all reacting to a story by officiant
A New Orleans documentary-style wedding image at Maison Perrier showing a moment showing the Bridesmaids vibe with a brass band as part of a second line
A New Orleans documentary style wedding image at Maison Perrier showing a moment showing the Bridesmaids vibe with a brass band as part of a second line

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