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Wedding Photos of Getting ready

The following “Getting ready” wedding images were created by photographers from the WPJA. These contest award-winning pictures match the search result photos tagged as “Getting ready”. Wedding Photojournalist Association professionals regularly submit their best photography for review by WPJA competition judges. The photography samples below come from the getting ready events, the actual wedding ceremony, the reception after-party as well as artistic portraits and detail shots.

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wedding photography showing Getting married in Rio is a mind-blowing immersion
wedding photography showing Getting married in Rio is a mind-blowing immersion
Wedding photography from Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, MA showing The bride gets her makeup done before the ceremony
Wedding photography from Wychmere Beach Club, Harwich, MA showing The bride gets her makeup done before the ceremony
A wedding photographer in Paris created this image of The couple during getting ready
A wedding photographer in Paris created this image of The couple during getting ready
A top wedding photographer at the Appleford Estate in Villanova, PA captured this picture showing the Bridesmaids helping the bride into her dress  
A top wedding photographer at the Appleford Estate in Villanova, PA captured this picture showing the Bridesmaids helping the bride into her dress
A top wedding photographer in Utrecht captured this picture of the bride getting ready wearing a mask 
A top wedding photographer in Utrecht captured this picture of the bride getting ready wearing a mask
A top wedding photographer in Netherlands captured this picture of the bride showing her dress to guests while waiting for the groom to arrive
A top wedding photographer in Netherlands captured this picture of the bride showing her dress to guests while waiting for the groom to arrive
Best wedding photography from Vendee showing a pic showing a Slihouette of the Bride having her make up done   
Best wedding photography from Vendee showing a pic showing a Slihouette of the Bride having her make up done
A wedding photographer in Netherlands created this image showing getting ready with sister of the bride
A wedding photographer in Netherlands created this image showing getting ready with sister of the bride
Birmingham, UK Muslim bride getting ready in this creative wedding photo
Birmingham, UK Muslim bride getting ready in this creative wedding photo
UK wedding reportage photograph from the Getting ready address in Yorkshire of The bridal party getting their shoes on
UK wedding reportage photograph from the Getting ready address in Yorkshire of The bridal party getting their shoes on
Occitanie artistic wedding photography from the brides Getting ready location, France showing Make-up time
Occitanie artistic wedding photography from the brides Getting ready location, France showing Make-up time
Château de Puyrigaud, France fine art wedding detail close-up picture of the Bride lips during getting ready
Château de Puyrigaud, France fine art wedding detail close-up picture of the Bride lips during getting ready
Hotel Tivoli, Sintra, Portugal fine art wedding detail pic of the Engagement ring and couple's wedding rings, near a rainy day window, while bride getting ready
Hotel Tivoli, Sintra, Portugal fine art wedding detail pic of the Engagement ring and couple's wedding rings, near a rainy day window, while bride getting ready
Gelderland, Netherlands fine art wedding picture of the groom getting ready at the barber
Gelderland, Netherlands fine art wedding picture of the groom getting ready at the barber
Chateau de cas fine art wedding detail pic of preparation of the boys
Chateau de cas fine art wedding detail pic of preparation of the boys
Oxford, UK home wedding photo created as the Groom is getting ready, his sister takes a phone picture of him
Oxford, UK home wedding photo created as the Groom is getting ready, his sister takes a phone picture of him
Los Angeles, California home wedding photography of Two junior bridesmaids getting ready in the bathroom
Los Angeles, California home wedding photography of Two junior bridesmaids getting ready in the bathroom
Legnano, Italy wedding photography of the Getting ready at home
Legnano, Italy wedding photography of the Getting ready at home
Bulgaria wedding photo showing The bride and groom getting ready by fixing the final touches of their appearance
Bulgaria wedding photo showing The bride and groom getting ready by fixing the final touches of their appearance
Resort iConic, Arezzo, Tuscany wedding photography showing the Bride getting ready
Resort iConic, Arezzo, Tuscany wedding photography showing the Bride getting ready
Pennsylvania Home photo showing the Bride is getting ready and trying to get her flower girl/niece to smile while her Mom holds her. Meanwhile one of her bridesmaids is being attended to by hair and makeup as her Dad enjoys the soccer game on the couch
Pennsylvania Home photo showing the Bride is getting ready and trying to get her flower girl/niece to smile while her Mom holds her. Meanwhile one of her bridesmaids is being attended to by hair and makeup as her Dad enjoys the soccer game on the couch
Grand Est Home wedding photography showing the Family is getting ready
Grand Est Home wedding photography showing the Family is getting ready
Torino, Italy home wedding photography of the Getting ready Groom
Torino, Italy home wedding photography of the Getting ready Groom
Etiler bride is getting ready in her home for the wedding celebration in Istanbul
Etiler bride is getting ready in her home for the wedding celebration in Istanbul
Magnac Laval wedding photography showing the bridal party getting ready
Magnac Laval wedding photography showing the bridal party getting ready
French groom getting ready at the Hôtel la Mirande in Avignon
French groom getting ready at the Hôtel la Mirande in Avignon
French groom is getting ready for the wedding with his team and he uses a stapler for his shirt
French groom is getting ready for the wedding with his team and he uses a stapler for his shirt
Wedding photograph of the groom working on tying his tie while his bride puts on her earrings in their bathroom. They were getting ready together in preparation to head out into the mountains for their elopement with just the two of them and an officiant.
Wedding photograph of the groom working on tying his tie while his bride puts on her earrings in their bathroom. They were getting ready together in preparation to head out into the mountains for their elopement with just the two of them and an officiant.
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK wedding image of the bride getting ready in the morning, with the daughter looking towards her mum (the bride) as she admires herself in the mirror
Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK wedding image of the bride getting ready in the morning, with the daughter looking towards her mum (the bride) as she admires herself in the mirror
Zurich wedding photograph of the groom, his father, and his brother and their special dog getting ready
Zurich wedding photograph of the groom, his father, and his brother and their special dog getting ready

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