Why Unique Wedding Day Details Matter

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As a wedding photographer, I’m obsessed with wedding day details! I have so much fun photographing these unique elements of a couple’s day that tell their story, from stationery flat-lays to the bride’s bouquet. But why do these details matter? And which should you incorporate into your special day? Keep reading for a photographer’s perspective on this small yet significant portion of your gallery!

Why wedding day details are important
handtied bridal bouquet with pink and orange flowers

Cohesive and Memorable Wedding Design

You and your partner have worked hard to identify a theme for your celebration that speaks to you, with colors and decor to match. Although some wedding day details are more noticeable than others, they all contribute to a cohesive design! Moreover, the details you choose make your special day even more meaningful. For example, a photo charm on your bouquet is a sweet way to honor a lost loved one and hold them close as you take this momentous life step. A custom dress hanger with your name and date is also a great way to personalize your detail shots!

Custom wedding dress hanger
Custom wedding dress hanger

The truth is that your wedding day will fly by once it finally arrives. As the years go by, it will be easy to forget all the details, large and small. When that happens, your detail shots will remind you of the effort you put into creating your dream day and anchor you in how you felt. They’ll always take you back to the best day of your life!

Mika LH - Indiana Wedding Photographer
Wedding day detail photos

Wedding Day Details Checklist

Are you thinking of how to personalize your special day? Or, which details to have on hand the morning of so your photographer can snap some incredible detail shots? You need this checklist!

  • Bride’s details
    • Bouquet
    • Shoes
    • Veil/headpiece
    • Jewelry
    • Perfume
  • Groom’s details
    • Boutonniere
    • Shoes
    • Bowtie/tie
    • Watch
    • Cufflinks
    • Cologne
  • Rings
    • Wedding bands
    • Engagement ring
  • Save-the-date
  • Invitation suite
  • Vow books
  • Memorabilia
    • Gifts
    • “In memory of” photos
  • Personalized ring box
  • Custom dress hanger
Wedding day detail photos

Need more ideas? My wedding guide features an extended list of wedding day details for all the inspiration you need! Inquire today to access this helpful tool.

Why wedding day details are important

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