If you’re like most of the brides we know, finding the perfect dress has been (or is) time consuming, wonderful, and a bit stressful. Since you will only be wearing it once, make the most of your big day by taking all kinds of photos. As you work on a list of shots to give to your photographer, take the time to create scenarios and events that will show your dress from the best angles. To help you, we’ve rounded up some gorgeous images to inspire you, including close-up shots and pretty lighting that you may not have thought of.
– Additional reporting from Sarah Wasilak