MUST SAVE Bridal Portrait Ideas for Every Bride’s Wedding Album!

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No wedding album is complete without the most stunning bridal portrait shots. Worry not, we bring you the lowdown – from classy and evergreen to chic and trendy, the whole gamut of beautiful poses you MUST TRY!

If your own or your bestie’s wedding is around the corner, you can’t do without going through our collection of ultimate bridal portrait ideas and wedding poses. Have a look and get inspired!

Bridal Portrait Ideas #1 – The Royal Princess!

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All Set

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The traditional bridal portrait, evergreen, classy and oozing royal charm – its a must to get this shot done at your wedding!

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Those Eyes!

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From capturing the bride in all her wedding finery to the thousands of emotions essayed in her poignant expressions, its a beauty worth framing.

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The Bridal Composure

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Typically captured in a seated position with a royal chair, jhoola or mirror as the royal accessory, it is keepsake for a lifetime!

#2 The Glow!

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The Bridal Glow

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Love has its own glow, doesn’t it! Hence a gorgeous close up portrait, during or right after you get ready as a bride is a must.

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That hint of a smile, the final wait for your Prince Charming and the satisfaction of looking like what you’ve always dreamed of – that is what’ll reflect on your face in this lovely picture.

#3 The Black & White Beauty

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The Retro Touch

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No matter how colorful the world around you, the beauty of black and white bridal portraits is matchless!

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Keep Calm!

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The elegance, charm and timeless appeal of these pictures will leave you spellbound even decades later.

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That Smile though!

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None but the most expert wedding photographers can capture those flickers of emotions on their lenses – and when they do it so beautifully, its nothing short of pure art!

#4 The Bride in her Veil!

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The Beauty behind

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The exquisiteness of a ghoonghat as a bridal accessory is unrivaled! From classic to flirty peek-a-boo to sheer beauty – a bride in a veil portrait can capture the many moods of a modern bride beautifully.

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Peek a Boo!

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Think of the many glances only you and your soulmate will exchange through this sheer veil – and make sure to ask your wedding photographer to capture those moments in his pictures.

#5 The Jewellery Shot!

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After you’ve spent so much time, effort and money into choosing your perfect wedding jewellery, it’ll be crazy not to capture its grand beauty on a close up frame!

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The Gorgeous Nath

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Bold, stunning and beautiful – this bridal portrait should capture the dazzling elegance of your ‘all set’ moment.

#6 The Up Shot

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The Overhead Shot

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The overhead shot gives your photographer a creative angle to capture your bridal elegance in a remarkable ‘hatke’ way – quite different from your regular wedding photographs.

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Radiant in Red

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From close ups to full profile to one with your sweetheart, there are a thousand ways to take good up-shots, so do some research and select your favourite.

#7 The Bridal Swag!

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SHE Definitely Has It!

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Which bride of today doesn’t want her real candid self to show up in her wedding album in some bold pictures – think drink in hand, reflectors on or relaxing in your casual shorts & choli just before donning that heavy lehenga!

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The Rockstar Bride

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Its your wedding and you must rock every moment of it in your own personal style. So put your ‘I don’t care what people think’ attitude in place and get it captured in style!

#8 The Back Shot

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The Traditional Back Shot!

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The back shot is a wonderful way to capture sexy cholis, stunning hairdos and your flawless back.

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Sexy is Back!

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Add your partner to the equation, and you’ve got yourself a simmering winner!

#9 Bride in a Bathtub!

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Cos I’m happy & I know it!

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If you’re a regular on Instagram, you couldn’t have missed these epic ‘bride in bathtub’ shots that are such a rage and actually quite fun!

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Can’t keep Calm!

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You must be a bridechilla at heart and willing to go experimental! Then all that you need is a grand bathtub, some creative angles and a host of emotions and expressions.

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Golden Capture!

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Think creative and out of the tub 😜. Add your bridetribe and some fun props to make the most of this supercool shot.

#10 The Quintessential Twirling Bride!

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Twirling away!

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No wedding album is complete without the timeless twirling bride portrait.

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That Precious Moment after the Wedding

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And what could be better than adding your partner in this dream shot!

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The FUN Swirl

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If you wan’t to add a li’l cutesy charm, simply swirl n twirl like nobody’s watching and show-off your bridal lehenga in this fabulous picture.

#11 The Haldi Moments!

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All Set to Glow

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Your traditional haldi ceremony is really a symbolic way of adding to your bridal glow and beauty – so why not bask in all that love!

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Happy Memories

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But today, haldi is all about fun and masti. No matter how much you hate the mess and the thought of cleaning it all up, its best to let go and simply enjoy this ceremony like a yellow holi!

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Haldi Madness!

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And if you’re game, add some jazz to your crazy haldi moments with fun, humorous pictures that’ll always make you smile!

#12 Mehendi Shot

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Sweet Mehendi Memories

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Your beautiful bridal mehendi deserves a special place in your wedding album.

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The Mehendi Status Update!

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So dress up with those fresh flower accessories, get your friends together and add picture perfect props to create memorable mehendi portraits.

Looking for the most Stunning Bridal Mehendi Designs? Check this out!

Bridal Mehendi Designs That Will Make You go Wowwwww!!!

#13 The Bridal Lehenga Shot

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Lehenga Love!

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While brides in lehengas and lehengas on hangers are the usual photo-ops, it’s time to think different and show-off your wedding lehenga in some bold creative portraits that are all about you!

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Can’t Wait!

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Don’t these creative bridal portraits add immense character to your wedding album? If you’re game, ask your wedding photographer to try something unusual and get ready to create a personal masterpiece!

#14 The Beautiful Bride Entry

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Grandma & Grand Daughter!

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The one last walk, as a ‘Miss’ before you turn to ‘Mrs’ is worth capturing in all its glory!

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With all Her Veeres

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Your bridal entry to your varmala or mandap with your mum, friends, brothers or family is a precious moment that no photographer will miss really.

For the most Unique & Stunning Bride Entry Ideas ever, Check this out RIGHT NOW!

Epic Bride Entry Ideas that will make your Groom & Guests Go Gaga!

#15 Bride and her Bridesmaids

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The special bond with your bride tribe, who are your lifeline before and after your wedding, CAN NOT be missed on camera!

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Crazy Gang!

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They know you better than anyone else. They know the real you. And there’s no better time to capture this bond than at your wedding. So go all out – from beautiful, soulful pictures to crazy candid ones and just make sure each of them gets a copy when the final pictures come in.

Looking for more Poses with your Teambride? You’ve got to check these out!

Bride and Bridesmaids – Our Top 10 Must Have Clicks with Your BFF’s!

#16 The Bride & her Parents!

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Papa’s in Love!!!

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Amidst the wedding chaos, sometimes, precious intimate moments with family members are rushed, hushed and missed. So, make sure you tell your photographer what you definitely need!

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Father-Daughter Moment!!!

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A moment with your father, who is usually busy attending to the wedding guests, or one with your mum as you both get ready is something you’ll end up cherishing for life.

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This day, her small baby is all set to start her new journey. One click, as she ensures everything is perfect for her little one. And we know, this will leave us all with a teary eye.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter!

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#17 A Bride & her Pet Love!

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The Cutest Cuddle!

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Isn’t your pet pooch the closest pal who’s stood by your side forever! At no cost, can you ignore this bond from being captured on your big day.

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Twinning Pets

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From twinning pets to twinning with your pets, there’s a thousand ways to enjoy your precious moments before you say goodbye. Make sure your wedding photographer is around to capture that one last kiss, one last cuddle and hug, before you step into your new world!

If you’ve got a Pet you love to the moon and back, here are a few poses you MUST TRY out!

Wedding Photography Ideas: Fab Must Have Clicks with your Pet!

There… we’ve given you the most exhaustive list of bridal portrait ideas ever – so save this article and share it with your to-be married besties to create a wedding album worth copying!

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