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As a wedding photographer, this is probably one of my most asked questions – like, ever.

So as your resident detail shot expert, I’d love to give you my list of absolute favorite details to shoot (and some tips!) so you can make the most out of the little things on wedding day!

Nashville Wedding Photographer, Kailah James, displays her detail shot props that she brings to every wedding.

Start with the essentials

These are the staples of detail shots that you see in every Pinterest wedding board.

  • The Rings (Engagement ring, Wedding band, His ring)
  • Your Dress
  • Your Shoes
  • The Veil
  • The Invitation Suite (Save the Dates, Invitations, Personalized Envelopes, RSVPs)
  • Your Bouquet

Pick your Favorites

Those little touches that you absolutely love and want to remember.

  • Jewelry
  • Hair Accessories
  • The Garter
  • Perfume
  • Wedding Favors
  • Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
  • Written Vows

Get Creative!

Anything can be a “detail” if it is important to you. The possibilities are endless!

  • Ring Bearer’s Box
  • Flower Crowns
  • Extra Florals
  • Cake Toppers
  • Centerpieces
  • Old Photos/Polaroids

Make a List with Your Photographer

I love sitting down one on one and talking about all the special details that mean the world to you. Your photographer can help you see alternative detail shots that you may not of thought of yet, so it never hurts to ask for suggestions!

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What details should I bring on wedding day?

Resources + Tips

January 26, 2021


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