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The significance of photos is simply unquestionable. Or as Ed Sheeran likes to remind us with his famous tunes, "We keep this love in a photograph, we make these memories for ourselves."

wedding album has to cover every aspect of a wedding celebration, and part of that wedding celebration is, of course, the bride. After all that effort you put into putting together your trousseau, your wedding album is definitely incomplete without some epic picturesque bridal portraits. Since it's not exactly possible to have an entire album full of your solo shots, here are a few ideas you can use while getting your bridal portraits clicked!

Furthermore, these brides and their wedding photographers have done a phenomenal job at capturing these beautiful shots. So, get scrolling and start bookmarking your favourite close-up shots and then let your photographer do the magic for you! 📸👰

Close Up Bridal Portraits

The Million-Dollar Close Up

The sheer elegance and beauty that close-up bridal portraits exude is unmatched and speaks volumes making them a must have for every bride. These million-dollar close ups are absolutely necessary for your wedding album. They add elegance and charm to your album and will surely make for amazing shots to share with your social media fam later on!

Artistically Enhanced Close-Ups

Uniquely executed and digitally enhanced, these pictures are the new gen's answer to vintage keepsakes. The world of weddings has been steadily flourishing with constant and avant-garde experiments and this is the latest edition to wedding photography! Digging into our photographer profiles and their social media platforms, we've come across certain wedding photos that have left us speechless for the sheer art that they are. Be it beautifully blended photos, editing photos to bring about a concept or simply marking photos with excellent skills, these photos will have your jaws dropped.

Breathtaking Veil Shot

Remember the pictures from your mother’s wedding with her face covered with a veil? That is the ultimate pose that will never go old! Brides in classic veil shots are breathtaking to look at. Channel your inner traditional bride and pose with your dupatta as a veil. Trust us, this pose will make you staggeringly gorgeous and will surely leave every onlooker stunned. 

Photos That Amplify Your Makeup & Hair 

After spending a tonne of money to not only hire the right makeup artist and hairstylist and also achieve flawless makeup and hairdo, it is only right that you get a picture clicked which amplifies and showcases your stunning hair and makeup in the right way. Whether you've chosen subtle glam makeup or something more traditional and bold, it's always a good idea to get that billion-dollar close up of your hair and makeup. 

Bedazzeling Jewellery Shot

Weddings are incomplete without jewellery. And a bejewelled bride remains a timeless Indian tradition. Brides have forever embraced daunting jewellery pieces to go with their embellished outfits. Be it a royal mathapatti or spectacular rani haar, brides should always capture such timeless pieces of jewellery within professional photographs to turn them into memorabilia. 

Black & White Vintage Shots

Black and white close-ups are simply heartwarming & soul touching. We've all seen certain black and white pictures from old family albums that tug a string of nostalgia within our hearts. Honestly, even today some frames just look gorgeous in black and white, don't you agree? Captured by their talented photographers into beautiful black & white frames, these images express the loudest of feelings, more than a coloured picture ever could!

A Quirky Shot For The Quirky Bride

The days of the shy and coy bride are long gone. The modern bride is dead set on breaking stereotypes and leaving no stone unturned to enjoy their wedding. After all, if they've planned it, they better have the most fun at it! From super chill brides who don't get the party started without some booze to foodie brides that make even the most minuscule thing like chips look yummy, here are a few quirky bridal portraits that are a must-have for your album!

Gleeful Brides Never Looked Better

Do you what truly sets a bride apart from the rest of the world on her wedding day? While the dewy makeup adorning her skin and the designer lehenga are sure factors that add to her glow, there is one thing that comes naturally to her that makes her stand out in a crowd. And that's her million-dollar smile!


So, which getting-ready shots did you like the most? Head to our Instagram page and tell us more!

51+ Close Up Bridal Portraits of Gorgeous Brides That Are Iconic!

by Shivani Singh

51+ Close Up Bridal Portraits of Gorgeous Brides That Are Iconic!