Along with beautiful weddings, fun engagement sessions and family photos, Daniel Taylor Photography loves getting to capture the beauty of a blushing bride in pre-wedding bridal portraits in Birmingham, Ala.
Whether they are elegant and formal, or relaxed and fun, bridal portrait sessions are always exciting experiences for a once-in-a-lifetime event that allow for gorgeous photos in a more relaxed setting. For the bride-to-be, it’s an ideal trial run on hair, dress, make-up and shoes. Brides can feel confident that the choices they’ve made are perfect, or tweak a few details that can make good choices even better.
How do you choose the perfect location for a wedding bridal photo session? Make it personal. A family home or the home of a friend can be more relaxed, with all the necessities close at hand. Some brides love their wedding venues so much that they want that extra time in a beautiful location. Others simply choose a location that just seems like a cool location. And how much fun to bring your adorable dog, or a guitar, or anything else to make the session uniquely you?
Always remember, though, that even the most pristine of bridal photo sessions is likely to leave a little bit of dust on the edges of a wedding dress. Make sure to to talk with your bridal salon professionals beforehand about spot cleaning options so your dress is as gorgeous as you want it to be.
Take a look at some of our favorite photos from many fabulous bridal sessions:
Allison’s elegant bridal session was held at her mother-in-law’s beautiful home in Shoal Creek. The venue couldn’t have been more perfect with a gorgeous spiral staircase and landscaping.
Ashton’s Southern bridal session was at the breathtaking Stables at Lake Martin. We loved seeing her in her true element with the four-legged guests.
Angela held her bridal session at one of our favorite Birmingham venues: B&A Warehouse. The warm, wine-bar feel makes it perfect for bridal portraits.
We love when brides do their own thing, and that was definitely the case with Mary Katherine’s vintage-inspired bridal portraits. The session, held at her family home in Mountain Brook, was formal, old-fashioned and beautiful.
For Abagail’s bridal session at the historic Tutwiler Hotel, we went a little old-fashioned glamour. She looked beautiful against the gorgeous setting of the hotel.