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Father-and-bride relationships tend to steal the show and get a lot of focus on the wedding day – from dad walking you down the aisle to the very heartfelt speech he’s expected to make at the reception. However step away from tradition and make a bit more of your precious mom-daughter relationship by snapping at least one precious memory on the day:

  • Have the photographer grab a snap of bride and mom getting ready together in front of the mirror before the wedding.
  • For a romantic shot, capture mom helping daughter put on her veil and straighten her hair.
  • A classic and intimate mom and daughter hug. This could even be taken a step further with your sister or bridesmaids getting in for a group hug.
  • Share a moment at the reception, whether by doing a shooter with your mom or sneakily munching some wedding cake together.
  • Let the bridesmaids form a circle around the two of you and snap pictures with their phones – that way the photographer can take a picture of a picture and capture all angles of the moment in one shot.
  • Bring out your old kiddie photo albums and take a moment to page through and reminisce with your mother, while the photographer snaps away.

Remember: If your father is out of the picture for whatever reason, there’s no reason why you can’t step away from tradition and ask your mother to walk you down the aisle.

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