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Wearing a veil? You need to see these 12 stunning photo ideas

Wearing a veil? You need to see these 12 stunning photo ideas

Written by Katie Byrne

It's one of the most traditional elements of a wedding - and one of the most photogenic, too!


Wearing a veil on your wedding day? Yay! Whether you've opted for a chin-length bird-cage design, a floaty cathedral creation or something somewhere in between, a bride's veil is highly symbolic - traditionally representing the 'consumation' of the marriage when lifted by the groom - and also oh-so gorgeous. Like, for real.

Floral veil and dress, Sassi Holford (image: Sassi Holford/Instagram); veil and dress, Pronovias; Jessica Biel's pink wedding veil, designed by Giambattista Valli.



Your veil makes for so many gorgeous photo opportunities that you really must make the most of them - and let's be honest, how many other occasions will you get to wear one? (We can answer that for you. NEVER. Unless you dress as a bride for Halloween, of course.)

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So with all that in mind, we thought we'd bring you a gorgeous little round-up of the ways you can use your wedding veil to create some lasting memories and some heavenly photos. Enjoy! 

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If you have children, this adorable under-the-veil shot isn't to be missed.

It also works just as beautifully with flower girls and page boys.

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In a similar vein, make the most of you sitting under it!

Show your veil to your photographer in advance so they can start thinking of ideas for the most wow-worthy pictures. 

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Reflective shots are so evocative and gorgeous.

Especially when there's a veil involved!

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Cathedral-length veil?

Make sure you get some shots that show the exact length of it.

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Make sure you get some breathtaking shots at your venue, too.

Think sweeping down stairs, climbing the steps to your altar, standing against a window as the sun streams in, your veil fully laid out behind you...

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HOW gorgeous is this real-life bride's under-the-veil moment?

See more of Anya and William's wedding day here.

Photographer: Kerry Ann Duffy 

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