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red headed bride holding a lavender bouquet and twirling in a simple white wedding gown

Bridal sessions are a wonderful opportunity for brides to get a first run at some stress free portraits. Much like how we recommend engagement sessions as a “test run” a bridal session is the same! It’s also a great time to test out your bridal hair and makeup and see how they will photograph so you can make any necessary adjustments. Check out some of our favorites from this Desert Bridal Session in Arizona!

lavender and eucalyptus wedding bouquet
bride smiling and holding a wedding bouquet with lavender and dark purple flowers
neil lane princess cut wedding ring and anniversary band sitting on top of a lavender rose
bride looking down at a bouquet with lavender flowers standing in front of a ground floral arrangement with more lavender and greenery
black and white image of a bride holding her chiffon wedding skirt in the desert
bride picking up her skirt and walking
red headed bride twirling in a Jenny Yoo chiffon wedding dress with cactus and purple flowers in the background for a desert bridal session
L shaped lavender rose and eucalyptus ground floral arrangement

Floral installations like this one can add some great dimension to your bridal shoot! Especially when you are aiming for a desert bridal session vibe like this one. The flowing eucalyptus meshes great with the lavender and white florals to complete the look!

up close bridal session portrait
bride walking away holding a bouquet for a desert bridal session
creative portrait of a bride during a desert bridal session
bride laughing and smiling while holding a bouquet for a desert bridal session
bride holding her bouquet and looking down
bride dancing around during a desert bridal session
desert bridal session portrait of a bride walking and holding a bouquet in front of a cactus garden with pink flowers

How gorgeous is this image?! Raelene was absolutely stunning, and this just shows how beautiful effortless style can be. Your dress doesn’t need bling or lace all over, and your flowers don’t need to be over the top. Simple elegance is perfect, and this desert bridal session is proof!

Photography: Megan Helm Photography
Host: @diblasiophoto
Model: @the_raelene
Dress: @jennyyoonyc by @bhldn
Florals: @formfloral
Makeup: @beautybyrileykelly

Bridal Sessions are a wonderful addition to any wedding collection.

They can be used for bridal portraits pre-wedding, or they can be used for a post-wedding session! If you or someone you know is planning a wedding, we would LOVE to be a part of it. Check out our pricing HERE.


Desert Bridal Session

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