Post # 1
Now that I’m trying to take a look at the best pictures to make an album, I come to have two major regrets, and there’s nothing I can do about it.
First, I don’t have a real good picture of me in my dress – there’s always the bouquet (I don’t even care for flowers) or someone in the picture, or it was cut… That sucks!
Also, I was not super excited about my hair, my hair dresser didn’t arrange it like I asked… I didn’t mind much, because it wasn’t ugly per say; and there was no time to change it (I have very long, and extremely thick hair). So I went along with it. Well, there was actually product in my hair that she used to curl it, but with the heat, it left white traces… My hair is BLACK. So yeah, I can spot it in the pics…
Well, I know it doesn’t take anything away from my fantastic day and from the most important thing: that I’m married to this wonderful man.
But I get kinda sad about the pictures and don’t know how to finish that album.
Post # 3
I’m sorry about the regrets you have! Sounds like the weding was wonderful otherwise though!
Post # 4
Dont worry about it!! Im sure you were just beautiful even with your hair not the way you exactly wanted!
Post # 5
Might be able to retouch the white out of the photos, that’s not something that should’ve been there. I’m a graphic designer turned professional photographer, which gives me a bit more varied experience using retouching software. How much white is there?
If you are interested, feel free to message me and maybe I can help?
Post # 6
I am sorry!! =( Maybe you could get some shots of you in your dress done. A lot of people do that.
Post # 7
Oh hun, don’t worry, it’s all good. I have a few regrets about our own wedding. One in particular is my hair also. It just didn’t come out the way I had hoped, and my bangs were outta control (I knew I should have gone in for a trim before the wedding, but I didn’t). They still bother me a little, but not as much. I’ve pretty much let everything go.
This helped me get over stuff: your wedding is not the only time you can get dressed up and have pictures taken. There’s always a day after option or an anniversary session. My husband and I are hiring a photographer that has a slightly different style than our wedding photographer to take some pictures of us on our one-year anniversary. We know we’ll be more relaxed and I’ll definitely remember to get my bangs trimmed before this one 🙂
But honestly, I was the only one who noticed small stuff like that. Over time, you’ll just feel better about it.
Post # 8
I know it’s not THAT bad, and I was so happy the day of my wedding, I didn’t even bother then.
We actually have very good photographer friends and have been talking about a photo shoot with my wedding dress in the summer even before we left for Punta Cana, I don’t know if it will happen or not. We’ll see.
@elusivephoto: retouching the photos is a great idea! It won’t give me my dress shots, but it will take away the white in my hair!
TIP for dark haired girls: do NOT let anyone put some fixing product in your hair before curling with very hot iron. It leaves marks.
Post # 9
photoshop the hair, girl!
Post # 10
I agree photoshop the hair. As for the dress picture I’m sure that you look very pretty and the bouquet really comes with the whole look… but if you still aren’t happy then go have some bridal portraits done.
Just don’t do what my SIL did. She hated her wedding photos and thus didn’t bother to go through them and make the album or have any englarged and framed. So here it is a year later and they have zero professional photos to display.
Post # 11
I felt similar regrets about 2 months after the wedding, about my dress and my apperance in pictures, and I will tell you this – now with the wedding 6 months behind us, I’m over it. You will be too. I can look at pictures that made me wince and be completely happy with them. I remember my dress with fondness. As time goes on, those things will fade away and you’ll only remember the best, happiest parts of the day. I agree you should definitely make sure you create an album, but maybe give yourself another month to mull over the photos. I’m positive that you’ll feel no regrets in a few months time!