Do I smile or not on my big Wedding Day?!?

posted 2 years ago in Photos/Videos
Post # 2
11097 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

Shesca98:  own your smile 🙂

honestly, I couldn’t get the giant goofy grin off my face all day.  My photographer even commented that she didn’t have to remind me to smile all day – I was laughing and smiling the entire time.  It was an amazing day.  My guess is that you’ll have to force yourself to not smile big and then it’ll be forced and uncomfortable. 

Let it happen 😀


Post # 3
11097 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

(when I look at the second picture, the first thing i notice is how much brighter your eyes are – you just look happier – go with the grin, teeth and all!!!)

Post # 4
2014 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

smile smile smile. You have a beautiful smile. The PP is right about your eyes too


Post # 5
2473 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Smile, girl! You won’t have any control over that on your wedding day anyway 

All you’ll see when you look at those pictures is how happy you both were.

Post # 6
1230 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

Shesca98:  I think you look beautiful when you smile. My advice is to enjoy yourself and smile the way it comes to you. Most of all you want to be comfortable; rest assured that no one will be paying attention to your teeth at all. If you look happy they will feel that.

Post # 7
4793 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

You look happier in the second picture. Own your shit, what makes us different makes us beautiful. I know that sounds like a cheesy Dove ad but its so true.

We are our own worst critics, so smile big, your eyes light up. Truthfully, you’ll likely be so happy you’ll forget to do your closed mouth smile anyways!

Post # 8
2126 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Smile!! It makes your whole face light up! 

Post # 9
5534 posts
Bee Keeper

Shesca98:  You are beautiful with either smile. But I think you are the most beautiful in the second photo because you look so happy. I know it’s hard when you feel very self-conscious about something, but try not to worry over it too much. All anyone is going to notice on your wedding day is that you are a beautiful, beautiful bride!!

Post # 10
185 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I would not notice anything unusual about your teeth, if you were smiling I would just think you looked happy 🙂  Your family and friends know what you look like-you are not putting on a show for them!  If your concern is having portraits to print you can ask your photographer to get some both ways so you have options if you get any big prints.  My eyes also jump to your eyes in the second picture-other than you, no will will scrutinize your face that much.  Have a beautiful wedding 🙂

Post # 11
8588 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Oh sweetie. You’re gonna be so happy on your wedding day that you won’t even think about if you should smile or not.. it’ll just happen.

During your portraits I would take some with your big giant pretty smile, and some of your everyday smile – just incase you decide after the wedding that you didn’t like one of them, at least you’d have some pictures of you that you did like.

Post # 12
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

You have a beautiful smile! And don’t forget that they are beautiful and white. 

You look gorgeous, don’t think about it on your big day…. please! Just be you

Post # 13
173 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Smile dear it’s your day & anyway it comes natural. 

Post # 14
2538 posts
Sugar bee

Definitely smile! We are our own worst critics. Your smile is beautiful! Just remember, your fiance proposed to that smile 😉

Smile big for some and not so big for others so when you get your photos back you can pick and choose.

Be confident and you will (do!) look great!

Post # 15
459 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

Sweetie, I have to say that you are too self concious over this. Your FI loves you and that includes your teeth. we all have our insecurities but if possible, try to find it in yourself to say oh well!!! 

For the next month, go out and smile at everyone! See how many smile back! Treat it like an exercise…even have some take some random snapshots. The more you get used to it, the better.

And remember, the worse anyone can even think is that your teeth aren’t straight…so what?? They will not be disgusted or recoil in horror! you are beautiful! 

I have to admit though that too straight teeth get on my nerves…I love it when actors teeth aren’t straight…Ali latter used to have a tiny bit of crookedness…now they are perfectly straight, and I liked them the other way. My mom always talks about loving Chers teeth before she got them fixed too. 

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