Thanks for joining me here! I'm Sheila Martinez and I'm helping joyful brides everywhere! Don't get stuck with blurry or average wedding pictures! I'll help you get meaningful, beautiful (and flattering) wedding pictures that will make you relive every wonderful moment of your big day and remember the the radiance and joy you felt.

Get those dreamy wedding details-what to have ready for your photographer

Wedding flatlays and details including beautiful ring shot


Hey everybody! I’m Sheila and am currently a wedding photographer, based in Midland, Texas (but don’t think I wont take the opportunity to travel!)  😉 If you are at all like me (or most brides), life is HECTIC the day of the wedding. There are a million questions coming at you from all directions. I am here to help you out!


This is something you can do days before the wedding! No stress here! This list is not exhaustive, but it will help you get organized and have AWESOME detailed shots with no stress. Can I get an AMEN?!

Wedding flatlays and details to have ready for your photographer

Ok, so here is your awesome list. If you dont have (or want) everything on this list, no sweat! Your seasoned photographer knows just what to do and how to get those details you already have!

Wedding details shot of beautiful bridal shoes and ring

1. Wedding dress

2. That gorgeous veil (or headband, tiara…)

3. Shoes

4. Accessories such as your necklace, bracelet, earrings…

5. Notes to each other or vows

6. Invitations and paper goods (reservation card, envelopes, menu)

7. Extra blooms or fruit (from your florist the day of)

8. Pretty perfume

9. Special hanger if you have one.

Wedding detail shot including vow books

For the guys,

1. Shoes

2. Watch

3. Tie or bowtie

4. Groom’s and Groomsmen’s boutonnieres

5. Cologne

6. Belt

7. Cuff links


Wedding detail shot for the groom


This is just a basic list, so add all of those special elements or embroidered items to make your pictures unique to you and your new hubby!

Let me know if you liked this post or it was helpful to you!

Click here to see how those “extra blooms or fruits” can impact your wedding pictures!


Wedding detail shot of rings

Wedding details with rings and vow books

Wedding detail shot of bridal shoes

Wedding detail shot of vow books

Wedding detail shot of shoes and wedding invitation

Wedding detail shot for groom

Wedding detail shot for groom Including invitation

Wedding rings detail shot

Grooms detail shot

Vows and rings detail shot with hint of lavender stems



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