Jayla
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Would you rather...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures, or vice versa?

Jayla, on October 23, 2018 at 11:05 AM

Posted in Wedding Attire 177

If you had to choose one thing about your dress would it be that it photographs well, or looks amazing in person? Is this something you considered when dress shopping? Would you rather ...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures or vice versa? Photo by Svetlana Photography in...

If you had to choose one thing about your dress would it be that it photographs well, or looks amazing in person? Is this something you considered when dress shopping?

Would you rather ...have a dress that looks amazing in person but so-so in pictures or vice versa?


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Photo by Svetlana Photography in Austin, TX


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177 Comments

  • Katherine
    Just Said Yes October 2021
    Katherine ·
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    Amazing in pictures and so so in person
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  • S
    Dedicated June 2019
    Stephanie ·
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    That’s a really tough one hmmm. I guess In person and I’ll deal with whatever happens in the photos after. Please let it turn out to looking amazing in both, i hope lol.
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  • J
    Beginner June 2019
    Jiyati ·
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    I would rather have a dress that looks amazing in photos. I think regardless of what I look like in person, I have a wonderful aura that just lights up a room and brings people together. So I don't worry how I look that much, because I remember how I felt in a moment. As long as the pictures come out great!

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  • Abby
    VIP March 2019
    Abby ·
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    I'd want it to look amazing on person so I would feel beautiful! Smiley laugh
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  • C
    Beginner August 2019
    Carrie ·
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    This is so hard..cause i believe in my photographer...so i would have to say i rather my dress look better in pics because if it looks awful in pics theres a problem
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  • D
    Just Said Yes December 2018
    Dhorie ·
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    I would want a dress that fits and looks great in person, not in picture. Everyone's body type & shape are different. You have to look good in your wedding dress.

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  • Future Mrs. Polar Bear
    Super April 2019
    Future Mrs. Polar Bear ·
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    In-person for sure. Photographs are great, but in the end my FH and I will remember day-of, pictures or not. How did I look in that dress when I walked down the aisle (even though we don't have an aisle, ha!), amazing! he'll say. ha Smiley smile

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  • Selena Ariel Kyle
    Devoted November 2018
    Selena Ariel Kyle ·
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    Emailing her now lol.
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  • Selena Ariel Kyle
    Devoted November 2018
    Selena Ariel Kyle ·
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    Awwww love this.
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  • B
    Just Said Yes January 2020
    Brinda ·
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    Pictures! Those last forever not a persons memory
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  • Ginsteeca
    Expert June 2019
    Ginsteeca ·
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    Good in photos. I wouldn't want opinions and memories from the day of to morph into how the dress photographed as time goes on.

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  • C
    Beginner September 2019
    Carmen ·
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    Amazing in person, people at the wedding will remember how beautiful you looked when they first say you.

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  • D
    Savvy February 2020
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    Tough one because photos are also so important for memories but I prefer looking best in person. I mean nowadays you can edit pictures and the dress even but can't edit real life.

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  • Happily Ever Mrs. H
    VIP October 2018
    Happily Ever Mrs. H ·
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    Amazing in pictures, since those last forever.

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  • Laurel
    Dedicated March 2019
    Laurel ·
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    I would love to have the dress look amazing in person and so-so in pictures. I want everyone's personal memories to remember the dress. Plus most of the pictures aren't about the dress anyways.

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  • Across The Stars
    Devoted October 2019
    Across The Stars ·
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    In person, definitely!
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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    Lol!!!! I love your response, this is definitely a tough one! I'm sure you'll look amazing in person and in your photos!!!

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  • Jayla
    Champion October 2025
    Jayla ·
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    I like your point of view! I think I'm 50/50 lol!

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  • Laurel
    Dedicated March 2019
    Laurel ·
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    Yeah, I am 50/50 as well but if I had to, I would pick better in person.

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  • Heather W
    Savvy September 2019
    Heather W ·
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    I agree with those that say amazing in person. If I look good, I’ll feel good and rock the confidence which will translate to the photos.
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