Inspired by Alix Strauss’s article where wedding photographers shared their favorite wedding photos, we asked readers to submit their own candid, unscripted photos from their special day. Here is a selection of their cherished moments (all from weddings long before social distancing was upon us). From an explosion of laughter at the altar, to an unexpected trash the dress (and tux) session, these photos prove that the best moments are sometimes unplanned.
1. The Closeness of Love
Uncle Jack was more than a surrogate grandfather, he was also an amazing friend to me. He and Aunt Joan married when both were 20 or younger — they fell in love when he was at basic training on the way to the European theater in World War II and she a teenager living in Beloit, Wis. They were married for more than 60 years and genuinely in love the entire time. Our