Would you let loose and trash the Dress?

Trash the dress is a style of wedding photography where the bride creatively destructs her wedding dress (generally with water or mud) to achieve an artistic photo.

"Trashing the Dress" shoots are becoming more popular, with brides jumping at the opportunity to put their wedding dress back on after the wedding and let loose.
Some brides may choose to have their photos taken in locations such as beaches, waterfalls or farms however some have also been known to choose locations such as busy city streets, rooftops or old abandoned buildings - the opportunities are as creative as you allow yourself to be.

FIRE BALL BRIDE

This bride married a fire fighter so she decided to light her dress on fire to achieve this amazing "joan of arc" shot. I hope her husband was standing by with a fire hose after the shoot!

Alex and Kate proposal

Image by John Michael Cooper

WATER MAGIC

I really love the trashing of the dress in water. You can achieve beautiful water reflections and textures in the photo.
Here are a few of my favourites!

water

Image by Debbie Daanen

Water3

Image by Gonzalo Nuñez

Water4

Image by Quinton Mills

water2

Image by Del Sol

Water6

Image by Gonzalo Nuñez

COLOUR POP!

Another creative trend is tashing the dress with colourful paint, confetti and glitter!

Glitter

Image by Blue Nalu

paint

Image by Rebekah Hoyt

GET MUDDY

A trend I struggle to understand and appreciate is the trashing of the dress in dirt and mud.

Mud2

Image by John Michael Cooper

Mud

Image by Markeric