Dealing with Wedding Day Jitters: Strategies for a Calm and Joyful Day

As you embark on your journey toward the big day, we understand that emotions can run high, and the excitement mixed with a touch of nervousness is absolutely natural. Your wedding day should be a celebration of love, and we’re here to ensure that every moment is captured beautifully and authentically. In this post, we’re sharing our best strategies to help you embrace the joy and calm those pre-wedding jitters for a day you’ll treasure forever.

1. Breathe and Embrace the Moment

At Brooktree Studios, we believe that your wedding day is a collection of beautiful moments, both big and small. Take a deep breath and remind yourself that this day is about celebrating your love story. Embrace the present moment, focus on the people who surround you, and let the excitement build.

2. Create a Relaxing Morning Routine

Start your day off right with a calming morning routine. Whether it’s a yoga session, a leisurely breakfast with your loved ones, or a quiet moment of reflection, make sure to carve out time for activities that bring you tranquility and happiness.

3. Surround Yourself with Positivity

Surround yourself with people who uplift you and share in your happiness. Your bridal party and family members are your support system, so allow them to help alleviate any nerves by sharing stories, laughter, and well wishes.

4. Communicate with Your Photographer

At Brooktree Studios, we’re not just your photographers; we’re your partners in capturing your love story. Let us know about any worries or concerns you have about being in front of the camera. We’re here to guide you and create an atmosphere that allows your personalities to shine through.

5. Practice Mindfulness Techniques

Mindfulness techniques can help you stay grounded and centered. Practice deep breathing, meditation, or even a simple walk to clear your mind and focus on the present moment.

6. Focus on the Love You Share

When those jitters start to creep in, take a moment to reflect on your journey together. Remember all the reasons you’re getting married and the love you share. This day is a celebration of that love, and nothing else matters.

7. Plan for Moments of Solitude

Amidst the excitement, plan moments of solitude for you and your partner. A stolen kiss, a shared joke, or a quiet walk together can provide you with a sense of calm and intimacy amidst the festivities.

8. Trust Your Vendors

You’ve chosen a team of talented professionals to bring your vision to life. Trust in their expertise, and know that they’re dedicated to making your day as magical as you’ve imagined it to be.

9. Embrace Imperfection

Remember, no wedding day is perfect, but it’s the imperfections that often create the most cherished memories. Embrace the unexpected, and trust that everything will come together beautifully.

10. Dance, Laugh, and Let Loose

Finally, when the nerves subside and the celebrations begin, dance, laugh, and let loose. Your wedding day is a joyous occasion, and the best way to conquer any remaining jitters is to immerse yourself in the love and laughter that surrounds you.


At Brooktree Studios, we’re honored to be a part of your journey, capturing the moments that matter most. We’re here to support you every step of the way, from planning to the final album. So, take a deep breath, embrace the love, and get ready for a day filled with memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.