25/10/2016 9:43 AM AEDT

24 Loving Real Wedding Moments That Will Lift Your Spirits

Chock-full of love! 💓

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The right lighting and strong composition are essential to capturing a great wedding photo. But the most important element? Love. And lots of it! 

Below, 24 love-filled real wedding photos from HuffPost readers who got married over the weekend. 

  • 1
    Leah Moyers Photography
    "Ryan and Britta's stunning Midwest wedding." -- Leah Moyers
  • 2
    Andrea Purtell/Instagram
    "Congratulations, Shamyta and Desirae! We had a beautiful ceremony on the shores of Spring Lake beach in New Jersey." -- wedding officiant Andrea Purtell
  • 3
    "Peter and Jessica tied the knot on Saturday at Loft 310 in Kalamazoo, Michigan." -- Neringa "Neri" Ridges
  • 4
    AJR Photo Studio
    "Greg and Omar's rainy wedding day cleared up just in time to produce a beautiful rainbow and a gorgeous wedding ceremony!" -- Ashley Wright, Puerto Rico Destination Weddings
  • 5
    Vesic Photography
    "Julia and Matt had a fantastic wedding at the NC State Alumni Club in Raleigh, North Carolina." -- Hooman Bahrani
  • 6
    HRM Photography
    "Kemesha and Mphosi had a beautiful fall wedding in London, Ontario this past Friday. They are such a loving and gracious couple and we wish them a lifetime of happiness!" -- Heather MacEachern
  • 7
    "Eldré and Carla on their wedding day in the Waboomskraal Valley, Garden Route, South Africa." -- Ruan Redelinghuys
  • 8
    Karlo Photography
    "Jackie and Kevan closing out the evening at Chanteclaire Farm in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland." -- Karlo Gesner 
  • 9
    SMJ Photography
    "Alessa and Jordan got hitched at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore on Saturday. The day was certainly memorable as the wind was absolutely wild and the gusts literally took their breath away. However, we made it all work and it was a beautiful day overall!" -- Scott Josuweit
  • 10
    Suzanne McNeil Photography
    "Kirsten and Kenny were married on Oct. 23. They traveled to the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for their destination wedding at Country Manor Acres in Townsend, Tennessee." -- Suzanne McNeil
  • 11
    ENV Photography
    "Abby and Scott got married this weekend in Galion, Ohio!" -- Rebecca Cook
  • 12
    Juicebeats Photography
    "Kari and Ben's wedding at the Relix Variety Theater in Knoxville, Tennessee." -- Jason Messing
  • 13
    It's Megan Jones Photography/Instagram
    "Congratulations, April and Christy. You two made beautiful brides." -- Megan Jones
  • 14
    "Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Andrea and Joshua tied the knot at the Addison Farms and Vineyard in Leicester, North Carolina." -- Mike Rice
  • 15
    Jen Shoots Weddings
    "Angela and Matt were married on Saturday at the Muskoka Steamships Discovery Centre in Gravenhurst, Ontario. They were surrounded by their family and friends who kept them warm on a chilly fall day." -- Jennifer Colborne
  • 16
    Lady Bach Photography
    "Elena and Daniel had a fall fairy tale wedding, surrounded by friends and family, this weekend in Knoxville." -- Staci Dernbach
  • 17
    Kendelhardt Photography
    "Sue and Jim tied the knot in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and they couldn't have been happier!" -- John Kendelhardt
  • 18
    Lisa Robinson Photography
    "Congratulations to Barbie and James! They tied the knot at The Yard Equine Center in Paicines, California!" -- Lisa Robinson 
  • 19
    Craig Obrist/Instagram
    "Cristen and Alandis got married! Piedmont Park never looked better. Congratulations, guys!" -- Craig Obrist
  • 20
    Scott Goh Photography
    "Chris and Jacinta had their ceremony in the St. Peter’s Cathedral in Adelaide, South Australia and reception in the Playford Hotel last Saturday." -- Scott Goh
  • 21
    Missy Fant Photography
    "Holly and Jeff had an amazing wedding at Postlewait’s Farm in Canby, Oregon." -- Missy Fant
  • 22
    Anesha Collins of Unashamed Imaging
    "Fernando and Jessica Santiago married in Altamonte Springs, Florida." -- Anesha Collins
  • 23
    R Hickman Photography
    "Sara and Sean's fall wedding in Central Florida." -- Rashad Hickman
  • 24
    "Congratulations Ali and Corey! Their fall wedding at The Homestead at Cloudland Station in Chattanooga was nothing short of beautiful!" -- Kathleen Atkins

If you go to a wedding or get married yourself, hashtag your photos #HPrealweddings or email one to us afterward and we may feature it on the site! Please include the couple’s names as well as the date and location of the wedding.

For more real wedding photos, check out the slideshow below:

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