WEDDINGS
08/11/2016 8:35 AM AEDT

16 Real Wedding Photos That Will Make You Smile Ear To Ear

Yes, even on a Monday.

Election fatigue got you down?

Allow these 16 joy-inducing wedding photos below, submitted by HuffPost readers, to cheer you up. 

  • 1
    Jonnie and Garrett/Instagram
    "We did a 'sparkler dance' with these two so they could keep partying the night away! Love this alternative to a sparkler exit!" -- photographers Jonnie and Garrett 
  • 2
    Vesic Photography
    "Over the weekend, Marla and Nicole celebrated their wedding and the Cubs in sweet home Chicago." -- photographer Hooman Bahrani 
  • 3
    Jessica Sands
    "When Gigi Galle traveled to Haiti for mission work with her church two years ago, she didn't plan on meeting her future husband. But the first time she heard school principal and attorney Miracle Pierre speak she thought to herself, 'If I ever have a son, I want him to be like this man.' Gigi and Miracle were married along the banks of the Mississippi River at The Waterfront in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Nov. 4." -- photographer Jessica Sands
  • 4
    A Creative Focus Photography
    "Chris and Christina had a perfectly sunny ceremony outside and then the rain came just in time for some night shots at Allen Hill Tree Farm in Brooklyn, Connecticut." -- photographer Amy Mellow
  • 5
    Marissa Simon Photography/Instagram
    "After 10 years, they are now husband and wife." -- photographer Marissa Simon 
  • 6
    Elle Danielle Photography
    "Niles and Cottrell were married on Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana in front of their closest friends and family. It was a magical day!" -- planner Summer McLane of My Simply Perfect Events
  • 7
    Mathias Fast Photography/Instagram
    "Couldn't have asked for a better way to finish of my wedding season. Three days was not enough with these two!" -- photographer Mathias Fast 
  • 8
    Lauren Allmond Photography/Instagram
    "Everyone should be this joyful on their wedding day." -- photographer Lauren Allmond 
  • 9
    Holder Photography Studio and Gallery
    "Brandon and Whitney were swept up in love as they united as one at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia." -- planner Jillian Smith of OneTouch Events
  • 10
    Colin Coleman Photography
    "Derek and Emily took a minute to get away from the crowd and enjoy a moment to themselves at Hideaway Hills Golf Club in Kresgeville, Pennsylvania! I was literally inside of a fountain for this shot."  -- photographer Colin Coleman 
  • 11
    Cari Courtright
    "Marc and Amanda were married Sunday in Turlock, California. The way they looked at each other made everyone just swoon." -- photographer Cari Courtright
  • 12
    Les Atkins Photography
    "The crisp fall air was just perfect for Bekah and Nathan's wedding Friday afternoon at The Oaks at Salem in Apex, North Carolina." -- photographer Les Atkins  
  • 13
    NeriPhoto
    "On Saturday Thomas and Maura celebrated their wedding at Cascade Hills Country Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Usher!" -- photographer Neringa "Neri" Ridges
  • 14
    Teshorn Jackson Photography
    "Rodriel and Justin got married this weekend in Dallas at The High Point Event Center. It was an emotional day for both of them surrounded by their closest friends and family." -- photographer Teshorn Jackson
  • 15
    SMJ Photography
    "Kathleen and Andy had a beautiful fall wedding at the Historic Acres of Hershey in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. They had a unique day with everything from a balloon release to a bonfire and so much more." -- photographer Scott Josuweit
  • 16
    Dreaming Tree Studios
    "Caitlin and Tim got married on Saturday and had an amazingly beautiful reception at Linwood Estate in Carlisle, Pennsylvania." -- photographer Heather Shelley

If you go to a wedding or get married yourself, hashtag your photos #HPrealweddings or e-mail 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.

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