In this article, Recode’s senior writer Dan Gainor looks at the 10 most iconic wedding photos from the past year, from the iconic wedding pictures of the year to the less famous but equally iconic shots.
Here are 10 photos from 2015 that have stood out to us. 1.
The wedding that changed the way I saw myself.
Photographer Roberta Lippman and her husband, the former NBA star David Robinson, took their wedding photo at the Blue Ridge Parkway in Tennessee.
In this photo, the couple was celebrating their 15th anniversary.
They didn’t have a photographer to take their photo, so they opted for Lippmans sister, the actress and filmmaker, to shoot the event.
Lippman has described the shot as the most intimate she has ever taken.
The marriage of two strangers.
Photography is a unique field.
Photographer Robyn Schmitt captures a family of two friends sharing a kiss in Los Angeles in October 2015.
“I love the idea that you can put two people in a room and have a good time,” Schmitt said in a 2015 interview with Vogue.
The day I learned that my husband was gay.
Photographers Rachel Stolberg and Rachel Korte were having their wedding in a hotel in New York in July 2015.
They weren’t expecting their wedding to go so well.
It wasn’t until after the ceremony that they realized their wedding was going to be the catalyst for a life-changing moment in their relationship.
The “Hook and Ladder” wedding.
In 2015, photographer David Goyette’s wedding photo of his wife, Sarah, and son, Luke, went viral.
Goyette said he was nervous about taking the photo because he hadn’t been on a date with his partner in five years, but his bride-to-be said she was happy to have a wedding photographer who would help them out.
The perfect photo of my father.
Photographic designer John Pascarella’s portrait of his father, a photographer and film maker, has been viewed more than 2 million times.
The best wedding photo ever.
In 2016, photographer Daniel Zoller Seitz shot the wedding of his parents, the actor Paul and the singer Jennifer Aniston.
He used a tripod to take the photo, which has since been shared over 500,000 times.
Seitz’s photo, titled “It’s the Best Wedding Photo Ever,” has become a cultural icon in the gay community.
The ultimate wedding.
Photographer Adam Parekh and his wife-to the day, the comedian Chris Rock, were engaged at a New York City wedding in 2014.
The couple was told by their wedding photographer that they were going to have to wear matching suits for the ceremony.
But they opted to have wedding photographers take their pictures and they went all out with the outfits.
The most famous bride of 2015.
Photographs of the bride of 2013, Anna Kendrick, have become iconic.
A year later, her mother, the singer Beyoncé, was married at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 2015.
She and husband Jay-Z are still friends and they attended every single wedding in 2015 and 2016.
The biggest wedding photo.
Photojournalist Jason Hall captured this iconic photo of singer Madonna and her fiancé, the pop singer Justin Bieber.
The one that made me think of my dad.
A photo of the couple’s wedding in San Francisco in 2011.