It's a day your Dad has been equally dreading and dreaming of—your walk down the aisle, your dance, your good-bye. Here, some of the most loving moments captured between brides and their fathers.

"After putting on her dress, her dad came into the room for his 'first look,' which resulted in a big bear hug while the bride's mom looked on, hardly holding back her tears," says photographer Jeff Cooke. Photo: Jeff Cooke Photography