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.

Making a father-of-the-bride speech is a daunting task—and this one needed to sit down to recover! "The bride's father had written an incredible speech, but he wasn't sure he would be able to make it through due to his emotions," says photographer Katie Stoops. "So each of the bride's uncles took a section of the speech and read it their own way. It was amazing." Photo: Katie Stoops Photography