Ready for your red-carpet moment? From double chin-proofing your pics to dealing with Facebook posts, here are foolproof steps to looking your best in every shot.

Find the Perfect Photographer

The next decision point is budget. Couples spend an average of $2,186 on their wedding photos. If your dream pro is out of your price range, ask her to refer you to someone who's not. Another important consideration is the photographer's range—a great photographer is a portraitist, food stylist, and journalist. When interviewing candidates, have them show you entire wedding albums, not just outtakes.

Finally, make sure you and your photographer click! "You'll see me more than your groom," photographer Braedon Flynn says, so chemistry is important. If you can't meet in person, Skype.

Photo: Chellise Michael Photography