Weddings are obviously a great place for photo ops, and the photos are often stunning. Some photos seem to have extra emotional charge, and I think mother-daughter images are some of the most powerful. Take a look through these 15 photos and videos to get inspired for your own wedding, or maybe just to have a nice cry at the beauty of it all.

1. Adorable mom and daughter laughter

Photos that capture these special moments are beautiful.

1. Adorable mom and daughter laughter
via Huffington Post | One Love Photography

2. Mother daughter joy

Lauren Manzo Scalia and Caroline Manzo look so happy together.

2. Mother daughter joy
via Reality Tea

3. Getting ready

Amazing shot of the finishing touches.

3. Getting ready
via Elizabeth Anne Designs

4. Gorgeous wedding attire

Beloved Indian actress, Soha Ali Khan wed her handsome beau Kunal Khemu at their Khar residence in Mumbai, India earlier this year.

4. Gorgeous wedding attire
via The Big Fat Indian Wedding

5. Too cute

I love the “helping hands” type mother daughter photos.

5. Too cute
via flickr / Victor Babintsev

6. Three generations

Chelsea Clinton looking adoringly at her mother and grandmother.

6. Three generations
via Barbara Kinney / Huffington Post

7. Nose to nose

This looks like a loving pre-aisle pep talk.

7. Nose to nose
via Leo Timoshuk / The Knot

8. Great color coordination

Caryn Ward married television and film director Craig Ross, Jr. and her mother and mother-in-law were there to support her.

8. Great color coordination
via blackfilm.com

9. Gorgeous sillouette

Final adjustments from mom.

9. Gorgeous sillouette
via DeviantArt / InLightImagery

10. A mother’s special letter

This mom wrote a heartfelt letter to her daughter 20 years ago, and presented it to her daughter on her wedding day. Have some tissue ready when you watch this video.

11. The look of love

There is nothing like the love a mother has for her daughter.

11. The look of love
via Photogenix

12. Dance floor joy

Gotta love the candid party shots.

12. Dance floor joy
via StudiOSnap

11. The look of love

There is nothing like the love a mother has for her daughter.

11. The look of love
via Photogenix

12. Dance floor joy

Gotta love the candid party shots.

12. Dance floor joy
via StudiOSnap