10 Weird & Wonderful Tips for your Wedding Photos

When we hear “Wedding Photos” our minds immediately jump to the beautiful, romantic portrait of the wedding couple, but in reality being the one standing before the camera isn’t always a piece of cake. Some couples are naturally at ease in front of the camera, but most find it difficult to relax and be themselves. Take a breath and relax, your wedding photographer is just another friendly human being holding a fancy time capsule who wants to assure that you have beautiful memories of your special day captured. Find 10 weird and wonderful tips for your wedding photos below.

 

1. If you have any Specific Photographs in mind, share them with your Wedding Photographer or Videographer before the wedding day to ensure that your Photographer or Videographer knows to capture them.

Photograph Captured at Margaux & Kyle’s stunning wedding at Tres Jolie Wedding Venue

 

2. Don’t forget to just Be Yourself during your couples shoot. We are here to document your love and all of the adorable, intimate moments in between. Don’t shy away from the camera, these photographs are an eternal encapsulation of you in your individual-togetherness and should capture who you are as a couple.

Photo from Meghan & Warren’s Wedding at Bryanston Country Club

 

3. To add a natural and timeless feel to your wedding photos, choose a venue with loads of natural light and beautiful greeneries. Your wedding photographer will love you for it. (Bonus Tip: doing your couple shoot in a forest setting will ensure that you have some extra privacy and alone time with your spouse)

forest couples shoot

Photograph by Theme Photography Ent.

 

4. Don’t forget to add some luscious lashes! Some volume eyelashes always look amazing in photos!

Invest in a good makeup artist. Your bridal makeup should look natural but it’s safe to go a little darker than you usually would, it translates much better on camera and your bridal portraits will look incredible.

Marneli & Jacques Stunning Wedding at Makiti Wedding Venue

 

5. Choose a guesthouse with natural light and beautiful decor elements to get ready at. This will ensure the best possible light and surroundings for your bridal portraits.

Photograph from Danzelle & Ruan’s Rustic Wedding

 

6. Don’t wear a bra the day of your wedding to avoid having straps indentations that will show in photos.

Photo Credit: Zivame

 

7. Remember to check with your Photographer when the Lighting will be best for an Outdoor Couples Photoshoot

Photograph from Danzelle & Ruan’s Rustic Wedding

 

8. Keep your Head Up while walking down the aisle. You may be nervous, but keep your head up, even if you don’t smile. A thoughtful or content look is way better than only the top of your heads.

Photo captured at Meghan & Warren’s Bryanston Country Club Wedding

 

9. Remember to ensure to have enough Photographers – if you would like yourself and your soon-to-be to both be photographed getting ready, one photographer just can’t be in two places at once so assure that your package includes a second shooter.

Photo from Meghan & Warren’s Bryanston Country Club Wedding

 

10. Take a Breath! Don’t be too focused on having The Perfect photos taken, that’s the photographers’ job! If you spend your entire wedding looking for the camera, the photographer won’t get the chance to capture those special, unforgettable moments of yourself and your new partner in crime.

Photo from Meghan & Warren’s Bryanston Country Club Wedding