How to Feel NATURAL in Your Wedding Photos

April 21, 2023


After documenting couples for OVER 5 YEARS, these are my TOP 3 TIPS to feel natural & show true emotions on your WEDDING DAY!!

TIP 01. Go about your wedding day NOT focusing on the camera or photographer

Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event that you will cherish for years to come, and the emotions and memories you create on that day are what make it so special. While having a professional photographer capture those moments is certainly important, it is equally important to not let the camera or photographer be the focus of your attention. When you are too focused on posing for photos or trying to make everything look perfect for the camera, you risk missing out on the genuine, spontaneous moments that make your wedding day so unique and memorable. By allowing yourself to be fully present in the moment, and letting your emotions guide your actions, you will create more authentic, heartfelt memories that will last a lifetime.

TIP 02. Plan fun things to do to bring out your relationship: games, speeches, etc.

Planning fun things to do on your wedding day can be a great way to bring out emotion and create natural photos that will help capture the essence of your relationship. This is important because your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and the photos you take will be treasured memories that you’ll cherish for the rest of your life. By planning fun activities, you can help set the tone for the day and create a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere that will help you feel more comfortable in front of the camera. Whether it’s a silly dance or a sweet moment shared with your partner, these fun moments can bring out the best in you and your partner, creating photos that truly capture the essence of your love and commitment to each other.

TIP 01. Take time to have alone time with your new husband or wife!!

Taking time alone as a couple on your wedding day can create a variety of benefits that are worth considering. Firstly, it allows you to take a break from the hectic atmosphere of the wedding and have a quiet moment to reflect on the meaning of the day. This can help you feel more grounded and present in the moment, which can make for more emotional and authentic photos. Secondly, it gives your photographer the opportunity to capture intimate moments between the two of you without any distractions or interruptions. This can result in photos that are more natural and true to your relationship, as opposed to posed or forced shots. Overall, taking time alone as a couple on your wedding day can create beautiful and meaningful memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Overall, if you are looking to have photos to truly represent you + your fiancé, make sure you hire a wedding photographer who understands these rules of thumb!!

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