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Tips for feeling comfortable in front of the camera on your wedding day

Bride and Groom on the beach feeling comfortable in front of the camera on their wedding day

How to feel comfortable in front of the camera on your wedding day

Feeling comfortable in front of the camera on your wedding day is essential to capturing beautiful and genuine moments. You want your wedding pictures to be of you, not someone you won’t recognise in 20 years.Here are some tips to help you feel more relaxed and confident:

Engagement Photoshoot:

This will give you an opportunity to get to know me and become comfortable in front of the camera. It’s a great opportunity to have a laugh with me and get past that initial nervousness that almost everyone has.

Choose a Photographer You Trust:

Obviously I hope that’s me BUT only if you’re comfortable with me. Select a photographer whose style you love and whom you feel comfortable with. A photographer who makes you feel at ease and understands your vision will help you relax during the shoot and on your wedding day.

Practice Posing:

Practice posing in front of a mirror or with your partner before the big day. Experiment with different poses and angles to find what feels natural and flattering for you. It may sound silly but you’ll thank me when you get your pictures back.

Focus on Each Other:

During the photoshoot, focus on your partner rather than the camera. Engage with each other, share laughs, and enjoy the moment together. This will result in more authentic and emotional photographs.

Take Deep Breaths:

If you start to feel nervous or anxious, take deep breaths to calm your nerves. Remind yourself that this day is about celebrating your love, and the photos are just a way to capture those special moments.

Be Yourself:

Don’t try to force a certain expression or emotion for the camera. Just be yourself and let your natural emotions shine through. Authenticity is key to capturing beautiful and meaningful photographs. Remember, you are the only person in the world that can be you, embrace it!

Relax and Have Fun:

Remember to enjoy yourself and have fun during the photoshoot. Don’t put too much pressure on getting the perfect shot. Trust me to capture the moments, and focus on enjoying the celebration with your loved ones.

Stay Hydrated and Rested:

Make sure to stay hydrated and get plenty of rest the night before your wedding day. Being well-rested and hydrated will help you feel more alert and relaxed during the photoshoot.

Bring Props or Pets:

Consider bringing props or pets that hold special meaning to you as a couple. This can help you feel more comfortable and add a personal touch to your photos.

Communicate with Your Photographer:

Don’t hesitate to communicate with me about any concerns or preferences you have. I am there to help make the experience enjoyable for you and to capture the moments you’ll cherish forever.