Perfect Wedding Day Photography Secrets

Learn How to Get The Most out of Your Wedding Photos from a Professional Photographer

Weddings can be very stressful for the bride and groom. It’s normal to be a bit stressed and excited, you’re getting married after all; however, learning how to control your emotions in key moments can make for some really nice wedding photos. As a photographer who specializes in wedding photography, I suggest you take some of these tips into account in order to get the most out of your future wedding album.

wedding cakeBe Up-Front about Your Expectations
It is of the utmost importance that you have a meeting with your photographer long before the wedding day. Don’t be afraid to tell them what your expectations are. Every person imagines their wedding differently, so it’s very important that your photographer understands the style of your wedding so that he/she can plan positioning in advance.

Pre-Wedding Photo Shoot
Those bride photos that you see in magazines are practiced, planned, and picked from hundreds of options. If you want a professional bride photo, then you should probably book a pre-wedding photo shoot. You will be more relaxed, and you’ll have all the time in the world to get the pictures you want.

Inform Your Photography Service Provider about Restrictions
Many chapels, mosques, synagogues, and churches have areas that cannot be photographed. You must let your photographer know about the place you plan to celebrate the ceremony so that he/she can check it out before the wedding day.

Plan a Makeup Rehearsal
This is no news; however, I feel I have to say it over and over – your wedding day is not the right time to experiment with hairstyles and makeup. These things must be well defined long before the wedding day. Be sure to plan a separate day for makeup and hair rehearsal.

Have Your Bridesmaid Match
For a more unified wedding look, make sure your bridesmaids match each other. Obviously, they will wear the same type of dress, but makeup plays a major role also. Having your bridesmaids match as close as possible will make for incredibly good looking wedding photos.

For more tips and tricks, feel free to contact Curtis Photography/Videography Inc. I specialize in wedding photography, and I’ve done many wedding in Cleveland OH. Call me at (216) 694-8265 if you have any questions.

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