Wedding Photography Tips that Will Make Your Photos Pop

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Make Your Wedding Photos Pop

Tips for Stunning Wedding Photos

How to Get Wedding Photos That Take Your Breath Away

Everyone wants great wedding photos. Using the tips below can help you to work with your photographer to capture the images you want.

Share your theme.

If your wedding has a theme, vibe or feeling you are sharing through decor, color choices, etc., share that theme with your photographer. Knowing what you are trying to share on your wedding day allows the photographer to frame the shot in a way that expresses that vibe. Dark and romantic or light and happy, your photographer can work to capture images with that feeling through composition and lighting.

Wedding colors.

Your wedding color or colors, help to convey the vibe you want for your wedding day. Select a color you really love, because your photographer and album designer will use your color choice as inspiration for your images.


Encourage your toasters to approach the head table during toasts. It’s a great photograph when you can capture the well wisher and your reaction to their words.

Consider a First Look.

A first look can be a real time saver on your wedding day. This private meeting between the bride and groom allows you to spend a few special moments in advance of your ceremony. It also means you will get some great images and not be rushed for time later in the day; allowing you to focus on spending time with your guests.

Engagement Sessions.

Besides being an opportunity to get some great photos, an engagement session allows you practice loosening up so you can be yourself around your photographer. This is a great opportunity to share your creative vision, practice some fun poses, and get ready for close-ups on your big day! Best of all, an engagement session is an expression of your personality.

  • Choose a location that tells something about the two of you. First dates, proposals, favorite hang outs, all of these can make great spots for the engagement shoot.
  • Pick a theme to your session, choose a season you love, or let your photographer guide you through the choices.
  • The engagement session is all about the two of you. You can also use images from your engagement session for personalized photo items such as save the dates, sign in books, and guest favors.

Make a plan.

Discussing your preferences for posing, shots you must have and would like to get, and the combinations needed for family formals, allows your photographer to understand your unique needs. He or she can also give you their expert advice on how to best accomplish everything in your photography plan.

Share your ideas.

Your photographer is just that; your personal photographer. If you have an idea, be sure to share it. Your photographer wants to make you happy and can only do that when he or she knows what you want. The more input you have during the photography plan building and the day of your engagement or wedding photo sessions, will create a more personalized photo. Share your ideas for locations, posing, interesting props, whatever you’d like. Your photographer wants to hear from you!

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