Great photographs are largely engineered. Pretty settings make pretty wedding photographs. Below are some hints and tips to get the most out of your “getting ready” wedding photographs:
- Try to choose a room with a lot of natural light and that has a white/ neutral colour wall that is uncluttered with paintings. One large mirror in a
nice frame usually works perfectly.
- Bring some music, it relaxes the atmosphere. Relaxed people make happy wedding photographs.
- Use a good skin moisturiser at least a couple of weeks before the big day.
- Use wooden coat hangers for the dresses to hang on.
- Ask everyone else getting dressed to store lose objects such as bags and make-up away in the cupboard.
- Get the bouquets to arrive at least an hour before the ceremony.
- Ask your bridesmaids to be ready first, that way we can get some shots of them helping you into your dress.
- Once you are ready, this is generally a good time for some family of the bride photographs.
- Great bridal portraits take time, so allow at least half an hour before the ceremony for these - your make-up and dress will be at their best.