7 Tips For Candid Wedding Photos
“Candid, romantic, natural” are the picture-perfect wedding photos are truly like the icing on the wedding cake, capturing the cherished moments of love and joy of mine. But let's be real, not all of us are born with a natural talent for posing. Fear not, lovebirds! As a your wedding photographer with a knack for capturing candid, romantic and all the in between moment, moments, I'm here to spill the beans on how to strike those picture-perfect poses. So, grab your partner's hand, put on your best smiles, and let's dive into some tips that will make your wedding photos the envy of Nicholas Sparks!"
1. Be Yourself, Not a Statue:
- Remember, it's a wedding, not a wax museum! Don't stiffen up like a mannequin; embrace the natural movements and quirks that make you unique as a couple.
- Laugh, whisper sweet nothings, or give each other playful nudges. The number one tip is Touch, Touch, Touch. Let your love shine through those actions, and the camera will capture the magic.
2. Embrace the "Almost Kiss":
- The "almost kiss" pose is a classic for a reason - it oozes romance and builds up anticipation. Lean in towards each other, lips mere inches apart, and let the sparks fly. The anticipation will make for an unforgettable shot.
3. The "Whisper Sweet Secrets" Technique:
- Lean in close, as if sharing the juiciest gossip ever known to mankind. Whisper something silly, romantic, or even a secret joke into your partner's ear. The genuine smiles that follow will create a candid moment that is pure gold.
4. Walk and Talk:
- Take a leisurely stroll hand in hand with your partner, as if you're in your own romantic comedy. Engage in light-hearted conversation, tell jokes, or reminisce about your journey together. Walking naturally will create a relaxed atmosphere, resulting in beautiful candid shots.
5. The "Dip and Kiss":
- Channel your inner Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers with the classic "dip and kiss" move. Guys, hold your partner's hand firmly, gently dip them backward, and lock lips. It's a move that spells romance and adds a touch of elegance to your wedding album.
6. The "You Complete Me" Moment:
- Let your love shine through in these heartwarming shots. Stand close together, face to face, and create a sense of intimacy by intertwining your fingers or placing a hand on your partner's cheek. This pose symbolises your unbreakable bond and captures the essence of your relationship.
7. Forget About the Camera:
- The best candid shots happen when you're lost in the moment, oblivious to the lens. Ignore the camera, pretend it doesn't exist, and focus solely on each other. Dance, twirl, and let the world fade away. The camera will capture the magic of your connection effortlessly.
Now that I shared with you my top tips, you and your partner are ready to become the stars of your very own rom-com! Remember, it's not about perfect poses or stiff smiles; it's about capturing the genuine love and joy you share. So, let go of inhibitions, embrace your uniqueness, and let the camera freeze those unforgettable moments. Your wedding photos will be a reflection of your love story, and I am here to support and guide you every step of the way.