As a wedding photographer who does a lot of couples portraits, you might often be looking for new posing techniques to make your couples shine in their wedding or engagement images. And adding cute couple poses to your shot list could be one such way of highlighting the adorable chemistry that your couples share. And what if we tell you that you could achieve the desired result without making the process complicated for them? Just simple, fluid poses that look flattering on your couples, making them comfortable before the camera. If this is something you would like to incorporate during your photography sessions, then brace yourself! In this blog, we will take you through a list of amazing ideas you can use to pose your couples during their engagement session, elopement or wedding, or any other session that they may have booked with you to get some romantic images with each other.[···]
As a wedding photographer, especially one with plenty of years of experience behind you, you may be confident about your craft, but some of your brides and grooms may not be so comfortable in front of the camera. Some may not know what to do with their hands, while others may not know where to look. They may feel stupid or simply awkward while posing for photos. Couples also tend to feel nervous on their wedding day. That’s natural. So what can you, as the wedding photographer, do to pose an awkward couple? Well, start with making them feel comfortable. You have to realize that not everybody comes with the experience of working with a professional photographer or that some might have had a bad experience with a photographer. Through the tips offered in this blog, we hope you gain the expertise of going the extra mile for your couples and help them get over their inhibitions.[···]
Portraits of the bride alone, the couple together, and their families and bridal party are usually a part of every wedding photographer’s shot list. However, whether or not you have the set time to dedicate to each category depends on the way things are running on the wedding day. At some weddings, you might not get any alone time with your bride, and at other weddings, you might just find yourself spending more time posing the bridal party than photographing them. No matter what the case, you can never get too creative to ignore classic portrait poses – for all three categories. And in this blog, we offer some tips on portrait photography and how to help your subjects pose.[···]
There is nothing more chaotic than taking wedding group photos! We might be exaggerating a little, but it’s definitely one of the most chaotic things you have to handle as a wedding photographer. As difficult as they can get sometimes, group photos are also some of the most special and fun moments you will capture at a wedding. Even though they might not run smoothly each time, getting creative with your wedding group poses is a great way to push your creative limits, add some fun to the day, and impress your couples! And since we can never get enough group photos at weddings, here are some ideas for group photo poses that you can try out at your next wedding photography gig.[···]
Posing for family formals — can they be stressful? Yes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t handle them with professionalism and grace. That’s why we’ve put together a few posing techniques for you try out for your next session when it comes to posing your bride and groom with their families![···]
When engagement session posing comes into play, your first priority is not to get your couples comfortable in front of the camera… it’s to get them comfortable in front of you. The engagement session is your chance to show your couple that they can trust you with the task they’ve hired you for: capturing one of the biggest days of their lives. So getting them comfortable and confident with you as a photographer is mission-critical. So we’ve put together a few tips on posing techniques to try out for your next engagement shoot.[···]
So we know that posing the Bridesmaids & Groomsmen can be one of the most fun, and sometimes the most challenging, parts of your job on the wedding day. It all depends on the composition and size of the group, the liveliness of the group and their willingness to cooperate, and also your ability to lead them quickly into great poses while still keeping control of the crowd. Of course, the main focus of a wedding day is the bride and groom. But the couple have brought some of their favorite people together to celebrate with them and stand up with them. And since these people are important to them, that means the pictures will be as well.[···]
When it comes to posing your couples on the day of their engagement session or wedding, you only get one shot. Well, technically you get thousands of shots…
But the poses that you create in those shots are everything when it comes to taking photos of the bride and groom they can treasure for years to come.[···]
Hey! You made it to the first How I Got the Shot with ShootDotEdit. This week, we welcomed northern California-based wedding photographer Diane Clifford of Diane Nicole Photography.
We love Diane’s work and are proud to call her a valued ShootDotEdit customer. So much so that we picked out a few of our favorite images she captured and asked her to explain a bit how she got such incredible shots!
So without further ado — Diane Nicole Photography![···]