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Posing For Your Wedding Photography

How you pose for your wedding photos will greatly determine how your photos will look like. Some brides do not have the slightest idea of how they should pose and solely depend on the photographer to give directions. Having an idea of how you should pose will be very essential for an aspiring bride as she can start practicing the poses and have them perfect on her wedding day. Following is some guidelines to help you come up with the best poses for your big day

Your photographer is experienced and knows some of the best poses you can have. Talk to your photographer and organize with them on how you can have some coaching. Some of the poses may feel unnatural but with practice you will get used to them and you can do them with some ease on the big day. Try doing some research by reading some fashion magazines or researching from the internet to enrich your choice for poses. Practice some of these poses that you feel you would like to have.

Remember not all the poses will be suitable for you and therefore concentrate on those that you feel you can be comfortable with. It is very important to be sincere with yourself. Look at yourself in the mirror and be honest on what you like and what you do not like so much and what you would not like to come out in your photos. That will help you choose the poses that will bring out what you like most about yourself. Make sure you settle on poses that you are very comfortable with and which you won’t strain too much .Posing in uncomfortable ways will show on your face and will not bring out the best .Also make sure you can breathe well and feel relaxed in that particular pose. Get advice on how you should stand before the camera according to your size and shape. There is a way you can stand and look very wide and just adjusting a little will give you a much slimmer and sexy look.

The photography exercise should not make you nervous but rather you should relax and have fun. Here are some tips to help you relax and produce more natural poses.

  • Relax and take a deep breath before you begin posing.
  • Close your eyes for a moment and try to imagine you are all alone with your partner. This will enable you to relax and be calm as you do your poses.
  • A smile will enhance your beauty and make you feel relaxed. Look for something around that can make you laugh or make sure you have a person with a good sense of humor around who will be constantly be making you laugh.
  •  Have confidence in your photographer and trust him when you do a pose which you may feel was not very good but he tells the photo is going to be nice. He has the experience and it certainly will.
  •  Get someone with a camera and try different poses to see how they will appear in camera.