contact now:
0435 797 022


How to Prepare Before Your Pre-Wedding Photoshoot

06/11/2022 bride's photo

A pre-wedding photo shoot is a great way to capture some of the emotions and activities that typically take place before the big day. Long-term couples will feel far less awkward in front of the camera. Pre-wedding photo sessions are becoming more and more well-liked these days. Couples seldom opt to forgo it, and those who do still have most of their candid photos from the wedding captured. Nevertheless, what about our photo-averse brides and grooms? How do you think they handle it, so they don’t look awkward in their pre-wedding photos?

Even if you can skip a pre-wedding photo shoot, or if it is not included in your chosen photography package, you cannot get married without a wedding album with many photos of you. So rather than avoiding the cameras, we suggest you try to overcome your shyness. You can use the following advice to feel more at ease during your first pre-wedding photo shoot.

Find The Perfect Photographer That You Truly Want

First and foremost, be careful when choosing a photographer. Doing this is the first step to looking natural in your wedding photos. It’s important to pick a wedding photographer with whom you bond and feel comfortable working. Once you’ve found the right photographer, take them through every step in detail. Along with the economic factors, be aware of their shooting technique. Obtain their portfolio of wedding photos. Tell them everything you’re looking for and find out what he or she wants from you so you can get ready. Open communication and information sharing between the parties are essential to get the best results.

Your Hair and Makeup Will Be Very Important

The best hair and makeup professionals must be chosen. If you want your makeup done for the wedding, you can’t just trust anyone. A reputable hair and makeup professional should be used. It’s just as crucial as hiring a talented photographer. Brides typically let their friends or cousins handle their wedding makeup because they lack knowledge in the field. They do this to save money. Be certain that a wedding is not like a typical house party or beach party. Being photogenic and looking your best is important because this is your day and will impact the wedding photos.

Stay Calm and Just Be Yourself

Photos from your wedding shouldn’t appear staged. The first thing to remember is to refrain from viewing the shoot or its brisk progression as a photo shoot. When you look back at these pictures, we’re guessing that you’ll want to see yourself as a couple as naturally as you can. The best way to do this is to carry out exactly that. Consider the meeting a few hours you and the other person will spend together. Simply be yourself and enjoy each other. Your personality and the emotions you’re feeling on the most significant day of your life should be perfectly captured in your wedding pictures! Therefore, be sincere and true to who you are.

If you are looking for a great photographer to help you feel at ease and help you get rid of the awkwardness during your pre-wedding photoshoot, know that Nicolette from Artistique Wedding Photography is happy to help you. Nicolette has captured a few hundred weddings since 2011, and every wedding is unique, and it’s a privilege to be part of a couple’s special day. You can call or message Nicolette on 0435 797 022, so you can discuss further information.

Optimized by: Netwizard SEO


I offer 3 main Wedding Photography Packages and have just introduced 3 Elopement Packages since we are now all living and working in a Covid-19 environment and these allow for shorter duration photographic coverage, which some of my brides have asked for. I also offer Engagement, Maternity and Family packages.

View Privacy Policy | Artistique Wedding Photography © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved.