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How to Prepare for Your Dreamy Pre-Wedding Shoot

06/09/2023 dreamy wedding photoshoot

Capture the magic of your pre-wedding shoot with these expert tips and tricks from Artistique Wedding Photography. Contact Nicolette now at 0435 797 022.

The pre-wedding shoot is a wonderful opportunity to capture the love and excitement between you and your partner before the big day. It allows you to create stunning images that reflect your unique personality and tell the story of your love. Let Nicolette guide you through five essential steps to help you prepare for your dreamy pre-wedding shoot, ensuring that you look and feel your best.

Conceptualise Your Vision

Before diving into the shoot, take some time to conceptualise your vision. Discuss with your partner the overall theme, mood, and style you want to achieve in your photos. Whether you envision a romantic beach shoot, a whimsical garden setting, or an urban cityscape, defining your vision will help guide the entire process and ensure that your photos accurately reflect your personality and love story.

Choose the Right Outfits

Your choice of outfits can greatly enhance the overall aesthetic of your pre-wedding shoot. Select outfits that complement each other and align with your chosen theme. Coordinate colours, patterns, and styles to create a cohesive and visually appealing look.  It is best to stay away from brown and green tones for an outdoor shoot. Consider the location and weather conditions when choosing your outfits to ensure comfort throughout the shoot. Don’t be afraid to get creative and incorporate accessories or props that add an extra touch of charm and personality to your photos.

Hire a Skilled Photographer

Finding the right photographer is crucial for capturing the essence of your love and creating beautiful images. Do thorough research, view portfolios, and read reviews to ensure the photographer’s style aligns with your vision. Schedule a meeting or video call with your chosen photographer to discuss your ideas, ask questions, and establish a rapport. A skilled photographer will guide you through poses, capture candid moments, and make you feel at ease during the shoot, resulting in stunning photographs you will cherish forever.

Plan for Hair, Makeup, and Styling

Professional hair and makeup can make a significant difference in your pre-wedding shoot. Consider hiring a professional stylist specialising in bridal shoots to create the perfect look for you and your partner. Schedule a trial session to test different hairstyles and makeup looks, ensuring you are happy with the final result. Additionally, discuss any specific styling requirements or preferences with your stylist to ensure a seamless and stress-free experience on the day of the shoot.

Relax and Enjoy the Moment

On the day of your pre-wedding shoot, take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy the moment. Trust your photographer’s expertise and guidance, and let your love shine through. Embrace the joy and excitement of this special time in your lives and allow yourselves to be fully present with each other. Remember, the most captivating photos are often the ones that capture genuine emotions and natural interactions. So, let your love story unfold naturally, and cherish the memories created during your dreamy pre-wedding shoot.

By conceptualising your vision, choosing the right outfits, hiring a skilled photographer, planning for hair, makeup, and styling, and ultimately relaxing and enjoying the moment, you can ensure that your pre-wedding shoot is a memorable and magical experience.

Unleash the magic of your pre-wedding shoot with Artistique Wedding Photography. Nicolette is an exceptional photographer ready to capture the essence of your love story in breathtaking images that will leave you speechless.

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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.

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