Are you tried of seeing the same kind of wedding pictures? Cause we are. Read the full article to find out how you and your wedding photographer can spice up your wedding album with fun, new style of pictures that are not very common. Read away!
1. The one with the bridesmaids
Add a touch of fun and playfulness, go for a shoot with your girls, it can be done when you are getting ready or at your bridal shower. Make copies and gift it to all of your girls who made everything happen. These memorable photos will be dear to you for all your life and will always make you remember how much fun your wedding was!
2. Double exposure beauties
Show these pictures to your photographer, they and their graphic designer can surely come up with something like these ethereal double exposure photos. Merge an intimate couple shot with a scenic view and voila this beautiful photo is ready. If you are hands on with Photoshop you can watch a double exposure photo tutorial here and give it a shot yourself.
3. Add some drama and romance
Wind blowing in your hair, wrapped around in each others’ arms, sounds like a scene from movie right? Try it for yourself at your wedding shoot, the key to achieve such photos is the right lighting and a proper location, it can be done at the beach, hilly areas or a lush green garden.
4. Getting ready Outtakes
Take the viewer through the journey of your wedding day, we mean it. Make sure your photographer arrives early so that they can take photos while the bride and groom are getting ready. These outtakes/casual photos come out really nice. Looking back at these photos, actually remind you of what was happening at that very moment.
5. It’s all fun and games
Try out some fun pictures with your squad or just the bride and groom can pull of some creative fun shots too. Don’t go too cheesy, sometimes these pictures come out really off, internet is filled with desi wedding photo fails. Decide before hand what kind of poses/stories you will be trying out. Google some, take inspiration from western weddings.
6. Keep it candid
Ask your photographer to take maximum candid photos, they turn out better than forced, posed pictures and will look great in your wedding album.
7. Ring a bell
Use your rings as props to pull off a creative wedding/engagement shoot. Hit the beach or a nice less crowded place, use your rings in the foreground and go far in the background to create such illusion, your photographer will handle the rest.
8. It’s all in the details!
Use your rings, wedding card, wedding shoes, wedding favours, to make your wedding’s very own moodboard like we have shown above. These pictures are not commonly taken but they bring all the details in one place and look really beautiful.
9. Under the veil
Since net veils are back, you can get one made for your wedding as they work great as a photography prop! You can take a few shots of the bride and some shots of the couple together. These pictures come out exquisite!
10. Captivating Silhouettes
Don’t you just love silhouettes? picture some with your partner at your wedding shoot. Inform your photographer beforehand so that he can arrange the lights or if you are planning to do it outdoors, you need to plan the right time and location.
11. Recreate old photos
Recreate some iconic shots from your parents’ wedding, it will make a great memory. It will be worth sharing and will be a lot of fun to shoot.
12. Magical sparkles
For this you will need a little practice and obviously sparklers/light to achieve the magical style that you are looking for. Photographer’s expertise is very important to take slow shutter speed photos. If you have some friends ready to help you can create your name initials or your wedding date too.
That’s all folks! Watch this space for more fun content coming your way.