Planning a wedding? Or just daydreaming about it?
Let me guess, you have probably pinned every possible wedding-related pin on Pinterest, and saved all the cute couple photos on Instagram. You can name all the names of the wedding venues, decorators and photographers in your town by heart. Maybe you are even going to take extra dance lessons, who knows, and who can really judge?
Weddings are a huge deal these days, and people tend to invest a lot of time and money in the idea of a perfect day. No one will remember all the important details, and that is where the wedding photographer comes in.
My job is to capture all those hidden smiles, gentle looks and the whole atmosphere of the party. But let’s be frank, the most important part of a photographer’s job is to create wonderful wedding pictures that you will frame and show to your kids when they grow up.
Bear in mind that this article is not only for couples who are planning a wedding but also to all the romantic souls out there who want a great memory captured of their friend’s special day. No matter the age or your relationship status, these ideas for the best couple pictures can inspire you to fill your Instagram account with beautiful moments spent with your special someone. You can also send this article to your parents or grandparents and inspire them to renew their own vows. It’s never too late to celebrate love, or to see your parents tipsy!
A few things to know about couples photography
When preparing for a wedding day, you have to take care of your timetable. Some couples decide to have one day dedicated to creating photos and visiting that perfect location, and some of them decide to do formal portraits before the wedding party.
If you are planning to do everything in just one day, then these tips for posing in front of the camera will save you a lot of time and explaining. You will return in time to dance with all your guests, and thank everyone for coming. If you read this post carefully and remember the most important lessons in it, you will even find time to eat at your own wedding.
However, if you and your partner decide to have a party and see a photographer another day, with these tips you will finish everything much faster, and the whole process will be more enjoyable for you and your photographer.
As you already know some people tend to get very nervous in these situations, and if your partner or you feel like something is not pleasant during the photoshoot, you must communicate that with your photographer.
If you feel like your partner is a bit anxious, you can tell them how much you appreciate him or her for stepping out of their comfort zone, or just tell them how proud you are. It goes a long way, and they will feel more confident and better about themselves.
Now, let’s see what are the best poses, venues, and props for creating dreamy couples pictures.
The best couple poses for wedding photos
While you are picking the color theme, the venue or the food you tend to choose the things that you are most comfortable with and the things that describe you as a couple. The same rules go with poses.
There are plenty of cool poses, and you can pick those that you think will show you in your best light. All couples need those photos for their mom and dad or older relatives. You know, the ones where you are looking at the camera, and standing still, despite the fact that over time you appreciate more the photos that look natural or goofy.