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How to get the Best Preparation Photographs

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As a wedding photographer I adore capturing the preparation part of the day. The beginning of the day is filled with so much anticipation and excitement which makes for such natural and honest photos. You and your closest friends and family are about to enjoy being pampered and maybe even waiting to open the prosecco while in disbelief the magical day you have been planning forever has finally come around!

I have put together a few little tips on how to get the most amazing preparation photos on your day. Hope these points below help. <3

  1. Natural light

If you are having a makeup artist or hair stylist, have them setup close to a window. If getting ready at home, choosing a room with the most natural light will make for the most flattering photos.

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2. What to wear pre dress!

Have a think about what you (and your bridesmaids) will be wearing in the morning. Special robes or matching PJs which suit your wedding colours?

 

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3. Keeping things tidy!

Try keep things tidy 🙂 It is super helpful for your photographer if the room is tidy. Clutter can be distracting in the back of photographs!

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4. Have anything ready which you would like to be photographed. From jewellery to perfume, shoes to flowers. Anything with importance to you on your wedding day, try to have in one spot. 🙂

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And most importantly…. remember to relax! Enjoy your morning with all your favourite few around you!

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