Pre-Wedding Photography Tips

Couples of today are keen on making their pre-wedding days as big as their wedding day. Therefore, concepts like pre-wedding photography are getting popular across the world. If you are one of the couples, who like to create memories forever, a pre-wedding photoshoot is for you.

But have you ever wondered what you should take note of and prepare before you begin your pre-wedding photoshoot? Here are 8 things to consider before you pose:

1. Budget

Discuss the budget of the pre-wedding shoot with your partner. Stretch your pre-wedding expenses as much as your wedding budget allows it. If you are on a tighter budget but are keen on having an extravagant pre-wedding photoshoot, such as a destination photoshoot, it can be a costly affair. In such a case, a wedding loan can help cover the expenses of air tickets and accommodation associated with a destination pre-wedding photoshoot.

2. Location

Locations set the pace for your photographs, and hence are important. There are various locations you can choose from depending on your budget. Some popular location options are hotels, resorts, scenic outdoors, iconic cities, etc. Once you have shortlisted the location, find out if the place is available and whether it is chargeable or free of cost.

3. Photographer

Hire a photographer who is not only skilled but also understands your expectations and the kind of vibe you want your pre-wedding photos to have. Also, consider your budget when selecting a photographer.

4. Outfits

Your pre-wedding shoot is incomplete if you don’t have a change of 3-4 pairs of outfits for both. Ensure that your outfits are in sync with each other, your photoshoot theme, and the location of the shoot.

5. Props

Create a list of props that matches well with your pre-wedding shoot theme. You can either buy or rent these props much in advance so that you don’t need to worry about them on the day of the shoot.

6. Makeup Artist

For those picture-perfect looks, you may want to consider booking the services of a makeup artist. Make appointment weeks before your planned photoshoot to avoid last-minute hassles.

7. Good Night’s Rest

If you haven’t slept well the night before the pre-wedding shoot, the whole event may seem like a tiring activity for you. Moreover, you can look groggy in your photos. If you want to have a fun experience when photo shooting, make sure you have a good night’s sleep.

8. Snacks and Water

The photoshoot can take more time than scheduled. Therefore, it is good to carry some snacks to eat in between shots to keep your energy levels high. Also, don’t forget to carry water to keep you hydrated during the shoot.

So, ensure that you adhere to these awesome pre-wedding shoot planning tips to have a memorable pre-wedding shoot experience. After all, you wouldn’t want your romantic photos to get ruined by last-minutes, on-shoot problems.

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Shiv Nanda
Shiv Nanda
Shiv Nanda is a financial analyst who currently lives in Bangalore (refusing to acknowledge the name change) and works with MoneyTap. He has made it his life's mission to help and educate people on various financial topics.

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