Wedding Tips & Advice

The Keys to a More Photogenic Wedding

Wedding photos at the Stilly Brook Farm wedding venue by Luma Weddings

A wedding is just a single day, but the photos you have taken will stay with you forever. This is why it is so important that you create a beautiful wedding that will photograph well and provide you with memories that you can enjoy for years to come. Creating a photogenic wedding takes time and effort, but if you do it correctly, you can build something really special so you can always remember one of the best days of your life. 

Carefully Choose the Color Scheme 

The colors you choose for your wedding will set the tone for the event and help to create a feeling of beauty for your pictures in the future. It’s important to choose a color scheme that you like and that really looks good together. If you aren’t confident with your ability to choose great colors, do some research online and ask friends and relatives. Remember that it’s your wedding, so you don’t have to follow anyone else’s advice, but you can take what they have to say into account. It’s important to make sure you are choosing colors that look good in the present at your wedding and photograph well. This step ensures that you feel pretty in the moment and when you look at pictures in the future. 

Get Professional Help with Attire 

One way to make sure that your pictures look great is to ensure that your whole bridal party is dressed incredibly. The best way to make that happen is by having your looks professionally coordinated. You don’t need everyone to match perfectly but you do want for the entire bridal party to have looks that go together well and look amazing. Having a professional to coordinate all the clothing choices can help give your wedding a cohesive feel that will translate incredibly well into photographs. With a little professional guidance, you can create photos that are unbelievably rich and gorgeous. 

Create a Beautiful Scene 

You also want to make sure that the overall look and feel of your venue is appealing and beautiful. This means making sure that everything is coordinated to fit the space and create a picturesque appearance. Having a theme and using your color scheme can give you the tools you need to create something beautiful and appealing. Make sure that you are careful with every design decision so you can impress your friends and come up with something amazing to share with the people you love. Years down the line, the scene you create at your wedding will make a huge impression. 

Create Picture-Perfect Food 

The food is one of the most important elements of any wedding. And at a wedding, it’s important that you balance delicious things with beautiful appearances. This should be true for everything from your cake to appetizers and any other food you offer. Having foods that are beautiful and easy to eat can help to ensure that your guests aren’t covered in stains in your pictures either. Bamboo skewers add detail to your presentation that will impress guests. Try to plan out a menu that looks great, tastes amazing, and will help to contribute to the overall feeling and beauty of your wedding day. 

Build Impressive Details 

Sometimes brides and grooms can get so caught up in the big picture that they forget about the little details. And it is those little details that actually help to create stunning pictures that bring back memories. From the tablecloths you choose to the lighting, all the small decisions you make will come together to make the beautiful wedding you were dreaming of. You don’t want to neglect the details and regret it later. Instead, it can be a good idea to let some of the smaller more intimate details guide your wedding plan and lead you to the beautiful full picture you are creating. 

Focus on the Flowers 

Flowers are one of the best ways to bring beauty to your wedding. It’s important that you have your flowers done professionally so that you can enjoy the beauty they bring to your wedding now and when you look through the photos in the future. You want to choose flowers that are beautiful and that you personally like. A florist can help walk you through your options and will guide you to come up with flower options that get your guests excited about the way your wedding looks. 

Have Fun 

If you are stiff and serious in your wedding photos, it won’t come through in a positive and beautiful way. It is important that your wedding is a fun time for you and that you are enjoying yourself, it’s supposed to be one of the best days of your life. Not only will having fun make your day more enjoyable but it will also help you to have more beautiful and natural looking pictures. The formal professional pictures you have taken will be incredible, but the candid shots you take throughout the wedding and reception will be some of the most important memories that you have from your wedding. 

Get Your Guests Involved 

While your guests can simply passively attend your wedding, you can also give them opportunities to be a part of things and have fun. Give your guests things to do so that they can enjoy your wedding and help add to the beauty you have created. All of your guests are there to support you and getting them in on the fun can help create stronger bonds and beautiful memories and photos. Every guest has something to offer so make sure that you are having photos taken of your guests as well during your wedding. 

Your wedding should be an event that you remember in a positive way for the rest of your life. The photos you take are one of the main ways that you are able to remember how beautiful your wedding actually was. As you work to create a gorgeous wedding, you will have a better time and keep strong memories for the future.

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