Pre Wedding Photography Shoot Ideas

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We love the fact that couples these days are re-inventing wedding photography by infusing their own ideas of fun, creativity and thought into every photograph of theirs that is clicked. Pre wedding photography in particular, is a relatively well-known concept in the West but is now making its presence felt throughout the country as well. In fact, pre wedding photography shots look great when used on wedding invitation cards and even when used as part of the wedding decor itself. Here are a few tips to enable you to get the most from your pre-wedding photography session:


Meet your photographer in person: How good or bad your pictures eventually turn out has a good deal to do with your comfort level with the photographer and also with how much experience he or she has. A good professional will be more than willing to listen to your ideas and give you suggestions before the actual shoot takes place. Plus, he or she will also have a portfolio to show you. Pre wedding photography can be expensive, so don’t shy away from discussing the budget with your photographer beforehand itself.



Have a Theme: If you and your partner are serious about having fun during the shoot, then opt for a Bollywood style pre wedding photography session. Re-enacting famous scenes from old Hindi movie favourites like ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ and ‘ Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’ or even from new blockbusters like ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Yeh Jawani Hain Deewani’ are some fun ideas to consider. Love the idea of playing a superhero to a damsel in distress? Believe it or not, but themes featuring superheroes and spies with a license to kill are extremely popular and novel too.


Keep it Special: Your pre wedding photography pictures should be special and should make you smile when you sift through the photographs years later. If you’re getting married in a temple, why not consider taking a few shots at the venue (with just the two of you, of course!). Or, if you plan to have a beach wedding, then ask your photographer to take a few pictures of the two of you lounging on the beach at sunset or taking a walk on the sand. Location based pre wedding photography pictures are likely to be the ones you will treasure the most.


Be Yourself: A pre wedding photography session shouldn’t just be all about having fun; it’s also a wonderful way to bond with your partner and share some intimate moments together. Trust us, years later, it will be the many moments in between the shots that you both will cherish and talk about the most. So, don’t make a conscious effort to pose all the time for the camera, but let the world see a more uninhibited side of you. And you can bet that your photographer will thank you for it too!

Share your pre wedding photography ideas and real life experiences with us. We love hearing from our readers!

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