A labyrinth of the sweetest memories that you could always relive. Memories that we collect for ourselves, the love that they preserve. Photographs always bring back surging emotions and nostalgia is inevitable. A once in a lifetime affair that you will always want to relive. The d day that most of you might have had been dreaming about since childhood, However lavish or simple you want your wedding to be but the most imperative are the photographs. The memories that you collect for a lifetime. After all, how are you going to tell your grandkids what you looked like in your youthful prime? Photographs are a conduit that takes us down memory lane and in that surreal nostalgia you reminisce about the life-changing events of the past. Those little sheets of Polaroid capture the perfect moments frozen in time that you can go over and over and admire what you had. Wedding photographs are a high-priority deal. You would want people to see what your special day was like.
Wedding photo shoots have been in vogue for quite some time but what has been surging these days are the pre-wedding photoshoots. Yes! People want to let the whole world know well in advance that they are getting married and it is a big deal for them. A way to let friends and family know about the pious bond two people are about to share for a lifetime and requesting their presence for the same.
The first and foremost thing to do is to find a professional wedding photographer. And with the vying world where people want the best and most unique photographs, it is not as easy as it sounds. You want the best looks at the best place and pictures that have never been seen before. Maybe a suggested photographer from a friend who recently got married and had beautiful photographs. Do thorough research about the photographers, what they offer, their charges, and the facilities they are going to provide. Generally, all the services are included in a wholesome package that would include all that needs to be taken care of and they have a dedication to look into every detail to make sure things are perfect just the way you want. After all, nobody likes an awkward Chandler in the most important photographs.
Yes, you must have already picked out or rather dreamt about where you want the most important function of your life to be conducted. But here we are not talking about the wedding location. You are going to need a list of places and not just “a” place where the photoshoot is going to take place. The team that you hire will also have a list of suggestions, everything about where you can get it done. Might be local places, a café or estate, or even in the middle of a forest retreat. It is entirely up to you where and how you want it done. The beach or The Louvre, you can go around the world or your nearby cottage resort The only thing to keep in mind is whether the photographer is comfortable with it and of course if it fits your budget. Rest of the factors the photographers will take care of it. Indoors or outdoors at a tourist destination or, capturing your love amidst everyday trivialities.
The themes and attires
Couples come up with amazing ideas, some want an elaborate royal photoshoot, and why not. Anything for the bride. Well not just her but yes her choices are preferred. Once you have picked out what theme you people want, next comes the dresses. In case you are having a shoot at an extravagant place you need to dress up for it. Don’t forget the hair and makeup. You need to groom the groom properly. On the contrary of people spending hefty amounts of money on wedding photo-shoots and expensive dresses. You can always have a decent lowkey arrangement that is more intimate.
There are many crazy ideas that you can indulge in and make it more personal, including things you guys have a proclivity for. Why not have your pets as a part of the shoot? Or if you are a foodie, how about a huge platter of your favorite cuisines with both of you posing around the love of your life, with the love of your life. If you are an avid reader, a shoot at the library depicting the romance amidst the aisles sounds fun. Or go back to the ’90s and pick vintage themes, all adorned in exquisite clothing portraying chivalry, set a class apart. Anything to make your wedding pictures stand out.
The pre-wedding shoot
On the day of the shoot, be prepared, this is for you and you can make it as personal as you want. The pictures will come out beautiful no matter what, you need to enjoy the process and not treat it as a task. It is a team effort so don’t be too self-centered. Remember you have already conveyed all the information that was needed to the photographers and now all you need to do is just follow what they say. If you behave picky that will spoil the mood of everyone. Be on time, or before and try to get rid of the jitters, there is still time for the actual wedding. This is just a sneak peek as to what your life would be like after the wedding. Give it a personal touch and add your style.
Most important of all, have fun and enjoy the shoot with your beloved, this is for the both of you first and later for the world.
The wedding shoot
This is rather customary and people have been doing it for a very long time. The day of your wedding is special and every aspect of it has to be captured. We are not just talking about the pictures of guests and the buffet. We are talking about the couple and how they are going to look in the photo album. You have picked out the best wedding gown for the day exuding beauty. The cameraman will focus the camera on you capturing every candid move and each little gesture and activity. Apart from that after the ceremony has been covered. There is an exclusive photoshoot at the wedding location where you can be as innovative as you want. You already have perfect attire and a location picked out. All you have to do is pose and get the best pictures of the most important day of your life. The shoot can be before the ceremony or after which depends upon the convenience of the couple. You have family and friends around and every little detail is going down memory lane as perfect pictures. The entire setup is picture-perfect.
Pre-wedding shoots as much as they are trending these days and makeup as a mandatory part of the wedding process can be lavish but you need to be practical and not spend your entire fortune on a 2-day shoot. Set your budget and do your research accordingly. We want beautiful memories but not at an unaffordable cost. Soon enough these pre-wedding shoots will become a custom just like the wedding photoshoots. It is your day and you have every right to make it as special as you want. Go ahead go wild with ideas and make the best memories that are going to stay with you forever. Happy clicking!