Eleven Tips to Help You Have Beautiful Getting Ready Photos on Your Wedding Day
Here are a few things we believe can make all the difference to ‘You’ enjoying the morning of your wedding and getting some fabulous images to have and hold forever!
Make an awesome 3 hour playlist of all your favourite ‘night out getting ready with the girls tunes!’
Make all your girls feel super special and part of your special day with a silk robe for the morning fun.
Check out these gorgeous kimono robes by Wolf & Badger
Have some champagne but be sure to pace yourself!! Bubbles + nerves can go to your head very quickly!
Ask that your make-up artist and hairdresser sit you by the main window in the room to allow all that soft light to wrap around you for your photographs
Make sure you eat! We have experienced a few occasions where the bride/bridesmaid has passed out during the ceremony! Before your make-up artist adds the final touches eat something delicious and nutritious.
If your Groom has written you a love letter and left you a surprise gift, be sure to open this before your mascara is applied!
Before we arrive to photograph your preparation ensure you have all your items placed to one side either in a box or all together on a table. For example your shoes, jewellery, flowers, invitations, perfume, heirlooms and so on. This allows us to get straight to work shooting the details so you can continue enjoying being pampered.
To capture beautiful images of your dress and you getting dressed, keep the area around the main window clean and clutter free.
Purchase a beautiful hanger for that dream dress
If your dress has lots of buttons a crochet hook can work wonders in getting you dressed on time. Ask your seamstress or Bridal Boutique what size hook you will need to purchase for your gown.
Make sure your ‘Wedding Day Timeline’ leaves you enough time to have some portraits taken with everyone who helped and spent time with you getting ready.
Before you leave for the ceremony take a minute for yourself, read over those vows take a deep breath and love every minute of your best day ever!