The long-awaited wedding day is here, and it brings along not only joyous emotions but a bunch of responsibilities as well, and we are here to help you prepare for all of those. The preparations seem endless, the decisions seem infinite, but the wedding day itself passes with the speed of the light. To make the special day’s happiness last forever, photographers take numerous shots of the event to depict the celebration from every angle possible. That’s why learning the best poses and photography tricks is vitally essential for your special day. We are here to share with you the best posing tips for wedding photography.

The photographers usually advise keeping everything as natural as possible to emphasize the emotions rather than on poses. So your priority should be posing as you are, not changing your personality for a photoshoot. Keep in mind not to stop candid moments like when you kiss your partner when you see your wedding photographer. Also, another excellent tip for posing naturally is to train before the wedding with your future husband. It won’t take more than an hour and is worth all the time. Take your time to learn your partner’s best angles, comfortable poses and funny faces that will forever remind you about one of the best days of your life.

Now let’s discuss some of the all-time-winning poses and moments for a wedding photo shoot that you should know about.

Showing Your Wedding Dress

Woman In Wedding Dress Posing For Photograph

First and foremost, one of the main elements of the evening, the dress! Start with showing off your outfit while it is still on the hanger in your room. Admire it, touch it, show your connection with the unique dress yours. Afterwards, when you have already put it on, start playing with it in your room. Show behind the scenes of you getting ready. These kinds of pictures are not only intimate, but they fully convey your emotions before seeing your partner.

Getting Ready With The Groom

Groom Posing For Photographer

Yes, your husband should have his backstage moment as well. Ask him to pose and show his preparations before seeing the magnificent bride. Here is the perfect time for the photographer to take shots of small details, like clothing, shoes, rings, style, and many more. The behind the scenes shots are the best at showing the emotions of excitement. The groom’s ideas are posing while fastening his watch, tying his shoelaces or fixing his bowtie.

The First Look

Groom Is Kissing The Bride

The most romantic moment of all is when the groom takes his first look at the bride. The feelings in his eyes are indescribable. Ask your photography team to specifically pay attention to this moment and depict it from various angles. Another great idea is to take a shot at the guests’ reactions.

Play With The Wind

Wind Is Waving Bride's Veil While Bride And Groom Are Posing For Wedding Photography

Now let’s focus more on posing rather than the moments when you are already free and have time to pose; focus on showing your bridal look. Let the wind play with your dress and move it freely. Dance with the breeze to offer the best angles of yours. Move the veil, experiment and just have fun with your dress. It is the perfect time to showcase it from a different perspective.

Show Off Your Couple’s Personality

Man And Woman Holding Lights While Kissing

Even though we are all for natural shots, it is sometimes acceptable to add a creative touch and experiment. Just try to think about what distinguishes your couple from the millions of others? What is that you would love to have at your wedding? Is there a sentimental item for your couple? Gather some ideas for a photo and show the personality of your couple. Maybe you are wearing matching sneakers, or you would love a shot from the sky; it can be anything. Just try to think outside of the box to make your day’s photoshoot even more memorable.

Family

Happy Newlyweds With Parents On Wedding Celebration Posing For Photography

Admittedly, there has to be a creative picture with the people you love and share such a joyous event. Depending on the number of guests, different ideas for the wedding shoot for the friends and family. You can create a romantic family shoot with your parents and inlaws to depict the flowing love from both families. There are so many other options to choose from, but don’t forget a simple family photo as well.

Cutting The Cake

Couple Slicing Cake While Posing For Wedding Photography

The tastiest and sweetest moment of the night also has to have a moment of attention. The cake cutting process always captures a lot of spotlights during the ceremony. So it’s a great idea to depict a romantic cutting moment.

Subtle Glance

Greyscale Photo Of Bride And Groom

When it comes to an intimate photoshoot of the couple, there are many options to choose from. One of our favourite poses for the occasion is a photo with a subtle glance from the bride while hugging the groom. It is an excellent position to showcase your affection and your beautiful face. You can look not directly at the camera but to the side of the photographer with open eyes. All in all, the subtle glancing pose is a great choice that will depict your love and beauty as well.

Walking Away

Photo Of Couple On Grass Field

Yes, this posing tip is as simple as it sounds. All you have to do is gracefully walk away from the photographer while holding hands. This walk depicts your entrance to a new family and new responsibilities that you are going to share. The photographer will take a photo of your walk and fully show your readiness for your new shared life.

Almost A Kiss

Bride And Groom Face To Face

The next wedding photography pose is also a very romantic and intimate moment for the couple. It is called “almost a kiss” as it depicts the seconds before your lips touch each other. Your eyes may still be open before the kiss, and the photographer can catch that millisecond of pure emotions. It is also not difficult to pose for a photo and add a natural element to your posing.

Happily Ever After

Man And Woman Kissing

Last but not least, it is the moment of “Happily Ever After”. We call it like that as it is one of the most memorable pictures of the event. It combines so many emotions in one shot that it is challenging to pose artificially. Instead, keep in mind to enjoying our day and openly expressing all the feelings you genuinely feel. The photographers will depict your wedding’s best moments and make it a forever reminder of your “Happily Ever After”.


Along with your wedding’s many responsibilities, wedding photography poses are the ones you least think about. But our advice is to allocate some time for finding your best sides, poses and most comfortable positions with your partner. After all, the pictures will remind you and your family about the joyous event for many years. And keep in mind to not focus too much on each element of your posing; just relax and enjoy your wonderful day to the maximum.

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