7 Essential Tips That Will Help You Nail Your Engagement Shoot

Let’s be honest. Not a lot of us are gifted with model-like powers lead to stunning poses in front of the camera. And though we all want to have perfect engagement shoot photos, it’s only natural to feel shy, awkward, and uneasy in front of the lens. But worry not, dear brides! We talked to our partner photographers and asked them for their top tips on how you can get comfortable with the camera and nail your engagement shoots! Read up and find out more now.

 

1) Get a feel of the environment.

Shooting in a gorgeous location has its advantages, says Martin Aesthetics. One of the most useful tips you can keep in mind is to use your surroundings! Get a feel of everything your shoot location has to offer and think of how it makes you feel–happy, inspired, romantic, etc.–and try to channel those feelings when you face the camera.

 

2) Prepare suitable outfits.

When you look and feel great, it shows, especially in photos! So do prepare suitable outfits, emphazises Martin Aesthetics, and work with a stylist. You can also work closely with your makeup artist and florist to create a look that will put everything together.

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This Couple Had The Most Unique Pre-wedding Session at Man Mo Temple

Jimmy and Nicole picked a place close to home for their pre-wedding shoot: Man Mo Temple! Indeed, they showcased their roots and their culture in this traditional-inspired shoot. Both clad in traditional Chinese garments, they completely complemented the elements at Man Mo temple. If there’s one thing to take from this engagement, it’s that you need not look far and wide for the perfect pre-wedding spot. Hong Kong is full of beautiful places–picturesque outdoors, romantic venues, and like this, a traditional setting that is also beautiful! So, here are more photos of this darling couple captured by none other than Chester Kher Creations!

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Find The Perfect 30 Styles of Double Happiness Decorations Here at Taobao!

One of the important decorations for the Chinese pre-wedding activities is the double happiness symbol. This classic decoration is a staple for traditional weddings because it refers to happiness for the soon-to-weds. And if you’re looking for the perfect one for your wedding, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’ve gathered several double happiness symbols that you can easily buy from Taobao! Choose from something simple, to something modern or decked with floral and animal details–we have it all. Scroll on.

 

Classic

For the traditional bride who just wants a simple double happiness symbol, here are some classic designs for you.

 

Shop Link / Product Link / 55x40cm RMB¥39.8 for a pair /
Different sizes available / Adding personal names OK

 

Shop Link / Product Link / 68x68cm RMB¥22.8 /
Different sizes available

 

Shop Link / Product Link / 60x60cm RMB¥40 for a pair /
Different sizes available / Adding personal names OK

 

Shop Link / Product Link / 60x60cm RMB¥40 for a pair /
Different sizes available / Adding personal names OK

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This Couple Had a Very Endearing Wedding at St. Teresa’s Church, You Have to See It!

Devoid of frills or extras, Naomi and Andy’s wedding day was simple yet so sweet and so endearing. Blessing from the morning pre-wedding activities filled the young couple with full hearts, evident in all their shared moments in the photos. The church ceremony was even more touching with Andy beaming as he saw his bride at the aisle. Sealing the deal with a kiss and walking ahead with a lifetime ahead together, Naomi and Andy are surely looking excited as ever! This excitement and all the heartwarming moments from the lovely photos by Steven C, are making our hearts swell with so much joy. Make your day just as merry and bright be viewing all the photos of Naomi and Andy’s day now! Enjoy.

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6 Gestures That Will Make Your Bridesmaids Feel Special and Well-Treated

Being a part of your entourage is truly a great honor for any girl. And being your number one supporter and fan, a bridesmaid will always do her utmost best to help you in any way and every way possible. So, aside from giving your bridesmaids special tokens or gifts as a sign of gratitude, you can also make them feel appreciated through these gestures. They will truly feel well-treated and loved!

 

(1) Let them choose their dress or dress style.

[From: This Couple’s Wedding Planner Flew To Europe for Detailed Research and Inspiration for Their Wedding / Photos: Darin Images]

Mismatched bridesmaid dresses are in as this shows the unique personalities and styles of your bride squad. If you’re more particular about the fabric, you can provide the fabric then give them creative freedom for their designs.

 

(2) Be less strict with shoe options.

[From: See How This Couple Celebrated Their Wedding Day at Brick Lane in Admiralty / Photo: Steven C Photography]

So that your bridesmaids need not spend on new shoes for the wedding, be more flexible with their choice of shoes. They might have old pairs that go with the style and color theme, even if they aren’t all the exact same shade–let them use these.

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