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Getting the Most Out of Your Couples Shoot at a Wedding

Your wedding day is one of the most important events in your life, and you want to make sure that you have beautiful photos to remember it by. One of the most important parts of any wedding photo shoot is the couples shoot, where you and your partner take time out to capture some beautiful shots together. In this blog post, we’ll go over some tips to help you get the most out of your couples shoot at your wedding.


Tip #1: Plan Ahead


Planning ahead is key to getting the most out of your couples shoot. Talk to your photographer well in advance of the wedding day to discuss your vision for the shoot. Share your ideas and preferences, and don't hesitate to ask for suggestions from your photographer. This could include the location, the style of the photos, and any special requests you may have. Your photographer will be able to help you plan the shots and ensure that you capture all the important moments.


Tip #2: Choose the Right Location


Choosing the right location can make all the difference when it comes to your couples shoot. Consider locations that are meaningful to you and your partner, or that have a special significance to your relationship. This could be a spot where you had your first date, a park that you both love, or a beautiful location that suits your wedding theme. Make sure to also consider factors such as lighting, weather, and accessibility.


Tip #3: Relax and Have Fun


The key to getting beautiful couples photos is to relax and have fun. Your photographer will be able to guide you through the shoot, so don’t worry too much about posing or looking perfect. Focus on enjoying the moment with your partner, and let your photographer capture the magic. Don't be afraid to show your personalities, affection, and love for each other.


Tip #4: Get Creative


Don’t be afraid to get creative with your couples shoot. Consider incorporating props or accessories that reflect your personality and style. This could be anything from balloons to a vintage car. Your photographer can help you come up with creative ideas that will make your photos unique and memorable. You can also try different angles, poses, and perspectives to add variety to your shots.


Tip #5: Be Open to Suggestions


Your photographer is an expert when it comes to capturing beautiful photos, so be open to their suggestions. They may have ideas for poses or locations that you haven’t considered, so be open to trying new things. You may be surprised at the beautiful results. Also, don't hesitate to communicate your preferences or concerns during the shoot, so you can collaborate and achieve the best outcome.


In conclusion, your couples shoot is an important part of your wedding photo shoot, and with these tips, you can be sure to get the most out of it. Plan ahead, choose the right location, relax and have fun, get creative, and be open to suggestions. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to capture beautiful and meaningful photos that you will treasure for a lifetime.

Please contact Willow & Lace Photography to find out how we can capture your day with stunning photography Web: Tel: 07523 953579. Email:

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