Here’s some cold hard wedding advice, it’s all about marrying the love of your life so it doesn’t matter if the schedule over runs or if the florist promised peonies but instead you got dahlias. Things will go wrong but if you roll with the punches you will barely notice them.
According to a recent survey, not having any wedding video is one biggest regrets for newlyweds. However, many people hate the idea of being in front of a camera. If this sounds like you, this blog post can help you look natural in your wedding video. Trust us, we’ve filmed loads of weddings all over the UK. Some would say we are experts. Here are some helpful tips to make you look as effortlessly radiant in your wedding video.
So, how can you overcome your fears while being in front of a camera? Thus, this blog post has covered some advice for camera-shy couples to manage their anxiety on their wedding day. Carry on reading the following points to know more!
The following tips will help you avoid feeling awkward while being filmed on your wedding day. So, read on to learn more!
“What kind of wedding advice is that” I hear you cry. It may seem simple but it’s easier said than done! This is actually an essential tip. Ignore the camera completely and just being in the moment with your partner. Give the camera time to capture that moment. So if the videographer says “cuddle up and pretend you haven’t seen each other in a long time” and that feels awkward as hell to you, just hug and kiss and snuggle up for a few seconds before telling the videographer that that’s just not you. When in doubt, just look into your partner’s eyes and laugh. Laughing always looks sweet especially in slow motion.
The more you try to pose for your video, the stiffer and more robotic your photos will look. And this way, you can not enjoy those precious moments. So, no matter what pose you want to try or what your videographer suggests, act natural. But don’t stress, the right videographer will be able to direct you in a way that feels effortless and fun.
Pick clothes for your big day that makes you feel relaxed and confident. Clothes that are appropriate and fit well will automatically make you feel much more confident. Check out this blog all about some amazing alternative to the princess gown that still make you look and feel amazing on your wedding day.
Consider white bike shorts if there is a risk of chub rub (if you know, you know and I’m right there with you). Sometimes excessive lace or beading on thee bodice can irritate the arms. Can you pee in it easily? Can you sit comfortably? Will your partner need to kick the train out of the way in the first dance like this couple. They both didn’t mind though.
Many couples often feel nervous around a videographer just because they don’t have much information about them. So, getting to know the wedding videographer beforehand can help you feel more comfortable and relaxed around them. Here are some helpful questions you can ask to suss out the right videographer for you.
This way, your videographer can also determine your likes and dislikes in advance. Asking questions is also a great way to feel better prepared! So, if you have any queries about the videography process, talk to your videographer. Remember, a professional videographer is always there to make you happy.
Besides from your partner you spend the most time on your wedding with the photographer and videographer so you should have a good report. They should feel like an old friend. I have helpped a bride put her garter on and I’ve hugged a bride as she got a bit emotional about family drama. You are paying them to be on your side for more than just the wedding video, make sure they feel the same way.
Also in the ‘getting to know you’ phase you can discuss your posing comfort level. You probably have planned out how you will pose or what you will wear on your wedding day. However, if you are hesitating or unsure, talk to your videographers for advice or read our handy tips for anxious posers.
Hopefully, the above-discussed guide will help you look comfortable and relaxed in front of the camera. You can also count on us for professional videography services. Read on to learn more!