Weddings are all about hi-wire emotions. You will find them all, tears, ringing laughter and some playful moments. The couple would wish to capture all of these moments, which would keep them going for their journey ahead. As a wedding photographer, it is a big responsibility to capture emotions and moments as they unfold.
Everyone wishes for perfect smiles during the photo shoot, and as an amateur photographer you would wish for it too. There is no secret to perfect smiles, one should remember that it is an inherent aspect of an individual to smile, so all the photographer has to do is watch for such triggers, be alert and get clicking. Here are a few tips, which would help for the photo shoot:
Tips to capture perfect smiles
1. Smiles with eyes
There are so many subjects to photograph, and with every guest, family, friend and couple you would wish for that perfect smile. Keep that glint in the eye as a centre point. Remember that the smiles with the eyes are the most natural and perfect clicks.
2. Put the subject at ease
Heart to heart conversations, some light talk generally helps to put the subject at ease. Once you have put the subjects at ease you will find them responding naturally and you will find it easier to direct to some wonderful smiles.
3. Keep smiling, it will rub on
Even through all challenges on the big day, remember to relax and have fun. Keep smiling; it for sure will rub on. The more you are relaxed you will find your subjects also relaxing and having a good time.
4. Humour works
Conversations, which have the element of humour, bring a spontaneous outburst. So try and keep the moment full with some light talk. You will find your subjects opening up wonderfully and your job to capture perfect smiles will be a cakewalk.
5. Capture candid moments
As a photographer, all you have to do is follow your inner instincts and you will be naturally drawn to all the action on the big day. Just be alert and look out for some candid moments with the bride and groom and folks around them and you will find that in those candid moments, the perfect natural and warm smiles will be there.