Wedding Poses

Posing for Family Formals

posing for family formals

Posing for family formals — can they be stressful? Yes. But that doesn’t mean you can’t handle them with professionalism and grace.

That’s why we’ve put together a few posing techniques for you try out for your next session when it comes to posing your bride and groom with their families!

Also, when posing for family formals, know that some of the tips we shared with you on posing the bridesmaids and groomsmen work just as well with the family photos, especially with smaller family groups.

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Engagement Session Posing

When engagement session posing comes into play, your first priority is not to get your couples comfortable in front of the camera… it’s to get them comfortable in front of you.

The engagement session is your chance to show your couple that they can trust you with the task they’ve hired you for: capturing one of the biggest days of their lives. So getting them comfortable and confident with you as a photographer is mission-critical.

So we’ve put together a few tips on posing techniques to try out for your next engagement shoot.

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Posing Techniques: Bridesmaids & Groomsmen

Posing Techniques: Bridesmaids & Groomsmen

So we know that posing the Bridesmaids & Groomsmen can be one of the most fun, and sometimes the most challenging, parts of your job on the wedding day. It all depends on the composition and size of the group, the liveliness of the group and their willingness to cooperate, and also your ability to lead them quickly into great poses while still keeping control of the crowd. Of course, the main focus of a wedding day is the bride and groom. But the couple have brought some of their favorite people together to celebrate with them and stand up with them. And since these people are important to them, that means the pictures will be as well.

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Bridal Portrait Posing Techniques

Bridal Portrait Posing

Bridal portrait Posing can be challenging, but may also be some of THE most important pictures you’ll take on the day of the wedding. No pressure, right?

But in all seriousness, you will want to make sure you get your bride’s poses down perfectly.

So in order to help you achieve success when posing your brides, we’ve put together some posing techniques just for you!

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How I Got the Shot with Diane Nicole Photography

Diane Nicole

Hey! You made it to the first How I Got the Shot with ShootDotEdit.  This week, we welcomed northern California-based wedding photographer Diane Clifford of Diane Nicole Photography.  

We love Diane’s work and are proud to call her a valued ShootDotEdit customer. So much so that we picked out a few of our favorite images she captured and asked her to explain a bit how she got such incredible shots!

So without further ado — Diane Nicole Photography!

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5 Tips to Pose Your Wedding Clients with Confidence

Pose Wedding Clients
Photo by @sierrasolisphotography

When it comes to posing your wedding photography clients, it’s not just about how you position them in front of the camera. Posing is about attitude — it’s about confidence.

Wedding photographers who Pose Wedding Clients with confidence have mastered that art of posing have actually mastered the art of making their clients feel comfortable in front of the lens.  Comfortable enough to let their true selves shine!

So let’s get down to it!

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Wedding Photography Tips For How to Make Posing More Fun

Make Posing More Fun

A ShootDotEdit Guest Post

This week, we’re thrilled to welcome two incredible wedding photographers and ShootDotEdit customers to the blog — Jelger and Tanja of Jelger & Tanja Wedding Photography! Jelger and Tanja have always done an amazing job at posing their wedding clients, so we asked if they could give us some of their favorite tips to not only take the mystery out of wedding photography posing, but also make it loads more fun!

So without further ado…

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FAST FIVE – 5 Tips on Posing for Boudoir Photography

Knowing about posing for boudoir photography can make or break a boudoir photography session.  What is boudoir photography? Merriam Webster defines it here, but whatever you know it to be, photography posing is one of the most critical—and most challenging—aspects a boudoir photographer needs to master.

Posing for Boudoir Photography

Even if your lighting and background are absolutely perfect, you still need to spend a considerable amount of time posing your subjects to create strong, lasting photos your clients will love for years to come.

Here are 5 quick posing tips to try out on your next boudoir photography session.

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