“A pre-wedding photoshoot is something that can be used to ensure you picked the right photographer, you get along with them and they get along with you.”
Pre-wedding shoot, a new quirky word added to the wedding photography dictionary. For many couples this is considered as not so important, but trust us this has got some cool perks to enjoy. Pre-wedding shoot is less of posing in front of the camera; it’s more about portraying your love story on reels. But what if you are someone who is camera shy? Don’t worry it’s all upon us. Just enjoy the moments, go with the flow, our candid-expert photographers knows when to click the shutter at the right time to capture the best moment. And if you want to go all dramatic and pose but hesitant about how, our photographers are professional in guiding you through the shoot. Just follow their instructions and you’ll be having your best couple photos captured. A good photoshoot completely depends on the attire, lighting and the location. Some locations in Kolkata for pre-wedding shoots are- Princep Ghat, Victoria Memorial, Maidan, College Street etc. You can pick your own preferable locatioin or you can take our suggestion. Well, this can also be considered as the trial run for your wedding photographer. If you consider booking your hair and makeup in advance then a photographer is no different. A pre-wedding photoshoot is something that can be used to ensure you picked the right photographer, you get along with them and they get along with you. Pre-wedding photo shoots give you a chance to work with your photographer, and your photographer a chance to work with you. This is going to allow you to feel comfortable with the photographer pointing a camera at you, and gives an idea of how they operate, and what to expect from them on your wedding day. Pre-wedding shoot is something really personal. Some people want it to be simple and some dramatic. Here are few ideas you can put your hands on to try on your pre-wedding shoot.
- The Casual:
Casual photoshoot is all about being yourself. All you have to do is enjoy the moment and our photographers will do the magic. Casual pre-wedding shoot mainly comprise of candid photography. The couples are dressed in casuals. It is more of a natural looking thing. You can portray your love story in a storytelling form, and it will look amazing. Re-live your old days and get them captured by our professionals. The mood of the photography is set with coordination of the outfits and the location. If you get confused about your shoot attire we can help you out with our suggestions.
- The Glamorous:
If you’re someone who loves everything to be something bold, something extra, and portray yourself as the ‘power couple’, then a glamorous pre-wedding photoshoot is all you want. A glamorous photoshoot is all about glam, class and sophistication. Everything that is to be used in the photoshoot has to be top notch- the attire, the accessories, the props, the lighting and the location. Everything needs to be put together; the colour scheme is the most important aspect to look after. Talking about the location, for a glamorous photoshoot it is always best to shoot at paid locations such as exclusives cafes or at lounges. Then comes the attire, the dress code generally remains classy formals, but you can experiment according to your choice and style statement. It is advisable to wear solid colour, cause solid colours are any day classy and elegant. It is advisable to do an indoor photoshoot to give it that sophisticated touch.
- The Traditional:
This is the most basic and most used type of photoshoot. Here the couples display their culture. This is more popular among those who get married with different cultural background. Through the shoot they show that love is all about feelings respecting each other and their respective cultures. These couples set an example that how cultural difference can’t be a blockage for the ones who have unfathomable love for each other. For clothing, obviously it’s traditional attire. And a pre-wedding shoot like this needs a beautiful natural location.
- The Thematic:
A theme based photoshoot is the quirkiest among all. You can go crazy with this one. You can pick your favourite fairy-tale of all time, or you can be your favourite Bollywood on screen Jodi. The theme will be of your choice and the whole photoshoot will be around that theme. This will bring out the crazy and quirky side of both the couples. The attire, hairstyle and location will be according to the theme. This kind is the rarest in the lot, but the most enjoyable.
- The Destination Pre-wedding Shoot
We all have heard about destination wedding, but have you heard about destination pre-wedding photoshoot. Well, if you haven’t then you must give it a try. If both of you loves to travel and love a pinch of adventure in your life then, this one is for you. Within the state there are locations like Mandarmoni, Tajpur, Udaypur (Digha), Darjeeling etc. But if you want it to be a exotic then try outside the state, places like Rajasthan, Goa etc. Just a note, we will suggest you the shoot place but the bookings and everything needs to be done by you.
Dos & Don’ts for a Pre-Wedding Photoshoot:
- Location: The location should be decided at least a month early, cause if it’s paid location then the booing needs to be done which needs time
- Time: Try to reach the location on time. As there will be a booked time slot. So, if you reach on time you will be the one who can get the most out of it
- Co-ordination: Photography is a two-way thing. Please co-ordinate with our photographer. We assure you that we will do the best from our end, cooperation is the only thing we request from you.
- Attire: Dress something that is comfortable for you to carry the whole day. Because you are going to be moving around, giving poses, it can get exhausted if the dress is too heavy. Try to keep it simple.
- Colour Co-ordination: Both the couples, try to wear the same colour, or wear colour that compliments each other.
The day of the Pre-wedding shoot is your day. Enjoy the moment. You don’t need to be perfect, be completely yourself. You can use the photos as the cover for your invitation card, or as a teaser video for your wedding which you can send to your families and friends. Keep it simple, as there’s simplicity is synonymous to sophistication. Express love to your partner in every click and show the chemistry you have. Convinced enough to get a pre-wedding shoot done, book us now.