How to Feel Comfortable in Front of the Camera

Today we are going to talk about how to feel more comfortable in front of the camera. Most couples will tell a photographer that they or their significant other are not comfortable being in front of the camera. The photographer’s job is to help them and give them tips beforehand, and guide them throughout the entire photo session to ensure that they feel comfortable. Because the more comfortable the couple feel, the more confident they look, and ultimately, they will look the most beautiful and handsome they can be in their final photos for their wedding.

Work with Someone You Trust


Make sure that you work with a photographer that you trust. Whether it’s someone you know personally or someone highly recommended by a family member or friend, make sure that you hire the right person to do your wedding photos. It might take some time to find a photographer that you can put your faith in and trust with your special day, but once you do, you will definitely produce wonderful photos together while feeling comfortable doing it.

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice on camera. Nobody is a one-take wonder and you can do multiple takes to help you to be more at ease in the process. You and your photographer can work on this as preparation for the actual photoshoot. You might find it uncomfortable to be in front of the camera like being in front of a mirror, being awkward but just keep in mind that the angles that you think are awkward are different from what others see, so it’s not weird for them to see you at those awkward angles.

Photographer: Ella Otranto

Just get used to the way you look and it will get a lot easier for you. It also helps to treat the shoot as if it’s a fun photo booth experience where you can be loose and wacky and uninhibited. Remember, take your time. You can do multiple takes if you make a mistake. Just cut it and start over again. Practice makes perfect.

Find Your Best Angles

Before you go and do your photoshoot, be sure that you practice posing in front of a mirror. This way, you can figure out your best angles, it’s not being conceited, it’s just you trying to figure out how to look best in front of a camera.

Photographer: Compose Photography

Wear Something Comfy

Make sure when you go to your photoshoot, wear something that you are comfortable in. Wearing an outfit that makes you feel good or an outfit that you love wearing will help boost your confidence. This will help you translate that good vibe into the session and help you create beautiful photos for your wedding.

So there you have it. A handful of tips on how to get comfortable in front of the camera. Remember, the point here is you as husband and wife creating long-lasting memories from this very special occasion while being yourself at the same time. Comfort brings out the real you and I hope these tips help you with the exciting task of creating wonderful photos for your wedding day.

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