Having wrked as a wedding phtgrapher in Surrey fr many years I’ve been t mre weddings than the majrity f peple s I decided t pass n my tp tips t help yur special day run as smthly as pssible.Tips fr Brides During yur bridal preparatins, when having yur hair styled be sure t wear a shirt instead f a t-shirt. This way nce yur hair is styled yu can unbuttn yur shirt and remve it easily instead f pulling a t-shirt ver yur head and ptentially ruining yur freshly styled hair-d. I’ve seen this many a time and always adds mre tensin t a ptentially stressful part f the day.
If yur wedding dress is the type that fits ver yur head, then its best t shield yur hair with a either a silk underskirt, pillw r smething similar s that yu dn’t get make-up n yur dress r damage yur ciffured hair. Be sure t remve any labels frm the sles f yur shes as this can ften be picked up in the phts f yur shes r seen by thers as yu walk dwn the aisle. Remving stickers can be particularly messy leaving an annying residue s this is best dne well in advance f yur wedding. If yur dress has buttns r laces then it’s a gd idea t ask a friend t help yu fasten yur dress.
Usually yu will have the members f the bridal party present at this time but they may have false nails which could easily get damaged as they assist yu. Perhaps ask either a friend r even yur hair stylist here t help. The bride should get dressed before her bridesmaids and their members f the bridal party. Very often people this the wrong way round and plans start t fall behind schedule leaving the bride rushing t get herself ready. This can be potentially very stressful s there should be plenty f people around t help the bride get ready at her own pace.
After all it’s not her jb t help her bridesmaids get ready. once the bride is ready she can then make final adjustments s that she is confident, calm and ready t enjoy her special day. It will also give the photographer a chance t take some bridal portraits before the ceremony.Tips fr the Grm Dn’t frget yur scks! This may sund silly but I have seen a lt f grms panicking at the last minute t buy r brrw a pair, r even walk dwn the aisle with n scks n at all! If yu nrmally shave yur head try nt t d it n the mrning f yur wedding as yur head will lk bald, shiny and pssibly red and inflamed in the phtgraphs, reflecting either the lights r camera flash. Try t shave a few days befre t allw a little time fr yur hair t grw back. As with the bride, be sure t remve stickers and labels ff the sles f yur shes well in advance f the day.
When psitining yur buttnhle it is traditinally wrn n yur left lapel. Yu can still wear it n the right side if yu prefer but make sure that yur best man and ushers all mimic the same side.My key piece f advice fr the bride and grm is t frget wrrying abut everyne ne else and enjy the biggest day f yur lives. Yu have spent mnths if nt years planning every small detail s nw is the time t kick back and enjy all the hard wrk and preparatin yu have put in. If yu relax and enjy yurselves yu will have an amazing day and this will be reflected in the phtgraphs f yur day. Remember that weddings dn’t always g strictly t plan s be prepared fr the mishaps and take them in yur stride in gd humur. After all, the reasn yu are there is t celebrate becming husband and wife.