I totally get it. Hiring a photographer can be super intimidating. You’ve probably got a million questions running through your mind: Will the photographer know what I want? Will she get my good side? Will the photos turn out how I envision them? How can I not look so awkward in front of the camera? Will I end up liking the photos despite all of my other concerns? Keep reading for some top tips to relax in front of the camera so you can get images you LOVE!
Whether you’ve worked with a professional photographer before, or this is your first time ever, you may not know exactly what to expect. If this is your first time working with me, then it’s still going to be a whole new experience. It can be nerve racking and scary when preparing for your session, especially when you’ve invested time and money into getting photos that you will treasure for the rest of your life. I’ve worked with hundreds of clients, and I’m here to tell you: you’re not alone. Every client starts out the conversation with: “I’m really awkward. I’ve never done this before. I hope you can get some good shots.” Even I have those same feelings when I get my photo taken! So here are some tips and to help you get comfortable in front of the camera, and while planning your session:
After following these three steps when planning your session, you’ll already feel more relaxed about getting in front of the camera.
I hope these tips and tricks help calm your nerves before your next session and give you the confidence to totally rock it! If you find the right photographer, then getting your photos taken can actually be really fun. At the end of the session, you’ll realize how comfortable you were, and already be excited about the next time you’ll be in front of the camera.
What are some of your biggest fears and worries about being in front of the camera?