Wedding Vendors: Candid Wedding Photos?

Q:

Neither my fiance nor I like to have our pictures taken. I can never put on a "real-looking" smile, and he is a complete disaster when it comes to "saying cheese." Any ideas for how we can look relaxed, natural and happy, instead of posed?

A:

One way to ensure natural-looking photos is to have your photographer focus on taking tons of candid shots. This way, you won't have to pose, and he can capture both of your "real" smiles as you cut the cake or chat with your grandparents. If you do want to take some formal shots as well, the most important issue is choosing a photographer you are comfortable with -- someone you like. If you photographer makes you feel relaxed, you are more likely to let your true smile shine through. Interview photographers until you find the right one for you.

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