33 Tips for Taking Beautiful Bridal Portraits

If you’re camera-shy, you may find that classic bridal portraits are more nerve-wracking to shoot than action shots or candids. Especially when you’re featured solo, sans groom to lean on (literally). What do you do with your hands? Should you smile or act serious? How do you pick the perfect location?

Here, photographers answer all that and more, sharing their best advice for capturing wedding portraits you’ll still love 50 years from now.