Ideally, your wedding photos will last a lifetime, so you’re going to want to look your best in them. But with so many eyes and camera lenses on you at once, it can be tough to ensure you look graceful and composed. So, who better to turn to than a supermodel to lend some advice on looking great in photos? Weddingbells sat down with the face of Almay, Elaine Irwin, to get her tips for becoming more photogenic in a flash.
“First and foremost, don’t overthink it,” says Irwin. “I think sometimes when there’s a camera around we think too much and we get self-conscious and overdo things, so I would try to lighten up.”
“Make sure you feel comfortable with your look,” she adds. “You want to be able to look back many years later and be happy with your photos, so choose a timeless look — something that’s authentic to who you are.”
“Don’t force poses. I probably do have go-to poses, but I don’t even know what