Look your best for your wedding photos with these nifty tips and tricks!
It might feel strange, but by pressing your tongue on the roof of your mouth while smiling is an effective way to help avoid the dreaded double chin, as it enlongates your neck and your jawline. Photo: Her World Brides March 2017 Avoid direct head-on shots. Why? Because there'll be an absence of shadows, which could make your face looking wider, larger, or slightly discoloured. Instead, stand slightly sideways and tilt your chin a little bit upward. See also: Spring's latest bridal hair and makeup trends to rock! Photo: Her World Brides March 2017 Ever wonder why every celebrity poses with her camera-facing arm on her hip? It's because that particular move ensures that her upper arm isn't smooshed against her body making it look larger. Photo: Galia Lahav If you're being shot head-on cross your legs, starting at the calf. This stance will make your hips look narrower and your legs look longer, plusit looks a bit more casual. This works when you're sitting too! Photo: Her World Brides March 2017 The key to a stellar group shot? Not all doing the same pose. Everyone is shaped differently, so the viewer's eye will naturally gravitate to who looks best in the pose, not the picture. See also: 9 chic ponytails for a modern, youthful bridal look Photo: Female Brides Lookbook Issue 9 Smiling is a tricky thing when it comes to photos. Too big, and you look silly, but none at all can make you look broody or angry. The solution? The 'natural' smile you so often do when the camera's not on you. Photo: Her World Brides December 2015 Standing up straight really does make a difference. Not only will it elongate you in photos, but it gives you an aura of strength and confidence, which is naturally alluring. Photo: Her World Brides March 2017 As much as you think "posing" for these type of pictures will make you look better, the fact remains that loosing up and having a little fun will almost always make for a more flaunting snap. See also: Pretty outdoor wedding looks that match your bouquet! Photo: Her World Brides December 2015 This story originally appeared in The Singapore Women's Weekly. he go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women's Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.WomensWeekly.com.sg for more.