Chelsea and Ashley’s pre-wedding photoshoot and the art of “telephone number” posing …

I admire the work of many photographers and I do follow lots of trends and blogs that they write. And Jerry Ghionis, an Australian photographer, uses the art of “telephone number” posing to relax his couples and get a diversity of images.

So when I had the chance to photograph Chelsea and Ashley just a few days before their forthcoming wedding, and knowing that Ashley really doesn’t like having his photo taken, I thought I’d channel Jerry and see what happened …

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 1

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 2

The movement in the placing of a hand, the bend in a wrist or the bending of a knee can make a huge difference in the final result.

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 3

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 4

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 6

As can pushing your tongue into the roof of your mouth … simple, but effective! And you wouldn’t notice the difference unless you saw two photos side by side to compare. The light absolutely loves you, Chelsea, and I can’t wait to photograph you in your wedding finery.

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography 7

The current forecast for their wedding tomorrow isn’t great. Sunshine and showers are forecast …

Chelsea and Ashley pre-wedding photoshoot by Samantha Jones Photography5

So the wedding umbrellas have been cleaned … and we are ready. And it might just rain at all the right times, but whatever the weather throws at us, we are going to rock this wedding! … xxx

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