There are people who have trouble smiling. I am not talking about the actual act of smiling, but more of the inability to have a natural smile in front of a camera. As a photographer, when I sometimes ask for a smile, it often turns out worse. This is the reason why some photographers will spend a lot of time to get a good image.
A tip I have is to actually practice at home in the mirror days before the big day. It seems very silly, but it helps. The more comfortable you are with your smile, the more it will show in the photos. You won’t be doing anybody a favor with a grumpy face. A grumpy face will create just another bad fake photo of you. Read More