7 ideas that will help you plan a subtle Valentine's shoot

Valentine's Day
(Image credit: Joanna Nix Walkup from Unsplash)

With Valentine's Day imminent, you’ve no doubt seen shop aisles adorned in hearts, food stores advertising dine-in meals for two, and your Instagram feed filling up with love-inspired photoshoots. If you’re planning a Valentine's-themed shoot of your own, but think you might have left it too late, we've got some simple ideas that will ensure your shoot isn’t clichéd!

Despite being single, I’m not a hater of Valentine's Day. In fact, I think it’s the perfect occasion to reiterate to your friends and family how much they mean to you. However, I do hate how commercial it can be and I really hate seeing cringe-inducing Valentine's posts popping up on my social media.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.