you want to get both hands in the shot, how about adding some more interesting angles, like tilting your picture so that the hands are at top and bottom instead of the sides? This is a cool way to make sure your pictures all look different.
I'm not usually much for a high-low hem, but this red dress is stunning! And who can resist something called "cat-ear bodice"? (Strapless Cat-Ear-Bodice High-Low Gown, Grenadine by Zac Posen at Neiman Marcus.