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Wedding photography best capture 10 tips

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by ChristopheG, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. ChristopheG

    ChristopheG Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 4, 2010
    Wedding photography can be lucrative, fun, and a great way to show off your photography skills.

    Step 1
    Get in touch with the happy couple to make sure you know exactly what they want from the day.
    Step 2
    Make sure you know your boundaries. It can be the case that the vicar or registrar would prefer certain parts of the service not to be photographed as it can be distracting and you have to ensure that you know when you are and aren’t allowed to shoot.
    Step 3
    It is important to ensure that you get the shots that you’ve been asked to capture before you start getting too inventive.
    Step 4
    Shoot in RAW. As there are a variety of venues, indoors and outdoors, you’ll need as much versatility in the shots as possible and with RAW.
    Step 5
    The formal shots are likely be the most important photographs of the day, so it is great to ensure you get it right.
    Step 6
    For me, a wedding is all about the people. It is a special day for everyone involved and there will be a lot of laughing, smiling and relaxed, happy people.
    Step 7
    Try not to switch off. It can be very tempting to make the most of the frivolities of the day,
    Step 8
    If you get the chance, offer the newly wedded bride and groom the chance to take 10 minutes away from the reception.
    Step 9
    From past experience, you shouldn’t need to do a huge amount of post-processing.
    Step 10
    If possible, it’s great to display some or all of your photographs at the reception, the simplest way being on a laptop or computer screen.
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