Preparations

It goes without saying that this is a crucial step and that you will have to follow the two individuals during these moments: hairstyle, dressing, repetition of the speech … In addition, it corresponds to the relaxation moment of the day. Indeed no one is caught by the time to take advantage of it to take beautiful pictures that will sublimate your work … Moreover, this is the perfect episode to discuss the different points of the day as well as the last minute expectations of your customers.

Remember to talk to people around you to reassure them and so relax the atmosphere. The smiles that emerge will marry, before their owners, with your camera and the clich├ęs will appear that more elegant and natural!

Ceremonies

Surely the moments that require the most concentration. Keep in mind that these alternate between speech and human contact. Thus, each speech, each entry, and each gesture are orchestrated and timed. So think of directing your goal to the heart of the action and capture the essence with irreproachable accuracy.

Couple And Inspiration Session

Every wedding is unique. It is, therefore, appropriate to adapt your vision to the factors that come to build each of these days; especially the key moment that lies in the famous “couple session.” Renew yourself, propose unpublished, dare to take risks by sailing to non-explored areas … In this case, I find my inspiration by going to glean concepts on Pinterest or a Facebook group of wedding photographs. Challenges are organized every week, giving us the desire and inspiration to make beautiful images every weekend.

The Wine Of Honor

The show of recognition represents the moment when I realize my shots of moments “stolen.” Armed with my lens in 70-200mm, I weave among the guests to immortalize their expressions, capture their smiles, and thus realize some of my favorite photographs of the day. During this step, do not hesitate to zoom in as much as possible to create portraits or groups of images.

The First Dance

This is the Climax of the evening. The real pressure comes to weigh on the shoulders of the photographer since while the newlyweds start on the track and open the ball, he must pay particular attention to each movement, each smile and each flutter of eyelashes. Careful mastery will be required. However, between lights and actions, it is often difficult to focus in the dark. If you use a flash, the focus can be helped by the famous infrared … But I will reveal a small house trick that will be an essential ally to your case. I carry the flash with a cable which allows me to have the light next to it and not on the device. The infrared is then placed on the claw, allowing me to focus in a few thousandths of a second. That’s it!

The Rendering Of Photographs And Videos

After having painstakingly retouched your pictures, it will be advisable to hand them over to the newlyweds. The idea is to build an online gallery and offer them an album containing some of the most beautiful images you will have immortalized. Thus, the professional character will continue to be in full swing, and a good impression will be left on end. Word of mouth is very fast in this environment then make an excellent idea to the last moment is crucial …

And now, the ball is in your court. So, arm yourself with all these tips and the originality that shapes your work and set out to conquer wedding photography. You will quickly get a taste and realize how much it is a boon to immortalize the union of two beings. You have the most beautiful trades!

Do not forget to inspire yourself every day with the work of local people to fuel your work.