Beginners Guide to Wedding Photography

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Weddings are like a walk-through a dream and every dream a different and vibrant one. It is a photographer’s delight to capture beautiful memories of the dream. Memories are for life, and the captures can either bring a smile or a disappointment. Sincere and arduous efforts of the photographer bring the memories of the day simply alive.

Tips to capture beautiful memories:

1. Follow your instincts

It is best to follow your instincts on capturing details, and the rituals for the day. Over time you will realize that you will just know that something beautiful is about to happen, and you will be able to anticipate emotions, and a lot of hi-wire action around, listen and follow your instincts. Try and observe and learn from observation, and do remember to keep mastering your basics on photography, they will take you a long way.

2. Research your subjects get to know them better

It is nice to research your subjects; this will help to get to know them better. It will help in a big way, while making that conversation. This will help your subjects relax and you will get those perfect shots. Also researching will help you understand the best style for your clients.

3. Shooting outdoors

Outdoor weddings can be both a challenge and a delight for the photographer. Harsh sunlight or a breezy outdoor can be a challenge, but greater the challenge that’s where the photographer can push to the limits and capture some really good shots. It is nice to use spot metering and take care of the shadows created due to shade of trees or objects around and the sunlight.

4. Shooting indoors

Weddings indoors are mostly where you will find most of the rituals. You will need to take care of the usage of flash during the ceremonies, avoid using flash. And if you do use flash then try and bounce the flash. You will get some really good shots by paying attention to the composition and small details. Remember to explore the captures from different angles to get your perfect shots.

5. Colours

Weddings are an awesome spread of colours, the vibrancy, the magic of the hues; do try and make the best of the colours in the wedding. The rich and soft colours of the attire, to the theme of the wedding in every corner, the exquisite blooms are very much a part of the beautiful memories you wish to capture.

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