Weddings are all about customs, and these customs make weddings all the more memorable. There is magic in the glitter of the wedding jewellery and well rings are more than adornments, they are more than customs, they are a part of a beautiful vow, which the couple wish to share and cherish for life. Every couple would select their rings with engravings, and metal, which they can best, relate to. Wedding rings must be captured. As an amateur wedding photographer, remember the sentimental value of the wedding rings and make sure that you do capture them. Here are a few tips, which would help you capture the wedding rings:
Tips to photograph wedding rings
1. Connect to the story
Moments make a story, connecting the couple. And as a wedding photographer, if you can connect to the story, you will just know it instinctively how to capture the wedding rings. Some element of the story, something that is significant to the couple could be used as a prop or backdrop to bring out the essence in the wedding rings. So listen, connect and capture.
2. Think creative
Research, explore the venue and just be updated with latest trends this will bring in that innate wisdom of using venue and embellishments and to your advantage. Think creatively, so that you could capture the wedding rings in ways, which would enhance their look and carry the beauty held in them.
Look for interesting ways to enhance the composition and look of the wedding rings. Backdrops, which would compliment the wedding rings, would be your natural pick. But also just keep an open eye for a range of backdrops, trust your instincts about the composition and also the natural lighting elements and go ahead place the wedding rings creatively or request for the couple to pose with the rings adorned and have fun clicking.
4. Macro lens
Macro lens could bring out your perfect captures. You could consider shooting with macro lens, though it is not a mandate, you could still find ways of capturing the wedding rings minus the macro lens. Nonetheless having the lenses would give you an added advantage of some really clear, detailed and perfect captures.
5. Experiment with angles
The wedding rings designed intricately, and capturing them perfectly could be a challenge. So try to experiment with various angles, so that you have a range of captures to select from.