Weddings in its very essence symbolize purity of a lifetime relationship, the vibrancy of a good friendship culminating into deeper bonds and the colours depicting life. Spring marks new beginnings, life emerging in every corner and weddings in spring symbolize a new journey for the couple. As a wedding photographer, keep an open eye, practice your basics and be ready for photo shooting opportunities. Spring offers it’s own unique mood and here are a few tips to photograph weddings in spring:
Spring Wedding Photography Tips for Beginners
1. Heart is in planning
Every wedding photo shoot is a unique narrative, which needs connect, and a lot of depth in planning. Connect to what your clients are expecting. And micro-plan the wedding photo shoot, with gear to be packed, the back-up plan you have, and the photo-list. Keep an updated checklist and double check whether you have packed all you need for the spring wedding you are about to capture.
2. Be prepared
Keep a track of the weather forecast for the big day, so that you are prepared for what the weather could have in store for you. While the light conditions in spring are good, you could have those occasional rains. It is best to be prepared for the weather and keep your backup plans ready to be executed.
3. Seasons’ advantage make the most of it
Spring has the best of the season’s offerings with fresh and stunning flowers and fruits. You will most definitely find the presence of the seasons best in the wedding. Make sure to explore and capture the intricacies of the seasons’ best.
4. Splash of colours
Be prepared to be indulging in the captures, with the colours of the spring and the spread at the wedding. From pastels to the succinctly bold you will find hues and shades, which will make some perfect clicks. So be ready to indulge and keep clicking.
5. Natural lighting conditions
It is best to capture your subjects in the natural lighting conditions. And spring offers some great lighting conditions, warm and pleasant light could make some perfect captures of the couple. And if you are prepared the occasional change in weather, you will know how to tweak your camera settings and enjoy clicking!