Even if you do not have a designated wedding photographer already lined up you can pretty much expect that someone in attendance will snap some of the old standard’ pictures. You know the type of photos we are talking about- the first kiss, the bouquet toss, the flower girl and ring bearer…these are the usual pictures that every photographer (professional, amateur or enthusiastic guest) are going to record.
There are always wedding photos that will be traditional in nature, and then there are the ones that are highly posed. These include pictures of the family, the bridal party and the cutting of the cake.
What you need to do is try to make certain that your photo album is going to include a large number of real life’ moments. These are what help make your wedding truly memorable in the future.
Some of the best wedding pictures are those that have not been staged and orchestrated to the Nth degree.
Discuss some of these suggestions with anyone who is going to be involved in your wedding pictures. Yes, even your uncles, cousins and friends.
Use digital cameras, disposable cameras, and the professional 35-50 mm cameras. The wider the selection of equipment the better chance you will have some wonderful pictures to enjoy.
Avoid the glare of the sun. Don’t be afraid to experiment with flash photography.
Remain as unobtrusive as possible when taking the majority of wedding photos.
The pictures of a wedding should include traditional staged settings and lots of candid shots as well.
If you see a window of opportunity for a great photo op-go for it!