Wedding Photographer Basic Tips

A wedding photographer should always have a keen eye out for detail.

wedding photograhy tipsThe traditional shots are great and all that and you should make sure that you get to accomplish all of them but you also need to bring in some detailed shots to spice things up a bit. The detailed shots part of your job is your chance to show off your skill and your photography prowess as a professional wedding photographer. Do not waste your chance on it. Take the time to really “stop and smell the roses”. Try to go with what your gut tells you about things that catch your eye or about compositions that you think might look good in the photographs.

Every once in a while, you need to punctuate your wedding shoot with taking images of inanimate objects from shoes to flowers to table arrangements to fairy lights in the background and so on so that people can take a break too. More often than not, a macro lens would be perfect for this because detailed shots in general should all be closeups at the end of the day. There are so many things that you can do with these shots and for as long as you get to stay within the theme, you should pretty much be able to do as you like.

Slow down a little bit and pay attention to your compositions.

This is not about which wedding photographer shoots the most pictures. When it all comes down to it, it will be all about which wedding photographer takes the best looking pictures. It doesn’t matter if you don’t end up taking 500 pictures an hour. For as long as you get to stay within the general 50-100 pictures an hour, you should be more than just fine. In York wedding photography, coming up with the perfect composition for your photos is not the kind of thing that you will be able to rush through with no matter how hard you try.

You will need to assess the scene, figure out what the best angle will turn out to be, position your camera towards that said angle.

Adjust camera settings if needs be depending on the kind of effect you would like to have your image, focus, and then shoot. It may seem like a pretty short process when you look at it superficially but there are actually a lot of thought processes involved in proper shooting of a picture and those are thought processes that you will need to check out as a wedding photographer.

Make it a point to become really transparent about the inclusions of your services as a wedding photographer.

Itemize everything from start to finish. Try not to write things down in paragraph form because this can be very distracting and it might be open to misunderstandings. Write them in bullet form and point by point, this way, you and the client will be able to keep up and check things off by the end of the wedding shoot.

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