10 Steps to Professional Wedding Photography

A Guide to Professional Wedding Photography


Kent Chua Wedding Photographer


Normally, when people are nostalgic, they flip albums and look at the photographs that represent the events that happened in their lives. Such pictures are not just bits of coloured papers with pictures, since they can activate deep-seated emotions. Emotions vary depending on perceived and stored memories attached to certain images.



The tick of events on their wedding day is one of the moments most people would love to retain really.





With that reason people often want to employ talented photographers to catch their life's important moments. Such photographers can not always advise the customer to strike a pose however. We are supposed to wait patiently so they can snap unforgettable portraits. Many photographers working for weddings have assistants to optimise their approach by making an album that won't be regrettable.





And if you want to take pictures of a friend's wedding as well?





For anyone who wants to capture the said event using a digital camera, here are a few simple techniques and styles:






1. When you want to take a photo of a couple or some intended target, make sure the backdrop is nice and the surroundings are not so crowded.




2. If the backdrop is good but it's hard to concentrate on the pair, you can fire them from shoulder up.




3. If any of the guests wear glasses, it may be best to stand tilting their heads a little down or sideways to prevent the blinding impact that usually occurs when using the light.




4. If there is a couple or group that you would like to include in the shot, you can zoom in or out of the picture.




5. You don't have to film a couple or any guest against the light so dark photos don't appear




6. Candid shots are impressive too. Such portraits are more insightful than the picture quality itself. Yes, a lot of people do so to catch moments personal and unforgettable.




7. You should always be alert, as you will rarely ask individuals to pose for you again.





8. So ensure no great moment is lost, your digital camera should be fitted with enough memory cards or sticks.






9. If the pictures are shown and you're not allowed to use low resolution






10. Hold a copy of the best works to make use of and reuse the techniques




You can do this by saving albums to free up the space in your memory card on your personal computer. You may also use other tools to enhance the quality of the prints you wish to produce.



Photography really is a beautiful craft. Wedding is an enchanting affair. When photographs are well captured and stored, the combination of these objects will activate feelings and memories in the longer term more so. They all rely on your camera for this art and the couple, and your love.


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