Monday, March 31, 2014
So You Want to Be a Wedding Photographer?
One of the things that's very important is meeting with the wedding photographer to decide on poses that capture the essence of the day and give insight into who the bride and groom are together. While formal bridal party shots, the traditional pictures with parents and images of the actual service are still popular, imagination and spontaneity are also at the forefront.
Our younger daughter studied photography in college and when the time came for her to be married, she approached that aspect of her wedding as she would were she on the other side of the lens. In hiring a photographer, 'Hugsy' knew exactly what she expected. From the engagement photos through the big day they worked closely together to develop a rapport and achieved not just a pictorial history of the event, but the type of artistry my girl likes in her photography work.
The poses she wanted were also well thought out. We chuckled at the list she had prepared, but she had absolutely ensured that down the road there would be no remorse discovering someone had been overlooked.
So you think you'd like to be a wedding photographer? Or are you planning the photo memories for your own big day? Either way, these sites can serve as guides and inspirations:
A Starter's Guide for Wedding Photography
75 Must Have Bride and Groom Picture Ideas
Wedding Photography - Poses and Tips
Picture Perfect Wedding Photos and Candids
22 Wedding Photos Ideas
Basic Poses for Wedding Couples