Article by Lee Glasgow
Your wedding will be one of the most important moments of your life, so it is important to save your memories in photos. Although they cannot capture every detail of your marriage, knowing how and where your photographer should take photos will ensure that you and your spouse have the most beautiful lasting memories.
Know Your Poses
Before the wedding day, you and your spouse should look up other wedding photos, which will inspire you to find poses that you like. This will take away some of the stress of the actual wedding, and will give you more time to get photos that look more relaxed. The photographer will also be grateful to have some input, as they will likely not have time to direct every movement.
Have the Photographer Mingle Among Guests
Sometimes artists can see special lighting or perfect angles that others would not. You and your guests will make some of the best memories while eating, dancing, and just talking. Having the photographer around at all times will allow him or her to capture candid photos, which are often the best.
Choose the Venue Wisely
Pick the venue according to the theme and needs of your wedding. For example, if you are looking for a fun, casual location, your best choice would not be a hotel ballroom. Find a place that reflects the mood and tone you and your spouse are looking for, and the photos will help encapsulate that. Some of the best and most versatile locations include garden settings, historic buildings, and even just a classic chapel. The choices are endless, so you will be able to find something perfect for every wedding.
Make sure to Communicate to Guests
If you want your wedding to be informal, relay the information your guests and wedding party so that no one ends up looking much too overdressed for the occasion. The same goes for a formal ceremony. Colour is an important factor to consider as well. The photos may look odd or unprofessional if every person is wearing a different colour or style. A little communication can go a long way in that regard.
Weddings are stressful for almost anyone, but having fun and remembering how happy you are will only make the photos look that much better. Let loose, be yourself, and make it a day to celebrate and be close to loved ones. Looking back years from now, your photos will be a reminder of how special and incredible your wedding day was.