I hope by writing this post; Top ten tips for getting the best candid wedding photos, that I can put to rest some of these misconceptions as to what makes for a good wedding photographer. Of course having nice equipment certainly helps, but I will leave this discussion for another post. This post is meant to help shed some light on the topic of candid wedding photography to Brides and Grooms to be, so they may have a better understanding what to expect from their wedding photographer. And also for new photographers who are just entering the wedding photography business or would like to improve or change their shooting style.
So here are my
Top Ten tips for getting the best candid wedding photos;
1. Shoot the Bridal preparations;
Some brides do not think they want to have these shots. Maybe they feel they will be too nervous, the room will be too messy, or don’t want to be bothered having the distraction of a photographer while they are getting ready. Other brides may want to wait until they are fully ready and presentable before they are photographed. What ever their excuse, insist on getting these shots, just stay out of the way as much as you can! They will thank you for it when they see the photo. Trust me!
Capturing the brides preparations – with a little help from her friends!