Wedding photos are lovely to look at; they somehow put a smile to someone who is looking at it. Wedding photos has this magic to rekindle the feelings of the couple to each other; it makes them remember how in love they are to each other on that moment because wedding photos can bring the memories of the couple’s special day.
But not all wedding photos have that kind of magic because not all wedding photos are being shot and presented beautifully. If you are an aspirant wedding photographer you should point to yourself that you have to take and present the most beautiful wedding photos to your clients. To achieve that you must know the proper techniques and all the things needed to be done before and on the actual shoot.
For the first time wedding photographer in Perth, here are some tips to achieve the perfect wedding photos to satisfy your clients.
Before the wedding day, try to set up a meeting with your client but do not be demanding because the couple might be busy arranging all the wedding details. During the meeting lay down all your wedding photos ideas and let them choose what they think is the perfect style for their wedding. Do not limit your client from suggesting their own ideas and be open to it. If you know that it will make the wedding photos beautiful, do not hesitate to do it.
During the actual wedding day, arrive early to the location. Being early will give you chance to look at the location and think of many creative style for the wedding photos. It will also give good impression to your clients. Being early will give you chance to captured the pre-wedding moments. Took photos of the bride and the groom getting ready for their special event, make it more creative and fun. Do not forget to take pictures of the important details of the wedding like the wedding dress, the groom’s tux and the important details of the wedding like the ring, veil and cord.
Switch your camera to manual mode because by using the manual mode you will have the full control of your shutter speed and lens. Make sure the lens are open wide, the shutter speed is slow to prevent blurry images and set the white balance to auto.
Prepare all the things needed during the wedding photo shoot. Make sure that you have back up equipments in case something bad will happen to your other equipments. It is better to be ready than being sorry. Set up your camera before the wedding shoot and make sure the camera is well ready.
During the wedding, be polite on the couple and their guests when you ask them to pose for your shots. Do not forget to smile while asking, they may smile back and it will reflect on the wedding photos.
Take a shot of the details of the wedding like the flowers, wedding cake and decoration of the wedding cake. These shots will give creativity to the wedding photos.
Having great wedding photos will make your client happy and it will also open more opportunities for you because your previous clients may suggest you to their friends and family. The best tip for having great wedding photos is enjoying and loving what you are doing because once you enjoy and love your work; the beauty will come naturally to your work output.