I was just 18 years old when I photographed my first wedding. However, I started working as a professional photographer in 2013. So far, I have photographed more than 50 weddings. Based on my experience, I can say that you don’t have to become a pro in order to shoot great wedding photos. All you have to do is follow the tips given below.
First of all, you have multiple memory cards in your pocket before you leave for the wedding avenue. Besides, you should several batteries and at least two cameras. You don’t know how many batteries of memory cards you are going to need to shoot the whole wedding.
The ideal moment to get several shots of the accessories of both bride and groom is before they have worn their dresses. During these moments, everything is in top condition. For instance, the flowers are fresh and there won’t be stains or wrinkles on anything.
Lighting is Important
When you are going to shoot outside, make sure you have enough light. The photos will be fascinating if the sky is overcast. This lighting may look soft and diffused without any unflattering shadows. Make sure you choose the best locations to take the best shots.
Use the weather to Your Advantage
If it’s snowing or raining on the wedding day, make sure you don’t ignore it. Instead, you should embrace it. It’s better to have a plan of action ahead of time as you can’t predict the weather. You can beautiful shows even when it’s raining provided you use your creativity.
Equipment is Important
After the sunset, the lights go out. In this situation, you have to depend on your camera flash for taking good photos. For taking good photos in low light, you have to have a good camera. High-end DSLRs work well even in low light conditions. Therefore, you may want to use the high-end equipment if possible.
Hopefully, these 5 tips will help you take the best wedding photos.