24 Jan Wedding photographers get real

Real Wedding photography

There are so many aspects to a wedding, apart from the months, sometimes years of organising and detail, the build up to the day, maybe the bridal party enjoy a few days in a exotic location or as in the USA enjoy a wonderful family get together the day before the wedding day. Have you attended a wedding as a guest before? It’s fabulous being a part of a couple’s perfect day, its like seeing a story book unfold in front of your eyes.

Obviously as a wedding photographer, I’ve attended hundreds of wedding’s. When you attend a wedding as a guest or as I do in my profession,  every moment is in front of our eyes, however as the official Wedding Photographer I have the privilege of observing the more finer details that others may miss.

This is why I feel reportage wedding photography is such a fantastic role to play. On a number of occasions in my career many clients have said the photo’s captured the soul of the wedding, images that tell the real story.

I remember a few years ago attending a Family wedding where the Photography and videographer controlled just about every section of the wedding day, let me explain what I mean!
The guest’s arrival at the church, every guest was asked to stop, look at the camera and smile, the Bride stepping out of the wedding car, asked to stop and pose for the camera,  the signing of the register at the end of…