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Dan Eitreim

July 29, 2015

There are quite a few variations in the style of wedding photography. The style of wedding photography depends on the type of photographer your wedding photographer is. Is he someone who visualizes through his camera in the traditional way or someone who does creative shots. There is a growing movement towards an unobtrusive method of catching moments of the wedding day which is more natural in its approach. It captures the wedding day as it unfolds. There will be less of the usual gathering of the couple and guests to pose for photographs. The photographer is almost invisible to the family and friends and simply capture the moments as they happen.

This style of wedding photography creates a narrative and more natural style, each photograph will help tell a comprehensive story of your wedding day. It starts with how the bride prepares for her special day, and ends with the party that comes after. The whole idea of documentary wedding photography is to capture moments in a chronological order as it happens during your wedding day. The photographer keeps an eye on everything that happens and try to capture the defining moments of the wedding. The duty of the wedding photographer is to produce photographs that will remain special for both the groom and the bride as they will recreate their wedding day through pictures.

What is exceptional with this style of wedding photography, is that the day can commence without any disturbance usually caused by people having to pose for pictures. The groom and bride can focus on what really matters on their wedding day which is to show their love for each other.

This style of wedding photography creates a story which will unfold as the day progresses. All the pictures will help recreate the wedding day as it happened and hopefully will tell a good story. Remember your wedding is a special day. Details such as how the food tasted, how the cake looked, how the guests enjoyed the party pale in comparison to how the wedding photographs will turn out, not only should it be good but exceptional. After all once the day is over, it is the photographs that will remind you how special was your wedding day.

When you are ready to decide on who will be your wedding photographer, here are some tips that will help you decide who to hire as your wedding photographer. You should get someone who is the best in his craft, someone who can deliver the best photographs and also someone who can offer different wedding photography packages. It is also important to hire someone who is adept in handling the technicalities behind good wedding photography. If for example you are living in a place where there is a grand amount of natural light, make sure you hire a photographer who knows how to manage different lighting conditions.

Ask for samples of the photographer’s work. Remember the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”, the photographer’s work will speak for itself. By their work you can judge if he is the right wedding photographer for you. Ask for honest feedback from couples who have worked with this photographer. Lastly ask about the wedding packages your wedding photographer offers. In the end you may want to get all the photos taken. There may be photos that you would feel a personal connection to regardless what the wedding photographer may think about it. Remember your wedding day is personal and sometimes no matter how some photos may lack in artistic value in the eyes of the wedding photographer they may be the very photographs that will remind you how special your wedding day was and without them will not complete your wedding story.

Mindy Williams is a SEO expert, who loves to travel and take photographs. She has been attending advanced photography workshops to further enhance her photography.

Article Source: EzineArticles.com

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