If you are a couple that is on a budget or is a student photographer or an amateur trying to help a friend, you might want to read on to find out how you can make someone’s big day something to remember!
A Reminder, wedding celebrations are a challenge…
Before getting your hands dirty, it is important to understand that wedding cinematography Sydney can be tricky and challenging business! The main reason, weddings are often a one-time celebration. They start on time and finish on time.The person assigned as the wedding photographer must race with time to capture all precious moments.
Have the correct tools and a backup
Assuming that the photographer is equipped with a professional grade camera, make sure to have the correct gear that is in working order. If needed hire or borrow backup equipment. It is also safe to have spare batteries and memory cards. Also, make sure to take a backup (in a laptop) of the photos in real-time. This will ensure that you are protected in the unlikely event of a data loss (due to an error in the SD card).
Have an assistant…
Buddy up with a friend. He or she can assist to manage light, give suggestions and help capture scenes the photographer might miss.
Planning the shoot….
Since you are a novice to the field, it is ideal to plan ahead. Run through the schedule and ask if there are specific moments the couple would like captured on snaps.
Capture the moments and reactions….
In addition to capturing special moments of the couple, the assistant can help capture special moments of the audience – the friends, family and other attendees of the party.
Know the couple and guests….
Building a good rapport with the couple and their guests beforehand can help to get the best shots! For example, arranging for a pre-shoot session can also be beneficial for both the couple and the photographer. Most excellent photographers recommend this as it helps them to understand the couple to take better shots on the big day!
Group photographs and multiple shots….
Taking an individual portrait with the couple can be time-consuming! Group photos are an ideal substitute. This way everyone gets a chance to take their portrait with the couple. Taking multiple shots of the same pose can also save the headache of bad photographs.FinallyA wedding celebration is a one-time event and cannot be replicated. It is a unique occasion in its own way. As the photographer, do not hesitate to capture every moment, as someday they will become precious and the couple will appreciate all efforts!