Haven’t you heard it is the season of weddings again! Grab your camera, unhook your network channel and scoot away! It is about time you brush your skills and go over this list of the final to-dos and don’ts!
The team has handpicked the best tips for wedding photographers that they need to before they set in action.
Important tips for wedding photographers:
Keeping your cool at weddings is very important. Wedding photographers are THE most vital entity of the wedding apart from the bride of course. Imagine sitting there doing the fifth revision of all your list. And going over everything again and again. Only to be sent for a swing because the bride is having cold feet.
Now, what can we do to not be an absolute bitch because someone rained on your parade? Here are a series of tips that you need to remember before you hit the “I lost my cool” list of wedding photographers.
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It is not personal:
You will get paid, hopefully. Until then you can click around the decorations. The candids, the church, or the bridesmaids! The wedding is haphazard on its own. everything is chaos no matter how you handle things. The important point here is, you use your time wisely, and make the best out of your situation.
Make them listen:
There are a gazillion cameras apart from the one you will be holding in your hand. It is advised to discuss the arrangements well in advance. However, remember, your work is getting done and you are getting paid. Wedding photography is much more than arguing to hover control. You need to make your clients listen to how you think your job should be done.
Make a routine:
Follow the steps for every wedding well enough that you can recall them when you are asleep. Keeping this by the flow is like a routine. For every wedding go over the same steps. And keep minimal chances of room for changes. Also, don’t forget to add nods and smiles to your list to avoid the whiney ones with ease.
It is true that mistakes are a total bummer but they also teach you how to get the best out of it. Along with that, you can always note them down and fix them for your next wedding! More importantly, accepting that it is okay to make mistakes and give yourself a chance. Make the most out of it. Do your job, get paid, and live all the bits of it.
With this, we come to an end to our wedding photography tips and tricks! We hope these were useful. Do let us know about your wedding photography experiences and tell us how you handled your cool!
Until then, shoot away my friend!
Written By Simran Achantani, Content Writer, WPC