Weddings are a special affair where everything is planned with the minute details – the invitations, the brides dress, the flowers, the exquisite buffet menu, the bridesmaids dresses, the rings, the suits, even the stationary and the seating arrangement of the guests. It takes months to plan the perfect wedding and all of it passes in a fleeting moment. All that remains is wonderful memories in the form of photographs and videos. Since the photographs are a lasting memory of your special moments they must be handled by a professional photographer and his team if you do not want anything to go wrong.
Here are a few tips that will make your wedding snaps beautiful:
For things to go smoothly on the big day the couple can keep in mind a few tips for the perfect picture album of their wedding day. Months before the actual wedding day the couple should start looking for their actual day wedding photographer. They can ask friends and relatives for recommendations or check online for blogs and websites. The couple should have in mind what they like and what they are looking for so that when they browse through images they don’t get more confused than they were at the beginning. Once they shortlist a few photographers check their entire albums for a couple of weddings to get a further idea as to is that what they want. While reviewing photos and photographers it is advisable to consider whether the compositions are thoughtful and people and places are in focus or all the photos have people smiling instead of looking spooked or nervous.
Once the photographer has been zeroed in on it is best to meet him personally and discuss the cost as well as what is expected of him, the kind of photographs and the theme in detail. This will help bring in the comfort factor during the actual wedding. The engagement pictures can also be shot like a trial run to the main event.
Once the actual day wedding photographer is confirmed and the contract is signed it is best to introduce him to someone from the family, so that on the actual wedding day the photographer is not clueless about who all need to be photographed and how can he put them in a group photo, as the relative will fill him in on all the guests on the wedding day.
Also on the actual day the schedule must be kept a little flexible to avoid last minute hiccups and enough time must be allotted for the photo shoot preferably prior to the ceremony and before the reception for perfect pictures. So be start your search early and get your photographer.