We want the best for the “special day” of our lives — getting married! We want perfection from the planning and preparation stage, to the guest list and invitation, wedding motif and wedding gowns, choosing the type of wedding photographers to hire, plus a lot more factors to consider. Preparing a wedding is not something that can done overnight or in a short span of time. It should be planned in details with the right amount of time.
With so many details to focus, let’s take one: choosing the different types of wedding photographers for your big day. What’s your preference? Do you want a traditional shots with a vintage touch or something high fashion like a commercial wedding photographer do? Take a look below:
If you want to showcase the wedding like a documentary and showing behind the scenes detail capturing the action as it happens, the documentary wedding photographer is right for you. This type of photographer shoots candid moments unobtrusively will at one point or another. It’s all about telling the story more using the images being shot from a completely different perspective. It will give you pure documentary coverage of your wedding day.
Illustrative Wedding Photographer
Do you aspire for a blend of traditional and photojournalistic effect with greater emphasis on the lighting and background? Illustrative wedding photographer is perfect for you. This type of photographer is just as much about the location as it is the couple and will integrate the use of interesting environment with the subjects. A garden wedding is the best theme for this type of photography to greatly emphasize the overall feel of the venue. It captures candid shots while offering the technical control of posed shots.
Fine Art Wedding Photographer
Do you want to make photos that push beyond documentary and into art? Or maybe a combination of this wedding photography concept? Bottomline, fine art wedding photography is BEAUTIFUL (all caps). Fine art wedding photographers shoot with film, which has a different look and feel than digital. You are rest assured that your photos will not look like anyone else’s.
Commercial Wedding Photographers
Striking, simple photographs that dramatize the subject is what a commercial wedding photographer captures. When choosing this type of photographer, go for someone with high fashion experience. It’s not just about art but also to show your wedding dress in glamourous way.
Traditional Wedding Photographer
Do you want nothing wacky or too artistic but only classic, timeless style that with greater emphasis on portrait albums? Traditional wedding photographers pay close attentions to the details of the day. Keeping things simple and in line with what a traditional wedding should be.
Overwhelmed with the abovementioned types of wedding photographers? I feel you.
But then, to make everything perfect, you need to consider every tiny details for your wedding plans. Whether you want a documentary, illustrative, fine art, commercial or traditional type of wedding photos, the main thing is that you prepare the things according to what you and your groom or bride wants.