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How To Ensure Perfect Wedding Photos

11.04.2009 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Your wedding is one of those moments in your life that you want to remember forever. Capturing that special day through photographs is one way you can keep the memories alive forever. Fortunately you have a variety of options to choose from when it is time to decide what kind of photographs you want to have taken for that important day. nnHere is a guide in achieving the wedding photography of a couple’s dreams:nn1. Selecting the right photographer Before you can choose a wedding photographer the couple must first decide on the styles of photos they want.nnPortrait photographers are perfectly capable of capturing both formal and casual photos, however he will most likely concentrate on the formal ones. nnPhotojournalists mostly take candid shots, not posed. This kind of photographer usually has experience in journalism photography.nnYou can also choose someone who is a hobbyist. These people may be a friend or relative who might offer their services for a pretty low price. Unfortunately with a hobbyist you won’t know the quality of their work unless they have already taken wedding photos and have a portfolio to show you. In this instance you do run the risk of having your photos not turn out as well as what you would receive from a professional. nn2. Using the right camera Professional wedding photographers usually use two basic camera types: the 35mm and the medium format. 35mm cameras may produce pictures that are a little grainy, but its usually only the photographer themselves that notice the difference. They also could use digital technology, which is preferred as the photos are ready to view much sooner and digital technology often produces better results.nn3. Color or black and white photos? Most couples tend to have color photos taken yet you may want to see whether you can have some black and whites taken as they give a very dramatic effect. Black and white photos generally last longer than color photos, though color films capture the details of the event more appropriately. If the photographer you have chosen is using digital technology they can take both types easily. If not, you can have your photos all taken in color and then converted into black and white once you have viewed the images. nn4, Personality of the photographer Most couples want a photographer who can take great pictures but who is also friendly and sociable. Set an interview with the prospective photographer, and make sure to ask effective questions. Also, make sure to ask for references, and take a look at his previous work.nnFollowing these tips will help couples get the perfect photos to preserve the memories of their special day. Great photos can be showcased proudly and passed down to future generations to cherish.

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