The wedding photography has changed a lot since our ancestors got married a few decades ago. The wedding photography industry has changed dramatically. As more and more photographers are interested in taking up weddings professionally, many firms are focusing on wedding photographers with news products. Be it a new camera equipment or fashion adornments, to aid photographers to detach themselves from the regular ones.
There has been a huge deviation in tools and fashion used by wedding photography professionals. Earlier, they were more inclined towards using medium format and large format cameras to capture wedding portraits. Then came the SLR & DSLR and these became an essential thing in their wedding photography tool case.
However, very few couples know about the ongoing trends in the wedding photography. This means couple’s don’t really know what exactly they should be looking for when hiring a professional photographer. A very important thing a couple should remember is, to never hire a photographer based on the type of equipment (camera) he is using. It should be simply based on his portfolio and whether he can shoot your D Day based on the ongoing/latest trends, a few of which have been stated below:
This has been the most popular type of wedding photography this season (2014) that couples are opting for. The reason being it combines their exclusive acting ability with the help of photographer’s skills to shoot their best sides. The main challenge in this photography is, the shots need to look very spontaneous, which can be difficult at times. So many of the professionals will begin by creating a scene in which the duo needs to act so that the pictures don’t look planned.
Celebrity Style Wedding Pictures:
Normally, every couple wishes to feel like a celebrity at some point of time, and this type of wedding photography style makes it viable. This specific style brings red carpet style posing to wedding duo. And the outcome is often pictures of a couple who are acting out music video scenes or popular movie. This enables photographers to create fresh and unique themes, which seem like pictures on a glossy magazine cover.
Soft toned black and white pictures:
It’s been long gone when couples used to have black and white pictures, and now, these are certainly replaced with their colour identical parts. But, there was certain panache that these Black and white pictures used to have. Even in today’s time, photographers like black and white effect, eminently when it comes to wedding photography. The best part about the black and white photography is it looks uber stylish, clear and classy, and can be adapted to suit certain artistic tastes and themes.
This particular trend in wedding photography turns up all the striking bold colours at the party, thus making the colours in the dress, accessories, flowers, etc pop up. The list of bold colours to be used is provided by the photographer to the client. Any imperfection in the bright colours is rectified later.
Sheer Deep Colours:
More and more wedding photographers are drifting towards using a combination of low light photography and vivid skies to develop pictures that are spectacularly deep. This effect is usually attained during weddings that take place at night or when the ceremony is happening under an open sky. Albeit, if you choose to get this particular photography done, the photographer should be able to guide you with few tips on what you’ll need to do so that you get the pictures as expected. This sort of photography is perfect for beach weddings.
Now that you are well-versed with the latest trends, surely you would not commit any mistake while settling for the right photographer.