Wedding Photography is one of the most important elements when planning a wedding. Capturing all the moments of your wedding day means that you can relive them anytime you want. However, before you make that final call on who gets the responsibility at your wedding, you have to choose a wedding photo style. Not a lot of people think about it, but wedding photography styles are not all the same. Learning about the different techniques will give you a clue as to the results to expect. It will be easier to tell a wedding photographer what works and what doesn’t move you when it comes to wedding photography and wedding cinematography ideas. A.Vision Studios has listed the most common style of wedding photography and wedding cinematography for you.
Also called reportage, documentary wedding photography involves the photographer following the bride and groom, as well as all the guests around and taking pictures without restriction. The technique has become popular recently as brides seek candid shots that capture raw moments that they are not even aware of. A lot of things go on during the wedding day, and when the photographer is moving around unnoticed, crazy moments happened. The A & N Wedding Day photo at Fairmont Royal York Hotel & Casa Loma is a good example of the documentary style of wedding photography.
The traditional style of wedding photography is Picture the shots that couples used to take before the age of digital cameras. Carefully poses are involved in this photo style which usually don’t leave much room for creativity. You can count on a list of photographs that focuses on the significant parts of the celebration. Think shots after saying “I do” on the wedding with family members, when cutting the cake and so on. This photography style has ordered it and requires the intervention of wedding photographer to get the necessary shots. The traditional style of wedding photography is time oriented, which is the image that makes up wedding portraits.
In today’s world where social networks are taking over wedding photography, uniqueness counts for a great deal. You don’t need wedding photos that look overly similar to a thousand others on Pinterest or Instagram. One way that a wedding photographer can achieve that is through artistic shots. The technique moves away from the traditional look of full frame portraits of the couple, delving into creative wedding photography. The bride and groom can have fun in the garden or running down a while as the photographer captures all of it. The style allows you every bride and groom to be as adventurous as you wish.
Editorial wedding photography borrows strongly from fashion photo shoots where images are all about making a statement. Photographers use creativity to generate high visual impact. quality poses and breathtaking photos are expected, and the editorial photography would always appear luxurious and dramatic. There is a lot of editing that goes on during postproduction to develop these types of images. It means that you will get a lot of the photographer’s styles in the photos as opposed to the mood of the wedding. Photographers from professional background are required for the technique.
Think of classic filming as documentary-style but with the photographer adding a bit of our own style. These shots will still look good decades down the line. You will get images that are a reflections of the reality of your big day. A photographer can fuse classic with a modern touch to give the bride and groom tasteful, timeless shots. Although the monochrome design is part of the traditional era of photography, it still has a place in modern weddings. Black and white filming is one way that a photographer can achieve vintage wedding photos. The key to getting black and white shots right is having the perfect lighting, so the venue of the wedding also determines if this style is possible. Here is a perfect example of black and white wedding photos at A.Vision Studios.
Shots from an elevated position sometimes give the best images of wedding moments. Ariel photos are best during the evening or morning when the shadows are longer. Bride and groom can opt for aerial filming if the venue is a large one with a lot of sceneries. Garden and beach weddings are the most ideal for this style. However, an indoor photo shoot from a staircase can give some magnificent shots.
It is your wedding so being adventurous is allowed and if that means having a little bit of everything, then it is possible. A. Vision Studios crew would like to blend different styles from classic to modern to traditional. What you achieve from mixed photography is a variety of images that may be too many to choose. However, it takes considerable preparations to combine more than one technique. Some styles may blend in better than others, and a photographer can explain how.
Deciding on the best photography style can put a damper on your plans when you don’t know what is what. No matter what kind of photo style or mixed photo style you want, explain to us the emotions you want to capture, and which feelings you wish to evoke with each shot. A.Vision Studios would happy to make your dream comes true.
Now that you have a better understanding of the meaning for each style, click here to find out how to choose between different wedding styles!