There are so many special moments of the bride and groom on their wedding day that you just want to capture them. These special moments are the memories that the couple will cherish for the rest of their lives. These aren’t the one where you ask the groom and bride to stand in front of the camera. These are the candid pictures. Being a photographer you should have the capability of capturing those moments and freeze them forever in pictures. So if you are the one taking the photos or videos or if you are planning to hire the photographer then you should know about these special moments.
- When the bride is getting ready
The wedding starts with the bride getting ready with her special friends gathered all around her. There is this pleasant feeling in the room. The anticipation of finally getting married to the love of your life and wearing the prettiest wedding dress on this planet. You will have to capture that moment. Make sure to capture the moment where the bride’s hair is getting done or when her friends help her zip up her dress.
- When the Groom is getting ready
Just as the moment of the bride getting ready is important, so is the groom’s. The Groom is getting ready for his big day. Take close up of the groom while he is setting up is hair or adjusting his cuff links. You can ask the groom’s father or the best man to help the groom wear his coat. This is a very special moment and will look good in the pictures.
- First Look
Who can forget about the first look? The moment the groom sees the bride for the first time is going to be special and full of emotions. Some grooms even start crying after seeing the love of their life in a beautiful wedding gown. You will need two photographers for it. One that will capture the bride and the other will capture the groom. Make sure to take close-up shots as well. The moment the groom turns around and sees his wife-to-be coming and when the bride is approaching. These are very precious moments.
- Walking down the aisle
Another special moment is when the bride is walking down the aisle. The bride isn’t the only important person that will be walking down the aisle. Other important people are the ring bearer, flower girls and the bride’s parents. Try to take good pictures of them while they are walking down the aisle. And there should be a second photographer who will be taking shots of the groom and capturing all his emotions.
- While taking vows
The time has finally come to say yes. The bride and groom will take turns saying their wedding vows. That moment will be filled with emotions. The photographer needs to capture the emotions of not just the bride and groom but also the audience. The bride’s mom who got so emotional that tears starts running from her eyes. You as an amazing photographer should be able to capture those candid moments.
If we start discussing special moments, than they are unending. Being a photographer you need to highly vigilant. There will be plenty of opportunities to capture candid photographs. Some of the special moments include when the bride and groom has their first kiss and dance, Pictures of the bridal party etc. Make sure to capture the overall reception photos for the couple. The place they are getting married and the small details also needs to be captured by the lens of your camera.