How do wedding photographers depicts a whole story in South Indian weddings ?
Writes spend a lot of time in searching about their subject for whom they want to write a novel or book. Similarly a photographer also invests his time in first capturing the most beautiful moments of once life and them to arrange them such a way that it depicts a whole story. There are some moments which a wedding photographer must take to produce a complete story of your big day.
To depict a whole story via South Indian weddings, the photographer needs to consider few of the important things which include:
- First thing to capture is while getting Ready for the big day
You need to click images of the dresses they are wearing or going to wear, jewellery, engagement rings, decorations, etc. Taking these photos first gives the general population in the room time to get acclimated to your presence.
After this you need to click pictures of the people, try to click reflections and framed images like the bride looking in the mirror, faces framed through a doorway, a reflection in a wall hanging, etc. You can also capture the laughing and smiling pictures here, like a picture of two individuals communicating through smiles, nervous looks, perhaps a touch, is always the best way to capture an emotional memory.
You can also go for a bridal solo shoot here.
- During the Ceremony
Click pictures of the venue, people moving around, decorations, ceremony events, arrivals, greetings and people waiting to start the ritual.
Try to capture as many shots as you can of the bride and the groom, doing rituals one by one, like holding hands during the pooja, taking phere, etc. Capture all small and big rituals, and in between also take shots of the guests, who are witnessing these events.
Take pictures of the bride while coming to the stage, few couple pictures of the bride and the groom and capture fine moments of the jaimala ceremony. Stole a picture of the bride looking at the groom and smiling, without her concern. Similarly capture some of the pictures where groom is admiring his bride though eyes and a smile. These emotions well depict the story in the South Indian weddings.
Take some of the shots from a distance and some of the close-ups, include group pictures as well.
- Time for Group Shots
Click group pictures of the bride’s immediate family and groom’s immediate family with the couple. Don’t forget to give priority to the couple as it’s their big day and they should get all the attention.
Then you can click pictures of the bride’s friends and similarly take group pictures of the grooms friends. You can use different ideas to click some of the interesting pictures here.
Then comes the time for bride and groom couple session. Here tell them different posing styles as they are not models, they need your guidance. Click some of the amazing moments with them to make their big day mesmerizing.
- Now comes the time to click party pictures
A considerable measure of time was put into selecting and setting up all the details for the reception, so click pictures of the arrangements, food, cake etc. before people start to come.
And once the reception starts you can take pictures of the guests enjoying the food, dance pictures, pictures while cake cutting, etc.
- Time to create a story: create an album
After you are done pictures, the real task starts, which is to select the best pictures and develop an South Indian weddings album.