Wedding Photography - 4 Specific Styles and Techniques4312763
Each photographer has his or her own style of taking pictures. After many years of shooting, you usually can narrow the various techniques and approaches into different style categories. I have narrowed it right down to four different typical formats of Hochzeitsfotos Köln that we cover. We have been completely and fully comfortable shooting each one and allow the pair to choose which style best represents their personality and flair!
1. Wedding Photojournalism
A wedding photojournalistic style of photography involves the photographer not involved as much as normal. The storyline is told although the photographs and emphasis is taken off of the typical posed and planned pictures. With this style of wedding photography, we often stand on the sidelines and shoot from your background, becoming as unobtrusive as you possibly can. However, the photos we capture place the viewer right in the mix of what is going on. We capture natural moments that happen in reality with no typical creating and posing an image. With this style of photography, we consider ourselves to become "photographic storytellers," guiding the viewer through the "story" of your wedding day. This is our choice format of photography. We truly enjoy finding those definite moments of significance that often pass by too rapidly and capturing them inside our lens.
2. Traditional Wedding Photography
Unlike the marriage photojournalistic style, this form of photography has much involvement from your photographer. Lots of the portraits are placed up and posed, incorporating a more traditional approach to wedding pictures. The wedding photographer acts as a director of sorts, guiding wedding ceremony party and guests into formations and poses for photos. Even though main style of shooting for your studio will be the Wedding Photojournalistic style, we all do have experience of directing and leading wedding parties into the posed group and individual formal pictures.
3. Fashion Wedding Photography
This style of photography rings true having its name - it really is focused on the component of fashion. Brides who request fashion wedding photos to be taken often book studio time beyond a normal wedding ceremony shoot. This enables the photographers to plan out a session incorporating more lighting and creative techniques. Performing a fashion wedding shoot in studio also allows the bride more freedom in moving into typical fashion poses (like the hands on the hips, hunched back pose) associated with a more serious and "fashion-like" facial expression. Both couples request this form of wedding photography to incorporate something different and dramatic for their wedding photo album.
4. Trash Clothes Wedding Photography
Synonymous with its name, this style of wedding photography involves the "dirtying" of wedding dress worn after the fact. This style of photography is also called "fearless bridal" or "rock the frock." Typically, brides choose this after things are said and implemented to offer a creative alternative to storing away their bridal dress that they will never wear again. A bride can head out to a beach or even a fountain, take pictures in city streets or on railroads, in abandoned buildings or fields, or perhaps get muddied up in the woods. In many cases, brides believe this helps them release the deep tension from the wedding. It can be a bride's declaration the wedding is performed and the dress will never be worn again, so why don't you be creative and artistic from it? At our wedding photography studio, we have been more than happy to do business with brides who want to "Trash The Dress!"