The wedding couple should communicate with the photographers what are the must-have snaps before the wedding event. A large number of things will be happening at the reception. The bride and groom should tell the photographers what are the necessary things that needs to be captured by the lens of the camera. The wedding photos will be the things that will prompt the memories of the couple of its wedding event.
Make sure that the wedding photographers know how to identify the most important guests. You do not want your close relatives or a relative who traveled from a far off country only to attend your wedding ceremony evade the camera. Therefore your wedding photographers must know which guests are of key importance for you.
Provide an itinerary of the special events of your wedding day to the wedding photographers. Wedding photographers should be aware of how formal or informal the wedding is. Ensure that photographers know what the couple finds the most important so that they will be careful to capture those things. Following are some of the most important things that should be captured by the camera.
Reception Site Photographs:
The wedding couple spends hours choosing centerpieces, menu items, and place cards but after some time the details will become hazy. Even if these pictures do not reache to your photo album, you will still want the wedding photographers to capture these features of your wedding ceremony. The wedding photographers should try to capture escort card/place card table, gift table, table settings, food shots/cocktail hour, centerpieces and other decorations, dinner serving or the buffet, reception banquet hall’s outside view, and guestbook signatures.
Photographs of Wedding Guests:
The couple should be specific and let the photographers know if it wants photographs of every guest. Whether it will prefer formal images or candid photos? Let them know should they capture snaps of the couple coming at the reception site, the bride and groom greeting guests, images of each table full guests, the couple greeting guests at each table.
Photos of the the Couple:
The photographers should also know if the couple wants snaps of the couple’s place card, the wedding couple’s table, the bride and groom eating, bride with college friends, and groom with college friends.
Wedding Snaps of Dancing:
Do the couple want the wedding photographers to record photos of musicians or DJ, first dance, groom and mother dance, bride and father dance, random guests dancing, wedding party dancing, small children dancing with the bride and groom, grandparents dancing, groom’s parents dancing, bride’s parents dancing.