Trust is important to any relationship and this is also true for the relationship you have with your wedding photographer. There's a reason you chose them to capture the most important day of your life. While you may have a vision of how you want some of your Central PA Wedding Photos to turn out, for the most part, you are going to have to put a lot of trust in your photographer. Trusting your photographer a little more in these 5 areas will not only result in better images for you to remember your big day by but will also remove some of the stress on you, as well.
1. Choosing the Location of the Shot
You wedding photographer should have taken the time to familiarize themselves with your wedding location and areas around your ceremony site to find the best places to photograph. They'll know where gets the best light and where the best scenery is. You might have some ideas, but leave the scouting of locations up to your wedding photographer. This is, after all, part of what they do for a living.
2. Time of Day to Shoot
Lighting is a key ingredient to creating beautiful images and using the natural light of the sun will produce beautiful lighting, but that doesn't mean that any time of the day will give you the same results. Your photographer should know what time of day will be best to take those gorgeous outdoor shots that won't leave harsh shadows on your face or when to sneak outside to take some night inspired shots.
Trust your photographer to know what poses are the most flattering for you. They can see how the light is shining on you and what angles look best for your body type. While some photographers will take into consideration your picture ideas, you shouldn't be offended if they shoot down your ideas. Most times you'll be working with limited time and light and you don't want to waste much of either on your big day. While it is your special day, you want to be able to enjoy it with your friends and family and not arguing with your photographer about how to best make you look good in wedding pictures.
4. Editing Your Photos
Trust your photographer’s creative eye during the editing process. They will know which images will look best in black and white, color, cropped and which ones to add special effects to, if any. Part of the editing process is a part of their style and this is one of the reasons you hired them. Trust them to use their skills to make each image stunning.
5. Handling Printed Products
Your photographer knows where to get prints made and the best places to order your specialty items. Imagine having an amazing image, ordering a large print of it, only to receive it and realize that the colors were off or it's a little blurry or it didn't look as great enlarged as you thought that it would. Knowing where to have your products printed, what size they should be printed in and which ones will look best in your albums, wall art or thank you cards is part of what you are getting when you hired a professional photographer. Trust them and listen to what they think will look best for what you want.
Yes, there may be cheaper photographers, or free friends willing to capture your special day, but do you really want to trust a newbie to your once in a lifetime day? There's only one first married kiss. Make sure your not regretting things later.