Different Wedding Photography Styles
All photographers have their own style. A big question that you will need to answer before you even consider hiring a photographer for your big day is: what is your photography style?
Once you have figured this out, choosing your photographer will be a breeze.
Though there is no “dictionary definition” to describe these styles of photography, the list below will help you understand some of their basics.
You don’t need to be looking at the camera lens for ALL your wedding day photos. This type of photography style is all about having fun with your poses. Think the movie Bridesmaid – You can get your girls to pose up against the wall for a comical shot. You and your husband can frolic down the street to capture a romantic image like the photo above. This style truly allows you to show your character – a Making Her Mrs. personal favourite.
Credit: GENYA O’NEALL
This type of photography is timeless, authentic and a true reflection of your wedding day.
Lifestyle photography is a type of candid photography. This style aims to capture and document you in real-life moments rather than your traditional posed styled shots.
There is still direction (very little) provided with this type of photography as the primary goal is to capture you in the moment.
The focal point of these shots is to capture the images you may have on your must-have wedding shot list such as, family photos, decor details, cutting the cake, first dance, etc…
Although it doesn’t leave much room for creativity, this is what makes up your wedding portraits.
Now that you have a better understanding of the different approaches, you may be wondering what questions to ask the photographer?
Check out the short list we created for the Top Questions to Ask a Wedding Photographer
xo Making Her Mrs.