A wedding ceremony is not just something that you can wake up and do, but it is actually a decision between two people who wish to come together as one. With wedding photography, it is not some very commercial business venture but it can still be considered as a work of art. It is, however, a very serious form of photography that is very demanding today.
For those who are actually aspiring to be a wedding photographer, there are some basics that you need to fully comprehended and one of such basic strategies. Before even thinking of what type of camera to use, the lighting, background and the film roll, you definitely need to work on your strategy as it is very essential.
A good strategy is going to help you in many ways than you can ever imagine. One of such is that of creating good opportunities for you. Usually, most wedding photographers take two or more version of the same shot in order to fully eliminate negative effects like blinks and at the same time be able to introduce multiplicity.
Basically, if you need to shot wedding photography, you need to shoot a full-length photo, followed by a couple of head and shoulder or half-length photo. Furthermore, you need to establish a list of photos that can either be taken or will be taken during the wedding. This list usually comprises of photographs of the Bride at home, preparations, bridesmaids, bridesmaids and brides, bride and family, parents and bride, father and bride, brothers and sisters, other extended family and guest.
Also, this is going to be followed by some outdoor photographers in and out of the church and some great wedding celebration. The most important shots will be when the bride is walking through the aisle. To take some really great shot, you need to use a tripod so that the flash can bounce from a reflector. If you are not using a tripod, then you need one less step than the usual.
However, there are basically two kinds of cameras that are used as far as wedding photography is concerned. The first one is the 35cm and another one is the medium type. The former is capable of creating a more grainer appearance when the picture is enlarged as compared to the latter.
Another important aspect that needs to be considered seriously is the camera film. This is available in both white and black and color. The color film is the most popular of all, but the black and white are usually preferred for their artistic look. Also, they are known to last longer than the color type.
But most people do not prefer the color films because they are very versatile. Shooting with a color film will enable portray to show the details of the wedding celebration proper? If your desire is to use a 35mm camera for an occasion, then you need a 200 0r 400-speed film. The 200 speed film provides the best quality prints in strong bright light, while 200 speed films can be used in sunlight and shady environment.