Undoubtedly one of the most important elements of your special day, your photographs will be a lasting keepsake for years to come. Make sure all the most important moments are captured with this wedding photography shot list from Abraxas Weddings…
Your wedding day will no doubt be one of the most emotional days of your life. There will be so much excitement mixed with pre-wedding nerves as you prepare to start your new journey together as a married couple. The day is made up of so many special moments from walking down the aisle and having your first kiss as a married couple to laughing uncontrollably as you listen to your best man’s hilarious speech.
Capturing all of the special moments is vital for you to look back in years to come and reminisce, remembering all of the emotions you felt and how much you enjoyed the day. Your wedding album is something that you will be looking at forever, so you’ll want to make sure it includes all the highlights.
Bedfordshire photography experts, Abraxas, believe the best pictures should tell a story, and suggest you discuss a list of shots with your photographer, so nothing is missed! Read on for their list of essential wedding day shots…
The morning prep
Asking your photographer to capture shots of you getting ready with your entourage can really show the raw emotion you’re all feeling. Your bridesmaids will be looking on dotingly as you get your hair done and your mum may even tear up as she helps you into your dress. This is also a good opportunity for the groom to get some natural shots with his groomsmen. Showing both sides next to each other in the photo album really brings the start of the story to life.
The first kiss
This is one of the most important moments of the whole day. You’ve just finished the ceremony and have the rest of your lives ahead of you as a married couple. You can discuss whether you want to get the reactions of your guests in the shot too, or whether it will be all about you. Of course, some couples prefer not to have pictures during the ceremony however there is always a chance to re-enact this moment later on in the day.
The group shots
Having pictures with your friends and family that have shared this day with you is an absolute must. However, there are usually so many different groups of people on your guest list that it is difficult to make sure you take them all. Make sure you consider pre planning the group shots, so you use your photography time effectively and avoid disappointment after the day.
The confetti shot
Walking out of the church or venue into a flurry of confetti always brings the best action shots, which is why they’re our favourite to shoot! This is the perfect moment to capture all of your guests having fun, with you at the centre of attention. There is always so much going on that it makes for a for a frame full of action.
If you’re still unsure of the images you would like to capture on your special day, Abraxas are happy to help you create the perfect shot list, bespoke to you and your partner. For more information, visit abraxasweddings.co.uk