10 tips of pre wedding photography jakarta for your guidance.
- Decide the Pre Wedding Theme
This is important, since the clients need to feel comfortable with the theme, so that their expressions are cheerful and natural for shooting.
- Decide the Pre Wedding Location
Make an agreement with your clients about pre wedding location and background. Make sure the locations are comfortable places for the clients.
- Be A Professional Photographer
Understand the charater of your clients. Build an emotional approach with them, so that they won’t be awkward to express their chemistry and the pre wedding photographs will look natural.
- Set Your Camera Canon DSLR and Lens
Prepare your camera Canon DSLR and lens. It’s okay to bring both zoom lens and wide lens if you have both. In the location, sometimes there are some problems you need to face, especially outdoor area. It can be the weather such as unexpected rain, dirty places, so that have back up plans. If the clients feel awkward, it’s suggested to use focal far length lens with 50mm range. This will make the clients feel comfortable, especially for candid photography.
- Pose List
Sometimes the clients run out of poses ideas. If this happen, you can show them list of poses they may want to do, or you just can let your clients browse poses ideas themselves.
- Shoot the Small Details
If your clients have stunning backless dresses or rings, don’t be afraid to shoot those details. They sure will be happy about it.
- Learn the Lighting
This is especially important for indoor place with low lights. If this happens, use flash or bring the lighting equipments to improve the poor lights. You can use the technique of bouncing the flash, or you can choose flash diffuser to make the lights softer if you think the flash is too much.
If you’re not allowed to use flash in the location, you can use lens with image stabilization or use fast lens with wide apertures. Bump ISO up may also help.
- Shoot in RAW
RAW isn’t really preffered for photography since it needs extra processing. But it’s really useful for pre wedding photography especially with tricky lighting. RAW helps manipulating white balance and exposure after taking shots.
- Be Creative
You can mix some things a bit such as the shots angle. You can shoot at high up, wide angles, down low, etc.
- Fill Flash
Consider using fill flash when shooting in the condition which has many shadows, so that your shots won’t blown out. This is one of important 10 tips pre wedding photography.