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Free wedding photography cheat sheet

Ceremony run-through
A few days before most church weddings, there’s normally a trial run. It’s very worthwhile to attend this practice, as you can check with the minister for the church’s protocol on photography, as well as meeting (and hopefully befriending) the rest of the bride and groom’s family, best man and so on, which will make for much easier interaction (and less hard work!) on the wedding day.

For more tips on how to photograph some of the more challenging part of the wedding ceremony, download our free wedding photography cheat sheet (see image above).

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