10 wedding photography mistakes every beginner will make (and how to get better)

10 wedding photography mistakes every beginner will make (and how to get better)

Beginner Wedding Photography Mistakes: 09 Forgetting the details

Wedding photo ideas from our professional photographer: shoot the small details

Being free of the official togging duties means that you can focus on getting shots that tell the full story of the day.

If you are there in an official capacity these shots will also be appreciated.

Photograph the incidentals that the bride will have spent a long time choosing; the table decorations, menus, place-names and flowers for example, as well as the wedding cake and the odd glass of champagne.

Try to compose the shots as you would a normal still life or macro shot to create images that the bride and groom will want in their album rather than take straight record shots.

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Beginner Wedding Photography Mistakes: 10 Shooting JPEG files

Reportage wedding photography tips: raw vs JPEG

There’s a lot at stake when shooting a wedding and you need to make sure that you have the maximum amount of data available when editing images to correct any issues with exposure, colour and white balance.

This means that it’s important to shoot raw files.

By all means shoot JPEG files at the same time, but shoot raw files to get you out of trouble.

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