Why is wedding photography important

Why your wedding day photography is so important

There’s a huge amount to think about when organising your wedding. The dress, the catering, guests, flowers – the list is endless.

So, what makes your photographs such an important factor?


The legacy of your wedding

While most of the material aspects of the day will be forgotten, your wedding album will remain as a permanent reminder.

 It will act as a storybook that has meaning for different generations of your family. That’s why it’s so important to prioritise your wedding day photography. These pictures will allow you to share the memories of your day with others – giving you a tangible memento of an event in your family’s history.


The story of your day

With a collection of photographs from a professional wedding photographer, you have the reassurance of knowing each moment of your special day has been recorded. Your wedding album should be a narrative encompassing your nervous preparation at the start of the day through to your celebratory evening toasts.

As well as recording every significant step of the day, your story should include all those special little details – the emotion of your family, the laughter of your guests. And, of course, the love shared by the happy couple.

A professional wedding photographer is able to blend into the background to seek out these intimate moments.

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Enjoy the moments you miss at the time

So many couples say their wedding day passed in a blur. In the mad whirl of things, you miss out on some of the proceedings.

After the event, your wedding day photos give you a chance to catch up on all the action. You can see your family laughing and chatting, your guests enjoying themselves, and those funny little incidents that you didn’t notice at the time.


Choose the right photographer to tell your story

Although you might have friends or relatives who are good photographers, that doesn’t make them the best choice to be your wedding day photographer. Don’t take the risk of ending up with blurry, over-exposed or embarrassing photos. (And don’t risk ruining a friendship).

You need to entrust the job of capturing your wedding day to a professional with plenty of wedding photography experience. Photographing a wedding isn’t just taking a series of photos. It’s about telling a story through those pictures.

When you look through your wedding album, you want to remember every aspect. Relive each detail from the flowers, cake, food, table decorations though to the dancing and entertainment.

As your day unfolds, the atmosphere and emotions change. A professional wedding photographer will know how to capture each element in their photos.

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Find a wedding photographer you feel comfortable with

To find the right wedding photographer for you, take time to browse their online albums. Do they show the type of photos you’d like for your wedding? Are they of a high quality from start to finish?

You want your day to be as stress-free as possible. Therefore, you want to feel safe in the knowledge that your wedding photographer is going to capture all the best pictures in a relaxed and enjoyable way.

Helen and Tony of mooreandmoore photography

Would you like to discuss photography ideas for your wedding?

To find out more about our personalised, boutique wedding photography service, contact Helen or Tony on 01252 653193 or via the contact us page, here.

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