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Behind the Lens: A Photographer's Perspective on Capturing Your Big Day  

As a wedding photographer, I understand that your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime event, and you want to make sure that you have the best possible memories captured in photographs. In this blog post, I will share my perspective on what goes into capturing the perfect wedding photos.  

The key to capturing great wedding photos is planning ahead. I always meet with the couple to discuss their vision and preferences for their photos. We discuss the location, lighting, and any special requests, which helps me plan the shots and ensure that I capture all the important moments. 

Despite the best planning, unexpected moments often happen on a wedding day. As a photographer, I have to be prepared to adapt to any situation. This means having backup equipment and being able to quickly adjust to changes in lighting conditions or other unexpected events.  

One of the things that sets great wedding photos apart is the focus on the details. This includes everything from the dress and the flowers to the table settings and the decorations. By capturing these details, I’m able to tell the story of the day in a more complete and meaningful way.  

While posed shots are important, some of the most memorable photos are the candid moments captured throughout the day. These are the moments when the couple is caught up in the joy and excitement of the day, and they’re often the most authentic and emotional photos.  

Good communication is essential to capturing great wedding photos. I always make sure to communicate with the couple throughout the day, letting them know what shots I’m taking and ensuring that they’re comfortable with the process. This helps to create a relaxed and natural atmosphere, which leads to better photos.  

At the end of the day, the most important thing is to capture the emotion of the day. This means capturing the love, joy, and excitement that the couple and their families are feeling. These emotions are what make the photos truly special and meaningful.  

Capturing the perfect wedding photos requires a combination of planning, preparation, and creativity. As a wedding photographer, I take pride in creating beautiful and meaningful photos that capture the essence of the day. By focusing on the details, capturing candid moments, and communicating with the couple, I’m able to create a unique and memorable record of their special day.

Please contact Willow & Lace Photography to find out how we can capture your day with stunning photography Web: Tel: 07523 953579. Email:

All Images in this blog are our own work - 


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