Category Archives: Weddings

The Truest Smile

One of the best things about shooting weddings is to get in close and see the faces of the bride and groom. It’s almost as if the entire room disappears for them for a minute – and this allows them to focus only on each other. Their emotions are laid …

Wedding Fan

My cousin got married and had a wonderful ceremony. Everyone received a paper fan with their wedding program (most likely because it was fairly warm in the chapel). I had set both program and fan down on the seat beside me to hold my infant daughter for a brief moment; …

DL Wedding – Cake

Cutting the cake is always an exciting event. This couple made their own cake stand, which was pretty cool. It was all about personalizing everything. It was nice not to have a crowd all around them; there were not too many distractions (I curse all EXIT signs). Even though they are both holding the …

DL Wedding – Decorations

People are the center of weddings. This is obvious. But at your next wedding, make sure to take a look around. The decorations used can be a gateway to the personalities and the souls of the people holding the event. The themes that they choose as well as what they try to present to …

DL Wedding – Gazing

It’s nice when the Bride and Groom look at the camera. It’s something typical – shots like this are also fairly common, but they are still classics. I think it’s important to make sure that there are at least some photos of the couple gazing into each other’s eyes. That’s what it’s all …

DL Wedding – Accoutrements

Weddings are an interesting event to shoot due to the fact that you have to align your vision with that of the couple getting married.  Other than the typical photos, I think it pays to capture some of the small details.  Textures and colours can play an important part in …

Eternal Bond

We were celebrating our first anniversary in the same city that some friends of ours were getting married in. They invited us – unofficially – to attend their ceremony, which was a real treat. I had my camera with me, so I brought it along to the ceremony. Both sides of their …