Traditional Wedding Photography

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What is considered traditional wedding photography?

Traditional Wedding Photography

Wedding photography before, during and after the service is a part of setting up the wedding album. While some wedding photographers will only focus on the traditional elements and others want to experiment with them, it's very important to understand the ‘expectations' of a typical album. Many can be taken before the ceremony or after. Some couples even schedule a day just for these posed shots on a day separated from the wedding. The scheduling decision will be purely between the couple and the wedding photographer:

Traditional Wedding Shots:

Bridal Shots

  • Bride alone – close up, three-quarters and full length
  • Bride with mom
  • Bride with dad
  • Bride with both parents
  • Just the parents
  • Bride with grandparents
  • Bride with siblings
  • Bride with family
  • Bride with each bridesmaid
  • Bride with flower girls
  • Bride with bridesmaids and flower girls
Groom Shots
  • Groom alone – close up, three-quarters and full length
  • Groom with mom
  • Groom with dad
  • Groom with both parents
  • Just the parents
  • Groom with grandparents
  • Groom with siblings
  • Groom with family
Bride and Groom
  • Bride and Groom with each set of parents
  • Bride and groom with each immediate family and each set of grandparents
  • Bride and Groom with various aunts/uncles as family chooses
  • Bride and Groom with the Minister/Rabbi/Service Conductor



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