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Personalize It

October 12th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Featured, Shoot

I love weddings with details- ALL kinds of details- from ceremony seating to rings, shoes to favors, cars to flowers.  Personally, I believe that the details can really set the tone of the wedding.  After all, the style of the very first Save the Date card can tell you if the couple is planning a formal event, a vintage event, a unique event, or all of the above!  I could spend hours alone in a room with interesting details,  photographing them on reflective surfaces and then on textured surfaces, in available light and then with an off-camera strobe, and finding all kinds of different angles to show them off.

However, as much as I love having time to play with the details by themselves, I think it is also important to bring your couples into the details and “personalize them”.  At every wedding I try to take a handful of details shots that include the people in them to add variety to the detail shots and to actively incorporate them in the story of the day.

The bridal/bridesmaid details are usually the most obvious and most accessible details to personalize.  After all, most of my brides will have a handful of fabulous details and I can usually find time to photograph her with her details right after she puts on her dress:

Wedding Details

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