If you want to become one of the best candid wedding photographers in Goa or any other place, then you not only have to master the skills as a photographer but also invested a huge amount of money in buying the best equipment for the job. But these are just the starting points, to establish yourself as one of the best wedding photographers in Mumbai you have to look at several other things as well. Here we are giving you a slew of tips which if you follow thoroughly, then it would help you to establish yourself as a highly professional wedding photographer.
Always have a backup
As a professional, you should not find yourself in such a situation wherein you cannot take photos because some of your gear is not working perfectly. You should have a backup of every piece of equipment you will need for your assignment that can include the camera are the lenses, the Flash, the memory cards, and others. If you don’t have the money available to invest so much in the equipment, then we suggest that you should start renting the equipment until you have the requisite capital to invest in the backup equipment(s).
You should dress smartly
As all the guests who would arrive at a marriage ceremony would be dressed in their best clothes, you should also make an effort to dress smartly for the occasion.
Avoid small talks on unrelated subjects
Don’t waste your time in making small talks especially on subjects like religion and politics which can lead to heated discussion. Simply avoid making any comments on controversial subjects and stick to your job.
Take an assistant with you
You can take amateur photographers as your assistant in any pre-wedding or wedding photoshoot. Furthermore, when you are taking shots of the bride and the groom, then the assistant photographer can take photos of children playing in the venue or the guests talking with each other. You can then at the post-editing table take a few of the photos from your assistant collection to make the album tell the complete story of the marriage ceremony.
Be alert and fast
You must pay attention to your surroundings to look at those beautiful shots that can make your album truly amazing. You should not only be quick to look for good photo opportunities but also fast on your feet to take the photo.
Use natural lighting
To shoot professional-looking photos, you should practice shooting in natural lights, which will give you an idea about the shadow details and how to adjust your camera settings so that you can take good photos even in low light.