Trust us, we know a good shot when we see one.
When it comes to capturing your wedding, a great photographer will know exactly how, where, and what to document—especially those on our BAZAAR Bride photographer shortlist. Everything from your dress to the décor can look stunning and as-planned on the day of, but it's skillful shooting, expert lighting, thoughtful composition, and fly-on-the-wall discretion that will shape your memories and elevate each moment as you look back on your photographs in the years to come.
With that in mind—don't stifle your photographers creativity with lengthy shot lists and antiquated posed picture requests. You hired them for a reason, now trust them. And if you are looking to do some research for an upcoming meeting with photographers you're vetting or have hired, learn to speak their language and get them inspired for what is sure to be a day of gorgeous moments. Here, our wedding photo do's and don'ts we've learned from our real weddings, experience, and the best in the business.
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