Rain – it is probably among the worst thing that could have happened to your wedding and for your photographer. It feels as if the party is going to waste and all the preparations of all those years are just going down the drain! Then, will your wedding album turn into a total failure, too?
As a North Wales wedding photographer, facing this kind of problem will surely risk your work result, which will affect clients’ satisfaction, rating and eventually your career. Moreover if you are yet to face one, all you do everytime you are about to set out to snap some wedding pictures, it won’t escape from a silent prayer for the weather to be just fine or at least dry until the wedding is over.
But, it won’t be long until you realize that rain is one of the biggest opportunites to stand out; let it be from other photographers or other wedding albums!
Using an umbrella on a fine weather cannot escape the face that it looks weird, no matter how nice the picture will look like. Unless you are wearing a glamorous looking wedding dress in the right weather, you won’t be using umbrella. But rain, gives unlimited ideas you can use, among them is the kiss under the same umbrella. Whether you are facing or showing your back to the camera, this is one of the most romantic kisses that brides always dream of.
Easy guide for photographer: how about taking this chance for a first look session? Start off by letting the groom standing with his back against the bride with an umbrella in his hand. Let the bride walk within his vision range and the moment when he turns around, there’s this irresistible feeling to just smile and feeling blessed and that’s your chance!
The effect of water falling through the sky creates incredible sparkling effect on your pictures. Best of all? They’re natural! North Wales wedding photographer that uses high quality camera can snap perfect droplets of water while you pose with your hubby.
No umbrella; no worries!
Or if you like a more daring picture, go for it! A hot kiss under the rain with him, or simply running through the rain makes incredibly memorably pictures.
An easy guide of this: let your clients hold a pair of umbrella and let them stroll for a little bit; give them some private space! Like a script, once they feel it, it won’t be long till you get the special pictures. Oh, and tell the groom that it’s okay to throw his umbrella away if it gets in the way.
Make the groom shield the bride from the rain while escaping the rain as if they are running to a nearby shelter. Simple but because it’s your wedding, this can become a special picture to remember.
Another idea is to shoot for a dance under the rain, it surely makes an unforgettable memory!
Remember to use lightning on the back drop for a clear look of both bride and groom, since rain means less light.
Be happy to see a water puddle
They make great image reflector of your couple. Some of the best poses are to stand facing each other from the water puddle and set your angle as such to snap them.