12 tips: How to shoot your friend’s wedding like a professional

December 17, 2015
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In the last five years, we have experienced a paradigm shift in the photography industry. From print to screen (digital), From DSLR to mirror-less, from complex to compact, traditional to contemporary. Technology has enabled enthusiasts and amateurs to take great pictures and the trend of candid photography at weddings has really taken off. Add the social platforms of Facebook and Instagram, have made it simpler to share those cherished moments of your friend’s big day, without having to wait for the professional bulky album.

These days, friends and family members weilding DSLRs are ubiquitious at weddings. And who will wait for the official photos to come in when the scores of friends and followers on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram are simply waiting for updates. But nowadays these photos have gone beyond just another share on your timeline to being an important part of the wedding album.

So, the next time you’re going over to shoot your friend’s/relative’s wedding, you may want to be better prepared for those gorgeous shots that will have everyone talking. Irrespective of what gear you use — could be a smartphone or a DSLR — here are top 12 tips you must keep in mind for clicking some excellent shots.

(Source: Abhay Raj Photography)

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