Wedding Photographer Articles

Wedding Photography of Busy Getting Ready Scene | Image of the groom enjoying himself as the bride, her bridesmaids, and her mom try to get her bustled for the cocktail hour
August 11th, 2019
A wedding is not just the culmination of a couple’s commitment. It’s also the final product of much planning and preparation. Yet despite the best-laid plans, your big day won’t... Read more
Wedding Photography of Parents - ceremony image showing the handover by the father of the bride to the groom
August 11th, 2019
In the 1950 classic film Father of the Bride , George, played by Spenser Tracy, watches his daughter Annie, played by Elizabeth Taylor, take her wedding vows and says to himself, “I... Read more
Sideline story photography at the wedding reception showing ladies drinking gin from tea cups
July 19th, 2019
Some wedding photographers may feel the need to include the bride or groom in every picture, but those photos convey only part of the day's record. Most WPJA members will probably tell... Read more
Creative Portraits and wedding photography | Bride & groom portrait walking in front of colorful wall outside
July 15th, 2019
Portraits are part of every wedding, of course, but some photos have the ability to sear themselves into the memory, providing an unforgettable image that rises above the common... Read more
Wedding photograph with layers | Image of the groom coming into the ceremony outdoors
July 15th, 2019
Anyone who’s been to a wedding knows there’s nothing simple about the photographer’s job. This is doubly true for a wedding photojournalist, whose goal is not to just... Read more
Wedding photography detail of bride and bridesmaids Preparing for the ceremony outside in the wind with their bouquets.
July 15th, 2019
With the snap of a shutter, a camera lens captures a single moment in time; one that can never occur again in the exact same way. Read more
Wedding photography article about Client Reviews, Testimonials and Letters  - The bride writes her vows in the attic of a historic victorian mansion
July 15th, 2019
Imagine going to the mailbox in the morning. Out from between the utility bills and the nail salon coupons falls a smallish envelope containing a folded handwritten note. On it, it... Read more
Show Shutter Wedding Day Photography - Groom dancing at the wedding reception with some blur
July 15th, 2019
Dragging the shutter is a basic photographic technique that is often put to highly creative use by the best wedding photojournalists. Whether depicting the bride mid-whir during a... Read more
Wedding Photojournalism - Groomsmen take a car to a mechanic to change a tire in this photo taken by an award-winning wedding photojournalist.
July 15th, 2019
Many WPJA members can trace their roots to the news profession in some way, having shot everything from small-town stories to significant historical events that have led to Pulitzer... Read more
Wedding Photographer captures quite moment as the bridesmaid looks timidly out before entering the scene
July 15th, 2019
Weddings can be chaotic, noisy affairs where emotions are displayed publicly, so one of your biggest challenges that day can be capturing that quiet, intimate side. Trust, anticipation... Read more
Wedding Photograph taken as bridesmaids see bride in her dress for the first time and showing their reactions
July 15th, 2019
To document the best moments of a wedding day, a photographer shouldn’t only focus on the bride and groom , or even on the main event. "Reaction shots," which record... Read more