Get your framing basics under way.
This is crucial to the foundation of a successful London based wedding photographer career. Learning how to properly frame the photos that you take is something that you should learn first and foremost. The right kind of framing and the right kind of lighting are two things that come hand in hand. Any expert wedding photographer will tell you that framing is everywhere.
The possibilities really are limitless.
There are so many different things that you can technically and creatively use as framing in the photos that you take. It is really all a matter of perfection and creativity and the constant need to see beyond what is obvious.
Your senses and your attention to detail will usually turn out to be far more sensitive and far more meticulous as opposed to the regular observer. This is why you are a professional wedding photographer, after all. Try to make the most use of this. Constantly look for dramatic lines such as church arches or a horizon lined with trees or flowers, and so on and so forth. It varies greatly depending on the kind of location that you are in so try to make the most use of what you currently have.
Prioritize your closeup shots as much as possible.
This should be a main goal for every London based wedding photographer out there. Weddings are all about emotions and all about the feelings going on during that particular event. You will not really be able to capture those strong emotions and vibes if you don’t aim for the detailed closeup shots. In case this is not something that you have managed to go ahead and observe from the weddings that you have attended in past, you should know that wedding photographers in general try to be as close to their subjects as much as possible.
This allows them to have a better grasp about the best angles to take for the photo and this allows them to be better equipped when it comes to the delivery of the photos that the clients are looking out for by the end of the wedding photo shoot. There will be a lot of instances wherein you might not be allowed to be right next to the subjects that you are shooting or you might be having a hard time with the limited amount of space you are working in and you need to step back. You can always shift to a longer lens and continue without missing a beat.
Withhold any judgments you may have on religion.
You are a London Based wedding photographer, after all. You are hired for your professional photography skills, not for your opinions on topics unrelated to your scope of work. Try to keep yourself open to new experiences and to getting acquainted with other religions. When you are not too quick to judge other people and their beliefs and practices, you will get the chance to appreciate the different cultures, races, and religion that the world has to offer.