Classical photography


Classical photography (sometimes known as “formal” photography or “portraiture”) refers to posed pictures, usually of the wedding party and the couples’ families. These are the shots of the bridesmaids with their bouquets, the groom with his parents, the happy bride and groom gazing into each others’ eyes, etc. Most wedding albums incorporate anywhere from just a handful of these portraits to page after page of formal groupings and combinations.
The upside of classical photography is that you end up a set of professional photos of your family and loved ones. You probably don’t want to rely too heavily on formal portraiture, however, or you will miss out on a lot of the energy, passion, and raw emotion surrounding your wedding. Most couples want to make sure to include some candid, photojournalistic photography in their wedding albums alongside the formal shots.
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