Professional photographers these days are coming up with a line-up of unique concepts that can effectively cater to the distinct personalities of the subjects. The trends in wedding photography are always changing. Photographers recognize that not all couples are conventional and want to follow the traditional fairy-tale concept where everything is bright and perfect; therefore, they offer innovative and flexible concepts that are more fitting for these special clients.
But the cool thing is that these slightly out-of-the-ordinary wedding photography themes are becoming the trends. Wedding photography that effectively represents the distinctive style preferences of today’s couples is really popular.
Listed below are just a few of the current trends in wedding photography that expert photographers highly recommend for soon-to-wed couples that want a break from tradition.
Vintage Black and White
A lot of brides particularly love the vintage appeal of black and white photographs. Vintage never really gets “old,” and the black-and-white treatment for photos is applicable to all the other wedding photography trends. Whether couples are having a classic and romantic hall wedding, or having a hippie style ceremony and reception in the woods, the vintage black-and-white concept can easily be achieved.
The Wet Concept
Couples are taken to the beach or the pool in their wedding garb and the photos are taken as they have fun in the water.
Trash the Dress
This is perfect for brides who are anything but sweet and dainty. This particular concept for wedding photography looks like it comes straight out of high fashion magazines. It’s creative but raw and fun; plus, it can be carried out in a variety of ways. Photographers bring paint, confetti, grease, and a motley assortment of things to that can be used to really destroy the bridal dress (which is often something rented from the studio or purchased for cheap from thrift stores or yard sales). The overall appeal achieved is very nineties grunge or rocker-chic.
You and Me Against the World
Examples are wedding photos taken in the midst of traffic or while the couple is running against the crowd. It’s very artistic and dramatic, but what’s particularly nice about this type of wedding photography is that it provides a very romantic story.
These trends are really becoming popular, especially to those couples who are so into fashion and the arts. What do you think will be the next wedding photography trend?
About the Author:
This article was written by Amy M Bates of Leighton Bainbridge Photography. Providing services to Newcastle, Durham, Tyne, and Wear.
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