I didn’t start shooting weddings until I had my camera for just over two years and even then it was a very small elopement style wedding. The year after that I shot two weddings followed by three the following year. It wasn’t until 2015 that I started booking more and finally, in 2018, I went full time. (Praise hands!) At every wedding, I learn something new and I love that aspect of it. If the groom requests a dramatic cigar photo of him and his guys at the end of the night, it looks like I’m learning backlighting with flash! If the couple asks for a heart drawn in the air with a sparkler, girl, I’m so glad I brought my tripod!
So today I wanted to share with you five non-gear related things I bring with me on a wedding day that you might not think to bring.
That’s it! What do you bring on a wedding day that most people might not expect? Let me know in the comments!
|Denise Karis is an Arizona photographer who enjoys musicals, Doctor Who and breakfast burritos. IG @denisekaris|
Special thanks to Jealous Weekends for the makeup photo!
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