Every wedding photographer out there knows for a fact that framing is something that is crucial and a bit of a requirement if you would like to produce great looking photos during a wedding photo shoot. If you are a new wedding photographer, then you might need to go ahead and work on this a little bit harder than some other people out there.
You might be a little left behind compared to the others who have had experience and formal training on their end but this does not mean that you should be left behind forever. Surprisingly enough, the concept of framing is something that is fairly basic and fairly simple to go ahead and understand and absorb. You do not need to have a hard time with it at all for as long as you actually go through the motions of getting it checked out the right way at the end of the day. You can use all lines, both physical, barely there, or completely conceptual as framing in your photos. It can be anything to everything. There really is no limit to the kind of things that you could possibly use as framing for your photos as a wedding photographer. For as long as it serves the purpose of having you base your photos off of, it should be more than fine when it all comes down to it.
The closeup shots are something that every wedding photographer should be paying attention to when he has a wedding to shoot. The main focus in wedding photography is to capture the emotions and the energy of the event. You will only be able to do that through closeup shots because it can really relay in detail what people are doing, what their eyes are saying and what their specific body gestures will turn out to be. You need to be really fully invested in your closeup shots in order for you to be able to go ahead and pull things off the right way during the wedding photo shoot. One thing that can really help your cause is for you to go ahead and invest in a high quality telephoto lens. This particular kind of lens is perfect for portraiture and for closeup shots. It will allow you to follow through on your shots even if you are shooting from a fairly comfortable distance so as not to intimidate your subjects too much. Pay attention to how you are initiating your closeup shots because this can really go ahead and take a turn for the best at the end of the day.
As a professional wedding photographer, you should go out of your way to use natural light as your main preferred kind of lighting as much as possible. Natural light is softer and broader than other light sources which means it will naturally be far more flattering than the rest of the other kinds of lighting available out there. This kind of lighting does not require too much effort to set up since it is naturally occurring.