Documentary Style

What is a Documentary Style?

Documentary Wedding Photography / Videography is an extremely candid style of wedding photography or videography.

The photographer or videographer does not direct or pose the wedding couple and they are free to enjoy their wedding day as the creative captures the moments naturally as they happen.

Key Points

  • A good documentary wedding photographer or videographer will unobtrusively capture all the special moments that happen throughout the day.
  • They concentrate on the proper use of light and composition.
  • The results are an authentic record of the wedding day.
  • The term documentary style is sometimes misused or misunderstood by some photographers or videographers. Sometimes they may brand themselves as being documentary but in fact they might be quite traditional in nature.
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