Wedding Photo Pro Tip: Use Nature as Your Backdrop
Most couples when planning their wedding photography think of the venue and what the wedding party will be wearing. Little thought is given to the background, or backdrop as photographers call it. If you want photos that are different and extraordinary, think about the backdrop early in the process. In any season, even winter, there are places and spaces where nature can provide the beauty and drama that make photos memorable.
Mountains or even little hills, great glorious trees, water - whether in a great lake or a little pond - always adds depth and drama. Reflections in still water give a timeless effect to the photo. There is something compelling about the combination of primordial nature and the brand-new beginning of a marriage. It takes more time to plan and to execute photography that incorporates nature on a grander scale, but the resulting photos become art for the walls of the new home, not just photos in a book.