Wedding Portraits; when to take them, who should be in them, how long should they take and where to take them. Check any internet message board about weddings and you’ll find hundreds of opinions on wedding portraits! So, when is the best time for your photographer to take your wedding portraits on your wedding day?
The Definitive Answer Is: it Depends
We can say this for certain, most wedding days have a portion of the day devoted to taking formal portraits of the family members, bridal party and the bridal couple. However, each wedding will be different depending on the desires of the couple and the style of the photographer. Some photographers specialize in portraiture, and you’ll find their portfolios laden with lots of beautiful images of people that are staged and manipulated by them so everyone looks their very best. Other photographers show very little formal portraits, with the emphasis of the portraits being more of a “just the basics” approach of key family members and the bridal party in more casual poses. Neither is right or wrong,