LISBON, THE BEAUTIFUL, AND PHOTOGRAPHY. ALWAYS FAITHFUL WITH EACH OTHER
I am a free hand photographer and if someone asks me what is wedding photography, I do not know the answer. The freehand thing, it is only to say that I feel always flowing between places, in the right time the events happen, react the most exact possible with the moments and make the photos. To explain how this photography must be, it is very difficult to me to say in time with the very fast trends, unless it must be good, independent of the box we can catalog it.
I can not tell what is my kind of photography. But I have an idea. I can call it descriptive with the desire of seeing it preserved through time. When I assume the responsibility of covering the wedding day, I must know what is the most important: my taste and my ability to build a picture or the visual enjoyment, of the clients, with photos I delivered to them. This duty must be very well considered in order that my ego does not take precedence to the client’s expectations.
Also, I do not say that I would like to do differently from what I deliver. I only say that, like a chef with the ingredients he uses, I combine my characteristics, the several ambients that cross my day, the possibilities of my photographic cameras and lens blended with my free hands near my nosy eyes, as a dish we hope tasty, and can make the best photos I can deliver to my clients.
It was with the spirit that I spend that afternoon with Mónica and António in the always beautiful Lisbon, from Praça do Comércio and the surrounding streets that could not have better scenery to this session, in the day before the wedding. That was a great sidewalk and the result was these photos. In the end, the wedding photographer is just a facilities manager. I accept that.