THE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS and THE GUESTS’ PHOTOS
An impression. I already wrote here that I understand a photo as an impression of something that happened or was. Sometimes those impressions, even if secondary, may transform that happening into something with great visual interest.
With the smartphone phenomenon once in a while, I see someone preparing a photo that can result in another photo, made by me. I like that. The fast process of the wedding day, here and there, offers the wedding photographer those opportunities.
Black and white photography have a special attraction to this kind of photo. If the environment is conductive, the eyes can not get out of that lightning rectangle that, with some imagination, floats in the air. Those outside the wedding days may think the life of the wedding photographer is monotonous, boring, and repetitive. Humm…ask every wedding photographer how many hours he, or she, was there…I assure you that he does not know because of all that things around into profit. Even the other photos on smartphones. Just seem to believe…