To have the privilege of taking wedding photos is an honor. And now, you are challenged to take one in an island filled with highland. Challenging? Yes. Exciting? Definitely. Introducing to you, the Isle of Skye.
Skye Isle is located in the northwest of Scotland, connected by a bridge. The island is famous for climbing and its authentic landscape. There are multiple spots famous for tourists attractions and also museums preserving the history of the life of the inhabitants in the past. To be a wedding photographer Skye means you will have to take up the challenge of taking exceptional photos. Photos that are not only ‘instagrammable’; it has to be memorable and shows YOUR style while still being in line with the expectation of the couple.
How prepared are you? How prepared are the couple? The Isle of Skye is filled with highlands. So, you will definitely expect a lot of climbing. Prepare a mean of transportation and ensure that routes are possible to access.
Spot and positions.
Check out the place once before you set out onto the official photography session. If you are a wedding photographer Skye and you have never been to the Isle of Skye before, visit the place at least once and look for places that your couple might love to have their picture taken. Note down their favourite style and places if they have and see how you can bring the most out of those places.
Prepare your equipment and make sure you can use it on the landscapes you are planning; whether it is rocky or sloped. Make sure everything is charged and ready to go and hold out for the session. Bring a back up camera in case your main camera does not work properly.
Sure, beautiful pictures sometimes demand more efforts from both the wedding photographer Skye and the one who’s having the pictures taken, but is it safe? Do not let yourself compromise safety just to take a deadly shot; we want the picture to be memorable for a positive reason.
Discussion. Have everything discussed properly before setting on the photography session which will be a long, time and energy consuming session. Discuss from your style, their preferences, places, time and so on.
Let your creativity flow.
Sure, you might have prepared some places, spots and particular angles to take the pictures but do not block your creativity. Let the session flow. Let the wind lead your direction, let the weather determine the light. Sometimes, you’ll find amazing perspectives that will impress your couple more than they expected.
Do not force your couple onto certain poses that look like they are greeting guests in a wedding party. This is a session of only both of them. A true wedding photographer Skye will be able to integrate the beauty of nature from the land, the trees to the sky into the picture to record an irreplaceable masterpiece. A masterpiece that is treasured for a ling period of time.