Documentary wedding photography is also know commonly as reportage wedding photography or wedding photojournalism. Basically it means capturing a ‘moment’ naturally. The idea is capturing many of these moments throughout your wedding day and when they are put together, they form a story. Your wedding day story.
Experienced documentary wedding photographers like myself have great observational skills and allot of patients. It take years to truly understand. To pre-empt a moment and be ready to capture it when it happens.
Here are a few frames that I love and perfectly describe documentary wedding photography. Often in one frame there is more than one story….