Wedding Photography Style Breakdown

Do you know which style of photography suits you best? It's important to be able to voice what you like, so we've created this style breakdown with a few examples of some common styles. You'll get to visualize the differences between photojournalistic, classic, and editorial photography. It's sure to help you decide which type of photography you would like captured at your wedding.


CLASSIC

PHOTOJOURNALSIM

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     EDITORIAL

THE DRESS

1. PHOTOJOURNALSIM: The bride candidly getting ready

2. CLASSIC: Bridal portrait with a neutral background

3. EDITORIAL: Posed with bridal bouquet

THE COUPLE

1. PHOTOJOURNALSIM: The bride and groom walking, laughing, and interacting 

2. CLASSIC: Posed, with a kiss

3. EDITORIAL: An artistic, low perspective from under the veil

THE BRIDAL PARTY

1. PHOTOJOURNALSIM: The girls hugging from behind

2. CLASSIC: Men lined up and looking at the camera

3. EDITORIAL: Everyone posing for a "cheers"

THE CEREMONY

1. PHOTOJOURNALSIM: The groom sneaking a peek at his bride

2. CLASSIC: The recessional 

3. EDITORIAL: A posed kiss in the empty church

THE RECEPTION

1. PHOTOJOURNALISM: Candid dancing

2. CLASSIC: A pose on the dance floor

3. EDITORIAL: Featuring a cool spot or decor at the venue

Now that you're about to walk down the aisle, you can talk the talk about wedding photography!