When it comes to wedding photography, two things I am passionate about are moments and details. A wedding is made up of memorable moments. While family portraits and group portraits are important, it’s the candid moments that are often the best images. Moments not only capture the essence of the event, but they can transport you back to that night. I shared some of my favorite wedding details from Jessica and Jon’s Scottsdale wedding at the Omni Montelucia Resort and Spa in a previous post, here. In this post, I want to showcase some of their wedding moments. Moments matter in wedding photography. Here is a selection from Jon and Jessica’s celebration.
Moments Matter – Jon and Jessica’s Omni Montelucia Resort Wedding
Images of moments in wedding photography have the ability to capture the emotion and the feel of the event. They are the images that have the power to take you back to that moment. For many brides and grooms, these images also offer a glimpse into a part of the event they didn’t get to see. The raucous laughter during the groomsmen portraits. A mischievous grin from a flower girl or ring bearer. And, of course, the real, beautiful moments during the ceremony. These candid, documentary style moments capture so much of the energy and emotion of the day.
Often, the first time a couple can truly appreciate the moment they became husband and wife is when they see the end result of their wedding photography. With Jon and Jessica’s wedding, so many of these moments are filled with joy. I love how Jessica’s whole face lights up in laughter during one of the speeches. Other moments are quiet and intimate, shared by the bride and groom. Wedding moments truly showcase people and emotions. I find I create a lot of the wedding moments in black and white, because the color distracts from the expression and the emotion of the moment. My goal is always the same: to capture the energy, relationships and emotions without calling too much attention to my presence.
Enjoy these wedding moments from Jon and Jessica’s beautiful wedding.
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Scottsdale, Arizona 85253