Ever since photography became a viable form of keeping records of people and events, people have wanted to keep a record of their wedding day. Be it just for the wedding couple or for the families involved, wedding photography has grown from its humble beginning a to multi-million dollar industry.
Today, there is an entire generation of professional photographers who are doing wedding photography as a means to put two ends together. Some wedding photographers have achieved celebrity status with their schedule booked months in advance.
Wedding photography has now grown into a full spectrum offering including pre-wedding shoots, engagement, wedding, and reception. The genre uses techniques borrowed from other genres like low light, event photography, portrait and macro to produce images over the course of the day. A wide range of lenses and kits are used depending on the style of the wedding photographer. Also, being able to set-up an online wedding portfolio is a good skill to have as a wedding photographer.