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From Weddings to Funerals: How Event Photography Differs Across Different Occasions

Event photography is a versatile field that requires a different set of skills depending on the occasion. From weddings to funerals, event photographers must adapt to the unique atmosphere and emotions of each event to capture the most meaningful and poignant moments. In this blog, we will explore how event photography differs across different occasions.

Weddings are one of the most popular events for photographers to capture, as they are filled with joy, love, and celebration. Wedding photography requires a keen eye for detail, as the photographer must be able to capture the intricate and often fleeting moments that make up the day. From the bride and groom exchanging vows to the cutting of the cake, a wedding photographer is available to capture the entire event in a cohesive and visually stunning way.

In contrast, funeral photography requires a more discreet and respectful approach. Funerals are a time for mourning and remembrance, and the photographer must be able to navigate the delicate emotions of the occasion with sensitivity and compassion. Funeral photography often focuses on capturing the emotions of the attendees, as well as documenting the rituals and ceremonies that are a part of the event.

Corporate events, such as conferences and galas, require a different set of skills for event photographers. These events often involve a fast-paced environment with multiple speakers and presentations, making it essential for the photographer to be able to think on their feet and capture key moments as they happen. 

No matter the occasion, the photographers at Family Video Australia and our sister company, Funeral Video Australia poses the technical skill and creativity and capture any event and deliver a stunning and memorable images.

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A huge thank you to Michelle and her team for capturing such a special day for our family. We are so pleased we decided to have our service filmed. It is a really nice thing to sit back and reflect on the video and take in all that I overlooked on the day, things I cannot remember but do appreciate, and I owe that to Michelle for capturing each moment so accurately.

Fiona Whitting

Capturing special events, occasions & celebrations for 14+ years

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