6 Essential Groom Preparation Shots for Wedding Photographers

A lot of wedding photography education focuses on the images of the ceremony and reception, and while those are, of course, quite important, the preparation photos can provide treasured memories of the big day. Part of those are the groom preparation shots, and this helpful video tutorial will show you six essential looks that you will want to remember for your next wedding. 

Coming to you from John Branch IV Photography, this great video tutorial will show you six essential groom preparation shots and how to get them. The actual ceremony and reception are often a blur for the couple, and good prep shots can help contextualize a lot of the day for them and provide some hidden treasures of joy, excitement, nervousness, interactions with family and friends, and more, plus they are often a bit more intimate than the rest of the day, thus providing a very different and welcome look at the day for the happy couple. It's well worth having a good plan for the prep shots, just as you would the ceremony and reception. Check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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