How often have photographers prioritized the bride on wedding days and neglected the groom? Most of our conversations are with the bride, but the day is just as much about the groom!
I remember earlier this year I tagged along and second shot for one of my photographer friends and had one of the best wedding experiences I can remember. The couple was SO sweet, the venue staff was excellent, and there were hardly any hiccups the whole day. But the thing that sticks in my mind the most was how much the groom cared about the details of the day. He and his groomsmen were so prepared by the time we arrived and had extra personalized touches that really elevated not just his day, but mine too!
I spent just as much time photographing his details as my friend spent on the bride’s details that day, and not because I had to, but because I wanted to! I made sure to spend some time with the groom and capture plenty of portraits as well. The more I photograph weddings, the more I realize that we need to do a better job of giving the groom a great experience. Here are some tips to insure that happens: