“I am not trying to minimize or maximize anyone importantance but, a wedding doesn't need a photographer or wedding guest, for it to be a successful wedding event for the bride and groom! All they need is the two of them, a minister, and witness.
So my point...is that no one is more important than anyone else; guest or photographer, we all are just trying to do our job, For the couple who invited us to there wedding, And the point the Article is trying to make is, it important to respect each other, be aware of your surroundings, don't be rude to another person whom ever they are and whatever there purpose is at the wedding event....
Durning the wedding reception where I was pushed down out of the way, the bride call out that cousin and told him to help me up and apologized to me for pushing me. The father of the bride had a talk with me told me to send him a bill of anything that was broken, and apologized again to me, and I send the bride some extra large prints, for her actions!”
“The number of times a great pictures has been ruined by guest's with their phone or table, blocking my line of sight, It's mind boggling. I often take my shot and allow others to have a turn, but I still sometime get stepped on and pushed out of the way with thousands of dollars of camera equipment in hand, so a wedding guest can get their shot.”
thomasina 1 on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:03:13
“The guests are more important than you are. They are part of the wedding event, you are not. You are merely there to document, so do not interfere with them, learn to work around them. Your job is to capture them, as well as the Bride and Groom.”