We really do enjoy all of our San Francisco city hall wedding couples, but some stand out for various reasons. This bride and groom in particular was having such a great time throughout the wedding and the photography that followed. This type of fun-loving couple makes it very easy to obtain candid looking wedding images. All we had to do is place them in one of San Francisco city hall's numerous beautiful backgrounds and make a suggestion. We tried to set up situations during their photo tour that would get them to interact. Once that happened, the laughing and playfulness kicked in and made for some amazing San Francisco city hall wedding photography. I wish I could take credit for their amazing expressions and interaction, but I did have the good sense to keep my camera ready and capture the moments when they occurred. Many of our couples send us emails before the wedding requesting lots of candid images. In fact, this may be one of our most common requests prior to city hall weddings. I certainly do not blame them, because all of us want the same thing. We all know that candid and documentary images are usually the best photos. At the very least, photojournalistic images definitely invoke some emotion from the viewer. The challenge is to help create these moments and capture them when they occur. This couple certainly made it easy! Scroll down below the image gallery for some suggestions on how to create candid natural looking images at San Francisco city hall weddings.
Listed below are some of the ideas we utilize to capture fun, natural and candid wedding photos at San Francisco city hall. Keep in mind that City Hall weddings really do not have many opportunities to take truly candid images because there is no reception and limited interaction. So for these reasons, we have to try to create the moments. Here are some of the ideas we have used successfully for great San Francisco city hall wedding photography.