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Wedding Affairs With Canon

2019-11-13

In Asia, the wedding industry a booming and lucrative business. Despite the rising cost of weddings in the region, couples are more willing than ever to spend on photography and videography services for their wedding. This increasing demand is rapidly evolving the wedding photography landscape. Wedding photographers today are expected to provide value-added services and personalised work while staying creative.

We speak to wedding photographers in the region to find out what inspires them, their challenges, and trends that are shaping the industry.


Shot by: Takenao Anzawa, EOS-1D X, EF70-200mm f/2.8 L USM, 95mm, f/2.8, 1/80 sec, ISO 1600

Works by Photographers in the Region

Brandon Ho
Brandon Ho
Specialising in modern and church weddings, Singapore-based photographer Brandon Ho and his team at Pixioo boast a wealth of experience when it comes to making wedding couples happy. From pre-wedding shoot to the actual wedding day, Brandon and his teammates capture only the best and most important moments that their clients can cherish for the rest of their lives.

https://www.pixioo.com | @lensormira
Trung Dinh
Trung Dinh
Trung Dinh is a Vietnamese wedding photographer based in Hoi An, Da Nang. He believes in capturing candid shots of his couples and their guests to tell a story rather than turn it into a photoshoot. Apart from weddings, he also captures memorable moments for families.

https://ruxatphotography.com/ | @ruxatphotography
Dwie Haryo
Dwie Haryo
Dwie Haryo is an Indonesian photographer whose works are often kept to the minimal: clean background, film-inspired lighting overlays, the usage of nature and a delicate portrayal of human intimacy. After all, what he chose to prioritise is simply to ‘create a timeless emotion till your hair turns grey.’

http://lightsjournal.com/ | @lightsjournal
Grace Tan
Grace Tan
Grace Tan is a photographer specialising in weddings and families. Her creative journey started when she was a teenager. She was interested in the art of filmmaking and had pursued it as a degree. After working in the local television and film industry as an editor and director for a few years, photography began to capture her heart. She took baby steps into the world of photography which led her to photographing weddings and families.

https://stories.my/ | @storiesmy
Tinydot Photography
Tinydot Photography
Tinydot photography is a Singapore-based wedding photography studio made up of four talented photographers – Yu Hsin, Jerald, Donn and Timothy. Their ethos is simple: be bold and different; make every moment a visual canvas; keep an eye out for the little nuances of unique stories; and impact your life with their gifts of documenting yours.

http://tiny.photography/site/ | @tinydotphotography
Louis Gan
Louis Gan
Malaysia-based wedding photographer Louis Gan enjoys personal conversations with his couples to understand their story, needs and wants. This up-close and personal method has benefited him in inducing good chemistry between the couple and making the creative expression even more stunning.

https://louisgan.pixieset.com/ | @louis_gan
Aidan Dockery
Aidan Dockery
Aidan's style of wedding photography is best described as creative reportage with contemporary portraiture. Natural, un-orchestrated and un-posed - leaving his clients to enjoy your wedding. He works in a documentary style: as unobtrusively as possible, capturing moments as they unfold. He combines this wedding reportage with fun and natural portraits to create an overall picture – the story of his clients' wedding day.

https://aidandockery.com/ | @tinydotphoto
Alpind Yew
Alpind Yew
Aplind Yew is a Malaysian photographer and cinematographer. He started showing interest in photography when he was a teenager and ultimately chose to specialise in wedding photography. His draws inspiration from Japanese films, which have led him to craft his photography style today.

Wedding Photography Tips

Brandon Ho
“It is important to first build a connection with your couples so that there will not be any awkward moments.”
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TRUNG DINH
“…work regularly on personal projects. Take the time to take what you like and nurture your passion by trying different shooting techniques, changing different lens’ focal lengths…”
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GRACE TAN
“Communicate expectations with your client, and ask them what they would like to have as their images. At the end of the day, it is all about them …”
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Yu Hsin Tinydot Photography
“Become an apprentice and learn from your favourite photographer.”
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Dwie Haryo
“…I think that investing in a good pair of shoes can make or break your career. Why? Because as photographers, we are always moving around trying to find the perfect spot …”
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Louis Gan
“Always look back and find ways to improve for the next shoot.”
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Aidan Dockery
“Instead of something that one tries to discover or find, I believe that style comes to individuals when they start picking up their camera to take photographs…. you’ll also start to favour certain lenses and settings that helps to mould and achieve your specific style.”
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Aplind Yew
“…listen and understand their story first. Then, you will need to work on coordinating the actual day timings, natural lighting and having back-up plans in case of weather changes, etc...”
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