As one of the aspects of the profession, wedding photographers are there with the bride and groom, throughout their wedding journey. In that journey, the photographers are constantly engaging with the families of the wedding couples and their relatives. And some moments are creating memories that they would like to forget.
The both witness the unfortunate events at the weddings, and also the diva moments of the brides and grooms. Here are 16 instances from Redditors, who are wedding photographers.
u/TouchToLose shared: The wedding was at the pier. The bride and the groom with their planner had checked the weather to decide for the wedding to be inside or outside.
“I don’t know what your radar says, but those are rain clouds.” OP said to them. And the couple wanted to proceed to their wedding on the pier.
Three minutes later, it started to rain. Then a man with a heart-shaped box arrived. As the OP asked them that if there are anything he should know, and they said no. OP was caught off guard. Then the bride opened the box. There were two doves inside. The doves were not flying though, they were staying in the box.
As the brid shaked the box, the birds directly flied to bride’s face. OP was taking the pictures in burst mode so they got many shots with the incident.
u/BioregenerativeLamp: OP went to the location earlier. He took some pictures of the location and talked with the bride, and what he would like to do. When the ceremony started, OP was scouting the couple, and when they were happy he was taking their picture.
As he was searching for the couple, he saw them at the back of the location, standing alone in the middle of the decorations. He thought that it would be a great picture, and took it with zoom. Then saw that they were looking sad.
As the wedding moved on, the groom approached to OP, and stated that they were unhappy because they knew nobody in their wedding. His mother had arranged the wedding without the knowledge of the couple. The groom said to OP, “I probably know you more than I know most people at this party,” as he sat with together with the bride and groom.
u/EmptyCupMedia: OP recorded a man pushing a stroller. The families of the couple were not in good terms. OP was filming the moments where a man was talking to the baby inside the stroller. As the baby tried to touch the beer bottle, the father yelled, “You don’t give beer to kids!”
u/Motogirlmx: OP shared that after ten years of working as a wedding photographer, he explained that the most shocking picture he took was after a groom sneezed with his bleeding nose towards the bride. The bridal dress was ruined with the blood. The OP was immediately asked to delete all the picture he took from the instance.
u/plopploptoot: The OP stated that the aunt of the bride or the groom, was wearing a dress looking like a long blouse. As the woman was dancing, OP decided to take her pictures. But when he went back to his studio for editing the pictures, he saw that the private parts of the woman was exposing as she was jumping while dancing.
6-GROOM PUNCHED THE PHOTOGRAPHER
A deleted user shared that their friend was a photographer, and the groom of the wedding he was working for had punched him in the middle of the ceremony, because the photographer was “taking too many photos of the bride.”
u/OfficialAnorak: OP shared that he was not a real wedding photographer, but he is good with portraits and figure photography. As he was invited as a backup for a wedding. As the day was pretty hot, the bride wanted to get inside, as she ran.
Then she fell to the ground and that caused her shoulder to be dislocated. One of the bridesmaids saw that and she passed out. The OP couldn’t hold his laughter while taking the pictures.
u/Motogirlmx: OP was at a large Catholic wedding. The groomsmen had pranked the groom, as they write in white, “HELP ME,” under his shoes. As the groom kneeled, whole church had laughed when they saw the writing.
The bride was mad with the groomsmen, as she didn’t speak with them for the wholee wedding. And the OP was asked to edit the pictures so the writing wouldn’t be seen.
9-STEPFATHER OF THE BRIDE
u/mytevesen: OP was the photographer of the wedding, where the stepfather was sitting at the front row. The bride had warned the OP about him that he would cause problem, so OP was expecting something. Before the ceremony started, OP noticed that the old man fell asleep, which made OP angry. So excluded him in every picture.
u/angry_baboon: OP was the photographer of a sunny wedding day. As he noticed, the bride didn’t eat anything since she was nervous. The wedding was outside, so OP needed to take pictures of the couple, as whole guests were standing.
There were 80 people who wanted to be in the picture. As he thought that everything was perfect, “Look into the camera and smile!” OP said, but the bride fell down at that moment. She passed out due to lack of food she eat, and dehydration.
u/invisiblebody: OP stated that he was 12, when he went to a wedding during his childhood. He found a disposable camera on the table, and thought that it was for them. OP took many pictures of the flowers, bees and butterflies. He never took a picture from the wedding. When he returned the camera, he noticed that he forgot about the wedding.
12-GROOM AND THE GROOMSMEN
u/soldatbullfrog: OP shared that at the wedding he was working for, he was working with a female co-worker. As they split, OP was hanging with the groom and his groomsmen, who were drinking, while his co-worker was hanging with bride and bridesmaids.
The groomsmen were drinking so much while they were waiting for bride and bridesmaids to make their hair.
At the ceremony, everyone was so drunk in the groomsmen that they were barely walking. OP immediately talked with his colleague that things will go wrong, when he saw that groom was drunk too.
As the ceremony started, the groomsmen were barely standing. And one of them farted very loudly, as the Bride was speaking.
u/Bonzaigiraffe: The OP talked about their own wedding. As people were crying during the time they were exchanging their vows, suddenly an ice cream van approached, with the loud music. As the driver of the van noticed the wedding, he stopped the music when he was at the same line as the house. As he passed the house he opened it with the loudest it was possible again. As it started, “Do your ears hang low…” The guest laughed.
u/Nelly0112: OP shared that in one of their friend was a wedding videographer, and during the ceremony, the mother of the bride was trying to take a picture with her daughter. As she was posing, she dropped a candle to the lap of one of the guests.
As the man was jumped with the candle, and was trying to put the fire on his lap, there came a chaos that lasted for 20 minutes.
u/VealIsNotAVegetable: OP shared that as he was leaning towards to kiss his wife’s hand, the photographer was also framing the bridesmaid in the background. There was a view of a small cove on the background where one of the bridesmaid exposed her underwear, as she bent over to look at to something in the tide pool.
A deleted user had shared a conversation he had with the bride. As he was awake with his phone ranging, he saw that the bride, his friend, had called him for 30 times. He immeditely called her back.
She: “WHAT DID YOU DO?! DID YOU EVEN LOOK AT THE PHOTOS BEFORE YOU SENT THEM OUT?!”
Me: “Yeah, of course, what’s the problem?!”
She: “YOU’VE DESTROYED OUR MARRIAGE,”
As OP wanted to see what was wrong, his heart skipped a beat when he reached to the 41st picture.
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