Event Photography

Understanding the Different Types of Event Photography

Event photography is one of the most popular and well-known types of photography and is exactly what it sounds like. It is taking pictures during events and special occasions in order to capture as many moments as possible so that they can be treasured for years to come. Some photographers take pictures at a wide range of events, while others specialize in certain kinds of events. These events include weddings, sporting events, concerts, engagements, anniversary parties, and the birth of babies.

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There are also photographers who specialize in taking photos at corporate events including trade shows, conferences, holiday parties, retirement parties, open houses, and corporate anniversaries. Event photography sometimes involves step and repeat, which is taking pictures in front of a photo backdrop in order to create brand awareness. This backdrop might contain the company’s logo or a list of sponsors. It’s not uncommon for step and repeat events to include a red carpet.