Why Spontaneous Photos Are More Personal Than Posed-For Photos, According to Mauro Silvestre

Although we may get caught up in the excitement of the fact that we’re getting married (!!), it’s important to remember that hosting a wedding is never going to be an easy ride, no matter how good your wedding planner is.

And even though it’s a day of celebration with your nearest and dearest, you still need to make sure that everything is organised (well, everything that can be organised), so that your day runs smoothly from start to finish. You don’t want your photographer to catch any grumpy faces on camera!

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The reason why hiring a photographer for your big day is so important is so that you can remember it forever. So, when it comes to choosing who’s going to be in charge of such a crucial task, you need to think about what you want your photos to focus on.

So, if you want photos that compliment the meaning of your day perfectly, photos that capture the light of the moment as well as the light in the eyes of your guests, then look no further than at one of our favourite photographers – Mauro Silvestre.

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Mauro Silvestre is one of those young photographers who not only knows which elements of a wedding day to capture, but also knows exactly how to illustrate them. Since his childhood Silvestre says he’s been driven by his love for images, but as he has matured so has his eye. Over the years he has specialised in post-production and photography meaning that his passion has grown from a small passion to a profession that he is lucky enough to let dictates his life. He’s been chosen by many couples from all over the world to be the one to capture their special day, and has produced some amazing, raw emotion.

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Mauro has that personal touch about him, meaning that it’s easy to establish an intimate relationship. And when you feel comfortable around your photographer, it’s easy to express what you really want. So, once you know how each other works, Mauro can then create an album perfect for you. But, of course, he will not do it alone; your help is necessary along the way so that you both are happy with the end result.

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Mauro Silvestre Photography

Although he won’t be present in your photographs (of course unless you want him to be!), his touch will be there through his photography. His skill is so unique and so personal that in every photo you’ll be able to tell that his eyes are behind the lens.

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Mauro’s approach is “simple”, he says. He focuses on “emotions and details”, and will never shy away from “alternating between new story shots and more intimate photographs”. He enjoys highlighting the emotion of the day through his post-production, which is something that sets him aside from the rest. No-one else can replicate his style, and that is what makes him ‘the one’ for your wedding album.

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Mauro Silvestre Photography
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Mauro Silvestre Photography

For Mauro, capturing candid shots is a work of art, and his art, as we can see from his amazing portfolio, always oozes love and emotion. On the other hand, Mauro believes that although posed-for photos “appear beautiful”, they are “highly depersonalised”, which is definitely not something we want for the happiest day of our lives. Weddings are about raw emotion, and Mauro can definitely capture them so the memories with never die.

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