I shot my first (as primary shooter) wedding this weekend. I was completely prepared, had all of my equipment meticulously prepared, and had an idea of the kinds of shots I needed.
Let me start off by saying that this wedding was pretty shotgunish. Engaged 6 weeks. The wedding took place in a cattle auction house, and was very badly lit. (aka lights were turned off on purpose)
Now i'm not talking about them not being happy with me. They loved the work I have done in the past, and were happy to book me on such short notice.
I'm talking about them not looking happy in the ceremony. Like they didn't smile, at one point they looked downright perturbed to be there in the first place. When the parents and wedding party left the ceremony walking down the isle, they all looked very disappointed. even the grandmother had a look of despair.
How do you deal with giving photos to clients, where they are just not looking their best, or just not looking like they're having a good time?