St Louis Zoo Wedding


The zoo is a great place to take pictures. There are a lot of options.

Some photographers worry about the crowds.  Crowds can be a factor or you  can work them into the picture as part of the composition.  Ever see a crowd gawk or stand aside when a wedding party walks through!  It’s like parting the sea.

There are the animals as well that can be cleverly incorporated into shots.  I once  asked the couple to mirror the animals we were looking at-  totally hilarious series of pictures.

Inside the St Louis Zoo there is a very cool flooring.  Here I had the couple stand while the wedding party walked quickly around them.  It created a lovely and interesting picture for the couple.

Settings-  F 3.2 with focus point on couple.

1/15 ISO 400

and a good pillar to lean on for stability.

I over exposed by a 1/3 to make it pop a little more.

Regardless of the zoo-  there are many fun shots that are possible with the couple.

Shari Photography


Don’t be afraid to ask your photographer to hit the zoo-  you are paying them and if it fits the timeline, they should take you and have fun with it.


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Shari Photography

Our professional photography studio specializes in business and acting headshots and event photography. The headshot studio has over 15 years by providing exceptional headshots, quick turnarounds and amazing customer service.

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