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A Chit Chat with Arabia Weddings: Photographer Georges Chahoud

A Chit Chat with Arabia Weddings: Photographer Georges Chahoud

Georges Chahoud is a Lebanese photographer who has a growing fan base in the Middle East and has become one of the most popular names in Arab photography.

Georges Chahoud’s clients include advertising agencies, celebrities, fashion magazines, TV shows, where his career first began; yet weddings are his most favorite moments to capture.

“Photography is my passion, wedding is my expertise” he says.

Georges Chahoud has 20 years of experience and has photographed over 90 weddings in the Gulf region and Europe, in additon to, more than 1,500 weddings in Lebanon alone.

We had the chance to ask Georges Chahoud a few questions about his career and advice. Here is what he had to say:

  • Tell us more about your start and what got you into wedding photography?

I started in videography at the age of  15, at that time I worked at LBS TV station, as well as, a freelance videographer. At the age of 17, I worked on my first wedding in Lebanon as a photographer, and ever since I got hooked on capturing the smiles of people!

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  • What is your favorite thing or moment to capture in a wedding?

During the photoshoot, I like to take natural poses and portraits adding creativity to the lights.

  • Why is it important for a couple to have a professional and detailed-oriented photographer?

Because when the wedding is over, the only thing they will have left of their wedding are the bright memories of this happy day captured in the photos and the video. That's why a couple should choose only a professional photographer.

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Creativity is always a trend!

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  • What is your best advice for couples in order to get perfect pictures?

To choose an experienced and a professional photography company which uses the most expensive cameras and most expensive lenses and has a team who has been working together for more than 5 years.

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  • Are there any new wedding photography trends in the Middle East right now?

For sure! Creativity is always a trend! And nowadays, to produce wedding videos we use cinematography techniques to create high quality photos and movies.   

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