A candid photograph is a photograph captured without creating a posed appearance. The candid nature of a photograph is unrelated to the subject’s knowledge about or consent to the fact that photographs are being taken, and unrelated to the subject’s permission for further usage and distribution,
In contrast to candid photography, traditional photography involves sitting down pictures of the people. They are aware that somebody is clicking their picture. … Traditional photography allows the photographer to create the perfect space to take a picture where everyone is giving their best pose.
Candid wedding photography involves taking pictures of people who are unaware that they are having their pictures taken. The photographer is always on a FLY – simply capturing the scene without actively altering the scene by giving direction to the people in the photo.