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Learn to capture stunning and memorable wedding photographs
You only get one chance to photograph a couple?s dream wedding, and this complete resource is an essential addition to any aspiring or current wedding photographer?s shelf. From brightly lit outdoor weddings to poorly lit evening ceremonies, internationally renowned wedding photographer Kenny Kim offers unparalleled advice for working with clients, choosing the right equipment, composing beautiful images, helping your subjects with posing, and much more. Assignments at the end of every chapter encourage you to practice your skills and upload your photos to Photoworkshop.com to share your images and benefit from constructive critiques.
- Offers a strong understanding of photography?s fundamentals and explains how they are crucial to capturing memorable wedding images
- Escorts you through techniques for handling challenges with contrast, lighting, action, posing, etc.
- Shares insider advice on business basics, post-production editing, composition, and much more
- Covers lighting and exposure techniques for bright, normal, and low-light situations, which are common in the world of wedding photography
Digital Wedding Photography Photo Workshop presents stunning photography and inspiration for all levels of wedding photographers.
Aspiring and current wedding photographers will find this book to be an essential addition to their bookshelf. This complete guide to wedding photography covers the key concepts and skills necessary for successful wedding photography. Walking readers through the essential techniques for wedding photography, this book will cover lighting and exposure techniques for bright, normal, and low-light situations, common within the world of wedding photography, as well as business basics, post-production editing, composition, posing, and much more. A great new addition to the Photo Workshop series, this book will follow the successful template of other Photo Workshop books, offering stunning photography and inspiration for all levels of wedding photographers. Assignments at the end of every chapter allow readers to practice their skills and upload their photos to Photoworkshop.com to share their images and receive constructive critiques. Author Kenny Kim is a wildly successful international wedding photographer, who was voted as one of the best wedding photographers in the country by The Knot, the premiere wedding planning resource.
One chance is all you get.
Make it perfect
So you want to be a wedding photographer? It's a demanding, exhilarating world, focused on capturing moments that can never be recreated. If you're plunging into the adventure that is wedding photography, let Kenny Kim help you master the skills that not only improve your images, but also help you find the right clients, market your work, and keep your business on a solid footing.
Learn to manage your time and plan each detail
Brush up on photography basics as they apply to wedding photography
Develop your own unique style
Find the essential balance between creativity and business acumen
Prepare for the unexpected
About the Author
Kenny Kim has photographed weddings in the Caribbean, Mexico, Italy, and throughout the United States. His clients include high-profile celebrities, and his work has been featured in leading industry publications including Destination Weddings & Honeymoon and The Knot. Kenny is one of Kodak's Approved Speakers for 2011. Follow his blog and view his photos at blog.kennykim.com. You can also follow him on twitter @kennykim.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1 Wedding Photography Overview.
What It Takes.
Meeting the Clients.
Covering the Day.
Delivering the Goods.
CHAPTER 2 Getting the Most Out of Your Gear.
Light modifier tools.
CHAPTER 3 Exposure and Composition.
CHAPTER 4 Developing a Style.
What Is Style?
What to Look For.
Creating a Look and Feel.
Marketing Your Style.
CHAPTER 5 Outdoor Shooting.
CHAPTER 6 Indoor Shooting.
White Balance and Artificial Lighting.
Mixed Lighting Conditions.
When to Use the Flash.
CHAPTER 7 The Bride and Groom.
When to Take the Portaits.
The Bride and Groom Together.
CHAPTER 8 Group Portraits.
Making and Sticking to a Shot List.
The Bridal Party.
Posing Tips for Groups.
Planning on the Best Time to Take the Group Portraits.
How Many Photos Do you Actually Need?
CHAPTER 9 The Ceremony.
The Must-Have Shots.
Working with a Second Photographer.
Working with Videographers.
CHAPTER 10 The Reception.
Capturing the Dances.
Bouquet Toss and Garter Toss.
CHAPTER 11 Postproduction.
Importing, Sorting, and Editing Images.
File Management and Storage.