Synopses & Reviews
Weddings Now reveals the techniques, philosophies, strategies, and practices of twenty top contemporary wedding photographers across the country. The focus is on presenting the freshest styles and approaches prevalent in the industry today, in particular the mix of the photojournalism/documentary look with the more relaxed fashion-forward/lifestyle look, as the modern bride gets her inspiration for her wedding album from top bridal as well as fashion magazines. The book examines the subjects of wedding photography today and the role of the photographer at the wedding, then breaks down the day visually into Getting Ready, the Ceremony, Portraits, and Receptions. Also covering practical considerations like equipment, establishing rates, getting published in bridal magazines, branding, websites, albums, and more, the book is not only a stunning celebration of the distinct styles of these artists' work, but a solid source of much-needed information.
Wedding Photography Unveiled reveals the techniques, philosophies, strategies, and practices of twenty top wedding photographers from across the country. The focus is on the freshest styles – especially the blend of photojournalism with the more relaxed lifestyles and high fashion looks. These are the styles that todays bride will be asking for, inspired by the images she sees in bridal, celebrity, and fashion magazines. Wedding Photography Unveiled explores the role of the photographer, then breaks down the day visually into Getting Ready, The Ceremony, Portraits, and The Reception. With priceless straight-from-the-front-lines advice on equipment, setting rates, getting published in bridal magazines, branding, websites, albums, and more, this book is both a stunning celebration of distinctive artists work, and a practical source of information that can help any professional photographer get more work in the lucrative wedding field.
Wedding Photography Unveiled reveals the art, philosophies, strategies, business practices, and techniques of twenty top wedding photographers from across the United States and showcases their favorite images. The focus is on the freshest styles-especially the blend of photojournalism with more relaxed lifestyle and high-fashion looks, including environmental portraits. These are the styles that todays brides expect, inspired by the images they see in bridal, celebrity, and fashion magazines. With practical, priceless, straight-from-the-front-lines advice on equipment, setting rates, getting published, websites, albums, and more, this book will give you the inspiration, insight, and instruction you need to navigate the lucrative field of wedding photography.
About the Author
Jacqueline Tobin is the Deputy Editor of Photo District News magazine, where she has worked since 1986. Over the years she has written profiles and features on hundreds of photographers in the industry, including such legends as Gordon Parks, Arnold Newman, Harry Benson, Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Joyce Tenneson, George Tice and Robert Adams, among many others. She has also written articles for British Journal of Photography, Black & White Photography in Sussex, England, and American Artist, Drawing and Watercolor magazines in New York. For the past five years, she been a judge on PDN's 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch, where she has helped select the next biggest and brightest stars in the industry. This is her first book.