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Wedding Photography

——   Created by Bernie Raffe

Tips, Tricks & Ideas for Amazing Photos

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38
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2h 03m
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More about this course

Does this sound like you?:

You’re a photographer who's been asked to take photos at a friends wedding. They asked because they’ve seen some of your nice images, but you’re naturally concerned that you’ll let them down.

You have a few weddings under your belt, and want to gain confidence, improve quickly and develop your own style

You’ve photographed quite a few weddings but want to learn some new creative ideas  

...or maybe you’re just interested in learning how to become a great wedding photographer  

What you’ll learn:

Learn how to capture some of the wonderful emotional moments throughout the day, how to get very natural looking posed photos, how to relax the couple and familes for more natural expressions, plus you’ll be amazed at some of the creative ideas that you can easily use yourself.

This course covers the whole wedding in chronological order, from the bride getting ready at home or hotel, through to their first dance. Learn from the huge number of wedding images shown throughout the course (complete with camera settings), while I narrate and explain how I achieved the photos.

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Here are just some of the things you'll learn in this course:

  • Learn how to cope and take great images during the (sometimes stressful) getting ready phase.
  • Discover some creative and unusual ideas for great photos while the bride gets ready.
  • Ideas for photos while guests and familiies arrive at the the church or ceremony
  • How to take great ‘Ring’ photos before the ceremony
  • Learn the secrets of great processional (and recessional) photo, i.e walking the aisle
  • Discover the many ideas for photos during the ceremony and how to plan in order to capture some ‘moments’
  • Learn some useful techniques to use while the couple are signing the register/ marriage license
  • Learn what to do and get some great photos when everyone leaves the church or ceremony and mayhem ensues!!
  • Ideas for taking the couple with their posh car or carriage as they leave for the reception
  • Learn to capture some fun confetti throwing moments
  • Great tips for the formal individual and group photos
  • Don’t just stick to the line-ups, but learn some creative ideas for photographing the bride and groom, and the groomsmen and bridesmaids.
  • Learn to capture the fun atmosphere of the wedding speeches
  • Tips for photographing the first dance.

… plus much much more, please check out the course lessons below for more info.

What are the requirements?

  • You should have a DSLR or ‘Mirrorless’ camera
  • You should have a reasonable understanding of your camera.
  • You should be personable and enjoy meeting and chatting to new people
  • You’ll benefit if you’ve attended a wedding or two
  • You’ll need to be enthusiastic, and keen to learn and practise.

The course project

The PDF files containing thumbnail images are attached to this project.

Please share any wedding photos that you might already have, let us know if they show any of the techniques on the course.

Regards,

Bernie

38 Lessons

4 mins
Introduction
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5 mins
It starts here: photographing the dress
free preview
3 mins
Bride applying makeup: close up shot
4 mins
The brides dress being done up
4 mins
Doing up other items of clothing
3 mins
Small but important details
3 mins
Shooting through a doorway
2 mins
Going over speeches
3 mins
Parents seeing the bride for the first time
4 mins
Bride by a window
3 mins
Bride by a window against the light
3 mins
Bride relaxing on a sofa
3 mins
Bride walking down the stairs
6 mins
Arriving at the church
4 mins
The wedding rings
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About the instructor

Bernie  Raffe
Bernie Raffe
  • 6 courses

I'm a retired professional photographer based in Bedfordshire UK, and have been passionate about photography ever since my parents bought me my first camera when …

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  • Project included
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  • 2h 03m of on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable file
  • 2 peers to work with
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