Course Conclusion

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The End Well that's about it, I hope you enjoyed the course and found it useful. Watch the [...]

Wedding course introduction

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Tips, Tricks and some great ideas for amazing wedding photos After I'd photographed many weddings, I realised that [...]

On arriving – start with the dress and shoes

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Let go of some of the tension and spend a comfortable few minutes on your own [...]

Bride applying makeup, close up shot

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I used to get in close for these types of shots, so for me it was all about using the angles [...]

Photos of the bride’s dress being done up

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This makes a nice photo for the album, a shot of the back of the dress as it's being [...]

Doing up other things – clothes, jewellery, buttonholes etc…,

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It's a fun part of the day isn't it? All the clothes, necklaces, other jewelery, cravats etc.. have [...]

Don’t overlook those small but important details

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In many weddings, a lot of thought goes into the small but important details. Could be some [...]

Shooting through a doorway for a candid look

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This is a little trick used by film makers, especially in tense TV and film thrillers. Use this technique [...]

Going over the speech and other notes

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Sometimes, you may spot someone going over a speech that they'll be making later [...]

Parents seeing the bride for the first time

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Here's another little moment to be aware of, the bride now looking (hopefully) resplendent [...]

Bride by the window – flatter her with soft light

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So now the bride is ready and looking gorgeously beautiful, she might be running late, but [...]

Bride by a window – Featuring the dress

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Find a large window and get her to look out, shooting against the light, try to get a photo that [...]

Bride relaxing on a sofa looking out of a window

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Here's another idea for a relaxed photo of the bride, this time just spread out on a sofa for a great [...]

Bride walking down the stairs

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Get a moody shot of the bride as she walks slowly down the stairs (assuming there are some). It's a [...]

Arriving and entering at the church

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The bride in her car with dad or whoever is giving her away, groomsmen and the bridal [...]

Photographing the wedding rings

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Preferring not to ask the happy couple to remove their rings once married [...]

The Processional and Recessional

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I've always felt that this was one of the truly lovely moments of the wedding [...]

Capturing the groom’s first sight of his bride

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Although I like to think this idea is sound, sad to report that it rarely worked out [...]

Capturing some wedding ceremony moments, Part I

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You obviously can't stage any photos during the ceremony, but there are always [...]

Capturing some wedding ceremony moments, Part 2

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Following on from the previous video, this one shows some more tips and ideas [...]

Discover the pros' favourite lighting trick
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