Photographing a wedding is one of the most demanding tasks a photographer can undertake. Because of the tremendous import of the event to the couple, their families, and their guests and attendants, there is no room for error. It’s the photographer’s job to get the images the couple expects and to capture those images in a stylish, highly artistic and professional manner as every important minute passes.
With countless weddings under his belt, super-shooter Damon Tucci knows what it takes to get the job done. In this book, he presents 60 lessons that show you just what’s expected and precisely how to make it all happen so that you can rest knowing that your couple’s big day will be elegantly and flawlessly chronicled, from start to finish. Beginning with a look into the strategies you’ll need to implement to ensure all of your bases are covered, Tucci gets you up to speed with initial lessons on ensuring the clients are a good fit, conducting an effective and efficient client consultation, and determining the must-have shots. Next, he moves on to cover the equipment needed for the wedding, the need for backups, and tips for paring down to the essentials.
Targeted lessons will also show you how to anticipate the big events in the preparations, ceremony, and reception, so you can get all of the money shots that EVERY client demands. You’ll also find plenty of lighting and posing ideas for the bride, groom, attendants, and families, so you can make sure that everyone looks their very best as your chronicle this meaningful and momentous day. Lastly, Tucci takes an in-depth look at the postproduction phase of the job, showing you how to carry out simple tasks using a host of popular programs and plug-ins. With Tucci’s help, you’ll learn to create the kinds of portrait looks that today’s clients demand.