Wedding Photography: Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Amazing Wedding Photos

Bernie Raffe AMPA, Award winning photographer and teacher

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38 Lessons (2h 4m)
    • 1. Introduction to the course

      3:22
    • 2. Bride applying makeup, close up shot

      2:56
    • 3. It starts here: Photographing the dress and shoes at the bride's home or hotel

      4:21
    • 4. Photographing the bride's dress as it's being done up

      3:02
    • 5. Photographing other items of clothing as they're being done up

      3:29
    • 6. Shooting through a doorway or structure for a reportage photo

      2:07
    • 7. Arriving at the church

      5:24
    • 8. Don’t overlook those small but important details

      2:36
    • 9. Photographing the bride and groom on their own in a relaxed mood

      8:06
    • 10. The bouquet and bride with a difference

      1:50
    • 11. Photos of family member looking over the speech and other notes

      1:50
    • 12. Parents seeing the bride for the first time

      2:03
    • 13. Bride by a window - against the light, featuring the dress

      2:49
    • 14. Bride relaxing on a sofa looking out of a window

      2:27
    • 15. A few tips for taking formal photos of the bride

      3:40
    • 16. Bride walking down the stairs

      2:37
    • 17. Photographing the wedding rings

      3:53
    • 18. Capturing some wedding ceremony moments – Part I

      5:18
    • 19. Capturing the groom’s first sight of his bride

      2:16
    • 20. Capturing some wedding ceremony moments – Part 2

      4:58
    • 21. Walking the aisle - Photographing the processional and recessional

      3:50
    • 22. Signing the register / marriage license

      2:30
    • 23. Bride and groom kissing to cheering friends

      2:34
    • 24. Drinks on a tray - get in quick before they go

      1:17
    • 25. Photographing informal photos of the groom

      2:45
    • 26. Capturing the hugs and kisses immediately following the ceremony

      2:31
    • 27. Throwing of the confetti - always a great action shot

      2:43
    • 28. An idea for a strong, dramatic photo of the groom

      2:52
    • 29. Creative idea for a cake shot, with bride and groom in background

      1:57
    • 30. Course Conclusion

      1:37
    • 31. The bride and groom standing and sitting in the car or carriage

      4:14
    • 32. Ideas for photographing the groomsmen and bridesmaids

      6:18
    • 33. The formal group photos - the families will always ask for these

      3:33
    • 34. Bride by a window – flatter her with soft light

      3:45
    • 35. Photographing the first dance

      2:22
    • 36. Photographing relaxedphotos of the groom and his best man

      2:15
    • 37. Photographing the wedding breakfast speeches

      4:35
    • 38. Dramatic image of bride and groom in the church doorway

      3:12
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