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

Bernie Raffe AMPA, Award winning photographer and teacher

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38 Videos (2h 4m)
    • Introduction to the course

      3:22
    • Bride applying makeup, close up shot

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

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

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

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

      2:07
    • Arriving at the church

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

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

      8:06
    • The bouquet and bride with a difference

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

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

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

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

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

      3:40
    • Bride walking down the stairs

      2:37
    • Photographing the wedding rings

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

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

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

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

      3:50
    • Signing the register / marriage license

      2:30
    • Bride and groom kissing to cheering friends

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

      1:17
    • Photographing informal photos of the groom

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

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

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

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

      1:57
    • Course Conclusion

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

      4:14
    • Ideas for photographing the groomsmen and bridesmaids

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

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

      3:45
    • Photographing the first dance

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

      2:15
    • Photographing the wedding breakfast speeches

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

      3:12