Digital Wedding Photographer's Planner

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-26
  • Publisher: Wiley
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A full-color reference to planning for and executing a successful wedding day shootWedding photography has become a major industry, and the number of photographers getting into this field is rapidly increasing-making it even more competitive. Written by top wedding photographer, Kenny Kim, this full-color reference walks you through all the major (and minor) steps involved in planning and organizing a successful wedding day shoot.You'll get unique advice on everything from your initial meeting with the engaged couple to the final presentation of the commemorative book. Packed with checklists, schedules, etiquette tips, and much more, this book is an essential wedding photography resource for every wedding photographer. Provides detailed coverage of all the major and minor steps in preparing for a successful wedding day shoot Explores preparation for every detail of taking unique and memorable wedding day photos Spans the initial meeting with the couple all the way to presenting them with their photo album Reassures you of your preparation, using checklists, schedules, etiquette tips, answers to questions, and moreFrom rings and vows to dancing and "wows", this resource will help you prepare to capture every moment of a couple's special day.

Author Biography

Kenny Kim is a nationally known wedding photographer with a passion for capturing the moment. He has photographed more than 100 weddings throughout the United States and the Caribbean, and was invited to address the 2010 convention of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International.

Table of Contents

Meeting the clients
First impression
Building a relationship
Initial meeting
Being on the same page
Contract negotiations
Engagement photos
Why engagement photos are important
Theme and feel
Use the best
The Camera
The Lenses
The Flash
Memory cards
Camera bag
Pre paration
Scouting ahead
Time of day
Wedding schedule
Rehearsal/Rehearsal dinner
Photographer's purpose when attending
Some rehearsal tips
The bride
Bride's Dressing Room
Getting ready
Don't forget about the groom
Getting ready
The Tuxedo/Suit
The Details
The Groomsmen
The Rings
Images before the ceremony
Bride and groom first look
Photographing the bride and her family
Photographing the groom and his family
Family photo challenges
Bridal party photos
The ceremony
Ceremony schedule
Indoor shooting
Outdoor shooting
Key moments
Images after the ceremony
Signing the marriage license
Relaxed portraits of the wedding party
Relaxed portraits of the family
Relaxed portraits of bride and groom
Capturing the celebration
Reception details
Introduction of the couple
Befriend the disc jockey
First dance
Garter and bouquet tosses
Cake cutting
Informal portraits
Slideshow presentation
Leaving the party
Post production
Digital workflow
Selecting images
Editing images
Delivery of memories to the couple
Proof books
Web galleries
Wedding books
Canvas Prints
Advice for photographers
Philosophy of wedding photography
Importance of networking
Learning from your past
Investing in equipment and education
Working with an assistant / 2nd shooter
Defining the roles and expectations
Second or third shooters
Contracts and agreements
Marketing your business
First impressions
Creating a brand identity
Digital darkroom
Adobe Lightroom
Apple Aperture
Adobe Photoshop
Shot List
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