Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Capturing the emotion after the ceremony, part of Wedding Photography for Everyone: Fundamentals.
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Here we are going to take a look at a few important elements to consider…when capturing photographs just after the ceremony. You know, after the ceremony it is…such an important and unique time for the bride and the groom, it's their first chance…to breathe, to relax, it's official, we are married, and for the rest of the guests as well, it's equally as exciting.…Everyone has a story, you never know how long someone traveled to get to this wedding.…How they got ready and hurried to make it to the ceremony on time, how they sat through…the ceremony, and now the celebrating begins, and so here I want to talk a little bit about…how we can capture some of that unique emotion in that time.…
Let's take a look at a few photographs from a couple of different weddings to illustrate some ideas to consider.…Here with this first wedding, the bride and the groom and their daughter, they are walking…down the aisle, and here I'm just continuing to document that. I'm continuing to be a fly…on the wall and capture the events as they unfold.…
Chris Orwig has been in exactly this position, and in this course, he shares his experiences and creative insights, all liberally illustrated with examples from weddings that he has photographed. The course begins with details on preproduction—your gear and equipment decisions and the importance of talking to the bride and groom about their goals for your photographs. It also explores some key strategies for documenting the ceremony and the celebration afterwards. Lastly, Chris reviews some postproduction strategies for enhancing your images and delivering them to the happy couple.