Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Delivering the wedding images, part of Wedding Photography for Everyone: Fundamentals.
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After you've processed and finished your photographs, it's time to consider how you're going…to deliver these files to the client.…How are you going to get them off your computer and give them to the bride and the groom?…There are so many different methods that you could use.…You could burn them to a DVD, you could copy them to a hard drive and give them the hard drive.…There also are many online services where you can upload digital files so your client…could view the digital proofs and order prints.…Regardless of whatever method you use, one of the things that you want to do is you want to make it personal.…
Whenever you're delivering photographs like this that really have value, that mean something,…what I like to do is I like to print out a few pictures like this one here, because I…think there's something important about that tangible print, the final artifact,…at least give them a few prints. I also like to write a handwritten note.…Again, make it personal, express something that perhaps was meaningful to you in their…
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.