Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Having fun, part of Wedding Photography for Everyone: Fundamentals.
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You know, sometimes when you're photographing a wedding, one of the things you're trying…to do use create simple and beautiful photographs, photographs that are quiet.…Yet other times what you want to do is capture the excitement and the fun of that day,…and that is definitely true with wedding receptions.…After all of the events and all of the food, eventually there will be some sort of dancing or fun.…You are going to ready with camera in hand to capture those moments.…So here let's look at a few photographs that I think will help us start to think about…capturing the excitement and the fun that often happens at wedding receptions.…
In this first photograph, I really like it. I like how the bride and the groom are in…the center of the circle. They are dancing. There surrounded by all of their friends.…This picture, I think it's well composed. It's really fun.…It captures the excitement of this moment.…Here I want to show you another photograph of dancing.…This one photographically speaking isn't as good.…
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.