Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Making space for the bride and groom, part of Wedding Photography for Everyone: Fundamentals.
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Creating good photographs of the bride and groom is obviously very important.…And here in this course we are going to talk about that in two places. First, we are going…to talk about it before the ceremony, because sometimes the bride and groom will see each…other beforehand, and how do we capture images in situations like that?…You know, a lot of times at a wedding, in an event, the bride and groom, they are like celebrities.…They are the main attraction, people are attracted to them.…What you need to do is to somehow pull them away from all of that attention in order to craft…or create some space for them, to create some good images of just them.…
And also so they can kind of savor these moments of that togetherness that happens before the event.…So, here let's take a look at a few photographs which will help us think about…photographing the bride and the groom.…This first picture obviously is of the bride and the groom and other people.…What happened here is I walked them over to this location and other people came along.…
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.