Wedding Photography
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Wedding Photography

Bob Davis, an elite member of the Canon Explorer of Light, shares 25 years of expertise.
4.3 (234 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,340 students enrolled
Created by John Wiley & Sons
Last updated 9/2014
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This course includes
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Managing the day
  • What equipment to use and how to use it
  • Posing large and small groups
  • Photographing the bride
  • Photographing the groom
  • Lighting effects
Requirements
  • All Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox
Description

You are cordially invited to join one of the industry’s best, Bob Davis, for a day in the life of a wedding photographer. Bob explores the many challenges that wedding photographers face and walks you through the different ways to overcome them. From the ceremony to the reception and everything in between, this course is jam packed with tips and tricks for every photographer, no matter the skill level.

Visual storyteller and celebrity photojournalist, Bob Davis has over 25 years of experience as a professional photographer. As a Canon Explorer of Light, Bob has been chosen as one of an elite group of 60 photographers representing Canon and united by a passion for photographic excellence. Bob's work has been featured in publications such as O Magazine, Time, People, OK, Rangefinder, and a variety of other digital photography resources. His clients include Oprah Winfrey, Selma Hayek, and Eva Longoria. More information on Bob's distinguished career as well as extensive examples of Bob's photography can be found at www.bobanddawndavis.com.

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Who this course is for:
  • Beginner to intermediate Photograhers
  • Photographers running a business
Course content
Expand all 37 lectures 12:57:41
+ Wedding Photography
31 lectures 05:27:31
This video covers the introduction of the entire wedding shoot, going over the basics of capturing each stage of the wedding journey and a Q&A at the end.
Preview 05:22
This video covers what photography gear and tools Bob takes with him to a wedding shoot.
Preview 30:00
This video is shooting the bride's backstage prep with hair and makeup and the moment to decide to use skylight or fill light.
Introduction: Bride Getting Ready Portrait - Makeup and Hair
01:51
This video is shooting the bride's backstage prep with hair and makeup and the moment to decide to use skylight or fill light.
Bride Getting Ready Portrait - Makeup and Hair
24:16
This video covers the finishing touches of the bride's dress and jewelry for the wedding. It's about natural engagement with the bridesmaids and capturing it on camera.
Final Bride Prep
04:07
In this video, Bob photographs the groom in his moments of preparation for the wedding.
Groom Prep Shoot
03:39
In this video, Bob photographs the groom in his moments of preparation for the wedding.
Groom Final Prep and Detail
04:40
This video shoots the bride in her final stages of preparation. It covers element pre-touching and how to shoot with ever-changing natural, mixed lighting by using the ratio of the natural light with a strobe.
Introduction to Bride Portrait Before the Wedding
00:48
This video shoots the bride in her final stages of preparation. It covers element pre-touching and how to shoot with ever-changing natural, mixed lighting by using the ratio of the natural light with a strobe.
Photographing the Bride Before the Wedding
14:16
This video shoots the bride in her final stages of preparation. It covers element pre-touching and how to shoot with ever-changing natural, mixed lighting by using the ratio of the natural light with a strobe.
Introduction to Bride Portrait Before the Wedding - Second Look
08:12
This video is about Bob answering questions about shooting the bride in her final stages of preparation. It covers element pre-touching and how to shoot with ever-changing natural, mixed lighting by using the ratio of the natural light with a strobe.
Bride Second Look Q&A
01:54
This video specifically focuses on getting the best shot of the wedding rings' detail by using a macro lens and light balance.
Ring Detail
14:51
This video goes over the three stages of the wedding: preparation/behind the scenes, ceremony, and celebration. Bob explains how to successfully capture these key moments.
The Three Acts of a Wedding
11:03
This video is about the bridal portraits and getting a head shot, 3/4 length, full length, and also getting the back of the dress.
Bride Portraits at Church
07:09
This video is about the bridal portraits by using the background lighting and getting a head shot, 3/4 length, full length, and also getting the back of the dress.
Bridal Portraits with a Backlight
05:31
In this video, Bob shows how to capture the natural reaction of the bride and groom when first seeing each other.
Introduction to First Look
01:01
In this video, Bob shows how to capture the natural reaction of the bride and groom when first seeing each other.
First Look at the Bride and Groom
07:18
This video goes over how to shoot the processional, ceremony, family portrait, recessional, and grand exit of the wedding; all taking place indoors in the church.
Introduction to Photographing the Ceremony
03:08
This video goes over how to shoot the processional, ceremony, family portrait, recessional, and grand exit of the wedding; all taking place indoors in the church.
Setting up Speedlites in the Church
06:15
This video goes over how to shoot the processional, ceremony, family portrait, recessional, and grand exit of the wedding; all taking place indoors in the church.
Photographing the Processional
06:18
This video covers photographing the ceremony indoors in the church, showing which angles work best and how to shoot throughout the wedding.
Photographing the Ceremony
09:35
This video goes over how to shoot the processional, ceremony, family portrait, recessional, and grand exit of the wedding; all taking place indoors in the church.
Ceremony Q&A
04:29
This video covers shooting the family photos with the bride and groom.
Family Formal Portraits
09:09
This video covers how to handle the lighting for a reception and to use the "triangle of light" to get the best results.
Introduction to Wedding Reception Photography
03:19
This video covers how to handle the lighting for a reception and to use the "triangle of light" to get the best results.
Wedding Reception Photography
22:00
This video is about the principles of lighting and how to use it to your advantage to shoot in a highly lit space.
First Dance
12:27
In this video, Bob explains what he uses in an outdoor setting to take full advantage of the natural colors for a shoot.
Outdoor Portrait Sessions
19:25
In this video, Bob explains how to build a rapport with your clients and form a bond so that you are on the same page with the shoot expectations. This involves more of natural engagement shooting.
Introduction to Engagement Session
01:41
In this video, Bob explains how to build a rapport with your clients and form a bond so that you are on the same page with the shoot expectations. This involves more of natural engagement shooting.
Engagement Session
16:21
In this video Bob shows you how he takes his images he shot, imports them and backs them up. He will demonstrate how he uses Photo Mechanic as his image browser and workflow tool making the task of ingesting, exporting and batch processing his images quick and easy.
Post Workflow
29:43
In this video Dawn Davis steps in and shares with you the post process and retouching work she does to Bob's images to make them shine!
Post
37:43
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