Wedding Photography: Composition, Portraits & Posing
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Wedding Photography: Composition, Portraits & Posing

Helping you to nail your portrait session
3.3 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
31 students enrolled
Created by Teppo Haapoja
Last updated 3/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • This course is for wedding photographers who want to become more confident at shooting wedding portraits.
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Requirements
  • Students will need to have a basic understanding of photography and using a dslr
Description

In this wedding photography course you will gain the skills and knowledge that you need to confidently nail your wedding portraits. We all know that the portrait session can be a stressful point of the day, but with this course, you will be equipped with the right skills and knowledge so that you can confidently go and nail your portrait session. You will learn from a wide variety of topics of how to prepare for your portrait session, importance of location scouting, different types of composition to keep in mind, and lastly, natural posing. 

After completing this course, you will be equipped with the tools that you need to successfully shoot wedding portraits at your weddings. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Students will be able to more confidently shoot wedding portraits.
  • Students will be able more aware of different composition methods.
  • Students will be able to pose their couple naturally.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:03
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Preparing for your Portrait Session
2 Lectures 03:16

In this lecture we will look at how we can prepare your equipment beforehand, in order that we are ready for the wedding portrait session.

Preview 01:15

In this lecture we will discuss how important location scouting is, and different methods of doing it.

Location Scouting
02:01
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Composition
7 Lectures 22:49

In this lecture we will introduce the concept of composition, and later go over different methods of composition.

Introduction to Composition
00:45

In this lecture we will discuss what is the principle of rule of thirds, and how it can be used to get good composed photos.

Rule of Thirds
02:38

In this lecture, we will discuss how framing can be used to create well composed wedding portraits.

Framing
02:09

In this lecture we will discuss what leading lines are, and how they can be used to draw the viewers eye to the wedding couple.

Leading Lines
02:12

In this lecture, we will discuss how symmetry can create well balanced, and pleasing to the eye wedding portraits.

Symmetry
02:05

In this lecture, we will discuss how exposure can be used to make a couple stand out from the background, and as well give you a variety of wedding portraits.

Preview 03:22

In this lecture we will use real life examples to discuss which methods of composition we used and why.

Preview 09:38
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Posing Couples
3 Lectures 04:14

In this lecture we will discuss how important it is to prepare for wedding portraits by finding different poses.

Preparation for Posing Couples
01:11

In this lecture, we will talk about natural posing and different techniques in order to achieve natural looking portraits.

Natural Posing
02:21

Conclusion
00:42
About the Instructor
Teppo Haapoja
3.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
30 Students
1 Course
Wedding Photographer & Cinematographer

Wedding Photographer & Cinematographer, been privileged to travel all around the world documenting amazing couples in the most beautiful locations. Hoping to share & teach all that I have learned over the past 7 years, so that you can grow to be a better photographer & cinematographer.

Currently based in Sydney, Australia but most likely that won't last long as I tend to travel and live all around the world.